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A WIn for LGBT Bostonians

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Sep 26, 2013

State Representative Marty Walsh and City Councillor John Connolly finished in the number one and two spots in Tuesday’s primary election for Boston Mayor. Both candidates have a proven track record of supporting and advocating for the LGBT community.

Rosenberg Has the Votes

POLITICS | By Sue O’Connell | Aug 1, 2013

Openly gay State Senator Stanley Rosenberg of Amherst has the votes to succeed Senator Therese Murray as Senate President.

The Iconic Joan Rivers Always Had Her Gays

THEATRE | By Sue O’Connell | Jul 18, 2013

The indomitable Joan Rivers takes the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino by storm on Saturday, July 20, at 8 p.m.

Gay Married Man Gets Green Card

FAMILY | By Sue O’Connell | Jul 4, 2013

Late Friday, just two days after the US Supreme Court released their decision gutting the Defense of Marriage Act, a permanent visa, aka green card, was issued to Traian Popov, a Bulgarian man married to Florida-based club DJ Julian Marsh.

Boston Magazine Profiles Rintala Case

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Jun 1, 2013

"Reasonable Doubt" explores the first time a woman had been accused of murdering her lawfully wedded wife.

Democrat Forry Wins State Senate Seat

POLITICS | By Sue O’Connell | May 30, 2013

Democratic state Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry was victorious in Tuesday’s special election for the First Suffolk seat. Forry easily won the election with over 80 percent of the vote against Republican Joseph Ureneck.

LGBT Supporters and Allies Win Primaries

POLITICS | May 3, 2013

LGBT allies were victorious in Tuesday’s special primary elections. Among other wins, Rep. Dorcena Forry was victorious in a tight race.

WAGLY Receives Grant from Foundation for MetroWest

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Aug 17, 2012

West Suburban Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth (WAGLY), founded in March 2011, received a grant from Foundation for MetroWest to assist in the development of its organizational infrastructure.

Pride Parade Wows

PRIDE | By Sue O’Connell | Jun 14, 2012

Official Parade meteorologist David Brown (WCVB-TV) must have pulled some strings to deliver perfect weather for Saturday, June 9ths Boston Pride Parade.

The Sons of Tennessee Williams Screening Added to Pride Celebration

PRIDE | Jun 5, 2012

Boston Pride’s Human Rights & Education Committee, the Boston LGBT Film Festival, and filmmaker, Tim Wolff team up to screen the riveting documentary, The Sons of Tennessee Williams at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts on Thursday June 7th at 8:15 p.m.

North Shore Pride Comes Out

PRIDE | Jun 5, 2012

North Shore Pride announces "unity in our community", a pride celebration, on Saturday, June 30, in Salem, MA.

Hara Case Stayed, Appeals Court Says Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional

NATIONAL | By Sue O’Connell | May 31, 2012

In a 3-0 decision, the First Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court decision in Gill v. Office of Personnel Management which found the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. The case is likely headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Anti-Bullying Legislation, Two Years Out

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | May 3, 2012

Thursday, May 3, marks the second anniversary of the landmark, Massachusetts anti-bullying legislation. The law requires school districts to create bullying prevention plans and provide training on bullying prevention and intervention for all levels of sc

Palm Springs, More Than Just Dinah and the White Party

TRAVEL | By Siue O’Connell & Rebecca Kearney | Apr 26, 2012

The first thing you hear when an East Coaster says "I’m going to Palm Springs," is "I love Miami." The second thing is a story about the Dinah Shore extravaganza for women or the White Party for men.

Massachusetts Married Couple Gets the Runaround in Florida

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Apr 19, 2012

For David Scott Duseau (nee’ Burris), the usual paper trail to adopt his husband’s surname has been flavored with the sting of discrimination.

Ryan Landry Revisits Poppers

THEATRE | By Sue O’Connell | Apr 12, 2012

The irrepressible genius of Ryan Landry and The Gold Dust Orphans is back with the debut of their latest parody, Mary Poppers.

GLAAD and MTPC Launch "I AM: Trans People Speak" video series

NATIONAL | By Sue O’Connell | Apr 5, 2012

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) announced national launch of the video series I AM: Trans People Speak.

Exposing the National Organization for Marriage

NATIONAL | By Sue O’Connell | Apr 4, 2012

On Monday night, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) publicized a series of documents marked "confidential" that outlined the National Organization for Marriage’s (NOM) plan to stop marriage equality.

Eastern Bank honors LGBT advocates

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Mar 8, 2012

Suffredini and Scott elected Corporators; Haag voted to Board of Trustees.

Northeastern U. SGA votes to ban Chick-fil-A from Student Center

LOCAL | By Hannah Clay Wareham | Mar 3, 2012

The Student Government Association (SGA) of Northeastern University voted 31 to 5 denouncing a proposal to add a Chick-fil-A fast food restaurant to the Student Center after learning of donations the chain made to anti-gay organizations.

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