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Julie Compton

Julie Compton is a freelance journalist in Brooklyn, New York. Follow her @julieallmighty

Julie Compton is a freelance journalist in Brooklyn, New York. Follow her @julieallmighty

Latest from Julie Compton

16d ago

'The Lesbian Bar Project' chronicles the decline of women's queer spaces

The short film, executive produced by comedian Lea DeLaria, will also be used to raise money for the U.S.'s remaining lesbian bars.

Philadelphia Police Academy's 1st transgender recruit is 'living a dream'

Philly native Benson Churgai received applause from his fellow recruits after coming out to them in a speech last year.

California Supreme Court's 1st gay justice left the NFL to pursue a law career

Martin J. Jenkins, a barrier-breaking judge and former pro football player, told Law.com that accepting his sexuality was “bar none” his greatest challenge.

Iditarod's 1st transgender dog musher races to beat anti-trans sports bills

"I don't think I've been angrier about an issue," Quince Mountain said of efforts to ban trans students from playing on sports teams that match their gender identities.

Katie Sowers, the Super Bowl's 1st lesbian coach, is taking her talents to Kansas City

The former 49ers assistant coach is headed back to the Midwest, where she grew up, for a new role with the Chiefs.

Meet Leyna Bloom, the 1st trans woman of color in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue

"Trans people are not used to having moments like this," the model and actress said. "It's kind of like you have to be pinched, in, like, 'Oh, this is really happening.'"

3 people share how a walking routine helped them lose weight — and feel happier

Walking is an accessible way to lose weight and maintain your mental health. Here's how to make it a part of your daily routine.

A year into pandemic, America's remaining lesbian bars are barely hanging on

“They provide a safe space, a place for camaraderie, a place for community and, of course, a place to get laid,” said actor Lea DeLaria.

Out of work and stuck at home, this couple uses fitness to 'stay sane'

Paul and Sandy Sklar use exercising together as a way to 'reset and reconnect' during quarantine.
128d ago

Skip the silent treatment: How this woman addresses conflict with connection

Many of us withdraw at the first sign of conflict, but one relationship coach says to use the disagreement as a way to connect.
137d ago

Feeling disconnected from your partner? Playing the 'question game' might help

One therapist credits this simple exercise with reviving the relationship with her spouse.