Category: National News

AHEAD OF 'ALL STARS,' 'RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE' RENEWED FOR SEASON 9

AHEAD OF ‘ALL STARS,’ ‘RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE’ RENEWED FOR SEASON 9

[ 0 ] July 20, 2016

edge media network –  It’s a good time to be a “RuPaul’s Drag Race” fan! Logo revealed Wednesday that the popular drag queen competition show will return for a ninth season, Variety reports. The announcement comes weeks before the second season of “RuPaul’s All Star Drag Race” debuts and just days after the series picked up […]

LANCE BASS TO HOST LOGO'S GAY 'BACHELOR' SHOW, 'FINDING PRINCE CHARMING'

LANCE BASS TO HOST LOGO’S GAY ‘BACHELOR’ SHOW, ‘FINDING PRINCE CHARMING’

[ 0 ] July 12, 2016

Edge Media Network It’s been confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter that Logo is indeed developing “Bachelor”-style series with a gay twist: “Finding Prince Charming” is a gay dating show where 13 “charming and gorgeous” men will live together in a mansion in Los Angeles. They’re all vying for “the nation’s most eligible gay heartthrob, who […]

TRANSGENDER AD TO AIR DURING GOP CONVENTION

TRANSGENDER AD TO AIR DURING GOP CONVENTION

[ 0 ] July 11, 2016

Edge Media Network –  A national television ad during the Republican National Convention will aim to educate viewers about discrimination against transgender people. A coalition of LGBT advocacy groups called Fairness USA will air the 60-second ad on FOX News Channel on July 21, the final night of the convention. Ineke Mushovic, executive director of […]

PENTAGON TO ANNOUNCE END TO TRANSGENDER MILITARY BAN ON JULY 1ST

PENTAGON TO ANNOUNCE END TO TRANSGENDER MILITARY BAN ON JULY 1ST

[ 0 ] June 24, 2016

Today, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA), the nation’s largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) military families, praised the news that the Pentagon is expected to make history on July 1st by announcing the much anticipated end to the military’s ban on open service by transgender people. “Our transgender service members and […]

MENTAL HEALTH AND THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY

MENTAL HEALTH AND THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

by james guay, lmft Due to societal prejudice, discrimination and violence against LGBTQ people, rates of depression, anxiety, suicide attempts, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use and physical health disparities, are common among sexual and gender minorities.  Experiencing repeated harm as an oppressed minority is a proven predictor of having mental health issues. According to the […]

SAN DIEGO LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER RESPONDS TO ORLANDO SHOOTING

SAN DIEGO LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER RESPONDS TO ORLANDO SHOOTING

[ 0 ] June 12, 2016

Community Vigil to Take Place in Hillcrest Monday Night This morning, Dr. Delores A. Jacobs, chief executive officer of The San Diego LGBT Community Center, responded to the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The investigation in Orlando is still underway, and additional facts will become known in the coming hours and days. At this time, […]

RICHARD SIMMONS' REP DENIES TABLOID REPORT CLAIMING HE'S TRANSITIONING INTO A WOMAN

RICHARD SIMMONS’ REP DENIES TABLOID REPORT CLAIMING HE’S TRANSITIONING INTO A WOMAN

[ 0 ] June 8, 2016

Edge Media Network – The National Enquirer published a report Wednesday, claiming Richard Simmons is transitioning into a woman. But a rep for the fitness guru spoke with Fox News, telling the network the story is absolutely false. “Not true and a complete fabrication,” Simmons’ publicist told Fox News. In its report, the supermarket tabloid […]

SELENA GOMEZ EXPLAINS WHY SHE'LL PERFORM IN NC DESPITE ANTI-LGBT LAW

SELENA GOMEZ EXPLAINS WHY SHE’LL PERFORM IN NC DESPITE ANTI-LGBT LAW

[ 0 ] June 6, 2016

Edge Media Network –  Selena Gomez is among the performers who will hold a concert in North Carolina, despite the state’s controversial anti-LGBT laws. In a statement to Billboard, the “Hands to Myself” singer explained her decision to not boycott the Tar Heel state. “I am fortunate to have grown up in a home where […]

HIV AND PrEP STIGMA

HIV AND PrEP STIGMA

[ 0 ] June 2, 2016

IMPACT LGBT HEALTH CARE Recent anti-LGBT bills such as the bathroom bill in North Carolina and religious freedom bills across the U.S. have highlighted the continuing need to address discrimination towards LGBT individuals. While these laws have captured the attention of the general public, stigma and discrimination within the healthcare system continue to go over […]

ERIC FANNING BECOMES FIRST OPENLY GAY MAN TO BE CONFIRMED ARMY SECRETARY

ERIC FANNING BECOMES FIRST OPENLY GAY MAN TO BE CONFIRMED ARMY SECRETARY

[ 0 ] May 17, 2016

  The U.S. Senate has confirmed Eric Fanning to be the next U.S. Secretary of the Army, making him the first openly LGBT leader of a U.S. military service. Matt Thorn, Executive Director of OutServe-SLDN has issued the following statement: “Eight months ago our Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama nominated a man who has a resume […]

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