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Baltimore Eagle closes because of "meddling" by brand owner

The Baltimore Eagle closes for good.

The Eagle is a world-recognized bar brand that caters to the gay leather and fetish community. Last week the Baltimore Eagle closed its doors for good after the management company, 4 Crazy Guys, LLC, cited constant meddling by the building and brand owners. 

Trans woman of color murdered in Mississippi

Diamond Stephens, 39, murdered by a gunshot to the back of the head.

A trans woman of color, Diamond Stephens, was murdered on June 18 in Meridian, Miss, but because she was misgendered and deadnamed in the media, she wasn't identified as trans until Wednesday. 

CVS apologizes for harassing trans woman at pharmacy

Pharmacy apologizes for trans harassment by one of their pharmacists.

CVS Pharmacy has apologized for the way it treated one of its customers in Arizona this past week. Hilde Hall had just recently been given the go-ahead by her doctor to start her hormone treatment but when she went to pick up her prescription she was met with alleged harassment. 

McDonald's marquee leaves Chick-fil-A in the shade

McDonald’s has a message for its chicken neighbor.

A Chick-fil-A is set to start accepting customers later this week, but its historic anti-LGBT stance may not be as savory as their waffle fries, especially to its next-door neighbor McDonald's. 

The Golden Arches' landmark signpost marquee usually touts its daily specials, but the franchise in Glastonbury, Connecticut, may be casting shade on its chicken-based competitor. 

Trans woman of color found murdered in Florida

Sasha Garden, 27, was found murdered in Florida.

A transgender woman was found dead Thursday morning in Orange County, Florida.

Police say Sasha Garden, 27, was discovered in the early morning hours with trauma to her body, but the cause of death has not yet been determined. 

Episcopal church says yes to gay marriage across all dioceses

In a decision on Friday at the Episcopal General Convention, a resolution passed that allows the right for same-sex couples to marry in all dioceses even if a local bishops objects.