Rep. Robert Garcia + Photographer George Platt Lynes + More News

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The Advocate: Rep. Robert Garcia (D-CA) – the first gay immigrant elected to the House of Representatives and former mayor of Long Beach, California – shares how and why he spent his first year in Congress holding far-right MAGA House members accountable. Continue reading “Rep. Robert Garcia + Photographer George Platt Lynes + More News”

Utah State School Board Member Censured For Cyberbullying

Gov. Cox of Utah has announced he will veto a bill banning transgender student athletes from playing in girls' leagues

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) unanimously voted to censure board member Natalie Cline and asked for her resignation after she publicly questioned a high school athlete’s gender in a Facebook post.

USBE found Cline had engaged in “cyberbullying” and “sexual harassment” when she suggested the female athlete was transgender. Continue reading “Utah State School Board Member Censured For Cyberbullying”

Trump Ordered To Pay $355 Million In Fraud Case

Donald Trump

A New York judge has ordered Donald Trump to pony up $355 million in penalties for conspiring to manipulate his net worth in order to obtain more favorable interest rates. The Donald is also barred from doing business in New York state for three years.

In his ruling, the judge wrote that Trump’s “complete lack of contrition and remorse borders on pathological.” Continue reading “Trump Ordered To Pay $355 Million In Fraud Case”

Former FBI Informant Charged With Lying About Bidens

Rep. James Comer (R-KY)

How the worm turns! The special counsel investigating the president’s son, Hunter Biden, has now charged a one-time FBI informant with lying to investigators about the business dealings of the first son and President Joe Biden.

For months, House Oversight Committee chair Rep. James Comer (R-KY) and fellow Republicans have based much of their accusations against the Bidens on the “informant” and his lies. Continue reading “Former FBI Informant Charged With Lying About Bidens”

Greece’s Parliament Has Approved Bill Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Greece's Parliament has approved a bill making same-sex marriage legal in the socially conservative nation

In a landmark victory for LGBTQ advocates, Greece’s Parliament has approved (by a vote of 176-76) a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the socially conservative country.

In doing so, Greece becomes the 16th European Union country to embrace marriage equality and the first Orthodox Christian nation to do so. Continue reading “Greece’s Parliament Has Approved Bill Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage”

New Music: Billy Porter & Luke Evans ‘Always Be My Man’

Billy Porter and Luke Evans in the music video "Always Be My Man" from the film OUR SON

The powers that be have dropped the music video for Billy Porter & Luke Evan’s song “Always Be My Man” from the motion picture film Our Son.

The video, featuring special clips from the film, shares the song’s message of enduring love and how a person comes into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime, regardless of where you are in your relationship. Continue reading “New Music: Billy Porter & Luke Evans ‘Always Be My Man’”