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Legends of Disco

This post originally published by EDGE Media Network. Disco. Saying this word, what’s the first thought that comes to mind? For a generation of gay men, it’s possibly remembering the freedom and sexual abandon before AIDS was even a word. Or hearing “Last Dance” by Donna Summer out at a …

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Woman who verbally attacked trans woman on NYC subway speaks out

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Sarah Eldridge PIX11 News Last week, we reported that a subway rider was captured on video in the middle of verbally harassing a transgender woman named Pearl Love. Now, that woman — who admits she used racist, homophobic, transphobic slurs against Love – …

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Travel Ban and All-Gender Restroom Bills Clear Calif. Assembly

This post originally published by EDGE Media Network. Sacramento – Two Equality California-sponsored bills advancing the civil rights of LGBT people in California and across the country were approved by the California Assembly on Monday. Assembly Bill (AB) 1887 was approved by a vote of 54-21 and AB 1732 passed …

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Gay Man Settles With Catholic School That Pulled Job Offer

This post originally published by EDGE Media Network. Tuesday May 10, 2016 A Boston man who had a job offer from an all-girls Catholic high school rescinded after administrators learned that he was in a same-sex marriage has settled a lawsuit with the school. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1ZzOTuA ) …

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From Drag Queens to Aliens, a Con For All Seasons

This post originally published by EDGE Media Network. by Derrik J. Lang At first glance, it has all the trappings of San Diego Comic-Con. There’s a cavernous convention center devoid of daylight. Inside, it’s stuffed with thousands of fans lining up for everything from an autograph and a selfie to …

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With Trump as GOP Nominee, Dems Eye North Carolina Comeback

This post originally published by EDGE Media Network. by Julie Pace Tuesday May 10, 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined on stage by former Republican vice presidential candidate, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin during a campaign event.  (Source:AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Four years ago, North Carolina was the one …

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Video: Attorney General’s incredible speech on trans rights

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, May 9, 2016. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration sued the federal government Monday in a fight for a state law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, …

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Boxing Great Manny Pacquiao Close to Philippine Senate Win

This post originally published by EDGE Media Network. Tuesday May 10, 2016 Manny Pacquiao  (Source:AP Photo) Boxing great Manny Pacquiao appears to have won a seat in the Philippine Senate, according to unofficial results. Pacquiao has garnered more than 15 million votes, with about 93 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday. That …

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Chinese Man Loses in Country’s 1st Transgender Labor Dispute

This post originally published by EDGE Media Network. A Chinese transgender man said he was disappointed but will continue to fight for equality after a labor arbitration panel on Tuesday rejected his complaint that he was fired unfairly, in China’s first transgender job discrimination case. The man, who uses the …

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