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Jun 30 2023
Jun 06 2023
Denver will choose its next mayor Tuesday in a runoff election between two moderate candidates seeking to lead a rapidly growing city faced with out-of-control housing costs and increased homelessness. The city has become the tech and business hub of the Mountain West but now faces problems similar to those in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Mike Johnston, a former state senator, faces KellyThe Herald-Palladium
May 20 2023
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called out Italian leader Giorgia Meloni’s stance on LGBTQ+ rights in a meeting Friday on the margins of the G7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan.
“Obviously, Canada is concerned about some of the (positions) that Italy is taking in terms of LGBT rights,” Trudeau told Meloni, who was visibly annoyed, according to multiple media outlets.
“But I lookPolitico
Aug 07 2023
‘I plan to better educate myself’: Tough-talking rapper Ne-Yo caves to LGBTQ mob over transgender stance
Tough talk turned into buzzword obedience as one performer’s hot take double-down on transgenderism brought more heat than he bargained for. Grammy-winning artist Ne-Yo, real name Shaffer Chimere Smith, recently sat down for an interview with VladTV podcaster Gloria Velez that seemed to show spine where others had had their common sense cowed. Courage from the R&B singer appeared to beBizpac Review
Jul 24 2023
The 1975 canceled the rest of its Asia tour dates after lead singer Matty Healy publicly criticized Malaysian LGBTQ+ laws. The 1975 has canceled the rest of its Asia tour after the band’s recent set at a Malaysian music festival was cut short when lead singer Matty Healy called out the Malaysian government’s LGBTQ+ policies. Following the controversy about the nixed performance, the Good VibesLos Angeles Times
Jul 05 2023
Police in Salt Lake City are investigating after a number of Pride flags were set alight in the Utah capital. The investigation began on Monday morning (3 July) after officers were called to a home where the owner reported their flag being cut down and burned, the police said in a statement. After responding to the incident, they learned that at least four other LGBTQ+ flags in the area hadPinkNews
Jun 26 2023
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The suspect in a mass shooting that killed five people at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub in 2022 has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murder and other charges in the attack. The sentencing of Anderson Lee Aldrich comes just seven months after the shooting and spares victims’ families and survivors a long and potentially painful trial.Kennebec Journal
Jun 26 2023
The suspect in a mass shooting that killed five people at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub last year pleaded guilty to murder and other charges during an emotional Monday court hearing in which some victims relatives vowed to never forgive the “evil” attack. The guilty plea entered by Anderson Lee Aldrich comes just seven months after the shooting and spares victim’s families and survivorsMassLive.com
Jul 12 2023
A salon and beauty supply business owner in this Lake Michigan port city of 15,559 people in Northern Michigan declared that she will not serve anyone who identifies other than a man or a woman. Instead she caustically noted that those persons should seek the services of a local pet groomer. In a Facebook post on her since deleted Facebook page, Christine Geiger, who stated that she is the co-Washington Blade