Even though we are besieged with public definitions of gender in the media, on billboards, and within our families and cultures, gender is deeply personal.
ln the early hours of Sunday, April 26, Joey Catanzaro, a 24-year-old gay man, was assaulted both inside and outside of Haven Brothers Diner in Providence. Haven Brothers staff did nothing to assist Catanzaro.
While the dream of a community center for LGBTQ Rhode Islanders is not quite yet a reality, there is a very bright light at the end of the tunnel.
One year after the 1969 Stonewall Riot in New YorK City, the nation commemorated the unprecedented uprising that fueled the launch of the LGBT civil rights movement.
On April 25,TGI Network of Rhode Island was pleased to present the area’s first–ever Transgender Day of Empowerment to nearly 50 participants at the Bell Street Chapel in Providence.
For many of us, the annual tradition of Gay Pride has been both a time of reflection on gay history and struggles and a celebration of important milestones and achievements.