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Feb 24, 2017, 08:40 ET ATIXA Reissues Position Statement on Title IX, Gender Equity, and Gender Expression

Recent developments have prompted ATIXA to revise and reissue its position statement on the protections of transgender and transitioning people...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:21 ET West Hollywood City Council Approves Steps to Prohibit the City from Providing Financial or Other Benefits to the President of the United States

The City Council of the City of West Hollywood, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, approved an item that directs City of West...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:30 ET Kannetic LGBT Inclusion Builder Solution Launched by Total Engagement Consulting and Kannetic, Inc.

Stan Kimer, President of Total Engagement Consulting by Kimer, and Darren Noy, CEO of Kannetic, today launch a new cloud-based application to...


Feb 21, 2017, 17:52 ET Los Angeles LGBT Center Expands Services for Homeless LGBTQ Youth With Support From S. Mark Taper Foundation

Today the Los Angeles LGBT Center announces it has received a $100,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation to support the Center's homeless...


Feb 21, 2017, 10:57 ET Pride and Prejudice Summit: Business as a Catalyst for Change in LGBT Rights

On March 23, 2017, The Economist Events will host its second-annual Pride and Prejudice Summit, a 24-hour event spanning three cities, Hong Kong,...


Feb 20, 2017, 22:30 ET TOMORROW: Peter Sprigg to Testify Before New Hampshire General Court

Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, will testify tomorrow before the New Hampshire General Court against...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:30 ET Smithsonian Exhibit "The Way We Worked" and "Wilton Manors Works" Event Arriving at Art Gallery 21 March 2017

Art Gallery 21, in partnership with the City of Wilton Manors, the Central Area Neighborhood Association of Wilton Manors, The Pride Center at...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Foundation for Ethnic Understanding Announces Thousands To Rally In Times Square This Sunday In Solidarity With Muslims

New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds will join hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons, and Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:10 ET Sponsor, Volunteer or Join in the Parade for the 18th Annual Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival: Greater Fort Lauderdale's Largest LGBT Event

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, more than 30,000 locals and tourists, of all ages, will attend the Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival:...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:34 ET FRC Stunned By Washington State Court Ruling that Puts Florist's Own Home at Risk of Seizure

Family Research Council (FRC) expressed outrage after the Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling today that puts at risk the home and...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:22 ET hoopla digital brings the #1 NYT bestselling 'Love is Love' anthology to library patrons

hoopla digital, the category-creating mobile and online service for libraries, added the bestselling Love is Love anthology graphic novel to its...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:45 ET 1st Security Bank of Washington Supports Seattle's LGBT Executive Directors Roundtable, Providing Collegial and Logistical Support for Nonprofits

1st Security Bank of Washington is proud to support Seattle's LGBT Executive Director Roundtable, a forum for Executive Directors that was launched...


Feb 14, 2017, 09:41 ET Love Has No Labels Collaborates with the NFL to Create Fans of Love on Valentine's Day

To coincide with Valentine's Day, the Ad Council, R/GA and an unprecedented group of brand partners launched, "Fans of Love," an extension of the...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:35 ET LGBTQ Students Benefit from Point Foundation Scholarship

Nearly half of the nation's undergraduate students are enrolled at community colleges, which are an increasingly important springboard for...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Mexico City's Gay Chorus To Star In NYCGMC's Big Gay Sing Because New York's Values Matter

New York City Gay Men's Chorus today announced that El Coro Gay de Ciudad de México will be guest stars at Big Gay Sing®, its annual sing-along...


Feb 13, 2017, 14:28 ET The Tegan and Sara Foundation to be non-profit partner for ClexaCon's 'Cocktails for Change'

ClexaCon unites LGBTQ+ women and allies to celebrate representative characters and stories, connecting thousands at a party so highly anticipated...


Feb 13, 2017, 08:41 ET Applications Now Open for America's "Best-of-the-Best" Corporations for Inclusion

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the...


Feb 10, 2017, 09:49 ET LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education Announce 2017 Institute: Removing Barriers and Building Pathways

LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education have announced their third annual Institute designed to support LGBTQ leaders who are looking to advance...


Feb 10, 2017, 08:37 ET Tonner Doll Company Introduces Jazz Jennings Doll At 2017 New York International Toyfair

Transgender star of TLC's docuseries "I Am Jazz", Jazz Jennings, will take form as the newest Tonner play doll. The 18" portrait doll was designed...


Feb 09, 2017, 13:00 ET Hornet Merges Content, Events and Stories onto Gay Social App

Hornet, the world's premier gay social network, announced today major updates to their mobile app and website. In the new version, Hornet users...


Feb 09, 2017, 06:00 ET Television Soundtrack For Mini-Series Event "When We Rise" Set For Release On February 24

Hollywood Records is set to release the When We Rise digital soundtrack on February 24. The album features cover songs culled from the eight-hour...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:06 ET NUNE Short Film Rewards Growing LGBTQ Global Millennial Fan Base with Direct-To-Fan Digital Release on VHX

LGBTQ, short film Nune by Ji Strangeway of GYATRi Media will be digitally released on VHX with a special offer of 99 cents for 3-day streaming on...


Feb 03, 2017, 18:00 ET Los Angeles LGBT Center Receives $10K From The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in Partnership with Macy's

The Los Angeles LGBT Center has been awarded a grant for $10,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy's to...


Feb 02, 2017, 09:28 ET Jerry Mitchell, Award Winning Director And Choreographer To Be Honored At Harmony, A Gala Benefiting New York City Gay Men's Chorus And Youth Pride Chorus

Big Apple Performing Arts (BAPA), the home of New York City Gay Men's Chorus and Youth Pride Chorus, today announced the recipient of the Arts in...


Feb 02, 2017, 08:00 ET St. Paul & the Broken Bones To Perform At The Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today that St. Paul & the Broken Bones will perform at this year's Academy Awards Viewing Party...