Posts Tagged ‘ Idaho ’

PrideDEPOT.com goes into hibernation and editor moves on

Oct 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Idaho, Intermountain Northwest, National, News, Top Story

As many of you have already noticed PrideDEPOT.com has gone dormant for the past several months and I would like to tell you why and what will be coming next. This year my family has gone through some great challenges that have resulted in a fundamental change in focus. In mid April while at a [...]



Win $ For Your Favorite Nonprofit

Jul 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Special Events

Pride Foundation’s Raffle With A Twist is back! What’s the twist? If you win we’ll make a donation to your favorite nonprofit organization. Why? Because it’s our mission. If your name is drawn on September 15, 2009, we will make a $2,500 donation in your name to your favorite nonprofit. We will also give $1,000 [...]



KTVB “Cruises” back to 1955. . .

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Featured Articles, Idaho, National, News

Cruising is not a Sex Act as KTVB Channel 7 recently reported. Cruising is an activity aimed at capturing the attention of someone of the same sex. It can lead to a sexual encounter, but it can also be a non-verbal way to communicate to others that they are not alone. In the 1970s, gay [...]



KTVB Ch-7 misinforms with “cruising” sex story

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Idaho, News

This incendiary reporting of a non-news story was not limited to only KBCI. The same arrest took on an entirely different scope and scale from the NBC affiliate, KTBV Channel 7. Channel 7’s exploited the incident with inflammatory coverage that started with Olin then launched into unrelated issues seemingly aimed at promoting misinformation and loathing of gay men.



DOCUMENTARY: Gay witch-hunt, Boise circa 1955

Jun 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Idaho, Special Events

In the fall of 1955, a gay sex scandal erupted in the unassuming, wholesome and “vice-less” town of Boise, Idaho, as teenage boys



Out of the Closet in Twin Falls, ID

Jun 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Today's Pic

Ryan Jensen’s sign says it all at the historic, first ever LGBT Pride in the Magic Valley held in Twin Falls Idaho.



Historic Magic Valley Pride builds bridges in So. Idaho

Jun 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Idaho, News

By James Tidmarsh, Photos by Nicki Abraham TWIN FALLS, ID — “Building Bridges.” That was the theme of the first ever Magic Valley Pride festival, organized by the Southern Idaho Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (SIGLBT) Community Center. The week long Pride events included a media training workshop, reception for the Community Center, legislative breakfast, [...]



2009 Boise Pride historic on many levels

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Idaho, News

Over a thousand people gathered on the steps of Boise City Hall to kick off the days LGBT Pride festivities. The rally was coordinated by Safe Schools Coalition co-director Mel Borg and sponsored by Idaho Equality. The theme for the day was “United for Change” and each of the speakers addressed the need for change [...]



First Ever Magic Vally Pride

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Idaho, News

Magic Valley Pride – Saturday June 27th, Twin Falls. Check out SIGLBT for event details. Keynote speaker Idaho state Sen. Nicole LeFavor. Support these great people for their historic FIRST EVER Magic Vally Pride – “Building Bridges”.



Revolution?

Jun 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Issues, Video Soapbox

This interesting and artful video contains a mosaic of images and sound bytes from two separate protest rallies that took place in Boise Idaho in April 2009.