On Wednesday, cartoonist [and former LN cover] Alison Bechdel was named one of 21 new MacArthur Fellows.
[caption id="attachment_1037" align="alignright" width="341"] Alison Bechdel via Lesbian News, September 2003[/caption]
Bechdel’s name may be familiar to you from her
31 years ago today astronaut Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. Almost two years ago, after Dr. Ride's death, it was revealed that she had been with her female partner, Tam O'Shaugnessy, for 27
The second annual Trans 100 List, which honors transgender trailblazers, was unveiled today. The Trans 100 intends to shift the coverage of trans issues by focusing on the positive work being accomplished and providing visibility
Hailed as one of the biggest voices of the Caribbean, Jamaican-American singer/songwriter Diana King made a lot of noise last year when she publicly announced on her Facebook page, "YES!! I AM A LESBIAN."
Lucas Silveira, the openly transgender lead singer of Toronto alt-rock band The Cliks, returns to the music scene after a 5 year-hiatus with the highly-anticipated new album dubbed “Black Tie Elevator”, now available on iTunes.
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Paula Poundstone: we all know and love her for her outrageous, zany, hilarious comedy. This most gracious funny-lady allowed me a bird’s eye view into her life as a comic. Since I’m an entertainer myself,