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  • Connecticut finds its Voice with new publication

    by Joe Siegel Connecticut Voice has been serving the Constitution State’s LGBTQ community for over a year and is thriving despite the coronavirus pandemic. “We have covered a full variety of topics from Health and Wellness, challenges of LGTBQ youth, the homelessness crisis, milestones in transitioning, history, dating, trends, religious...

    October 2, 2020 / Featured Articles
  • Finding His Way

    Scot Haney is living the life he’s meant to live By Cara ROSNER / Photography by Todd Fairchild When you know, you know. Before then, you just think you know. Scot Haney first suspected he was gay when he was in first grade and a sixth-grade student came into his...

    September 18, 2020 / Featured Articles
  • Coming Together  

    In These Trying Times, Our Community Hears a Call to Action By Quinn Roberts This year’s Pride Season looked different than it usually does, with the COVID-19 pandemic and demonstrations against police brutality putting a stop to the typical festivals and celebrations. But, of course, the LGBTQ community always has...

    September 18, 2020 / Featured Articles
  • Speaking Their Truths

    Intersex individuals seek greater visibility and understanding By Jane Latus LGBTQIA+. In social movements, employment, journalism, education, and society at large, this acronym has become a familiar and widely accepted acknowledgment that our identities matter. While most of the letters have been widely recognized for years, those who identify as...

    September 18, 2020 / Featured Articles
  • Continuous Care

    Middlesex Health is supporting transgender patients who face additional health concerns during the pandemic By Jane Latus We all heard the warning as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across Connecticut and the nation: Don’t let the fear of becoming infected stop you from seeking medical care when you need it. Otherwise,...

    September 18, 2020 / Featured Articles, Health & Wellness
  • Breaking Barriers

    The first transgender Mr. Connecticut Bear wants to bring people together By Jane Latus Masculine and rugged. Big and tall. Muscular or stocky. Above all, hirsute! The clichéd descriptions of a bear are physical and allow for only a little variability, mostly of weight. But Kylar Maldonado, Mr. Connecticut Bear...

    June 20, 2020 / Featured Articles
  • Making Our Mark

    Activism and advocacy on the local level bring the greatest impact By Gannon Long  /  Photography by Bleeding Heart Shots *This is an updated, corrected version of a story that previously appeared in print Do you feel discouraged about the state of the world? Even the most rose-colored glasses are fogging up these days....

    June 8, 2020 / Featured Articles
  • WHAT A DRAG! DragCon may be postponed

    WHAT A DRAG! DragCon may be postponed But the spirit of fab, fun and fantasy is alive and well Written and photographed by Frank Rizzo Approaching the Jacob K. Javits Center on a bright fall morning on Manhattan’s West Side, a pair of drag queens sashayed along 11th Avenue, swinging their...

    June 4, 2020 / Featured Articles
  • Ephraim Adamz Means Business

    Shining a spotlight on the queer community is this entrepreneur’s true passion By Quinn Roberts As the LGBTQ community continues to gain prominence and influence, both in and beyond Connecticut, many are curious to know: how can we promote LGBTQ-owned small businesses at a time when they are threatened? And just who...

    June 2, 2020 / Featured Articles
  • Lessons for Life

    By Joe Bertolino / Photography by Stan Godlewski In 2012, when I was a candidate for the presidency of small college in northern New England, a professor asked me how I would deal with homophobia in that relatively conservative area. I replied that it would be a great conversation to...

    March 1, 2020 / Featured Articles

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