"'The Christmas Setup' and 'A Sugar & Spice Holiday 'are important additions to the It’s a Wonderful Lifetime slate because they continue our effort to tell the stories of the diverse communities represented by our viewers,” described Winter. “Our hope with these inclusive films and others is that people will see themselves while enjoying universally relatable holiday romances.” … [Read more...] about Real-life married gay couple cast in new LGBTQ holiday movie on Lifetime
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“It’s important to be authentic,” she explained. “I don’t think that anybody that isn’t ready to come out feels like they need to keep private things private. When looking back at my life, when I was feeling things, I started to conceal [them] in a certain way. And when that starts happening, then you have juxtaposing feelings. Your family’s confused, you’re confused. So be honest with yourself.” … [Read more...] about Gloria Estefan says it was ‘tough’ revisiting her daughter Emily’s coming out as gay
JM: Voting requirements include having to be a United States citizen, needing to be a resident is at least one state and having to be at least eighteen years old. Some states may allow for seventeen year olds to vote in primaries or register to vote early one. … [Read more...] about Q&A with Jenna Meadows, campus advocate for student voter engagement and poll volunteering
Outside of politics directly, the media has also felt the squeeze. The city's leading pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, was raided earlier this year, and owner Jimmy Lai appeared in court again Thursday, facing new fraud charges. A producer for public broadcaster RTHK was arrested for her work examining the police, while this week more than two-dozen reporters quit in protest at cuts made by i-Cable, a private broadcaster with a reputation for investigative reportping. … [Read more...] about With arrests and a security law, who is left to fight for democracy in Hong Kong?
"I got my census the other day, and there were two choices for gender. There was male and female, and that erasure was so upsetting to me, the erasure of transgender and non-binary people," she said. "And when you don't collect information on a group of people, that means that you have every excuse in the world not to support them." … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift denounces 2020 census for excluding transgender, non-binary people