Category: Current Affairs

Anglican Church Suspends Its US Affiliate Over Same-Sex Marriage
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, delivers his Christmas Day sermon (Chris Ratcliffe / Getty Images) BuzzFeed reports: Leaders of the 80-million-member Anglican Communion decided Thursday to suspend its U.S. [...]
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LGBT police liaison unit ends midnight shift
.@DCPoliceDept LGBT liaison unit ends midnight shift https://t.co/7ht7Lq8V0g — Washington Blade (@WashBlade) January 14, 2016 They won’t fill vacancies, they have canceled an entire shift, but hey, they’ve changed the [...]
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Mayor Bowser, Verizon announce support for LGBT homeless youth
.@MayorBowser, @verizon announce support for LGBT homeless youth | @WashBlade https://t.co/0YJIoySHpw — DC Takes On HIV (@DCTakesOnHIV) January 14, 2016
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Nearly half of D.C.'s homeless youth are LGBT
Nearly half of D.C.'s homeless youth are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender https://t.co/d1uFDQkQHn — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 14, 2016
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#OscarsSoWhite, but here are 7 great 2015 performances by black actors
#OscarsSoWhite, but here are 7 great 2015 performances by black actors https://t.co/efzAcNcoNl pic.twitter.com/uYJrPWdtEb — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 14, 2016
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#OscarsSoWhite – there's more diversity at tonight's #GOPDebate
#OscarsSoWhite There's more diversity at tonight's #GOPDebate pic.twitter.com/Et0y776HUO — The Daily Edge (@TheDailyEdge) January 14, 2016
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‪#‎OscarsSoWhite 2016: Black actors and directors snubbed
#Oscars: Nominees include zero black actors https://t.co/eNoBzXG03a pic.twitter.com/OKpkl1Dhjm — Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 14, 2016 Once again, ‪#‎OscarsSoWhite‬. Here is a list of actors whose Oscar-caliber performances were overlooked: Michael [...]
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Blade: LGBT groups cautious over decriminalizing sex work
D.C. Council member David Grosso said he was reconsidering introducing legislation to decriminalize prostitution in D.C. because he’s unsure it would pass. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) Lou [...]
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Who’s Doing the Planting
My Blade column this week looks at the struggle to connect amid turmoil. Here’s an excerpt: Public discussions these days seem to dredge up the nastiest extrusions of our national [...]
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Lesbian murdered, mutilated in South Africa
Lesbian murdered, mutilated in South Africa https://t.co/2Sf2LWGlri #LGBTI pic.twitter.com/UMCeB3RXtQ — Gay Star News (@gaystarnews) January 13, 2016 Another awful reminder that the struggle for LGBT equality and dignity is not [...]
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