So much has happened this past week, it is important to keep each other in mind. Openly gay Seattle police Officer Jim Ritter has been going from business to business in an effort to recruit more people to the SPD's Safe Place program to help LGBTQ victims of hate crimes. Starbucks recently announced its intent to Read More
Leslie Jordan has become a household name, with over 200 IMDB acting credits to his name. He is probably best known for his Emmy-winning performance as Beverly Leslie, the nemesis of sassy Karen Walker (played by Megan Mullally) on the hit NBC show Will and Grace. Fans should never give up on a possible Leslie and Megan reunion. Wink wink.
DC has just given Batwoman fans an extra reason to celebrate: they've recently announced a new ongoing solo series starring Kate Kane. She largely disappeared from the DC Comics universe following the conclusion of her last solo series in March of 2015. James Tynion IV, Eber Ferreira, and Eddy Barrows brought her back to play an important role in training Spoiler, Orphan, Clay... Read More
One of the best parts as a queer person is finding a place, either physical or online, that you can go and feel like a part of a community. For years, AfterEllen was that place for queer women.AfterEllen provided content that queer women were looking for. On this major website, they could find out the latest news, check out interviews,... Read More
Batwoman will always be my favourite superhero. Greg Rucka and J.H. William III's Elegy is the reason I read comic books. Reading about Kate Kane's past, her grief, her struggle to find a way to serve and to make a positive impact in the world helped me get through some really difficult periods in my life. I admire her for her bravery, for her persistence, and even for hitting a personal low but getting back up. Later, in Marc Andreyko and Jeremy Haun's run, Kate is forced to recognize her own... Read More
In June of this year, there was a tragic mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub. This was the biggest mass shooting in modern United States history, and the victims were patrons of Pulse, a gay nightclub. It was a horrific event that took 49 innocent lives. The tragedy had an effect on virtually everyone with a heart around the world but on the LGBTQ+ community in particular. It was hard to process th... Read More
The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out last night. There were many standout aspects of the show, including the number of winners from subscription-based services as opposed to network television shows and the exciting crop of winners. Mr. Robot's Rami Malek made history by being the first non-white actor to win Best Actor in nearly 20 years. Read More
Alexis Arquette, an established actress and long-time advocate of transgender rights, has died at the age of 47.Her brother Richmond said Alexis died at 12:32 early Sunday morning while listening to the David Bowie classic "Starman."Born Robert Arquette, Alexis was part of an acting family dynasty that included her brothers David and Richmond and sisters Rosanna and Patricia. Alexis transitioned to a female in 2006 and documented her journey in the film A... Read More