Joe Kennedy

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 29

1. LCD Soundsystem, featuring transgender synth player Gavin Russom, won a Grammy last night for best dance recording for their song "Tonight." Also, "Dear Evan Hansen," written by openly gay songwriter Ben Pas...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 19

1. Transgender troops can re-enlist in the military, for now, at least, according to the latest issued guidance from the Pentagon.2. Remember that anti-LGBT robocall in yesterday's #5LGBTthings? Well, it ma...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 24

1. Hillary Clinton was honored last week with the New York LGBT Center's Trailblazing Award. The awards ceremony raised more than $1.75 million for the center.2. Meet 12 of the 13 co-chairs of the upcoming ...

Clinton blasts Trump for actions against LGBT rights

Hillary Clinton lambasted President Trump on Thursday evening for actions his administration has taken against LGBT rights as the 100-day mark of his time in office approaches, saying gains made by the LGBT com...
Georgia Voice columnist Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: We weren’t ready for it

"We weren’t ready for it."Those were the words offered to me by a close friend after the election. Her point was that since 53 percent of white women, 6 percent of black women, and 32 percent of Latinas vot...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 7

1. Meet the man who could become the first openly gay Latino in Congress.2. Gay election guru Nate Silver dropped an F-bomb on Twitter Saturday following a HuffPo article criticizing his prediction model. M...

Tale of the Tape: Trump vs. Clinton on LGBT issues

Log Cabin Republican President Gregory Angelo said it early on: Donald Trump is the “most pro-gay” Republican presidential candidate in history. And following the deadly attack on an LGBT nightclub in Orlando l...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 4

1. HuffPo has a profile on Kate Brown, the bisexual governor of Oregon. If she wins next Tuesday, she'll be the first openly LGBT person elected governor.2. U.S. News & World Report looks at 20 retireme...