Alice D

Alice D is a hella homosexual (femme)inist who can be found in her natural habitat of used bookstores and bakeries. Although most of her time is spent driving through LA's notoriously difficult traffic, she prefers to read heart-wrenching novels about queers, write about LGBTQIA+ issues, and add to her ever-growing collection of red lipsticks and black shoes.
  • Presidential Candidate in Taiwan Includes LGBTQ Couples in Campaign Video

    Tsai Ing-Wen, a presidential candidate for the Democratic People’s Party (DPP), released a campaign video, which featured three queer couples on China’s Valentine’s Day, which traditionally falls on the seventh day of the seventh month. The video, which was titled “Love Does Not Differentiate”, was meant to celebrate all...
  • Staff Member Assaulted at San Diego LGBT Center

    Connor Maddocks, the San Diego LGBT Community Center’s Transgender Services Coordinator, was attacked on Tuesday by an unidentified man. The paramedics were called, who reported the injuries Maddocks sustained were minor. Still, he was taken to the emergency room immediately. Apparently, the attacker had come into the center and...
  • Lesbian Woman Takes Hong Kong’s Immigration Department to Court

    QT, a British lesbian woman, has taken the Immigration Department in Hong Kong to the High Court. She had moved to Hong Kong with her partner, SS, when SS took a technology job. They were married for seven years, which was registered as a civil partnership in the UK....
  • Cakes Delivered to LGBTQ Organizations

    Canvass for a Cause, a LGBT rights organization based in San Diego, was one of the 10 LGBT advocacy groups that received a cake from Sweet Cakes Bakery. Sweet Cakes Bakery, which is based in Oregon, was the notorious bakery that denied a lesbian couple’s request for a wedding...
  • Family Heath Center for LGBTQ Community Opens in San Diego

    The Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) will be present at this year’s Pride parade and festival in San Diego. But beyond the yearly festivities, the FHCSD has opened a new clinic in Hillcrest, an area that has been touted as the LGBTQ mecca of San Diego. As...
  • San Francisco High School First to Introduce LGBT Studies Course

    Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts is the first school in the nation to incorporate a LGBT Studies course in the school curriculum. Lyndsey Schlax, the social studies teacher, has been piecing together the course with Cleve Jones, an activist whose mentor was Harvey Milk  who is...
  • More than 600 Now Have Homes

    In San Diego, California, PATH, a government-funded organization that offers housing as well as other resources and services for those who are homeless, recently publicized a report detailing a number of accomplishments that were achieved over a two year period. PATH, which was the head project of the Connections...
  • South Korea’s 16th Annual LGBT Festival Celebrated in Seoul Despite Difficulties

    In Seoul, South Korea, the 16th annual LGBT Festival took place despite various serious problems, including the MERS outbreak and protests from Christian organizations. Because of opposition from anti-LGBTQ Christian groups, the LGBT Festival was moved to Seoul Plaza, marking it as the first time the festival had taken...
  • LGBTQ Pride Parade Cancelled in South Korea

    The application to hold the annual Pride Parade in South Korea was rejected due to backlash from anti-LGBTQ Christian organizations. In the 16 years the South Korean Pride Parade existed, this is the first time it will not be held. The Korea Queer Culture Festival (KQCF), the organization who...