Hangover Helper

Published for OUT FRONT on June 1, 2016 Pride is here so bring on the rainbow food. (It’s kitschy but classic, let’s be real.) Sweets are the easiest to make colorful. Add rainbow sprinkles to anything: cookies, chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate-covered pretzels, chocolate-covered anything, rice crispy treats, pancakes, whatever — just pour on those sprinkles. Rainbow… Continue reading Hangover Helper

Minnesota-Based Target Reiterates Stance Allowing Guests to Use Facilities Matching Gender Identity

Published April 28, 2016 Though Target’s transgender bathroom policy isn’t new, the company has reiterated it to the public. Essentially, guests and staff are welcome to use the restroom that matches their gender identity. “Inclusivity is a core belief at Target,” a statement for the company said. “It’s something we celebrate. We stand for equality and equity,… Continue reading Minnesota-Based Target Reiterates Stance Allowing Guests to Use Facilities Matching Gender Identity

Anti-Gay Laws Cause UK to Issue Foreign Travel Warning for the U.S.

Published April 26, 2016 Because of North Carolina and Mississippi’s anti-LGBT laws, millions of dollars in tourism to the United States could be at risk. The UK Foreign Office updated a foreign travel advice warning to British citizens about the United States. “Laws vary from state to state,” the warning says. “The U.S. is an extremely diverse society… Continue reading Anti-Gay Laws Cause UK to Issue Foreign Travel Warning for the U.S.

Women in Lesbian Relationships Feel More Parental Stress Than Straight Couples, Study

Published April 25, 2016 A Williams Institute study from the University of California Los Angeles has found women in lesbian relationships feel more parental stress than straight couples. Ninety-five lesbian parent households were compared with 95 straight parent households to “compare same-sex and different-sex parent households with stable, continuously coupled parents and their biological offspring.” The… Continue reading Women in Lesbian Relationships Feel More Parental Stress Than Straight Couples, Study

Michael Sam: People Tell Me ‘I’m Not Gay Enough’

Published April 19, 2016 Former NFL player Michael Sam told Attitude magazine that he didn’t feel accepted by the gay community since coming out in 2014. “It’s terrible,” Sam said. “People have told me I’m not gay enough; people have told me I’m not black enough. I don’t know what that means. You want to be accepted… Continue reading Michael Sam: People Tell Me ‘I’m Not Gay Enough’

PFLAG’s Straight for Equality Gala Warms Hearts in New York

Published April 18, 2016 The eighth annual Straight for Equality Gala held by PFLAG National was held in New York City on last week. Actor and comedian Alec Mapa hosted the event, which honored Kristen Chenoweth, Melissa Harris-Perry and Wells Fargo for being “incredible leaders in diversity, inclusion, and equality.” Mapa, a gay and married father of… Continue reading PFLAG’s Straight for Equality Gala Warms Hearts in New York