A civic leader and philanthropist in action, Guy was a stalwart champion of the underdog, particularly the hungry among us and those afflicted with HIV/AIDS.
This note first appeared in the October 2015 issue of Options Magazine Dear Reader, Many young, charismatic LGBTQ leaders are emerging locally with clear visions for the future, raising our expectations for what lies ahead. They are neither afraid to have a straightforward conversation, nor to call out injustice when they see it. They want […]
This note first appeared in the October 2015 issue of Options Magazine. Dear Reader, I’ve been questioning the future directions of Options and other LGBTQ nonprofit organizations. I’m confident in our organization’s decision to collaborate on some important work ahead, but some think Options should move forward without considering the larger concerns of the LGBTQ […]
In 1961, World War II Veteran Jose Julio Sarria became the first openly gay candidate to run for public office in North America. Though he did not win that election, four years later he did win, and was crowned with the title of Empress I of San Francisco. Now, 50 years later the International Imperial […]
by Bradford Greer You may know her as BB Hayes, the beautiful, dignified, elegant, and fabulously-dressed drag performer. She always projects a well-presented voluptuous image. She was crowned Empress I when the official Imperial Court chapter in Rhode Island formed over twenty years ago to raise large amounts of money for charity. She has […]
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