Top 100 Gay, Bi, Trans, and Queer Times 2022

Lesbian and queer women slayed in 2022 in the realms of social justice, music, film, sports, and more.

Lesbian and queer women slayed in 2022 in the realms of social justice, music, film, sports, and more. As we approach another new year, we reflect on the achievements and milestones of 2022 that should be recognized and celebrated. Our LGBTQ+ family members provided hope for more change and achievement in the coming year.

Here are 100 lesbian, bi, trans, queer, and just plain human moments that had extra special meaning for our entire community.

Israel lifts restrictions on surrogacy for same-sex couples and single men – January 4, 2022

Israel has lifted restrictions on surrogacy for same-sex couples and single men, following a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court back in July. The Court ruled that the state had six months to lift the restrictions, which prohibited same-sex couples and single men from gaining access to surrogates. Previously, the law – which originally only applied to parents of the opposite sex – had been extended to include single women. The July ruling followed one from the previous year, in which the court determined that the existing law governing surrogacy should be extended. However, since the Israeli government failed to lift the restrictions for more than a year, the court stepped in again.

Arlo Parks And Ashnikko Get Together – January 10, 2022

This sizzling new couple on the scene is too cute for words – and the two singers seem to agree, according to Ashnikko’s caption to one of their Instagram posts which shows the couple cooing: BUT WE’RE STUPID DUM DUM HOT.”

Netflix Debuts Its First LGBTQ+ Podcast, ‘The Gay Agenda’ – January 10, 2022

“The Gay Agenda”, a podcast celebrating LGBTQ+ creatives, dropped on Netflix on January 10th. It was the first LGBTQ+ podcast for the popular streaming platform. “The Gay Agenda” was produced by actress and singer Jasmin Savoy Brown and her “Yellowjackets” co-star, non-binary actor Liv Hewson (“Don’t worry,” says a disclaimer on a Netflix news release. ” No cannibalism is involved.”). On each episode, Brown and Hewson interview LGBTQ+ pioneers from different industries, including Fortune Feimster, Natalie Morales, Javicia Leslie, and Leo Sheng.

Andrea Jenkins Makes History as First Black Trans Woman to Lead Minneapolis City Council – January 12, 2022

Minneapolis councilwoman Andrea Jenkins made history when she became the first Black trans woman elected president of the city council after a unanimous vote. She is now the first trans official to lead a city council anywhere in the nation. Jenkins already made history in 2017 when she was voted onto the city council, making her the first Black trans woman elected to public office.

Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil Comes Out Bisexual – January 13, 2022

Miss Universe Australia Maria Thattil has come out as a proud bisexual. Thattil, who appeared on season 8 of the hit Australian reality show, “I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!,” opened up about her sexuality in an episode. “Growing up, I always thought, like, maybe I was a little bi-curious, and I’d only ever hang out with straight people,” Thattil admitted in the episode. “But growing up, I had crushes on girls I went to school with. Even as I got older, I thought, I can appreciate an attractive woman.”

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey Announces Run for Governor – January 21, 2022

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey (and GO Women We Love alum, 2019 and 2022) has announced her historic run for governor of the state. The candidate made her first public remarks at a small gathering outside an East Boston subway station, where she focused her campaign on everyday issues that solve problems, such as the cost of living and the – child care.

‘Last Night at the Telegraph Club’ Directed by Queer Women Wins Stonewall Book Award — January 24, 2022

Malinda Lo—New York Times bestselling author, the voice behind Cinderella’s retelling “Ash,” and one of GO’s 2022 Women We Love—kicked off the year in literary style. Her latest, “Last Night at the Telegraph Club,” a coming-of-age queer female novel on Red Scare, won the prestigious Stonewall Book Award, one of three awarded annually by the American Library Association for exceptional LGBTQ+ literature.

Jasmin Savoy releases “Orange Wine” – January 28, 2022

Before reprising her role as a star football player and plane crash survivor in Showtime’s “Yellowjackets,” Jasmin Savoy has released her second single, a smooth, sultry ode to dates that ended too soon . In the video for “Orange Wine,” cast in a bisexual light, Savoy sings, “But at least you kissed us / At least I kissed you / I got to taste your lips. You put your hands on my hips / Be careful; you’re making me slip.”

Kris Wilka And Trans Inclusion in Sport – February 1, 2022

In February, P.E. Moskowitz published “Kris Wilka Just Wants to Play Football” for GQ. The article features Kris Wilka, a 14-year-old trans athlete, and his experience navigating transphobic policies in South Dakota. The piece addresses misleading transphobic narratives and highlights young people like Kris Wilka who are at the forefront of LGBTQ+ activism today.

US Soccer, Players’ Unions Reach Historic Agreement on Equal Pay – February 22, 2022

The US Soccer Federation and the players’ unions have reached an agreement on equal pay for players on the women’s and men’s national teams. As part of the historic settlement, U.S. Soccer committed to providing an equal pay rate to players regardless of gender, and to also award $22 million in damages to players on the Women’s National Team.

10th Anniversary Queerties Awards Show Honors The Best And The Best – February 24, 2022

Over 1.4 million votes were cast to crown the winners of this year’s Queerties, an awards show celebrating the best in LGBTQ+ culture and media. Some notable winners were Lil Nas X for Anthem of The Year, Wanda Sykes for Standout Standup, “Pose” for Best TV Series, Gottmik for The Groundbreaker Award, and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez for The Icon Award.

Hunter Schafer Rekindles Her Runway Career for Prada – February 24, 2022

To many, Hunter Schafer is the beloved Jules on HBO’s “Euphoria,” but before her days on screen, she made a name for herself in the fashion world. On February 24, Schafer reclaimed the catwalk alongside fashion’s biggest “it girls”, such as Kendall Jenner and Kaia Gerber, at the Prada show during Milan Fashion Week.

Florida House Passes Controversial ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill – February 24, 2022

A controversial bill was passed in the Florida House that restricts schools from teaching content related to sexual orientation and gender identity. House Bill 1557, dubbed “Don’t Say Gay” by critics, requires schools to “[prohibit] classroom discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity at certain grade levels” and policies that prohibit “parental notification [and] involvement in critical case. decisions affecting the mental, emotional or physical well-being of the student.”

Trayvon Martin was killed 10 years ago, sparking a Black Lives Matter Movement – February 26, 2022

February 26, 2022 marked the 10th anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, whose death at the hands of George Zimmerman inspired the Black Lives Matter movement. After Zimmerman’s acquittal the following year – he claimed self-defense in Martin’s killing – #BlackLivesMatter started trending on social media, sparking a nationwide movement to protest the deaths of ‘ Black people in the hands of the police and others.

Justine Lindsay Becomes First Openly Transgender NFL Cheerleader – March 2022

In March, Justine Lindsay became the first openly transgender NFL cheerleader, joining the Carolina Panthers’ TopCats Cheerleaders. She was met with an outpouring of support from the Panthers organization and the Charlotte community. “This is just the beginning,” Justine said. “I appreciate everyone who has been supporting me since March until now. I love them and I hope I can still inspire young trans people to let them know they can do the same thing I’m doing, if not more. I just hope I can be an inspiration to someone out there.”

GO Writers Publish Young Adult Fiction and Poetry — March 15, 2022 and August 2, 2022

This year, GO writers A’Kala Chaires and Lauren Emily wrote and published full-length books. Chaires’ poetry collection “Diary Of…” recounts the unique experience of surviving one’s twenties in the midst of a global pandemic, and Emily’s latest novel for young adults “Take Her Down” explores queer identity in the midst of a heartbreaking high school election and a terrifying political climate.

Lesbian Icon & Author Leslie Cohen passed away – March 16, 2022

Lesbian icon and author Leslie Cohen died in mid-March. Cohen had long been part of New York City’s LGBTQ+ community. She was one of four women who opened Sahara, a legendary upscale women’s club, in the 1970s, and later worked as a nightclub promoter before attending law school. She and his wife, Beth Suskin, were also the models for George Segal’s sculpture “Gay Liberation” in the Village’s Christopher Park. Her 2021 memoir, “The Audacity of a Kiss,” was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award for best Lesbian Memoir/Biography.

Neema Avashia Remembers Growing Up Indian and Queer in Appalachia in New Memoir — March 25, 2022

Most narratives set by Appalachia are decidedly straight and white (remember “Hillbilly Elegy”)?), but Neema Avashia’s memoir flipped the script. Avashia’s family lived in West Virginia thanks to the region’s call for scientists and engineers in the 1970s and 1980s, and her memoir “Another Appalachia: Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place,” is a deeply personal view of life with an intersectional identity. in an increasingly complex region.

Roxane Gay Books Imprint Announces First Three Titles — March 28, 2022

Author, media personality, and queer icon Roxane Gay is spreading the gospel of literature, through her new imprint Roxane Gay Books, launched in May 2021 with the aim of publishing writing that is “written wonderful, provocative and intelligent.” This year, Gay announced the imprint’s first three titles, which will be published in 2023. The second title is “Lush Lives,” a queer female literary novel due in August next year.

Ariana Debose Becomes First Openly Queer Woman of Color to Win Oscar – March 27, 2022

Ariana Debose made history at this year’s Oscars for being the first openly queer woman of color to win Best Supporting Actress. Debose’s win was well-deserved for her astonishing portrayal of Anita in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of “West Side Story.” In her acceptance speech, Debose paid tribute to the iconic Rita Moreno who originated the cinematic role of Anita in 1961 and became the first Latina to win an Oscar. She spoke directly to the queer community while referencing Steven Sondheim’s lyrics, “For anyone who has ever questioned your identity… I promise you, there is indeed a place for us.”

JoJo Siwa Trades Signature Ponytail For Gay™ Cut – April 6, 2022

Forget the bows and the blonde ponytail – JoJo Siwa has got a new swaggy look. Siwa, who came out as part of the queer community last year, posted a video on Instagram of herself in a hair-styling session with the caption, “Mayyyyy have done something todayyyy.” In the video, Siwa smiles as she screams as her ponytail is cut off.

Andrea Askowitz Reflects on ‘Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy’ — April 11, 2022

Unless it’s Bette Porter and Tina Kennard, lesbian pregnancy is still not discussed as often as it should be. In 2008’s “My Miserable, Lonely Lesbian Pregnancy,” author, teacher, editor, and podcast producer Andrea Askowitz looks back on her own experience with wry humor and endless heart. This year, Askowitz spoke to GO about the book and her daughter, Tashi, who has now turned 18: “55,000 words. It’s a complete love letter to her.”

Janelle Monáe comes out as non-binary – April 20, 2022

The actor and singer-songwriter opened up about their gender identity on an episode of Red Table Talk with hosts Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith, and Adrienne Banfield-Norris. “I’m non-binary. I just don’t see myself as a woman or just – I feel all my energy,” Monáe said early in the episode. “I feel like God is so much bigger than the ‘He’ or the ‘She.’ And if I am from God, I am everything.”

The 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards Honors Inclusive Representation of the LGBTQ+ Community in English- and Spanish-Speaking Media – April 2, 2022

For the first time since 2019, the GLAAD Media Awards were held in person to honor films, television shows, video games, musicians and works of journalism that fairly represent the LGBTQ+ community. The event was hosted by drag royal Shangela, Bob the Drag Queen, and Eureka O’Hara. Both English and Spanish speaking productions were honored.

‘I Fucking Love You’ by Zolita – April 27, 2022

The ambitious trilogy “Somebody I Fucked Once” of Zolita begins with an over-the-top and nostalgia-covered drawing between a pretty pink cheerleader and the sensitive artist in a black cut. Three narratively rich music videos follow the couple from graduation to breakup and finally conclude with a very sweet kiss at the concert.

SZA Comes Out In Tweet – April 28, 2022

“See what they say about you,” a fan tweeted SZA with a picture of the R&B singer framed by the lesbian flag. “Not bad lol,” she replied. Speculations about SZA’s sexuality have circulated for years. The tweet was a characteristically chill confirmation.

La Gala At The Brooklyn Museum – April 30, 2022

Just nights before the infamous Met Gala, the Brooklyn Museum and drag artist Chiquitita hosted La Gala, a night that centered and celebrated the LGBTQ+ community. It was inspired by the Brooklyn Museum exhibition, Andy Warhol: Revelations. Warhol’s work was aimed at dismantling and examining life, death, desire, and the queer body through the eyes of the Catholic Church. La Gala’s drag, music, and burlesque shows were inspired by these same themes.

The Met Gala Returns – May 2, 2022

One of the most anticipated and highly criticized evenings in the world of fashion, the Met Gala was back in full swing for its regular First Monday of May schedule. The theme was Gilded Glamour, and the queers did not disappoint. Janelle Monáe wore a Ralph Lauren piece inspired by Esther Williams, while Tommy Dorfman wore latex for the first time at the event. Emma Corrin, Lena Waithe, and Phoebe Bridgers were among the other LGBTQ+ celebrities who showed up and it rained glitter all over the red carpet.

Chrishell Stause Reveals She’s in a Queer Relationship – May 6, 2022

In the “Selling Sunset” season 5 reunion special, Chrishell Stause revealed that she was dating a singer who used their pronouns. It wasn’t long before fans put the pieces together and the story came out: Stause fell for singer and musician G Flip while she was starring in one of their videos. If Stause could put in one word for it? According to People, “awesome.”

Dylan Mulvaney Invites Us On Her Girl Trip – May 9, 2022

This year, we all had the privilege of falling in love with content creator Dylan Mulvaney as she documented her transition. Through extreme vulnerability, sense of humor and kindness, Mulvaney quickly rose to fame on TikTok with her series “Day of Being a Girl”. Her magnetic personality has drawn nearly three million followers to join her through the ups and downs of her girlhood journey.

Legendary LGBTQ+ activist Urvashi Vaid dies at 63 – May 14, 2022

Legendary LGBTQ+ lawyer, writer and activist Urvashi Vaid has died at her home in New York City, after a battle with cancer. She was 63. Vaid had dedicated her life to advancing multiple social causes, including women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, immigration justice, and racial equality. During her long career, she has worked with and co-founded numerous social justice organizations, including LPAC, a political action committee dedicated to supporting progressive lesbian political candidates.

Hayley Kiyoko and Becca Tilley confirm their relationship – May 20, 2022

In May, Kiyoko’s Bachelorette-themed music video “For The Girls” featured her and former “Bachelorette” contestant Becca Tilley sharing a steamy kiss. Until Kiyoko’s music video came out, the two had kept their relationship a secret for four years. After announcing their relationship, the adorable pair shared snapshots and videos of their romance on social media, giving Lemonade Mouth and Bachelor fans an unexpected love story.

Cult Classic Trans Novel ‘Nevada’ Gets a Pride Month Release — June 7, 2022

“Nevada” by Imogen Binnie is a short but powerful novel, reimagining the great American road trip through the eyes of a trans punk woman who steals her ex-girlfriend’s car and heads west. . This year, the previously out-of-print cult classic and 2014 Lambda Literary Award Finalist received a re-release and immediately made “best of summer” lists in Vogue, Book Riot and BuzzFeed.

Rebel Wilson Dating Ramona Agruma Instagram Official – June 9, 2022

Known for always living unapologetically on the edge, “Pitch Perfect” actress Rebel Wilson has announced her relationship with clothing brand designer Ramona Agruma – her first relationship with a woman. Wilson told People in May 2022 about their sweet meeting, describing the beginning of the relationship as “old school” and “very romantic.” She later announced the birth of her daughter in November.

Beanie Feldstein Engages – June 23, 2022

Actress and producer Beanie Feldstein and her longtime girlfriend announced their engagement on June 23 after a beautiful and romantic dinner together, which was attended by Feldstein’s brother, the famous Jonah Hill. The couple has been going strong for three years.

Thousands Protest After SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade – June 24, 2022

In June, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that legalized access to abortion in the United States for nearly 50 years. The decision, which was made regarding an abortion bill in Mississippi, sparked protests across the country, and led to fears that the Court could reverse its decision on cases other historians, including those protecting LGBTQ+ rights.

‘Freedom Rally’ for Peace held in Warsaw – June 25, 2022

Kyiv Pride joined Warsaw Pride to organize a Freedom Rally in Warsaw on the 10th anniversary of the Kyiv Pride Equality March. The March was held to promote peace in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion earlier in February. “Russia is taking away our homes, our families, our friends, and our loved ones, but it will never take away our freedom, our visibility, our right to vote,” he said. the Director of Kryiv Pride Lenny Emson. “We want to appeal to the whole world: help Ukraine win!”

NYC Pride Parade returns after a two-year hiatus – June 26, 2022

NYC Pride hit the pavement after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 precautions, and participants participated in the parade for 12 hours. This year’s grand marshals were living LGBTQ+ legends: social media influencer Ts Madison, comedian Punkie Johnson, athlete Schuyler Bailar, activist Dominique Morgan, and attorney Chase Strangio .

Ketanji Brown Jackson Becomes First Black Woman on Supreme Court – June 30, 2022

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Jackson was nominated by President Biden earlier in February to replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, and was confirmed in April by a bipartisan vote in the Senate. “It took 232 years and 115 prior appointments for a Black woman to be chosen to serve on the United States Supreme Court, but we did it!” Jackson said in remarks after the ceremony. To borrow a phrase from Lizzo: “It’s damn time.”

Petition to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Goes to Ukrainian President Zelensky – July 12, 2022

A petition to legalize same-sex marriage in Ukraine has been sent to President Volodymyr Zelensky after gathering more than 28,000 signatures online. While a final decision has yet to be made by the Ukrainian government, Zelensky has come out in support of civil partnerships for same-sex couples, and in December, the country passed a law banning anti-LGBTQ+ hate speech in the media.

‘Becky’s So Hot’- July 20, 2022

If one thing’s for sure, we can always count on Fletcher to stir up some much-needed cheeky drama – this time, by penning a love song to her ex’s new girlfriend, Becky Missal, that explores both jealousy and also the attraction. In the video, Fletcher races around a pink and lavender town making out with Bella Thorne on the back of a motorcycle. It’s a high-octane accompaniment to a song about a love triangle that sounds like it came from the pages of an eighties pulp rag.

Jillian Michaels and DeShanna Marie Minuto Elope – July 22, 2022

All-star American trainer Jillian Michaels got engaged to her then-girlfriend, funky fashion designer DeShanna Marie Minuto, back in 2021, after dating for three years. In a whirlwind romance, they eloped in early 2022 in a private ceremony in Namibia. But fans of the couple needn’t worry — they’re planning on an “official wedding celebration” in June 2023, according to Page Six.

Girl Splash Makes Waves in Provincetown, MA – July 20-24, 2022

Provincetown, one of the gayest places in the United States, hosted its annual summer week for women, Girl Splash. In addition to a designated lesbian beach, events included live performances by the band BETTY, whale watching, a tea dance, a scavenger hunt, a dock party called Squirt, and much more!

Yellow Brick Road Pub, Tulsa’s Only Lesbian Bar, Destroyed In Fire – August 1, 2022

Tulsa’s Yellow Brick Road (YBR) Pub, one of the last lesbian bars in the country, was destroyed in a fire. “Sad day for our little hole in the wall,” read a message posted on the YBR Pub Facebook page. “It’s a total loss, but thankfully everyone is safe. We will rebuild and come back better than ever. We [love] everyone who has always made this part of Tulsa so special.”

Brittney Griner Convicted After Making Final Appeal in Closing Arguments – August 4, 2022

Griner, detained in Russia on drug charges in February, was sentenced to nine years in prison after closing arguments in her case. Griner, herself, had the last word, closing her defense with an apology to his wife, her family, and her teammates in both the WNBA and the Russian Premier League, for whom she plays in the WNBA off- season. “I never wanted to hurt anyone,” she told the court, as reported by Yahoo! Sports. “I never wanted to endanger the Russian population. I never meant to break any laws here. I made an honest mistake and I hope that your decision will not end my life here.”

Abbi Jacobsen Arab to Jodi Balfour – August 7, 2022

After announcing their relationship to the public in 2021, “Broad City” star Abbie Jacobson and her girlfriend Jodi Balfour got engaged in August 2022, according to Entertainment Tonight. The couple was seen wearing red and pink as they hit the red carpet for the premiere of “A League of Their Own”, ringed in ringed hand.

A Queer League Of Their Own – August 12, 2022

The new series “A League of Their Own” co-created by Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham proved to be an excellent adaptation of the classic 1992 film. Keeping the spirit of the original film, this revival gives us a deeper look into the lives of the queer characters. Jacobson reflected on her personal relationship with the original film and her hopes to approach the adapted series with new depth. “We really wanted to open the lens and scope of this baseball story to include a generation of women playing baseball, and focus on the stories that were not told in the film. Most of these were strange stories.”

Scotland Becomes First Country to Make Periodicals Available – August 15, 2022

Scotland has become the first country to make time products free in the country’s public facilities. The Periodic Product bill was first introduced by Labor Party Member Monica Lennon in 2019 as a means of combating period poverty. It passed unanimously in the country’s parliament in 2020. “Proud of what we have achieved in Scotland,” Lennon wrote on social media after the law came into force. “We are the first, but we will not be the last.”

Singapore lifts ban on same-sex relationships – August 22, 2022

The Singapore government has repealed 377a, a colonial-era law that banned same-sex relationships. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the repeal in his National Day Rally speech, saying it was “the right thing to do, and something that most Singaporeans now they will accept.” The government had previously kept the ban in place, although it was not actively enforced.

Ezra Furman releases ‘All of Us Flames’ – August 26, 2022

Ezra Furman has been changing musical form, jumping from doo-wop to riot girl to folk music. In her latest album she tells exciting and vulnerable stories of resistance, affection, and transgender spirituality. “All of Us Flames” was a bright light in a year of traumatic violence against transgender people.

Hong Kong Court rules against same-sex marriage in latest challenge – August 26, 2022

A Hong Kong court has again decided against marriage between persons of the same sex, this time in a case about marriages that took place abroad. The Court of Appeal decided against the activist Jimmy Sham, who claimed that his same-sex marriage, made in New York, should be legally recognized. In its ruling, the court ruled that Hong Kong’s Basic Law, which came into force in 1990, allowed marriage rights to only opposite-sex couples.

Clexacon Held In Anaheim, CA – August 26-28, 2022

Clexacon is an annual convention that celebrates and encourages positive LGBTQ+ content in media and acts as a way to connect fans and content creators alike. The event featured fan favorite guests, speakers, panels, and even a performance by Banda Boi! Tons of LGBTQ+ vendors lined the venue, and many of the special guests were available for autographs.

Sue Bird retires from WNBA – September, 2022

WNBA star Sue Bird has retired after playing a record 21 seasons, all with the Seattle Storm. With four championships under her belt, 13 All-star appearances, and the WNBA record for all-time assists, Bird seems destined for the Basketball Hall of Fame. Besides being an incredible athlete, Bird later in her career found her voice as an activist, speaking out against racism, sexism and homophobia on and off the court.

Iran Sentences LGBTQ+ activists to death – September 4, 2022

Iran has sentenced to death two LGBTQ+ activists, Elham Chubdar and Zahra Sediqi Hamedani, for “promoting homosexuality” and “spreading corruption on earth,” among other charges. The sentences were widely condemned by human rights organizations and the United Nations, which called for the release of the two women. 6Rang, an Iranian LGBTQ+ advocacy group, continues to advocate for their release.

“Women, Life, Freedom” Protests Break Out in Iran – Late September 2022

Protests broke out in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini, a young Kurdish woman, at the hands of the country’s morality police. Amini, who was taken into custody for wearing her headscarf inappropriately, was allegedly beaten while in custody and later died in hospital. The protesters, many of them women who burned their own scarves in a demonstration, called for changes in the theocratic laws of the country. “Women, life, freedom” became a slogan of the protests.

dapperQ’s Seventh Annual NYFW Show ‘Bloom’ returns in person – September 8, 2022

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, dapperQ was back in action during New York Fashion Week at their usual venue, the Brooklyn Museum. With work from designers like DEVONATION, Transguy Supply, Stuzo Clothing, Hesta, and others, professional queer models and enthusiasts turned the Brooklyn Museum into a catwalk-party-meets-LGBTQ-haven.

Telfar x Rainbow Pop-Up Drop in Brooklyn – September 11, 2022

Telfar Clemens is the Liberian-American fashion designer behind the iconic and game-changing TELFAR, a fashion line that bridges the gap between subversive and obscure and attainable. On September 11th, in lieu of an upcoming collaboration with longtime fashion store, Rainbow, TELFAR held a surprise pop-up shop at Rainbow’s in Brooklyn. Lines wrapped around the block for the entire day, as happy customers came out clutching ROYGBIV-inspired bags. As is the nature of TELFAR, the whole day was one giant party.

Bestselling Author Courtney Summers Releases Lesbian Thriller — September 13, 2022

Courtney Summers’ latest New York Times bestselling author, “I’m the Girl,” investigates victimhood and real-life monsters through a lesbian lens. Although Summers’ previous novels featured queer characters and themes, this year the author herself came out. Summers told GO, “[w]hen I finally realized it, it was so obvious in retrospect—but so were the systems in place that prevented that revelation for most of my life.”

Becky Hammon leads Las Vegas Aces to WNBA title – September 18, 2022

Becky Hammon, the former WNBA star and the first woman and publicly outside coach to be a paid NBA assistant, led the Las Vegas Aces to the WNBA title. Hammon spent eight years working as an assistant coach with the San Antonio Spurs and coached the Spurs Summer League with great success. This last season, she coached the Aces and became the first person to win the WNBA championship as a player and as a head coach.

Dinah Beach Has a New Home at The Margaritaville Resort in Palm Springs – September 21-25, 2022

The hottest lesbian party in the country, The Dinah Shore, was held in beautiful Palm Springs at the Margaritaville Resort. Wild parties were thrown all weekend, including the famous Black and White Ball and The L Word Pool Party, and featured star-studded performances by queer artists such as Fletcher and Zolita.

The Lesbian Bar Project drops trailer for upcoming Dokuseries – September 23, 2022

The Lesbian Bar Project has dropped the trailer for its October docuseries. The docuseries tells “the heartfelt and human stories behind” three of the remaining lesbian bars in the country, says series co-creator and director Elina Street in a message posted on Instagram. The limited run series aired for three episodes, and featured Henrietta Hudson in New York City, Pearl Bar in Houston, and Boycott Bar in Phoenix. The trailer featured excerpts from the upcoming series, including testimonials from the bar owners and members of their community.

‘Hold the Girl’ by Rina Sawayama – September 26, 2022

Against the backdrop of legislative attacks against queer children and adults across the United States, Rina Sawayama released her second studio album. “This Hell” finds the singer dancing in the fire singing “Red flame, catch the moment, pose for the paparazzi / Fuck what they did to Britney, Lady Di’, and Whitney… That Satan is showing up thirsty, not even he can hurt me.”

Cubans Vote to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage – September 25, 2022

Voters in Cuba have approved a referendum legalizing same-sex marriage in the island nation. The measure passed with much more than the 50% needed to become law. Cuba is now one of the few countries in Central America to recognize same-sex marriage, including Costa Rica and Mexico, where same-sex marriage was officially recognized this year from all 32 states of the country.

Canada To Expand Inclusion In Figure Skating Competition – October 2, 2022

Skate Canada, the country’s governing body for figure skating, will allow same-sex teams to compete in top level competitions. The rule for pair skating competitions used to read, “one man and one woman,” and now reads, “two skaters.” Karen Butcher, president of Skate Canada, explains, “This change is about removing barriers to participation in skating, and we believe it will have a significant impact in ensuring that all gender identities be recognized and accepted equally and without prejudice.”

Sam Smith And Kim Petras Rank #1 Song In The World – October 4, 2022

Kim Petras collaborated with Sam Smith on “Unholy.” The song ranked number one in the world in the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excluding U.S. charts.

Miu Miu Break The Binary Spring And Summer Show – October 4, 2022

The fashion world is notorious for gender. When the track is broken, it’s usually from a Queer-owned company, but one of the biggest fashion houses in the world, Miu Miu, broke the mold during Paris Fashion Week. The label’s Spring and Summer Show featured models of all genders wearing skirts, shorts, and dresses, working to bring gender-neutral fashion into the mainstream.

Slovenia Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage – October 4, 2022

After a vote of 48 against 29 in its Parliament, Slovenia became the first country in Eastern Europe to legalize marriage between persons of the same sex. “With these changes, we are [recognizing] the rights of same-sex couples that they should have had for a long time,” said Simon Maljevac, the country’s Secretary of State, after the vote.

Negroni Sbagliato… With Prosecco In It – October 10, 2022

If you’ve been to a queer bar this early fall, chances are you or someone you know indulged in the season’s new queer drink – a Negroni Sbagliato with a dash of Prosecco. “House of the Dragon” star Emma D’Arcy caused an eruption of queer panic on TikTok after sharing their drink of choice with costar Olivia Cooke. Whether it was D’Arcy’s smile, Prosecco pronunciation, or Cooke’s body language, this moment was the sexy cocktail none of us knew we were craving.

Mexico’s Largest State Approves Marriage Equality – October 12, 2022

In another victory for marriage equality, Mexico’s largest state has approved same-sex marriage. The Congress of the State of Mexico, which includes parts of the metropolitan area of ​​Mexico City and the surrounding region, voted to approve same-sex marriage, making the state id -29 in the country that does it. The legislators approved the measure with a vote of 50 in favor against 16.

Two Dead After Shooting Outside Gay Bar In Slovak Capital – October 13, 2022

A shooting outside a gay bar in Bratislava, Slovakia, has left two people dead and another injured. The shooting happened outside Teplaren, a gay bar in the city center, at around 7 p.m. local time. The suspect was found dead by the police the next morning after a manhunt. The BBC reported that the suspect had allegedly made anti-Jewish and anti-LGBTQ+ posts on social media. The local media also identified him as the son of a former far-right political candidate.

Newfest: New York’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival screened in person and remotely – October 13-25, 2022

Newfest returned to the big screen this year, but the personal audience wasn’t the only one enjoying the films. The hybrid edition of the festival featured more than 130 LGBTQ+ stories, special events, panel conversations, and more both in person and streaming online. Full-length films were shown as well as collections of short films created for and by LGBTQ+ people.

Tegan and Sara’s Memoir ‘High School’ Adapted for TV — October 14, 2022

Canadian sisters Tegan and Sara Quin, whose music has inspired many queer awakenings, chronicled their own musical and queer awakening in the acclaimed 2019 memoir “High School.” This year, “High School” was adapted into an eight-episode 90s series for Amazon Freevee, with showrunning Clea DuVall of “But I’m a Cheerleader” and 21-year-old TikTok twins Railey and Seazynn Gilliland as protagonist. .

Trans actor Laith Ashley cast in Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ music video – October 21, 2022

Taylor Swift released a teaser trailer for her album “Midnights” in which she is seen in bed with transgender actor and model Laith Ashley. The scene shows Swift and Ashley sitting next to each other while Swift touches Ashley’s back to reveal a rainbow of color cast from Swift’s fingers. Laith Ashley’s career was pushed in the mid-2010s after Laverne Cox reposted his photos on her Instagram. He then went on to model for Barneys and Diesel and was the first trans member of RuPaul’s Drag Race pit crew.

Brittney Griner’s Appeal Rejected by Russian Court – October 26, 2022

Brittney Griner’s bid to appeal her nine-year sentence on drug charges has been rejected by a Russian court. In a statement after the dismissed appeal published by ESPN, Griner’s legal team expressed disappointment at the decision, saying the outcome was “not what we expected.” The statement alleged that the guilty verdict “contains many flaws,” and that the team had “hoped that the appeals court would consider them.”

Same-Sex Marriage Is Now Recognized In All 32 States of Mexico – October 28, 2022

Same-sex marriage is now legally recognized in all 32 states of Mexico. Lawmakers in the states of Guerrero and Tamaulipas approved same-sex marriage, the last Mexican states to do so. “The whole country shines with a huge rainbow,” said Arturo Zaldívar, president of Mexico’s Supreme Court, as reported by the AP. “Live the dignity and rights of all people. Love is love.” The Nation’s Supreme Court of Justice decided to legalize same-sex marriage in 2015, although not all Mexican states immediately complied with the decision.

Tokyo Will Now Issue Partnership Certificates to Same-Sex Couples – November 1, 2022

Tokyo is now issuing partnership certificates to same-sex couples. According to the BBC, this partnership certificate “will allow same-sex couples to be treated the same as married couples in terms of housing, medicine and welfare” but “will not help in matters such as adoption, inheritance and spousal visas.” Soyoka Yamamoto, an LGBTQ+ rights activist, was one of the first to accept her certificate with her partner, the BBC reports. She told reporters that she hopes “we can accelerate efforts to create a society where the rights of sexual minorities can be protected, and become more equal.”

Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico Announce Their Marriage – November 3, 2022

In a strange turn of events, Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico revealed their marriage on Instagram. Mariana Varela and Fabiola Valentín posted a surprise photo gathered outside the city court in San Juan with the caption in Spanish, “After deciding to keep our relationship private, we opened the doors on a special day.” The two met at the 2020 Miss Grand International Contest in Thailand and have been secretly dating ever since. The stunning pair really gave us the gay Miss Congeniality ending we’ve always dreamed of.

The Center’s Annual Women’s Event Celebrates 25 Years – November 5, 2022

The Center, the hub of Manhattan’s LGBTQ+ community, hosted its 25th annual women’s event, which “honors and celebrates community members and supporters who strive to achieve equality and create a fairer world for LGBTQ+ people.” The event also helped to raise money for the Center to support its events and advocacy work.

Designer Harris Reed Wins Creativity Honor at Fashion Awards 2022 – November 7, 2022

Another iconic night in fashion is the British Fashion Awards, which has long been heralded as a night of recognition for new and emerging designers and thinkers in the industry. Harris Reed, British-American fashion designer and Creative Director of French fashion house Nina Ricci, won the Creativity Honor at this year’s awards. Reed has styled Adele, Beyoncé and Lil Nas X, and aimed to create fashion, make-up and jewelry that continue to question and expand the boundaries of gender and beauty.

Julia Fox Admits She Has a ‘Gay Bone’ to Ziwe – November 16, 2022

Most of us had no clue who Julia Fox was before she became Ben Safdie’s beloved muse for Uncut Jaaaaaaaums (formally known as Uncut Gems). But she has been and remains a fashion icon, modeling around the world for years before becoming known for a little sound bite and dating Ye. Now, she’s gracing our timelines with tough love advice about aging, dating, and living on her own TikTok account, but nothing has really had a hold on us like her telling Ziwe that she has “gay bones.” In a trailer for the episode of Ziwe with Julia Fox, which aired on November 16, the Italian-American model told Ziwe that she’s been thinking about dating women and that she’s pretty sure she has “gay bones “. We’re pretty sure we love her for it.

The ‘L’ Word: Generation Q’ Season 3 Premiere Party Is Hosted By Henrietta Hudson’s NYC Lesbian Bar – November 18, 2022

NYC’s infamous lesbian bar teamed up with Showtime to premiere The ‘L’ Word: Generation Q’ Season 3. Lesbians from around the world packed the bar to see what happens to their favorite characters all ours, new and old, and there was even a special appearance by Jordan Hull who plays Bette and Tina’s daughter Angie.

Five dead, several injured after deadly shooting at Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub – November 19, 2022

Five people were killed and at least 25 were injured after a gunman opened fire at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs. The suspect opened fire inside Club Q, a popular LGBTQ+ venue, shortly before midnight on November 19. He was confronted and stopped by club patrons, according to Colorado Springs police. The suspect, who has been identified as 22-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich, was arrested on five counts of first-degree murder and five counts of hate crimes.

Les Dégommeuses Speak Out – November 20, 2022

Les Dégommeuses, France’s famous lesbian and queer activist football team, continues to be at the forefront of tackling sexism, homophobia, and other forms of violence in the world of football. The club asks, “Corruption, deaths on construction sites, human rights violations, LGBTphobia, ecological disaster: what price are we still willing to pay to organize a World Cup?” After taking down banners condemning the FIFA World Cup, Les Dégommeuses organized an event to discuss the possibility of organizing alternative, inclusive, queer and activist football spaces.

Human Rights Abuses Cast Shadow Over World Cup – November 20, 2022

The World Cup kicks off in Qatar amid allegations of the country’s human rights abuses, including against migrant workers and LGBTQ+ individuals. Before the games began, players on several teams had proposed wearing “One Love” fascinators to protest Qatar’s treatment of LGBTQ+ people, but backed down after threats of punishment from FIFA, the governing body of – international football.

Rumors Of A Relationship Between Dove Cameron and Veronica St – November 21, 2022

Cameron sent shockwaves through the music industry this year with her music video dripping with sapphic energy for her song “Boyfriend” – certainly a lesbian anthem for our age. Her relationship status is less clear: gossip mags point to intimate photos of her with former co-star Veronica St as evidence of a relationship, but nothing – yet – has been confirmed.

Amy Schneider Wins Jeopardy! Tournament Of Champions – November 22, 2022

Trivia whiz (and GO Woman We Love 2022) Amy Schneider won the “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions. Schneider was the first to win three games in the final round, defeating opponents Andrew He and Sam Buttery. She previously faced off against He a year ago in the show’s regular season, ending his five-day winning streak and starting her own historic run as “Jeopardy!” champion. “I both wanted and dreaded facing him again,” Schneider said of He in a statement posted on the gameshow’s website. “He was definitely someone that I knew was one of the best competitors in the field,” she continued. “He was someone I thought could beat me because he had almost done it before, and then he did it a few times here [in the ToC final] as well.”

World Cup match interrupted by rainbow flag-carrying protester – November 29, 2022

A protester interrupted play in a World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay after running onto the field waving a rainbow flag. The individual was also wearing a Superman T-shirt with the words “Save Ukraine” on the front and “Respect for Iranian Woman” on the back. He was followed and eventually caught by security, who escorted him off the field. The individual later identified himself as Mario Ferri, a social media influencer, on his platform.

The Lesbian Hotel Manager ‘White Lotus’ Valentina – December 5, 2022

“White Lotus” creator Mike White finally gave us what we all deserved – a badass Italian lesbian. The 2nd season of ‘White Lotus’ introduced us to the stunning manager of the Sicilian hotel, Valentina, played by the Italian actress Sabrina Impacciatore. Valentina quickly became a fan favorite after referring to Jennifer Coolidge’s character, Tanya, as “Peppa Pig”. Her exploration of sexuality was mainly one of freedom and excitement. Impacciatore admits that she felt emotional with Valentina’s character arc: “I cried a lot off camera with this character. Even now I get emotional. I love it so much.”

Russia Legalizes Expansion of LGBTQ+ Propaganda Law – December 6, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law banning public displays of LGBTQ+ content and behavior, expanding the country’s 2013 “gay propaganda” law. The original law prohibited the display or distribution of LGBTQ+ content to minors. The new law expands these restrictions, effectively banning LGBTQ+ content for everyone regardless of age in the public sphere. Before being signed into law by President Putin, the bill went through several rounds of voting in Russia’s parliament in October and November of this year. Individuals and entities can be fined thousands of dollars for breaking the law.

Megan Rapinoe And Sue Bird Announce Their New Production Company – December 7, 2022

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird, one of our favorite athlete couples, announce their plan to start a production company with a view to addressing the gap in coverage between men’s and women’s sports. Their studio will be called, “A Touch More,” and will cover both sports and stories of revolutionaries “who shape and advance culture.” Their first project is a series about the struggle of Iranian women to watch football matches.

Club Q shooting suspect officially charged with more than 305 charges – December 7, 2022

The suspected Club Q shooter, Anderson Lee Aldrich, has been formally charged in Colorado with murder, attempted murder, assault, hate crimes, and more. Colorado’s Fourth Judicial District Attorney Michael Allen announced the charges at a hearing for which Lee Aldrich appeared in court.

Brittany Griner Released – December 8, 2022

Brittney Griner returned home from Russia, where the WNBA star had been held on drug charges since February. After being sentenced to more than nine years in prison following a guilty verdict, she was exchanged in a prisoner exchange with convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout. Griner later promised to return to the WNBA next season, and to work for the release of his fellow American Paul Whelan, who remains detained in Russia.

A Tribute To Grant Wahl- December 10, 2022

Grant Wahl, a sports journalist with a history of speaking truth to power in the world of football, died at the age of 48 during the World Cup in Qatar. His death raised questions about Qatar’s anti-LGBTQ+ laws which lead to Wahl being detained just days earlier for wearing a rainbow shirt — in solidarity with LGBTQ+ people — to one of the matches. Wahl’s last column talked about the mass deaths of migrant workers who built the World Cup stadiums. Wahl will be remembered and celebrated as a journalist who always supported women and queer people and who demanded justice in sports.

Respect for Marriage Act Signed into Law – December 13, 2022

President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act, which guarantees marriage rights for same-sex and interracial couples, into law. The bill was proposed by lawmakers during the summer to protect marriage rights if the Supreme Court overturns the decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the landmark cases that legalized same-sex marriage in the United States. vote in both houses of Congress.

Cyndi Lauper And Sam Smith Perform At Respect For Marriage Act Signing – December 13, 2022

As many Americans celebrated the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act, which protects same-sex and interracial marriage under federal law, Cyndi Lauper and Sam Smith provided the soundtrack. The pair performed “True Colors” and “Stay With Me” at the signing ceremony.

Club Q survivors Condemn extremism before House Committee – December 14, 2022

The survivors of the Q Club massacre testified before members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee. They spoke before the committee Matthew Haynes, the owner and founder of Club Q, the barman Michael Anderson, and the patron of the club James Slaugh, who had been shot together with his boyfriend and his sister that fatal night. “Hateful rhetoric from politicians, religious leaders, and the media is at the root of attacks like the one at Club Q,” Slaugh said in his testimony, “and it needs to stop now .”

Vermont’s First Out Transgender Legislator, Taylor Small, Engages in White House – December 19, 2022

Vermont’s first transgender legislator (and Woman We Love 2021) Taylor Small is engaged. Small announced her engagement to partner Carsen Russell on Instagram Friday. Russell proposed to Small on the White House lawn, after the two traveled to Washington D.C. for the signing by Biden of the Respect for Marriage Act.

Eureka O’Hara Comes Out as a Trans Woman – December 23, 2022

Eureka O’Hara came out as a proud trans woman. The “Drag Race” alum and star of the HBO documentary series “We’re Here -” came out in an exclusive interview with People. “I am blessed now because I know who I am without a doubt,” Eureka said in the interview.

Mira Bellwether, Creator of ‘F***** Trans Women,’ Dies – December 25, 2022

Mira Bellwether, the author and creator behind the zine “Fucking Trans Women,” died at the age of 40 due to lung cancer. Her partner, Callan Molinari, shared the news on her private Twitter account and in a message posted on Bellwether’s GoFundMe. “This is an update I wish I hadn’t done; after a series of declines and escalations – a regular two week hospital stay leading to a week in the icu intubated on a ventilator and culminating in a massive stroke incompatible with life, Mira passed early Sunday morning, December 25,” wrote Molinari. Bellwether is best known for creating “Fucking Trans Women,” a sex guide for pre-op and non-op trans women, first published in 2010. the sexuality and sexual expression of trans women.

Golf Legend Kathy Whitworth Dies At Age 83 – December 26, 2022

Kathy Whitworth, the winningest golfer in history, died on Christmas Eve at the age of 83. “It is with a heart full of love that we inform everyone of the passing of the winningest Golf Professional, Kathy Whitworth,” she said at length. time partner Bettye Odle, said in a statement issued by the LPGA. “Kathy passed suddenly Saturday night celebrating Christmas Eve with family and friends.”

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What is LGBTQ Netflix?

This collection of films celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer experiences on screen. Read also : AT&T Atlanta Falcons training camp practice dates announced.

What is LGBT in movies? Is LGBT actually short for LGBTTQQIIA? It includes, lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, interrogating, intersexual, intersexual and asexual. Films that show reality are of supreme importance.

Does Netflix have LGBTQ movies? In celebration of Pride month, we’ve put together a list of the best fresh lesbian, gay, trans, and queer movies you can watch on Netflix right now. You’ll find Netflix originals (like recent documentaries Circle of Books and A Secret Love) as well as award-winning theatrical releases.

Does Netflix have LGBTQ shows?

Critically acclaimed LGBTQ Movies and TV Shows See the article : Trevor Lawrence: “It’s fun when it comes together.” | Press Conference.

  • One day at a time.
  • The Haunting of Bly Manor.
  • Heartstopper.
  • Kimmy Schmidt is unbreakable.
  • Wynonna Earp.
  • Sense8.
  • Feel Good.
  • Call me by your name.

What is the Netflix code for LGBT movies?

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What was the first LGBT TV show?

South, the first known gay television drama, was broadcast for the first time in the UK on 24 November 1959. Read also : Who will be the Carolina Panthers starting quarterback? Darnold vs. Mayfield. It was followed a year later by two other dramas recreating the court cases for Oscar Wilde and Sir Roger Casement, who were both accused of being gay.

Who is Disney’s first LGBT character? Strange World which was released on November 23, 2022, features Ethan Clade, who is the first gay main character in a Disney animated film. Ethan Clade is voiced by gay comedian Jaboukie Young-White.

Who was the first Lgbtq video game character? Alfred Horner is a gay man who co-owns a bookstore. This was the first time that a homosexual character in a computer game was given a speaking role.

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