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Jun 15, 2017, 13:45 ET New Survey Shows Smoking Among Teens at Historic Lows and Dramatic Declines in Vaping

The National Youth Tobacco Survey results, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), show that we are well on our way...


Jun 15, 2017, 10:45 ET Transgender Actors Effective in Teaching New Doctors to Provide Respectful Care

By acting out scenarios commonly seen in the clinic, real-life transgender actors can help residents learn to provide more sensitive care...


Jun 15, 2017, 09:32 ET American Express Announces Grant to the National Park Foundation to Capture and Share the History of Stonewall National Monument

American Express today announced a $100,000 grant to the National Park Foundation's Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks for...


Jun 14, 2017, 12:32 ET WovenWell Launches LGBTQ Initiative With Housing Works at PrideFest NYC Pop Up

WovenWell, a profit-for-good company that donates 20 percent of each sale to fulfill their mission of supporting mental health initiatives, has...


Jun 14, 2017, 12:00 ET Black Hat USA 2017 to Offer Programs Supporting Diversity Introducing More Students and Practitioners to InfoSec Community

Today, Black Hat, the world's leading producer of information security events, announced new diversity programming for Black Hat USA next month....


Jun 14, 2017, 10:42 ET Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For...


Jun 14, 2017, 10:00 ET Gale Launches Second Installment of the Archives of Sexuality and Gender Series

Gale, a Cengage company and leading provider of library resources, has released the second part of the award-winning LGBTQ History and Culture...


Jun 13, 2017, 09:37 ET Orange County Regional History Center Launches One Orlando Collection Digital Gallery

Orange County Government, the City of Orlando and the Historical Society of Central Florida through the Orange County Regional History Center...


Jun 12, 2017, 06:00 ET Top 25 LGBT Blogs Awarded 'Loud & Proud' During Pride Month by STDcheck.com

STDcheck.com, a leading online STD testing provider, has released its list of the Top 25 LGBT blogs and websites with "The Loud & Proud" award....


Jun 09, 2017, 13:48 ET Pulse Nightclub Shooting: Study Finds Perception of Substance, Alcohol Abuse as Coping Mechanism Drove Actual Use

In the aftermath of the deadly Pulse nightclub shooting, the most violent attack on the LGBT community in US history, the perception that gays,...


Jun 09, 2017, 12:00 ET FCA US and FIAT Brand Continue Support for Motor City Pride Parade and Festival

- Participation sustains FCA US support of LGBT employees, customers, communities and issues - A new rainbow-wrapped 2017 Fiat 124...


Jun 07, 2017, 08:30 ET Equality Utah Honors Squatty Potty CEO, Robert Edwards

Squatty Potty CEO, Robert Edwards, received the Excellence in Advocacy Award during Equality Utah's 7th Annual Equality Celebration - Don't Stop...


Jun 07, 2017, 07:00 ET Marriott International Sparks Global Action To Combat Homelessness Among LGBTQ Youth Through Crowd-Sourced #LoveTravels Mosaic

In the United States, nearly 4 in 10 American youths experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender* and the number has...


Jun 06, 2017, 13:54 ET Hornet's New National Billboard Campaign Counters Anti-LGBTQ Hate Groups In Cities Where Groups Are Headquartered

Hornet, the world's premier gay social network, today announced a new billboard campaign aimed at fighting the divisive rhetoric spouted by...


Jun 05, 2017, 20:00 ET Rami Baz, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Rami Baz, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Healthcare. Dr. Baz is a Pediatrician and...


Jun 05, 2017, 14:34 ET Want to Show Your Support for Pride on Facebook? Here's How!

Pride celebrations have begun around the world, and Facebook is proud to support a diverse community, including those that have identified...


Jun 05, 2017, 12:00 ET Equinox Debuts Short Film "LGBTQAlphabet: Six Letters Will Never Be Enough"

Equinox—the high performance lifestyle leader— today unveiled "LGBTQAlphabet: Six Letters Will Never Be Enough," a short film that expands the...


Jun 02, 2017, 10:22 ET Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore Takes Joy in Welcoming New Orleans Pride Week Attendees

Cherish a Louisiana getaway and celebrate LGBT pride when booking a stay at Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore. In the spirit of...


Jun 01, 2017, 12:11 ET GlassesUSA.com Launches Special Edition Rainbow-Colored Frames For LGBTQ Pride Month

The month of June is officially recognized as LGBTQ Pride Month, which was established to promote the dignity and equal rights of the LGBTQ...


Jun 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Important scholarships and internships for LGBTQ students highlighted in new Fastweb student resource

Fastweb (www.fastweb.com), the leading website for scholarship and financial aid information and a member of the Monster network, supports the LGBT...