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August 26, 2019

Ariana Grande returns to Manchester for Pride

Ariana Grande. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons) Ariana Grande returned to Manchester to perform at Manchester Pride marking the pop star’s return to the stage in the U.K. city two years after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at…

The treachery of gay Republicans

What to make of the Log Cabin Republicans’ endorsement of Donald Trump’s re-election bid? The surprise move came in a Washington Post op-ed from Log Cabin chair Robert Kabel and vice chair Jill Homan earlier this month. It…

Trans Enough – Ab Waller

For a very long time, I never felt “trans enough” to really own the term. I always looked at it as very black and white, like, if you’re trans your were assigned male or female at birth and 100% want to be the opposite gender. This all…

Cleaning Up ‘Messes’ in Church – The Salve

In 1816, Bishop Richard Allen founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Black worshipers, though free, were increasingly marginalized in Philadelphia’s predominantly white Methodist churches. After Black parishioners were violently…

Looking back: 50 years of the Blade

In 1979, D.C. Latino community was targeted for ’round-ups’ without committing any crimes. The Blade ran a story on its front page in August of 1979 with the title, “D.C. Jail Houses Foreign Gays.” Despite…

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