NLGJA 2016 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists – announces the recipients of its Excellence in Journalism Awards and salutes their exemplary work in 2015, and among the winners is Connextions Magazine Editor In Chief.

From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Orlando

Following the tragic event that took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12, the Broadway and Orlando theatre communities will unite to perform From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Orlando – a healing night of music and dance to honor the 49 victims – on Monday, July 25 at 7:30pm at…

President Obama Designates Stonewall National Monument

JUNE 24, 2016 AT 12:00 PM ET BY SIMONE LEIRO Today, President Obama designated a new national monument at the historic site of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City to honor the broad LGBT equality movement. The new ‘Stonewall National Monument’ will protect the area where, on June 28, 1969, a community’s uprising in…

Carnival Corporation makes historic Cuba return

Carnival Corporation sailed into Havana this morning completing the first leg of its historic inaugural voyage to Cuba that began on May 1st, 2016, from Miami. The company’s Fathom brand made history with its arrival into Havana, marking the first time in over 50 years that a US cruise line has sailed from the US…

Getting Forkd in New York

#GetForkd Created in 2013, Forks, Corks & Cocktails is an annual food and wine event with an LGBT twist. Providing attendees with a golden ticket to sample the best of what New York Restaurants has to offer. With over a dozen personally selected guest Chefs and vendors to showcase what is current and in style…

WTF North Carolina! Anti-LGBT Bill has been signed

Breaking News of March 24, 2016 See Business and Community Reaction … Plan to attend a Meeting in Raleigh tonight: North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory Signed Worst Anti-LGBT Bill in the United States after it passed both Houses of the N.C. Legislature, that are dominated by a majority of Republicans North Carolina Republican Legislators…

The Original LGBT Expo Stage Packed With Broadway All-Stars From Smash-Hits ‘Rock of Ages’, ‘Wicked’, ‘Mama Mia’ & More

The Original LGBT Expo (http://thelgbtexpo.com), the nation’s longest-running event of its kind, is proud to present a lineup of superstars from Broadway and beyond on its entertainment stage March 12th and 13th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The star-studded lineup is appearing on behalf of Broadway Sings for Pride (http://broadwaysingsforpride.com),…

Aloha From Paradise

By David Duran The last time I was in Hawaii was when I was fresh out of high school. My parents had bribed me to successfully graduate with a once in a lifetime trip to Honolulu for a friend and myself. I had traveled a bit before, but this was my first big trip with no adult supervision. I…

It’s Not A Cruise…

There’s nothing wrong with cruises. I mean, we all love to take them. They are massive ships with everything you could want onboard. The problem is, sometimes you feel like a small fish in a ginormous ocean when on a standard cruise. Having to fight over people to sign up for activities, long buffet lines…

What’s New in London

Exhibitions EXHIBITIONISM Saatchi Gallery, 2 April – 4 September 2016 The first international exhibition on the Rolling Stones will take over the entire two floors of the Saatchi Gallery, with nine thematic galleries. EXHIBITIONISM combines over 500 original Stones’ artefacts, with striking cinematic and interactive technologies offering the most comprehensive insight into the band’s fifty-year…

Resources for LGBTQ Students

The following is a list of resources outside of campus borders that provide useful information and support for LGBTQ students, their families, and allies: ACPA: Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness (SCLGBTA)Part if the American College Personnel Association, the SCLGBTA was created to give voice to LGBT professionals and students in the field…