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Aug 29, 2016, 12:00 ET The Need For Shareholders To Advocate For Global LGBTQ Rights To Be Underscored At Major National Financial Conference

 While major advances have been achieved in the United States to protect the rights of the LGBTQ individuals (lesbian, gay, bisexual,...


Aug 29, 2016, 09:00 ET National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, publicly announced its unprecedented...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:55 ET Forced Participation in Gender-Reassignment Treatment Challenged in New Lawsuit, Reports the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the states of Texas, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Wisconsin are standing up for the right of physicians to decline...


Aug 19, 2016, 20:27 ET Family Research Council Statement on NBA All-Star Game Re-Locating to New Orleans

 Today, the NBA announced it will move the 2017 NBA All-Star Game to New Orleans, Louisiana. The game was originally scheduled to be hosted in...


Aug 19, 2016, 12:37 ET AFGE Applauds Ruling Affirming Bathroom Rights for Transgender Workers

The largest union of federal government employees is applauding the federal government's announcement that transgender federal workers must be able...


Aug 18, 2016, 12:03 ET Teamsters Hand Bill Outside Starbucks Corporate Headquarters

 Teamsters from Local 117 in Tukwila, Wash. conducted a hand billing action at Starbucks corporate headquarters in Seattle on Wednesday,...


Aug 17, 2016, 09:00 ET Annenberg Space For Photography Presents IDENTITY: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders The List Portraits

 On September 24, 2016, the Annenberg Space for Photography brings together for the first time all 151 photographs in IDENTITY: Timothy...


Aug 12, 2016, 14:04 ET The Entertainment Community Unites For onePULSE: A Benefit For Orlando In Hollywood, CA

 In a powerful show of collaboration and support, leading names, artists and businesses in the entertainment community are teaming up in an...


Aug 09, 2016, 08:40 ET TomboyX to be "Will You Marry Me?" Presenting Sponsor of Bride Pride

TomboyX (https://tomboyx.com/) has announced today it will be the "Will You Marry Me?" Presenting Sponsor for Bride Pride, held on Saturday,...


Aug 04, 2016, 11:30 ET Adamandeve.com Asks: Would You Be Open To Dating Someone Transgendered?

 Adamandeve.com (http://www.adamandeve.com/news), America's most trusted source for adult products, is back this month with the latest findings...


Aug 03, 2016, 20:04 ET Family Research Council: U.S. Supreme Court's Hold on School Bathroom Ruling Is Encouraging News for Schools Resisting Obama's Bathroom Edict

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court put a hold on a court ruling that forced a Virginia school district to open a boy's bathroom to a biological girl who...


Aug 02, 2016, 11:00 ET IBM to Sponsor Out Leadership's OutWOMEN, Which Convenes LGBT Women in Business

 IBM will be a Founding Global Sponsor of Out Leadership's initiative OutWOMEN, which convenes LGBT women in business, for 2016, the...


Jul 29, 2016, 16:01 ET Chronic Cellars Partners with the SF LGBT Center to Support the Bay Area's LGBT Community

 Chronic Cellars, founded by brothers Jake and Josh Beckett in 2008, recently partnered with the SF LGBT Center for a two-month fundraising...


Jul 27, 2016, 18:12 ET West Hollywood Welcomes the 'LGBT Sentinel' as Their Official Community Newspaper and Bulletin

The rebirth of the community newspaper, LGBT Sentinel, "promises to be the people's press and support the community that supports it! The...


Jul 27, 2016, 16:08 ET Advertising Agency Advocates Cultural Cohesion

PIA Agency launched a social justice campaign today. The San Diego based agency has produced an emotional short film highlighting the recent and...


Jul 26, 2016, 11:00 ET Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces Inaugural LGBT Fund Recipients and Hosts Youth-Focused Panel at 2016 International AIDS Conference

 The Elton John AIDS Foundation, its founder Sir Elton John and Chairman David Furnish attended a series of sessions, site visits and private...


Jul 25, 2016, 12:34 ET Breitbart News Cancels Milo Yiannopoulos Appearance at Swedish Gay Pride March

 Milo Yiannopoulos's planned trip to Sweden this week to participate in "Pride Järva," a gay pride parade through Stockholm's Muslim...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:26 ET Installation of the New York City AIDS Memorial Begins

 Construction of the New York City AIDS Memorial is now underway at the recently named New York City AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent's...


Jul 25, 2016, 10:30 ET Landmark LGBT Celebration to Be Thrown at 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia by National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in partnership with the DNC LGBT Caucus, is...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:35 ET TONIGHT: FOX News to Air Fairness USA TV Ad Featuring Transgender American during RNC

A national TV ad featuring a transgender woman will air on FOX News tonight during the network's coverage of Donald Trump officially...


Jul 20, 2016, 10:05 ET Elton John AIDS Foundation and PEPFAR Announce Inaugural LGBT Fund Recipients

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) and the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) are today announcing the first two...


Jul 15, 2016, 14:17 ET Transgender Ad Goes Viral Ahead of Debut at Republican National Convention

 An ad depicting the challenges faced by transgender people in accessing public restrooms has been viewed more than 2...


Jul 14, 2016, 12:00 ET EJAF Founder Elton John and Prince Harry to Host Special Session at 2016 International AIDS Conference

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), an international leader in the global fight to end AIDS, and the International AIDS Conference (IAC) today...


Jul 14, 2016, 06:00 ET Groundbreaking Transgender Ad Hits 500,000 Views Ahead of Republican National Convention Debut

 An ad depicting the challenges faced by transgender people in accessing public restrooms is generating attention across the country in advance...


Jul 13, 2016, 08:35 ET "Groundwork" Shuttles Reader to New Paradigm for Creation Itself

 Author Brian Anderson announces a new science fiction saga, "A Series of Evolutions," bringing new audiences and inventive themes into the...