GROUNDING OURSELVES: THE COMMUNITY BEING OUR STRONG CONTAINER

As queer beings living on earth, it is important to learn to ground ourselves in relation to our community. We often hear people telling us to ground ourselves, but we may not be sure what that means and how we might do it. Grounding ourselves is a way of bringing ourselves literally back to the…

‘POSE’ JUST ANNOUNCED WHEN ITS THIRD (AND FINAL) SEASON WILL AIR

Well, like all good balls, it seems Pose is coming to an end.  After two seasons that saw the show make history for its inclusion and portrayals of Black and brown LGBTQ+ communities, FX’s Pose has announced its final season.  “Good morning, America. I’m Steven Canals co-creator and executive producer of Pose,” Canals said in a video posted to Twitter….

📲 SOCIAL MEDIA & GETTING OLDER 🤔

The interesting thing that happens when you start to age, is that while you may not feel the age thing yourself, you experience it in terms of distance. Distance to what’s cool and prevalent in popular culture. Distance to friendships that have ended – for one reason or another. Distance to how people perceive you,…

MASSIVE U.S. EVANGELICAL ADOPTION AGENCY ENDS LGBTQ+ DISCRIMINATION

One of the nation’s largest foster care and adoption agencies announced Monday it will no longer discriminate against potential LGBTQ+ parents. Bethany Christian Services announced they will now fully service same-sex couples and others seeking to adopt or foster children in need. Previously, the agency referred those groups to other agencies who did not discriminate…

🤔 DATING: ¿WHAT CAN HELP YOU GET BACK INTO THE POOL? 👬🏽

Heartbreak is never easy, and getting back on the dating saddle, so to speak, can be both exhilarating and arduous. There’s the excitement of getting back out there and meeting someone new, but also the fear and nervousness of having to get used once again to the dating scene once again — especially if a…

RITCHE TORRES IS PROPOSTING LEGISLATION THAT WILL INCLUDE LGBTQ BUSINESSES IN CREDIT REGULATIONS

Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY), the first out gay Afro-Latinx member of Congress, is introducing legislation that will explicitly include LGBTQ-owned businesses in federal regulations for financial institutions regarding data and other information they compile. The LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act seeks to amend section 1071 of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which…