Hashtag Queer LGBTQ+ Creative Anthology Vol. 3

Kalmus, Sage (ed.) Hashtag Queer LGBTQ+ Creative Anthology Vol. 3. Qommunicate Publishing. 2019. $16.99. 230p. PB. ISBN 978-1-946952-25-7 The third volume of Hashtag Queer delivers fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and scripts written by and/or about LGBTQ+ people and their lives. This anthology includes stories focused on different queer identities, the connection between different generations of queer […]

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DC comics “Birds of Prey” movie will have gay and lesbian characters

Read Daniel Villarreal’s article on the new movie “Birds of Prey,” which will have “two “gay coded” villains named Black Mask and Victor Zsasz, bisexual villain Harley Quinn and lesbian police detective named Renee Montoya.” https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2019/07/dc-comics-bird-prey-movie-will-gay-lesbian-characters/

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Pride Around the World

The New York Times reports, in pictures, a look at pride celebrations around the world. Click the photo below for a look at the first-ever celebration in North Macedonia, Mexico City celebrates being the first Latin American city to legalize gay marriage, and a protest in Singapore, among other festivities around the world. And in […]

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Crosswalks now rainbows in Chicago’s Boystown

Rainbows have always been a symbol of the GLBTQ community and during the Pride month of June rainbows can be seen even more. In Chicago, Illinois in “Boystown,” a popular neighborhood on the northside, the chamber of commerce there decided to paint rainbows throughout the crosswalks. “Boystown” now has many crosswalks that are painted in […]

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Perspective on LA Pride

While other cities around the world are celebrating Pride with special emphasis on the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, LA pride is billing this year’s celebration as, “…a free block party of entertainment, vendors, exhibitors, non-profit organizations, rides, attractions, beer gardens and more…,” with no mention of Stonewall in any of the publicity material. This op-ed […]

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For Your Consideration: LGBTQIA+ Superheroes

In honor of the opening of Avengers: Endgame, in theaters this weekend, below is an interesting look at a dozen LGBTQIA+ Superheroes from the Marvel and DC Universes. The article includes information on the first same-sex marriage in comics, the surprising origin story for Batwoman and more. While this contributor will be staying away from […]

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