Category: lgbtq

The light at #ValleNevado does fascinating thi…

The light at #ValleNevado does fascinating things. That’s what Mother Nature is serving up at 10,000 feet high in the Andes! #chile #skichile #esquiar #skibums #lgbt #lgbtq #lgbtq🌈 #gay #Instagay
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This was our Labor Day weekend. Hope yours is …

This was our Labor Day weekend. Hope yours is cool, too! #vallenevado #chile #skichile #skibums #southamerica #lgbt #gay #lgbtq #lgbtq🌈 #Instagay #ski #skiing #esqui #snowboard #snowboarding (at Valle Nevado)
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Wish you were here? #skiing #snowboarding #ski…

Wish you were here? #skiing #snowboarding #ski #snowboard #skibums #gay #lgbt #lgbtq #lgbtq🌈
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US STD rates reach record high, CDC says

US STD rates reach record high, CDC says:

Rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia have climbed for the fourth consecutive year in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington.

Last year, nearly 2.3 million US cases of these sexually transmitted diseases were diagnosed, according to preliminary data. That’s the highest number ever reported nationwide, breaking the record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases, according to the CDC.

Read more at CNN >

Mother: Denver 9-Year-Old Killed Himself Four …

Mother: Denver 9-Year-Old Killed Himself Four Days After Telling Classmates He Was Gay – Towleroad Gay News:

If you are ever struggling with suicidal feelings, there is HELP waiting for you. Visit The Trevor Project and call their 24-hour hotline to talk to someone who cares.

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Jamel Myles, a 9-year-old in fourth grade at Joe Shoemaker Elementary School in Denver, killed himself last week (police are investigating his death as a suicide) and his mother says it happened after he told her he was gay and planning to come out to his classmates.

Said his mother Leia Pierce to KDVR: “He looked so scared when he told me. He was like, ‘Mom I’m gay.’ And I thought he was playing, so I looked back because I was driving, and he was all curled up, so scared. And I said, I still love you. He went to school and said he was gonna tell people he’s gay because he’s proud of himself.”

Read more at Towleroad >

‘Son of Immigrants, Black and Gay’: A D.J. Bre…

‘Son of Immigrants, Black and Gay’: A D.J. Breaks Barriers in France:

Pierre Hache, who spins under the name ‘Kiddie Smile,’  is an openly gay musician of African descent who grew up in a housing project outside Paris. He found fame in the capital’s thriving “ballroom” scene, in which gay and transgender dancers, predominantly of ethnic minorities, perform limb-whirling vogueing routines. His debut album, “One Trick Pony,” is due to be released on Aug. 31, and he plays a leading role in “Climax,” a movie by the art-house director Gaspar Noé that premiered at Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes this year.

Read his fascinating profile at the New York Times >

States Ask Supreme Court to Limit LGBT Protect…

States Ask Supreme Court to Limit LGBT Protection:

A group of 16 states urged the U.S. Supreme Court Aug. 23 to rule that companies can fire workers based on their sexual orientation and gender identity without violating federal workplace discrimination law.

The states, led by Nebraska Attorney General David Bydalek, asked the justices to overturn an appeals court decision against a Michigan funeral home that fired a transgender worker. They said Congress didn’t intend the ban on sex discrimination in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to cover bias against lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender employees.

“The States’ purpose is to note that ‘sex’ under the plain terms of Title VII does not mean anything other than biological status,” Bydalek wrote.

The friend-of-the-court brief is the latest development in a legal debate that has divided courts and exposed a rift within the Trump administration. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says LGBT bias already is banned, but the Justice Department disagrees.

Read more at Bloomberg News >

This was today’s après ski… in 🇨🇱 CHI…

This was today’s après ski… in 🇨🇱 CHILE! #skibums #lgbt #lgbtq #lgbtq🌈 #skichile #skiing #ski #snowboarding #snowboarding🏂 #esqui

Hello from Valle Nevado, Chile!!! It’s full on…

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Hello from Valle Nevado, Chile!!! It’s full on winter here, y’all!!! ❄️❄️❄️🇨🇱 #lgbtq🌈 #skiing #snowboarding #ski #esqui #snowboard #skichile #southamerica #gay #instagay #lgbt #lgbtq

SEASON 15 is coming // Visit our Facebook page…

SEASON 15 is coming // Visit our Facebook page to see a new photo album with highlights from our first 14 years, and click the link in our bio to sign up for Season 15! // #skibums #lgbtq #gay #gayskiing #snowboarding #skiing #ski #snowboard #lgbtq🌈 #instagay