Today is the beginning of LGBT History Month! Every year in October, LGBT History Month highlights 31 different LGBT icons, one for every day of the month. Every icon has a video and bio detailing their importance to the fight for LGBT rights, along with downloadable flyers, images, and other resources. A project of Equality Forum, LGBT History Month provides role models, builds community, and makes sure the LGBT community’s national and international contributions are heard.
Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill outlawing “gay panic” as a legal defense. Previously, defendants could claim they were “panicked” into committing a violent crime by virtue of the victim’s sexual orientation and plead for a lesser sentence. Continue reading
As one might suspect, we’re pretty big Downton Abbey fans here at Queer Landia. Now it has been nearly a year since we’ve last seen the dubious plots of gay footman Thomas Barrow, and I’m really hoping he either gains a soul or gets the boot. If you haven’t seen the trailer for the upcoming season, then get ready, sit down, and click below!
Get ready, we’re just under a month away from the first day of Out On Film! For those who don’t know, Out On Film is a week long LGBT film festival in the great city of Atlanta, Georgia.
I know this review comes a little late as Guardians of the Galaxy has been out for several weeks now, but you know how life goes, and I’ve only just seen it.
When I first saw the trailer, I thought this was going to be cheap attempt at using another Marvel comic for (strictly) commercial gain. But after repeatedly hearing about how great the movie was I had to check it out. I set my worries aside and jumped in, and holy hell am I glad I did!
It is nearly time for Dallas Pride! You can get your pride on starting Sunday, September 21st, 11am with the Festival in the Park, then check out the Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade which leaves from Cedar Springs Road and Wycliff Avenue at 2pm, and will end at Lee Park, where the festival is located!
The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) is once again hosting its annual LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference! The largest of its kind in all of New England!