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Asia O’Hara gets her crown on with new single, video ‘Crown Up’

Just in time for Dallas Pride coming June 1-2, legendary Dallas queen Asia O’Hara issued a “call to action” with the release of her new single, “Crown Up,” and the lush video for the song today (Friday, May 24). The song and video are already getting rave reviews from Michael Cook at Instinct magazine: “While she did not grab [the crown on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10], Asia O’Hara is back with her hypnotic new single “Crown Up.” Trust me when I tell...

Ikea shows its Pride, partners with HRCF

In celebration of National LGBT Pride Month in June, IKEA U.S. this week announced a partnership with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational branch of Human Rights Campaign. Beginning June 1, IKEA I.S. will offer new, limited-edition KVANTING shopping bag, with 100 percent of profits from sales of the rainbow-colored bag going to HRCF programs supporting LGBT children, youth and families. All IKEA U.S. stores will also be flying the rainbow Pride flag on June 1. The large,...

Asia O’Hara gets her crown on with new single, video ‘Crown Up’

Just in time for Dallas Pride coming June 1-2, legendary Dallas queen Asia O’Hara issued a “call to action” with the release of her new single, “Crown Up,” and the lush video for the song today (Friday, May 24). The song and video are already getting rave reviews from Michael Cook at Instinct magazine: “While she did not grab [the crown on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10], Asia O’Hara is back with her hypnotic new single “Crown Up.” Trust me when I tell...

Black trans women are being murdered in the streets …

… Now the Trump administration wants to turn us away from shelters and health care. It has been a horrific week for transgender and non-binary people. Muhlaysia Booker, Claire Legato and Michelle Simone are black trans women who were all recently murdered. At least five Black trans women have been killed so far in 2019. On Wednesday, May 22, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it wants to give federally-funded shelters a license to discriminate and turn away...

 

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New rule will allow discrimination in healthcare

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights released a proposed rule that will allow discrimination in healthcare. The change is aimed at the transgender community and women who have had abortions. The proposal aims to revise Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. The regulation, if finalized, would remove all references to gender identity, sex stereotyping and termination of pregnancy in the regulation and would broadly increase the authority of health care...

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Take your ‘Medicine’

Returning with her first album in 3 years, queer icon Melissa Etheridge talks inspiration in world crises and being ‘totally fueled by cannabis’ Ain’t it heavy? Ain’t the night heavy? The opioid crisis, national anxiety, school shootings. Our political zoo. The general feeling that the world is always, probably ending. Because she’s a human being even though she’s Melissa Etheridge, this all weighed considerably on the 57-year-old LGBTQ icon when she went into the studio to confront the...