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Prairie Pride News Roundup

A selection of local, national, and international LGBTQ2SIA+ news to inform, inspire, and empower.


 

Feel Good

  • Stonewall Vet Miss Major and Her Partner Are Now Parents by Mey Rude, Advocate […read more here] | reading time: 1 minute 
  • Australia’s Census Will Include Non-Binary Option for the First time by Serena Sonoma, Them […read more here] | reading time: 3 minutes 
  • Darrin Hagen named MacEwan University’s 2021 writer-in-residence by Fish Griwkowsky, Edmonton Journal […read more here] | reading time: 3 minutes
  • 10 Major LGBT+ Victories that Prove 2020 Wasn’t a Total Write-Off by Emma Powys Maurice, Pink News […read more here] | reading time: 5 minutes
  • Eddie Izzard Says She’s Using Female Pronouns Now by Christopher Rosen, Vanity Fair […read more here] | reading time: 2 minutes
  • History Made as Mondaire Jones and Ritchie Torres Sworn in as First Gay Black and Afro-Latino Congressmen by Patrick Kelleher, Pink News […read more here] | reading time: 2 minutes
  • TW: Mention of Queer Violence at end | Greece Appoints First Openly LGBTQ+ Cabinet Minister in Historic Move by Nico Lang, them […read more here] | reading time: 2 minutes
  • Bhutan Votes to Decriminalize Homosexuality by Bil Browning, LGBTQ Nation […read more here] | reading time: 1 minute
  • TW: Transphobia | Megan Rapinoe, Billie Jean King & 174 Female Athletes Sign Brief Supporting Trans Women in Sports by Alex Bollinger, LGBTQ Nation […read more here] | reading time: 1 minute
  • Switzerland Just Became the 29th Country to Get Marriage Equality by Alex Bollinger, LGBTQ Nation […read more here] | reading time: 1 minute

 

Cultural

  • GLAAD TV Report: LGBTQ+ Representation, Driven by Four Creators, Dips by Daniel Reynolds, Advocate […read more here] | reading time: 2 minutes 

  • 22 LGBTQ+ Books You Absolutely Need to Read this Year by Jeffrey Masters, Advocate […read more here] | reading time: 8 minutes 

  • 13 LGBTQ+ Shows and Films to Stream in January 2021 by Michael Cuby, Them […read more here] | reading time: 5 minutes 

  • Sex Toy Company Launches Bizarre Lawsuit After Claiming to ‘Own’ the Word ‘Enby’, an Abbreviation for Non-Binary by Vic Parsons, Yahoo News […read more here] | reading time: 3 minutes

  • Posting Into the Void: Studying the Impact of Shadow banning on Sex Workers and Activists by Danielle Blunt, Salty World […read more here] | reading time, 5 minutes

  • Gay Stories for Straight Allies by Huw Lemmey […read more here] | reading time: 10+ minutes

  • Should Straight Actors Playing Gay be a Fossil of the Past? By Rachel Giese, XtraMagazine […read more here] | reading time: 10 minutes

  • TW: Death, Queer Violence | Silence = Death: The Cultural Impact of the AIDS Crisis, Episode 6 of the Suite (212) podcast […listen here] | listening time: 58:08 minutes

Health & Wellness

  • Celebrating Fat Queer Bodies by Gina Tonic, Xtra Magazine […read more here] | reading time: 4 minutes 
  • How to Sext Safely: A Guide to Protecting Your Privacy While Getting Intimate Online by Noelle Perdue, Xtra Magazine […read more here] | reading time: 7 minutes 
  • TW: Sexual Abuse | Decoding Vaginismus: A Gynecologist Talks About Sexual Shame and the Mind-Body Connection in Diagnosing and Treating the Condition in Queer and Trans folks by Andy Bandyopadhyay, Xtra Magazine […read more here] | reading time: 10 minutes 
  • California Could Be First State to Ban Non-Consensual Surgeries on Intersex Babies by Nico Lang, Them […read more here] | reading time: 3 minutes 
  • Stop Funding Transphobia, and 7 Other Expert Tips for Cis People Who Want To Be Better Trans Allies in 2021 by Vic Parsons, Pink News […read more here] | reading time: 8 minutes
  • Canada has Every Tool it Needs to End the Spread of HIVbut it Hasn’t by Kevin Hurren, XtraMagazine […read more here] | reading time: 8 minutes
  • Isolating while Trans by XaXa McQueen, Salty World […read more here] | reading time: 5 minutes
  • TW: Drugs, Addiction, Overdose | Alberta’s Grassroots Fight against Overdose Deaths by Ben Mussett, The Tyee […read more here] | reading time: 10 minutes

Political

  • TW: Homophobia | Hungary’s Government Orders Disclaimers on Books with Gay Content by Marton Dunai, Reuters […read more here] | reading time: 3 minutes 
    • See also: Hungary Amends Constitution to Redefine Family, Limits Gay Adoption by Marton Dunai and Anita Komuves, Reuters […read more here] | reading time: 4 minutes 
  • TW: Transphobia, Queer Violence, Death, Murder | LGBTQ+ Groups Call Out Wave of Trans Killings in Puerto Rico: “A State of Emergency” by Matt Baume, Them […read more here] | reading time: 4 minutes 
  • Minister Bardish Chagger’s Year in Queer Politics, Canada’s first Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth by Fae Johnstone, XtraMagazine […read more here] | reading time: 8 minutes
  • TW: Sexual Assault | Alexander Wang Denies Allegations of Sexual Assault as Accusers Hire Lawyer Lisa Bloom and Launch ‘#USTOO’ Movement by Olivia Petter, Independent […read more here] | reading time: 5 minutes
  • TW: Queer Violence, Queer Death | UK Government Orders Strict Sanctions on Top Officials Linked to Chechnya’s Horrific ‘Gay Purge’ by Emma Powys Maurice […read more here] | reading time: 2 minutes
  • TW: Brief mention of Domestic and Sexual Violence towards the Trans community | Labour’s Nadia Whittome Expertly Explains Why Trans Allyship is Essential to Queerness, Feminism and Socialism by Vic Parsons, Pink News […read more here] | reading time: 6 minutes

 

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