GLSENblog

XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: GLSEN

GLSEN (pronounced "glisten") was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that they believed too frequently allowed its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students to be bullied or discriminated against, or to fall through the cracks. Over 25 years […]

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WashBladeBlog

XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: Washington Blade

The Washington Blade was founded in 1969 as a black and white, one-sheet community newsletter distributed in D.C.-area bars and has grown to become the newspaper of record for the LGBTQ community. The Blade will soon be celebrating its 50th anniversary as an award-winning news source, with readers locally and around the world who have come […]

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OUTblog

XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: Out Magazine

By R. Kurt Osenlund, Managing Editor, Out Magazine Seeing our experiences reflected through popular art, particularly cinema, is something queer people have vigorously sought, long before "Moonlight" broke multiple barriers and clinched a Best Picture Oscar in front of a global audience. It's why we've sniffed out subtext wherever we could, from "Ben-Hur" to bromances: because our […]

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NCLRblog

XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: NCLR

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as well as their families through litigation, legislation, policy and public education. Founded in 1977, NCLR serves as a nonprofit, public-interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the […]

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PFLAGblog

XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: PFLAG

PFLAG is the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer. The organization is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy, and has more than 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities and […]

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AdvocateBlog

XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: The Advocate

The oldest and largest gay magazine in the United States, The Advocate, is the world's leading source of LGBTQ news and politics. The historic magazine, which was inspired by a police raid of a Los Angeles gay bar, has grown to become a prominent voice for topics related to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender […]

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KikiBLog

Let’s Have a ‘Kiki’

  In New York City, LGBTQ youth of color gather out on the Christopher Street Pier to practice a performance-based art form, Ballroom, which was made famous in the early 1990s by Madonna's music video "Vogue" and the documentary "Paris Is Burning." Twenty-five years after these cultural touchstones, a new and very different generation of LGBTQ youth have […]

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Binge on This: 10 LGBT Films to Kick Off the New Year

Whether you're decompressing after the holidays or getting refueled before going back to work, here are 10 LGBT films to help you kick off 2017 with rainbows and a bang! "Appropriate Behavior" (2014) Desiree Akhavan writes, directs, and stars as Iranian-American bisexual Shirin in this fantastic feature set in Brooklyn. Cutting back and forth between […]

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