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Melissa Etheridge’s 21-Year-Old Son Dead

By Washington Blade Staff Melissa Etheridge’s 21-year-old son Beckett Cypher died Wednesday. Etheridge tweeted that it was related to opioid addiction. “Today I joined the hundreds of thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid [...]

By |2020-05-14T14:59:04-04:00May 14th, 2020|National, News|

NOGLSTP Seeks LGBTQ Scholarship Applicants

The National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals is seeking applicants for the 2020/2021 school year to receive its Out to Innovate Scholarship. Any two undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career [...]

By |2020-05-11T12:46:45-04:00May 11th, 2020|National, News|

Supreme Court Focuses in on Religion

While LGBTQ people nervously await the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions regarding two big employment discrimination cases, the court this month heard arguments in other cases that could have significant impact. On Wednesday, May 6, the [...]

By |2020-05-07T17:06:26-04:00May 7th, 2020|National, News|

Obituary: Phyllis Ann Lyon

Nov. 10, 1924 – April 9, 2020 Phyllis Lyon, who along with her late wife Del Martin, became the first to wed in San Francisco in 2004 when then-Mayor Gavin Newsom instructed the city clerk [...]

By |2020-04-13T12:57:01-04:00April 13th, 2020|National, News|

Obituary: Terrence McNally

Terrence McNally, writer of such plays as "Love! Valour! Compassion!" and "Master Class" died March 24 of complications from COVID-19 in a hospital in his home state of Florida. Labeled by The New York Times [...]

By |2020-03-26T11:06:45-04:00March 26th, 2020|National, News|