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OH, BROTHER • The belief that someone with older male siblings is more likely to be gay or bisexual was recently bolstered by fresh data.
IMMOVABLE FEAST • Data shows that transgender adults face three times the rate of food insufficiency as cisgender adults.
NOT IN OUR TOWN • A Republican-led town in Pennsylvania has revoked an ordinance protecting its most vulnerable communities.
MILITARY MAKEUP • A lesbian Air National Guard member is taking action after she was told her career would suffer if she didn’t appear more feminine.
ROILING RAINBOW • A member of Pride Toronto accused the organization of being less than up front about its spending, leading to a review of its accounts.
A QUEER NOTE • The music industry is lacking when it comes to parity for LGBTQ+ artists — the Recording Academy is trying to change the station.
HOPE GLSENS • The youth-oriented LGBTQ+ organization’s new executive director aims to make schools “not only safe but liberated and supportive.”
SAY IT LOUDER • David Thomas recently served as an assistant principal in a Florida public school. The out educator details how his state’s proposed “don’t say gay” bill could damage children, terrify teachers, and smear LGBTQ+ families.
SAYING GOODBYE • Remembering those we’ve lost.
OVER THE RAINBOW • The incredible life of activist Arnie Kantrowitz served as a blueprint for countless young people.
ANTI-TRANS VIOLENCE CONTINUES • 2021 was the deadliest year yet for transgender Americans.
THE INQUISITIVE COOK • Andy Baraghani’s new cookbook aims to inspire curiosity about the world.
RACISM CLAIMS ROCK HRC • A lawsuit by fired former leader Alphonso David is the latest accusation of bigotry at the 42-year-old LGBTQ+ nonprofit.
TRANS ACTORS GO GLOBAL • Ann Thomas’s talent agency seeks to place trans actors in every TV show around the world.
The Emily Effect • Emily Hampshire may have left Schitt’s Creek, but she’s bringing its progressive heart to the next stage of her career.
The Original • REMEMBERING JOHN SAM ALLEN’S POLITICAL ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE EARLY DAYS OF THE ADVOCATE.
THE YEAR OF LGBTQ+ CASTING • Long marginalized, LGBTQ+ actors are finally getting callbacks for a novel role: themselves.
MADEA GOES GAY • Out actor Brandon Black plays the first LGBTQ+ character in the history of Tyler Perry’s popular franchise.
RADIOLAB ALCHEMY • A queer white woman and a straight man of color mix science, history, mystery, and more as hosts of a public radio show.
QUEER JOY ON A HOMO SCHEDULE • Yellowjackets stars Liv Hewson and Jasmin Savoy Brown create a silly and safe LGBTQ+ podcast.
LIVING OUT LOUD • LZ Granderson’s wedding at ESPN was a turning point for the company.
MUNA SAVES THE WORLD • Is this band of three the next generation’s Coldplay of gays?
GLAM GOD • Nashville-based musician Jake Wesley Rogers leads listeners to love and a whole lot of queer history.
BEST BOOK YOU HAVEN’T READ • Louie Mandrapilias’s Eli’s Coming is waiting for a publisher.
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