BOTH CANDIDATES VOWED STRONG SUPPORT FOR PRO-LGBTQ LEGISLATION

It’s official – Democrats Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff have both been projected as the winners in their U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia which will give Democrats slim majorities in both chambers of Congress. Warnock won his race beating GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler by over 68,000 votes. Ossoff secured his win with a smaller but clear…

UK DROPS 3 MONTH ABSTINENCE RULE FOR BLOOD DONATION

Gay and Bi men in the UK can now donate blood without any restriction! The United Kingdom’s health experts have decided to remove the 3 month abstinence requirement for men who have sex with other men (MSM), according to the Guardian. Though, this removal is limited to only a certain type of man. Specifically, men who…

THE WERQIN’ GIRL GIVES BACK – SHANGELA LAUNCHES SHANITIZER!

With starring turns in A Star Is Born and most recently, on Station 19, Shangela has become one of the most popular and in-demand dolls to ever come from the runway of RuPaul’s Drag Race. As we all await the moment that our favorite dolls return to the stage, Shangela has been making it work in a whole different…

FDA APPROVES BREAKTHROUGH 2-IN-A HIV TEST

There’s been an exciting development in the fight against HIV. According to Fierce Biotech, a company called Hologic has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration on their HIV test. Health experts are interested in this approval because the company’s test, called the Aptima HIV-1 Quant Dx assay, is the first dual-claim test of…

MALIK BROWN BECOMES ATLANTA’S FIRST DIRECTOR OF LGBTQ AFFAIRS

Despite the fact that Georgia does not have any statewide protections for their LGBTQ citizens, the state’s capital city, Atlanta, has achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index every year since 2013, a distinction that gave the city an ‘All-Star’ status in 2018.     Elected as Atlanta’s mayor in 2017, Keisha Lance Bottoms…

“REPRESENTATION MATTERS”- KARINE JEAN-PIERRE TAKES HER PLACE IN HISTORY

President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris both made one thing unequivocally clear during their Wilmington, DE acceptance speeches this past Saturday; they did not topple the oligarchy of President Donald Trump on their own.  Their loyal, dedicated, and tireless staff were as much a part of the victory as the President and Vice…

SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF GAY BLM ACTIVIST

Thank you! Good news for DeRay McKesson and the Black Lives Matter movement. According to the Washington Post, the Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of openly gay activist DeRay McKesson. The court decided on Monday that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit should have checked with Louisiana’s state Supreme Court before…

OBAMA SAID GAY POLITICIAN MALCOLM KENYATTA IS A SIGN OF CHANGE

Former President Barack Obama recently visited Philadelphia (you know, the place where bad things happen, according to Donald Trump). During his visit, Obama not only met with local politicians but he singled out one Black and openly gay politician as a sign of change. Specifically, the moment happened on Wednesday, October 21. Barack Obama visited…