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Going to the Movies with Jeff & Drew: “Free State of Jones”

A compelling story of not-so-well-known men during the Civil War is diminished to a dry, dragged out, mind-numbing history lesson in Free State of Jones. After surviving the 1862 Battle of Corinth, poor Mississippi farmer […]

Newly Crowned Miss Missouri Becomes First Openly Gay Miss America Contestant

NewNowNext reports the state of Missouri has crowned its first ever lesbian Miss America contestant in Erin O’Flaherty, a 23-year-old shop owner living in St. Louis. Read the full story from NewNowNext. 

Agreement to End Colombian War Acknowledges LGBT Victims

The Washington Blade reports the cease-fire agreement that representatives of the Colombian government and a rebel group signed on Thursday to end a decades-long war acknowledges its LGBT victims. Read the full story from the […]

Nebraska, Northwestern, Oregon Join LGBT Inclusion Program

Fox Sports reports Nebraska, Northwestern and Oregon are partnering with an advocacy group on a new program for LGBT inclusion in sports. Read the full story from Fox Sports. 

Gay Cuban Choir Mano a Mano Embarks on First US Tour

CNS News reports the men are scheduled to launch their first U.S. tour, performing a repertoire of Cuban classics and pop hits with the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles. Read the full story from […]

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Enter For A Chance To Win A “The Legend of Tarzan” Prize Pack!

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures comes the action adventure “The Legend of Tarzan,” starring Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, and Djimon Hounsou, with Jim Broadbent and Christoph Waltz. It has […]

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BigGayNews for Friday, June 24, 2016

Today’s Top Headlines   Georgia Sign Saying ‘Satan Made Gays’ Covered In Black Paint By Vandals Bermuda To Hold Public Vote On Same-Sex Marriage San Francisco To Be ‘Locked Down’ For Pride With Metal Detectors […]

Lavender Media Pride Pasta Recipe

Recipe: Pride Pasta

June is Pride Month and I just love a good reason to try out some artistic recipes. In the past, Lavender has featured Pride recipes by Ross Sveback and I hope you go back to […]

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When Spirit & Senses Reawaken at Midlife — “The Bridges of Madison County” Musical at the Orpheum

The Bridges of Madison County (novel, film, and musical) is a subtle, if not a sublime inquiry into infidelity. Set in rural Iowa, 1965, it is the story of Francesca, a middle-aged wife of a callous […]

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2016 Pride Weekend What To Do

Let’s face it: Pride weekend comes and goes in the blink of an eye, and if you don’t plan accordingly, you might just end up missing an event that you really wanted to go to. Use […]

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