Articles by: Diana Denza

LGBT Community Center Opens New Public Resource Space

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Maryland (GLCCB) has opened an informational center, which includes support services and resources, a computer lab, Wi-Fi, and an LGBT bookstore.  The Welcome Center will be open to the public from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and noon to 3… read more

Gay Literature Added to California K-12 Reading List

Drawing the ire of right-wingers, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill requiring public schools to teach students about the contributions of LGBT-identified people. Brown said: “History should be honest. This bill revises existing laws that prohibit discrimination in education and ensures that the important contributions of Americans from all backgrounds and walks of life… read more

From 'Cinderella' to 'King and King': The Rise of Alternative Fairytales

Last week, a special event called “Alternative Families, Alternative Fairytales” was held at London’s Southbank Centre. The meeting was dedicated to “addressing the lack or literature” available for same-sex parents in the UK and their estimated 19,000 children. In recent years, significant strides have been made in LGBT-inclusive children’s books –Justin Richardson’s And Tango Makes Three and… read more

Judge Dredd May Be Gay, Writers Hint

Judge Dredd fans have been reacting to an image of the comic book hero in the arms of another man with the caption, “I guess, somehow, I’d always known I was gay. I was just too scared to admit it.” The latest issue of the 2000 AD comic is called “Closet”, but the illustration actually… read more

GLAAD Media Awards Nominees Announced

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has released its nominees for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The extensive list includes contenders for Outstanding Film, Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Newspaper Article, and more. View the full list here…. read more