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Mar 22, 2017, 15:47 ET Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts Nurses Ratify Contract with New Workplace Violence, Anti-Discrimination Protections

The approximately 80 registered nurses of Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), voted...


Mar 22, 2017, 13:33 ET Davler Media Group Acquires Iconic LGBTQ Publication Metrosource

Davler Media Group (DMG), the integrated marketing and content company behind a rich portfolio of print, events and online media targeting New...


Mar 22, 2017, 09:10 ET Community-Driven, Community-Funded Effort To Re-Design SF's Harvey Milk Plaza As LGBT, Civil Rights Memorial

When San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk took his bullhorn and rallied crowds at the intersection of Market and Castro Streets in San Francisco,...


Mar 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Frankly Partners with OUTtv to Support and Manage Video OTT Streaming Subscription Service, OUTtvGo

New Customer Demonstrates Frankly's Expansion from its Core TV Broadcasting to the Digital Media Vertical Frankly Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TLK)...


Mar 20, 2017, 17:09 ET Open Society Foundations Announces 2017 Soros Equality Fellows

The Open Society Foundations is pleased to announce the recipients of the Soros Equality Fellowship, a new initiative to help emerging mid-career...


Mar 17, 2017, 13:18 ET Equitas Health Commemorates the 30th Anniversary of First Treatment for AIDS - AZT

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the first AIDS drug – AZT, Equitas Health looks at the impact of AZT, the current state of HIV, and hopes...


Mar 15, 2017, 16:53 ET Born This Way: Stories of Transgender Kids

Kids in the House presents a livestream special on 'Born This Way: Stories of Transgender Kids, an hour of medical professionals, transgender...


Mar 15, 2017, 06:00 ET Rudy's Launches New Collection of Unisex Hair and Body Products, Starting with Iconic 1-2-3 Showering System

Rudy's, the Seattle-based brand responsible for reigniting the modern barbershop trend, announces a major rollout of unisex, Rudy's-branded product...


Mar 14, 2017, 14:43 ET 95% of Faith Driven Consumers less likely to see BEAUTY AND THE BEAST due to gay moment in film

Faith Driven Consumer™ (FDC)—representing 41 million Americans who spend $2 trillion annually—has earned wide recognition for its groundbreaking...


Mar 13, 2017, 14:08 ET National League of Cities Honors Six Cities for Promoting Cultural Diversity

The National League of Cities (NLC) today recognized six cities for implementing programs that enhance and promote cultural diversity in their...


Mar 13, 2017, 08:00 ET The Leadership Conference Education Fund, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law & Nine Partner Organizations Launch Communities Against Hate National Initiative

Today, The Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law announced the launch of Communities Against...


Mar 09, 2017, 16:31 ET Study: LGBTQ+ individuals at high risk to be victims of violence

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are at high risk for being victims of physical and sexual assault, harassment, bullying, and hate...


Mar 07, 2017, 16:00 ET Rev. Troy Perry, Gay Pioneer, Will Be the First American to Be Honored With Cuba's CENESEX Award

Rev. Troy Perry, founder of the Metropolitan Community Churches, co-founder of the Christopher Street West (the oldest pride parade in the world),...


Mar 06, 2017, 09:00 ET The Baughman Company and Merrill Strategy Group Announce New Business Partnership

‎Top California campaign manager and strategist Katie Merrill and nationally acclaimed direct mail specialist Duane Baughman today announced the...


Mar 03, 2017, 15:51 ET Helen Buford is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Helen Buford is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Hospitality. Helen is the CEO of Julius' Bar. In...


Mar 02, 2017, 12:00 ET CREDO Joins Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Support of Gavin Grimm and Transgender Rights

CREDO, the mobile carrier with a conscience, has joined an amicus brief in support of Gavin Grimm, a 17-year-old transgender student who faces...


Mar 02, 2017, 09:11 ET Third Annual Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley to Highlight the Power of Literature for Social Change

The Bay Area Book Festival returns to downtown Berkeley June 3-4, 2017 with a focus on "literary activism." The two-day, indoor/outdoor Festival...


Mar 02, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare to Award $11,000 in Micro-Grants to Support Social Service Agencies in New Jersey

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that it will award $11,000 in micro-grants to support social service organizations in New...


Mar 01, 2017, 14:27 ET La Federación de Juegos Gay anuncia la lista abreviada de ciudades candidatas a sede de los XI Juegos Gay 2022

El 28 de febrero de 2017, un año después que se anunciara el inicio del proceso de selección, la Federación de Juegos Gay (FGG, por sus siglas en...


Mar 01, 2017, 10:05 ET Federation Of Gay Games Announces 2022 Gay Games XI Shortlist Bid Cities

The 2022 Gay Games XI host city shortlist vote by the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) General Assembly took place 28 February 2017, one year...


Mar 01, 2017, 08:57 ET Stoli® Vodka Honors the Legacy of LGBTQ Bartenders in the Movement for Equality, Kicks Off Fourth Annual Key West Cocktail Classic Competition

Today, Stoli® Group USA, LLC in partnership with the Key West Business Guild, is returning to New York to kick off the world's largest annual LGBTQ...


Feb 28, 2017, 12:15 ET 25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Hosted By Sir Elton John And David Furnish Raises Record-Breaking $7 Million To Help End HIV/AIDS

The 25th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish raised a record-breaking $7...


Feb 27, 2017, 10:00 ET NYU Langone Expands Its Transgender Program With Recruitment Of Renowned Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon

Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD, one of the country's notable reconstructive specialists in transgender surgery, recently joined the faculty of NYU...


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...