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The Losses of 2016: The Passing of My Youth and Earlier Adult Years

Carrie Fisher, George Michael, David Bowie, Prince, Pete Burns, Alexis Arquette, all, each in their own way, significant in the lived of many LGBTQ people. Alexis showed us how to be brave in confronting your gender identity. Bowie, Prince and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Another World AIDS Day

Soon after my first coming out early in 1987 I attended a workshop on AIDS. Soon I was volunteering at a new organization called AIDS Project Worcester. I attended the October 11, 1987 March on Washington that included the first … Continue reading

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Farewell Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015 Read: http://t.co/pw7zYRRlts — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 27, 2015 Rest in peace with the stars, my dear friend. pic.twitter.com/D2dVG6I9Xi — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 27, 2015 I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of Leonard Nimoy, … Continue reading

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Stop Letting Trans People Die | Mya Adriene Byrne

I know I  just said that I’d be posting less but this post and the last are two reccomeded reading links I can’t ignore as they are implant relevant to my own situation. Here’s an Op-ed that you really should … Continue reading

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Freddie Mercury passed away 23 years ago today · Freddie Mercury Documentary

One of my favorite musicians of all time and arguably the greatest frontman ever, Freddie Mercury passed away 23 years ago today. I remember it well as it sent a wave of concern across the music world. There are a … Continue reading

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Stephen Fry – Humanist Answers To Four Questions

How Do We Know What is True? How Can I Be Happy? What Makes Something Right Or Wrong? What Should We Think About Death? This is a series by the British Humanist Association that poses four questions commonly asked of … Continue reading

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We Now Know How Archie Will Die – Mic

A sad but poignant death will occur in fictional Riverdale. Here’s the story from David Levesley  at Mic.com… After nearly 75 years, a beloved comics mainstay is coming to an end. Wednesday’s installment of Life With Archie will feature the death of Archie … Continue reading

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Stephen’s Gone – His Legacy Will Remain

It is with a heavy heart that I report Stephen Sutton lost his battle with cancer. I am but one of the million people who have “liked” his Facebook page, watched his remarkable videos, read his inspirational posts on Facebook … Continue reading

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Angel Has Died

I am heartbroken. As you will recall I gave Angel up for adoption recently. I knew she had some problems but seemed to be still holding her own. I had just come to the conclusion I could no longer care … Continue reading

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Homophobia Kills – Find An Accepting Community & Live Longer : Study

An interesting study, reported by Huffington Post Gay Voices that found whether you feel accepted or not as an LGBTQ person, has an impact on your lifespan… Gay People In Homophobic Regions Die Younger Those In Accepting Communities: Study Researchers … Continue reading

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The Nigerians who dare to speak of love as a tide of anti-gay hatred rises

An extraordinary story of courage that should stir in you the righteous anger this situation deserves. These are members of our family who have had the misfortune to be born into an oppressive society which literally condemns them to death … Continue reading

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Schizophrenic Teen Gunned Down By a Cop

This is a bit off topic but it bothers me and I think it’s a tragedy we all should care about. In the United States we have a woefully inadequate mental health care system. Families are often left to fend … Continue reading

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Newlywed Gay Playwright Killed in Midtown NYC Fire | Advocate.com

Tragic news… Daniel McClung (left) with his husband, Michael Cohen Daniel McClung (left) with his husband, Michael Cohen A fire Sunday in a midtown New York City high-rise apartment building was tragic for gay couple who married last summer.  Daniel McClung, … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela dead at 95 – World News

A truly great man who ushered in a New South Africa where the rights of gay people were enshrined in the constitution. We all mourn the passing of this champion of human rights: Nelson Mandela, the revered South African anti-apartheid … Continue reading

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How Jihadists Are Blackmailing, Torturing, and Killing Gay Syrians | VICE United States

You have got to read this chilling report on how radical Islamists are targeting gays for torture and death. Here is a brief excerpt from an extensive article… Even before the uprising, homosexuals were one of the most vulnerable groups … Continue reading

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US: Man who challenged Ohio state ban on recognising same-sex marriage dies aged 47 · PinkNews.co.uk

Way too young to die, still he struck a blow for human rights and dignity. Rest in Peace. A man who, along with his husband, challenged the state of Ohio’s ban on equal marriage, with a view to having his … Continue reading

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Service to be held for father killed while walking across America in memory of dead gay son · PinkNews.co.uk

I hope the anti-bullying cause Joe Bell was working for is continued in his memory. But his death is just tragic and must really hurt those who knew and loved them both: A service is to be held on Thursday … Continue reading

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Gay Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron dies, aged 56 · PinkNews.co.uk

Always hate to see people my age passing on, and thanks to AIDS it’s been happening since I can out at 30. This is a loss to Ireland and the Pogues fans the world over… A message on the Pogues’ … Continue reading

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Leading Russian gay activist behind Moscow Pride dies

Sad news out of Russia. From Gay Star news: One of Russia’s most prominent LGBT activists, Alexey Davydov, has died at just 36 years old after a prolonged illness. Davydov passed away at 5.40am local time today (27 September) in … Continue reading

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Naked man found dead in gay sauna after sex game went wrong | Gay Star News

Why men continue to practice this bizarre and life practice of auto-erotic asphyxiation is beyond me… “Semen was found on a towel and a chain around the neck of a Singapore businessman” – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/naked-man-found-dead-gay-sauna-after-sex-game-went-wrong260913 Posted from Santa … Continue reading

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