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Story by Chuck Tackett WHITE ON WHITE CRIME: THE MIAMI SHOWBAND MASSACRE “Music makes the people come together. Music makes the bourgeoisie and the rebel.” ‘Music’ Madonna Before I begin this article, I would like to dedicate it to my friend and reader Don Adams. Don has taught me the importance of the arts, especially […]

“I believe very firmly that you can’t lead the people if you don’t love all the people.” Senator Corey Booker 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate If you are a Babyboomer, throughout several decades, you have heard various messages and socially conscious music with a common theme. The theme was about unity. The theme was about love., […]

PHOENIX – LGBT groups sued Arizona on Thursday asking a federal judge to strike down a state law prohibiting HIV and AIDS instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle.” The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Equality Arizona, alleges the 1991 law constitutes unconstitutional discrimination and restricts educational opportunity for LGBT students. It says it enshrines in […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn (WTVF) — The fire department is using T-shirts to raise awareness on LGBT issues. Nashville fire station 2 is partnering with the Tennessee Equality Project foundation and department’s first LGBT liaison says it’s about inclusion. “We don’t see differences we see people,” said Paramedic Matthew Fuson. Nashville’s shift B firefighters at station 2 […]

From time to time, I feel that Bisexuals have been historically been treated like the ugly stepchild of the LGBTQ+ community. Several times I have heard ignorant, close-minded Gays and Lesbians claim that there is no such thing as Bisexuality. Their hypothesis was, you are either Gay or Straight. People who claim that they are […]

Story by Chuck Tackett INTRODUCING TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST CECILIA CHUNG ” First and foremost, I am identifying with the immigrant community, the Asian community, and also the Transgender community, being a Transgender woman myself. In some ways, I think I also relate to the bigger LGBTQ community, because I lived for many years as a Gay […]

The state Senate could soon vote on a measure that would require K-12 public schools in Illinois to teach LGBT history. State Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgin, got House Bill 246 passed Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 with just enough votes 60-42. The measure would require textbooks “include the roles and contributions of all people protected under […]

March 14, 2019

Taylor Swift doesn’t talk about politics much, but she sure does seem to support the LGBT community in more ways than one. This past year in her hometown of Tennessee Taylor posted on her Instagram account that ” in the midterm elections she would cast her vote based on the candidate that will protect and […]

Story By Chuck Tackett ANDREW YANG 2020: HUMANITY FIRST With the field of 2020 Presidential candidates expanding, there is a concern on how one will set themselves apart from the rest and really grab our attention. Another one of these candidates is Andrew Yang. As I said in my article a couple of weeks ago […]

Story by Chuck Tackett If you are a regular reader of my column, you know I am a huge fan of LGBT+ Kansas City’s podcast “Just My Opinion” with their hosts MT Baby and Spiritual Studd. I try my best to keep up with their monthly episodes. I even at times, put their episodes on […]


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