Transmasculine Latinx musician Jakk Fynn drops new EP and video

By : John Paul King OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Jakk Flynn, photo courtesy Flynn.

Jakk Fynn, a transmasculine pop music artist who says he is “committed to redefining masculinity,” has released his first EP – and he’s shared a brand new music video to go with it, too.

The new release, which dropped on Wednesday, is titled “Cancelled,” and it’s a collection of emotionally evocative dance pop tracks drawn from what publicity material calls the Latinx singer and songwriter’s “pop-punk and post-hardcore musical roots.”

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Jenner tweets docu-series ‘I Am Cait’ cancelled by E! network

By : Jeremy Williams
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Caitlyn Jenner confirmed via Twitter Aug. 16 that her show, I Am Cait, will not return for a third season.

The show, which focused on Jenner’s life after coming out as transgender, debuted in July 2015 to high ratings but has sharply declined in its second season.

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Round-up: Pulse fundraising events, cancellations

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A number of organizations and individuals are putting together fundraising events and vigils to benefit those affected by the Pulse shootings, be they injured victims, family members of the deceased or Pulse employees, all of which will need significant financial support in the coming months.

Here’s a rundown of those scheduled events: 

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Top 5 Tampa Bay and Sarasota Stories of 2014

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LGBT Welcome Center opens its doors
It has taken a full year, but Metro Wellness and Community Center opened its St. Petersburg LGBT Welcome Center at 2227 Central Ave. in 2014. With the official ribbon cutting Dec. 12, the year-long project was open and ready to welcome the LGBT community, special events and, probably most importantly, LGBT youth.

Hillsborough evolves on LGBT issues
This was a year of growth for Hillsborough County. The notoriously conservative county commission approved both a domestic partnership registry and an amendment to its human rights ordinance to protect gay and transgender residents. Gays and lesbians were protected from discrimination once before—in 1991—but a previous commission striped those protections in 1995. Even more shocking, yet extremely welcome, is both measures had the full support of the entire commission.

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