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Jun 21, 2016, 15:00 ET WellCare Supports Victims, Families and Orlando Community in Wake of Historic Tragedy

In the wake of the Orlando tragedy, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), through the WellCare Community Foundation, donated $25,000 to the...


Jun 20, 2016, 17:34 ET SMIRNOFF™ Spreads Love By Hosting One of EDC Las Vegas' First Ever Same-Sex Weddings

 This past weekend, in the midst of all the dancing, singing and celebrating at Insomniac's EDC Las Vegas, many festivalgoers expressed their...


Jun 20, 2016, 14:35 ET The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Once Again Named Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

 For the third year in a row, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has been named an LGBT Healthcare Equality Leader by the Human...


Jun 17, 2016, 11:14 ET Verizon customers can text to support Orlando Pulse victims

 Verizon and our more than 170,000 employees worldwide extend our heartfelt sympathies to all of the friends and families of the victims from...


Jun 17, 2016, 08:00 ET CVS Health to Support the OneOrlando Fund to Help Respond to the Needs of the Orlando Community

 CVS Health announced today that it will come together with the Orlando community to support the OneOrlando Fund, established by Orlando Mayor...


Jun 16, 2016, 09:03 ET Wilton Manors Prepares and Increases Security for 2016 Stonewall Parade and Street Festival

 The City of Wilton Manors will host its 17th Annual Stonewall Parade and Street Festival on Saturday, June 18, 2016. In anticipation of...


Jun 15, 2016, 16:52 ET Las iglesias latinas de Orlando unen fuerzas para ofrecer fe, esperanza y amor tras la masacre local

La National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (Conferencia Nacional de Liderazgo Cristiano Hispano, o NHCLC) y la Fraternity of Councils and...


Jun 15, 2016, 15:49 ET Wells Fargo and Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. Team up to Celebrate Pride Month through Rainbow Build Event

Wells Fargo employees are celebrating LGBT Pride month in a very special way: by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC...


Jun 15, 2016, 13:00 ET Equinox Demonstrates Ongoing Support Of LGBTQA Community With Global #POWEREDBYPRIDE 2016 Events

 Equinox—the high performance lifestyle leader—today announced its #POWEREDBYPRIDE 2016 "Partners in Pride" Series, where five...


Jun 15, 2016, 10:07 ET Orlando Latino Churches Gather to Offer Faith, Hope & Love Following Local Massacre

 The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) and the Fraternity of Councils and Evangelical Entities of Florida (FRACEEV)...


Jun 15, 2016, 09:04 ET Heritage Health Solutions junto a los estadounidenses afectados por el tiroteo masivo en Orlando

 Heritage Health Solutions, Inc. (Heritage), una pequeña empresa propiedad de veteranos incapacitados en servicio (Service-Disabled...


Jun 15, 2016, 08:45 ET Stars and Influencers Rally to Donate 1-on-1 Chatters to Support Victims and Their Families in the Horrific Orlando Mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub

Chatter, a new platform that is charity focused, will dedicate its significant resources and network to the victims in the horrific Orlando...


Jun 14, 2016, 21:38 ET Joint Statement From NHCLC President Rev. Samuel Rodriguez And William Jessup University President Dr. John Jackson On The Detestable Comments About The Orlando Terrorist Attack By Sacramento Pastor

 Today, the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) and senior pastor of New Season...


Jun 14, 2016, 19:43 ET Heritage Health Solutions Stands With Americans Affected by Mass Shooting in Orlando

 Heritage Health Solutions, Inc. (Heritage), a verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), recently shared its position on...


Jun 14, 2016, 16:24 ET Sodexo Employee Volunteers Lend Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing Expertise During Pride Month

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announced that its employee business resource group, PRIDE (People Respecting...


Jun 14, 2016, 13:06 ET Brookfield Place Partners with Top Organizations to Honor NYC Pride Week with "LOVE WINS" Letter Installation

  In celebration of New York City's Pride Week, Brookfield Place announces its interactive visual activation entitled the "LOVE WINS" Letter...


Jun 14, 2016, 13:02 ET Treatment of Gender Dysphoria in Children a Dangerous Nonconsented Experiment, Opines Article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

 A new standard of care is being urged for the treatment of gender dysphoria in children despite a vigorous though suppressed debate among...


Jun 14, 2016, 11:56 ET U.S. Commission on Civil Rights by a Unanimous Vote Joins the Nation in Mourning the Horrific Loss of Life in Orlando, Florida

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights joins the nation in mourning the loss of the many lives of those killed in Orlando, Florida on June 12,...