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NCLR Gala Focuses on Justice

NEWS | By Khaled Sayed | May 14
Social justice was one of the themes at this year's National Center for Lesbian Rights gala, as speakers and honorees talked about the intersection between LGBTQ rights and the fight for racial equality.

Tech Confab Aims to Empower Lesbians

SCIENCE | By Sari Staver | Mar 20
Lesbians working in technology, still greatly outnumbered by men in the workplace, are often "smarter" than many co-workers because they have developed emotional intelligence, according to Roseanne Malfucci.

Bias Complaint Filed Against Miami Strip Club

NATIONAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 27
A San Francisco lesbian couple has filed a complaint against a Miami strip club after they said they were denied entrance because they were not accompanied by a man.

Adult Companies Invited to Donate to Transgender Equality

CULTURE | By EDGE | Jun 10
The adult studio Girlfriends Films is using its charity program to celebrate Caitlyn Jenner and her gender transformation with a donation to the National Center for Transgender Equality in Jenner's name. Other companies in the industry to do the same.

Dinah's Got It Going On

Mar 22
The biggest lesbian party on the planet, The Dinah, just keeps getting bigger and better year after year. At 25, there is no stopping it, with hit-makers Meghan Trainor and Christina Perri headlining the party.

Look At Me, I'm Sandra B. -- A Conversation with A Career Iconoclast

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 28
Sandra Bernhard always swims against the tide. The epitome of an iconoclast, Bernhard revels in being the edgy provoker to a complacent society.

Lesbian Romance Novels Give Readers a Guilty Escape

BOOKS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 27
If you're looking for a bit of literary "junk food," Christine Svendsen of Sapphire Books Publishing has a full menu of romance, action, science fiction and adventure, all featuring lesbians.

I'm Gay and I Want My Kid to Be Gay, Too, Says Sally Kohn

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 24
Lesbian commentator Sally Kohn set tongues wagging this week when she wrote that she hopes her daughter grows up gay, like her.

Denver Cops Kill Queer Latina; Activists Storm Conference Till Mayor Cancels

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
In retaliation for the killing of a queer Latina by Denver police last week, activists stormed an LGBT conference, causing the mayor to cancel his planned address.

Meghan Trainor Brings 'That Bass' to The Dinah

MUSIC | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 4
Pop sensation Meghan Trainor is confirmed to headline the highly anticipated 25th Anniversary of the legendary Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend, April 1-5, 2015 in Palm Springs, CA.

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