2022 CT VOICE Honorees

We are proud to announce the 2022 CT VOICE Honorees.   Please join us to celebrate the amazing work of these twelve individuals and organizations on September 17th at Foxwoods Gala. &nbs...

September 20, 2022 / Buzz, What's News
Pride 2022 Events

Compiled by Jane Latus   Events, times and locations known at press time are included. Additional events are still to be announced, so check each organizer for updates. Also check for newly...

June 6, 2022 / Buzz, What's News
Representing for Our Communities

By Representative Jeff Currey (D)  State Representative 11th Assembly District Although the Connecticut General Assembly's LGBTQ+ Caucus is small (Hey Rep. Allie Brennan!), we have proven to be...

June 6, 2022 / Buzz
Start ‘em Young—The Power of Investing Early

We have all heard the phrase, “the earlier the better.” This also holds true with retirement savings. It can be tough when you’re just starting a career, adjusting to having your own money, and ...

June 6, 2022 / Buzz
Saving Gay History

Eric Marcus Helps Us Discover How We Got Here   In 1988, Eric Marcus was working as an associate producer at CBS when he left his position to embark on an oral history project that would...

June 6, 2022 / Buzz
Flower Power for All

With Pride month in June, many of our LGBTQ+ brothers and sisters may feel the need to proclaim our identities through our wardrobes this summer. But what do you wear if you don’t want to don some c...

June 6, 2022 / Buzz

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Connecticut Voice Honors Gala Honorees

We are thrilled to present our first annual Connecticut Voice Honors. The people in these pages represent outstanding commitment to the LGBTQ+ communities in the state, passionate activism, and lives ...

Trying To Find Yourself On Stage

Pun Bandhu saw few Asian-Americans in shows.  Then he took action. By FRANK RIZZO   Pun Bandhu confesses to having been naive when he graduated from the Yale School of Drama in 2000. After h...

September 9, 2022 / Arts & Culture, Entertainment
Connecticut’s Colleges and Universities Welcome back LGBTQ+ Students

What’s changed and what still needs to be  changed to make everyone feel welcome BY Dawn Ennis Autumn always brings change, not just to trees and temperatures but to our lives. Across Connecticu...

September 9, 2022 / Arts & Culture, Education
Human Rights Campaign Celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility 2022

WASHINGTON—Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, honors the International Transgender Day o...

April 11, 2022 / Arts & Culture
Hello, Harvey

For more than 50 years, Harvey Fierstein has been a keen observer of gay history, he's made a lot of it. In the just-published memoir, I Was Better Last Night, the 67-year-old actor-playwright-acti...

February 25, 2022 / Arts & Culture
Pilobolus’ Changing Shape with LGBTQ Dancers

Quincy Ellis sits cross-legged on the rehearsal hall floor of the Warner Theater in Torrington, his attention focused on the details of a dance piece performed by two members of the Pilobolus dance co...

September 10, 2021 / Arts & Culture


In accordance with CT DEEP, Pesticide Division notification requirements, selected areas of Lake Zoar will be chemically treated with Tribune (Diquat) herbicide targeting control of the aquatic nuisance plants Eurasian watermilfoil and curlyleaf pondweed. The treatment is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Prior to treatment, the lake shoreline (in the treatment areas and at public access sites) will be posted with printed signs in accordance with DEEP requirements.

A map showing the specific treatment areas will be posted at the State Boat Ramp and at other public access sites, prior to treatment. The shorelines of treated areas will be posted with signs that list the following temporary water use restrictions to be imposed in treated areas: no restrictions for swimming, boating and fishing in treated areas; no use of treated lake water for drinking purposes for 3 days, no use of treated lake water for livestock or domestic animal consumption for 1 day, no use of treated lake water for irrigating turf or ornamentals for 3 days, no use of treated lake water for irrigating food crops or production ornamentals for 5 days. These temporary water use restrictions apply only to the areas treated and affected by treatment. The chemical application is being conducted by the State licensed firm, SOLitude Lake Management, of 590 Lake Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, Tel. 508-865-1000

Health & Wellness
Middlesex Health Sees Growing Anxiety in Transgender Patients Around the Country, But Connecticut Has Their Backs

Middlesex Health Sees Growing Anxiety in Transgender Patients Around the…

September 12, 2022 / Health & Wellness
A Little Gray in Their Rainbow, But No Less Gay

I delight in men over 70. They always offer one…

February 25, 2022 / Health & Wellness
The Importance of Cancer Screening for the LGBTQ+ Community

Transgender and intersex individuals, Middlesex Health has an urgent message…

February 25, 2022 / Health & Wellness
Helping Teens Find Their Authentic Selves

“It gets better,” says the famous slogan, and there’s proof…

November 15, 2021 / Health & Wellness
Clinical staff at Middlesex Health provide more than medicine

Getting appropriate and compassionate healthcare can be a challenge for…

September 10, 2021 / Health & Wellness
The Right Fit  

For Trans Men, Binding Doesn’t Need To Be A Pain…

June 7, 2021 / Health & Wellness