In The News

Recent publications from bonafide news outlets that keep the LGBTQ+ movement fresh in the news of the world around us. National and international news features that highlight the advancement of our community.

Oct 11, 2021 update:

DC Comics announces plans for Superman to have a same sex lvoe interest! Find out more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/11/arts/superman-comes-out.html

People share their emotional stories to help others on National Coming Out Day. You can too, by visiting our Get Involved Page and submitting your story via Tell us Your Story, but first, read about how others already have!
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/10/11/national-coming-out-day-support-floods-social-media/6087758001/

Considering Coming out on National Coming Out Day? Join these 21 people who have already done so this year!

https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/nbc-out-proud/national-coming-day-21-people-come-2021-rcna2839

Oct 6, 2021 update:

Carl Nassib becomes first openly gay NFL player. With worries that the occasion would be career ending, Nassib finds friendship and support from team mates.
https://www.sportingnews.com/us/nfl/news/carl-nassib-gay-nfl-player/ybix743ywvs31eq8cr6frin8q

 

University of Michigan presents LGBTQ+ themed halftime show to rave reviews from fans present and online. https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/09/university-marching-band-blows-fans-away-halftime-show-support-lgbtq-rights/


Hallmark Channel is poised to release its first ever holiday movie centered around a lesbian couple. https://www.autostraddle.com/carmillas-elise-bauman-makes-the-yuletide-gay-in-hallmarks-first-lesbian-christmas-movie/


‘POSE’ makes history with Emmy nominations. Though the series did scoop up three awards for hairstyling, costume, and makeup, Hollywood proves itself to be just as accepting of trans people as it is people of color. https://deadline.com/2021/09/pose-wins-first-three-craft-emmys-for-swan-song-season-1234831354/

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Time Magazine and highlights a recent protest held in Switzerland where tens of thousands of people held a protest rally to seek marriage equality: https://time.com/6095374/switzerland-gay-marriage/

RuPaul’s Drag Race crowns first ever transgender winner.
https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-pop-culture/herstory-made-rupauls-drag-race-crowns-first-transgender-winner-rcna1893

Transgender student wins 1.3M lawsuit against Board of Education
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/30/us/gavin-grimm-transgender-lawsuit.html

The US ranks behind Spain, Denmark, and The UK when it comes to acceptance of LGBTQ+ youth.
https://news.yahoo.com/lgbtq-youth-more-likely-rejected-183331804.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAM5UibfSIlt0MkvUe_RJ3W3XlVpNOEG_WpoqdmXFNGrg4ZK9c50EVPoNGgujN5jAaDdiDCZ-GdxExcF44jEhMMwcnbtPongcxzWcjaI2n9xw1LLHhrVSPLm3Iv44gAz8xJsqgVLnUlhn4AOWRGp4i4rRWQN2rP87nmRed6E912Ia

1 in 10 LGBTQ+ people fear homelessness by Thanksgiving
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/09/nearly-one-10-lgbtq-renters-fear-theyll-homeless-thanksgiving/