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  • 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.  

    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-scheduled events at Connecticut Pride, on Facebook     @ConnecticutVirtualPride. We also suggest checking for attendance limits, ticket requirements, mask requirements...

    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 mighty, again and again. One may infer that the caucus was unofficially formed in 1991 when State Representative Joseph S. Grabarz Jr.,...

    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 balancing a budget for expenses and entertainment.  “I am young. I am paying off my student...

    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 change his life—and affect the lives of so many others. These conversations led to...

    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 cliché-adorned t-shirt, socks with rainbow stripes at the top, or a kitschy pair...

    June 6, 2022 / Buzz
  • Don’t Go Unprotected Proxies, Wills and Trusts

    Structuring the legal parts of any relationship is very important, and it’s particularly important for LGBTQ+ couples to do if they are not going to enter into a marriage. Even if you do get married, it’s smart to get all of these issues taken care of so you can go...

    June 6, 2022 / Buzz
  • Camping It Up

    While he may be most famous for his work behind the camera as the director of such films as Pink Flamingos, Hairspray and Serial Mom, John Waters has become an instantly recognizable pop culture (and gay) icon, famous for both his signature mustache and equally outrageous sense of humor.  ...

    June 6, 2022 / Buzz
  • 50 Years of Pride in Connecticut

    He speaks deliberately and firmly, giving the three words their due significance. “I was there.” 85-year-old John Crowley of Hartford may be the only one able to say so. As far as he’s aware, he is the only person still around who took part in Hartford’s first Pride March 50...

    June 6, 2022 / Buzz, Voice Bits
  • Are You Really An LGBTQ+ Ally?

    Will your straight friends get a perfect score on our CT Voice Quiz? Will YOU? Answer these 13 questions to find out!   We know these people, right? Right? Our friends, our chosen family, and coworkers all tell us they are LGBTQ+ allies, ride or die. But are they? Are...

    June 6, 2022 / Buzz