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Trump Says No To LGBTQ Pride

Donald Trump continued his ongoing rebuke of the LGBTQ community today, by appearing as the headliner at the arch-conservative "Road To Majority" conference in Washington, DC. The event, hosted by the anti-gay Faith and Freedom Coalition,...

Ireland Elects First Gay Prime Minister

History was made in Ireland yesterday, as the ascendant Fine Gael party elected the country's first out Prime Minister, or Taoiseach. Leo Varadkar, who at 38 is also the island nation's youngest PM, enjoyed broad...

Politics

Special Prosecutor Named In Trump/Russia Probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to act as a special prosecutor overseeing the investigation into Russia's alleged interference with last year's Presidential election, on behalf of President...

Trump Marks the End of a Cycle

ROME - Let us stop debating what newly-elected US President Trump is doing or might do and look at him in terms of historical importance. Put simply, Trump marks the end of an American...

Commentary

The enduring use of the n-word

In this political climate hate speech is becoming common use. And there has been an uptick of the use of the n-word, even from the mouths of people one would not expect. While it came...

30 Days Of Pride: They Died Where They Fell

In the midst of this Prideful June, when we as a community are joyfully celebrating our authentic, real selves, under sunny skies, with colorful parades that reaffirm our lives, there comes a dark, somber...

Unearned White Privilege Embodied

The Juxtaposition of the Trump Presidency against the Obama Presidency Juxtapose for a second the no drama Obama White House with the constant chaos, constant allegations of law breaking, questions debating actual treason, not just...

Paris Climate Agreement Pullout

An Opportunity for White House to Change the Narrative The announcement by Donald Trump that the United States would be pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement while shocking, hardly comes as a surprise given...

Business News

Caribbean Rolls Out Plans to Reduce Climate Change Hazards

KINGSTON, Jamaica Climate change remains inextricably linked to the challenges of disaster risk reduction (DRR). And according to the head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Robert Glasser, the reduction...

Massive Protests Scheduled For Trump’s ‘Loyalty Day’

Donald Trump took to the media to remind people of the May 1 "Loyalty Day" holiday, massive, nationwide protests against his administration have been scheduled. In cities across the country, groups ranging from human-rights...

Pepsi ad failed its multicultural audience

Pepsi ads aim to emphasize its youthful brand by championing it as “the choice of a new generation.” Not a bad marketing tool to turn its second-class status to Coca-Cola, its archrival, into an...

Health & Wellness

Medicaid Expansion in Kentucky Provided Most Benefit to Those in Poorer Areas

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Kentucky proved most beneficial for Kentuckians living in areas with high concentrations of poverty, particularly children, according to a study by a researcher in the...

Gene Editing Strategy Eliminates HIV-1 Infection in Live Animals

A permanent cure for HIV infection remains elusive due to the virus's ability to hide away in latent reservoirs. But now, in new research published in print May 3 in the journal Molecular Therapy,...

Married LGBT Older Adults Are Healthier, Happier Than Singles, Study Finds

Same-sex marriage has been the law of the land for nearly two years — and in some states for even longer — but researchers can already detect positive health outcomes among couples who have...

Family

Beyond Play: Sociologist Explores How Toys Fuel Stereotypes

A Sacramento State sociologist believes that clues to the continued dominance of men in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields – and the reason nurturing often comes more easily to women –...

Breastfeeding may have major impact on future health

Study Shows Alarming Disparities In Health Outcomes Could Be Prevented By Breastfeeding A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics showed that black infants had more than twice the deaths of whites attributable to...

Friends in Adoption provides enlightened support for minorities and LGBT

Adoption is often viewed as a somewhat controversial subject accompanied with complex legal, civil, religious and societal issues. Please listen to a GBMNews discussion on intricacies, issues and support for prospective adoptive parents. From Friends in...

Life

US tourism industry fears downturn

Travel experts began warning even before the 2016 election that Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric could cause a decline in tourism. So has the so-called "Trump slump" arrived? Stephen Mumford, a professor of metaphysics at Durham...

Tourism and Natural Treasures to Pull Ethiopia Out of Poverty and Famine

By James Jeffrey ADDIS ABABA - Despite a cultural, historical and linguistic identity quite distinct from the rest of Africa, Ethiopia never became a major tourist destination on the continent. But Ethiopia didn’t appear that bothered...

Arts & Entertainment News

At GLAAD Media Awards, Stars Shine, Shade Trumps

The 28th Annual Gay and Lesbian alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards were held at the Hilton Midtown Hotel in Manhattan's Theater District on Saturday, bringing a bevy of top-level celebrities to the fore...

Debra Messing To Receive GLAAD Media Award In NYC May 6

Longtime LGBTQ ally Debra Messing will be honored at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards in New York City on May 6, the watchdog group announced in a press release...

Singer Aaron Paul To Headline Pulse Charity Event at Stonewall Inn

Aaron Paul, the out singing sensation formerly known as the lead vocalist of the global chart-toping boy band Worlds Apart, is headlining a major fundraising benefit show for the One Pulse Foundation (OPF) at...

Sports News

Former NFL Player Reveals He’s Gay

"If you're a gay kid, and you hear someone you love say 'fag'," former New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Ryan O'Callaghan says, "it makes you think that in their eyes,...

NE Patriots To Sponsor ‘Gay Bowl’

In a milestone move, the NFL's New England Patriots are set to become the first major-league team to officially sponsor the annual Gay Bowl flag-football tournament. The Patriots announced their support for the event at...

 Community News 

30 Days Of Pride: Navy Celebrates Pride Month

The United States Navy is recognizing LGBTQ Pride Month in an official and symbolic way, the oceangoing service announced today. The ships and sailors of the seaborne forces will participate "in all the heritage celebrations...

Suspect Questioned In Threats Against NYC LGBT Center

New York City police are questioning a suspect accused of making "terroristic threats" against the LGBT Community Center in Greenwich Village, officials announced over the Memorial Day weekend. The 27-year-old detainee, whom police declined to...

Caitlyn Jenner’s growing pains

When June approaches, I always like to reflect on the pantheon in our LGBTQ community. However, when it comes to Caitlyn Jenner it is difficult to fathom how she went from icon to outcast. Is...

Chelsea Manning Released From Prison

Chelsea Manning, the Army whistle blower who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending a trove of diplomatic and military files to Wikileaks, has been released from Fort Leavenworth, the Pentagon confirmed...

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