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Jun 30, 2016, 15:25 ET Family Research Council Criticizes Pentagon for Transgender Policy Change

Family Research Council (FRC) today criticized President Obama and the Department of Defense for lifting the longstanding ban on military service...


Jun 30, 2016, 07:45 ET New Report Explores the Global Diversity & Inclusion Tipping Point

 What do Brexit, islamophobia, Caitlyn Jenner, colorism, and technology all have in common? In a new report, The Winters Group suggests they...


Jun 29, 2016, 13:56 ET WATCH: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy in New Ryan Murphy-Produced Tribute Released by HRC

 Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:35 ET Path2Parenthood & California Cryobank to Host Gay Women's Gathering: An Evening on Lesbian Pregnancy Event in Minneapolis

 National nonprofit organization, Path2Parenthood (P2P) and California Cryobank, announced today that they will be hosting a Gay Women's...


Jun 28, 2016, 06:00 ET BMe Issues $60,000 July 4th Challenge

Honestly, would you support a yoga studio in Baltimore or a Safe Brave Space for LGBT youth in Detroit if those projects were posted on Kickstarter...


Jun 27, 2016, 16:28 ET Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, Sovereign Health's CEO, Speaks Out on the Orlando Tragedy and Offers Hotline Support (888) 376-3032

 Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, Sovereign Health's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), addresses the Orlando tragedy in new footage released today. The Pulse...


Jun 27, 2016, 12:48 ET Unity Day of Color, Orlando 49 Memorial Service

On July 2, 2016, we will be hosting the "Unity Day of Color/Orlando 49 Memorial Service #MARCHWITHPRIDE" to honor the lives of those lost,...


Jun 27, 2016, 09:18 ET After Orlando Massacre, Glimmer of Hope Shines As Premiere of New Amazon Series Conveys Powerful Message of Acceptance.

 After the deadliest mass shooting in history, the premiere of the new show 'Back Stabber' has come at the perfect time, bringing a powerful...


Jun 27, 2016, 08:00 ET Texas Competes, A Business-Led Movement Surpasses 1,000 Members: Major Oil and Gas Producer Joins Coalition Supporting an LGBT-Friendly Texas

HOUSTON, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- BHP Billiton, one of the world's largest natural resources companies, today becomes the 1,000th Texas...


Jun 25, 2016, 17:03 ET American Nurses Association Urges Nurses to Help Stop Gun Violence

In the wake of the Orlando, FL, massacre, the American Nurses Association (ANA) issued a declaration today calling for sensible gun control...


Jun 24, 2016, 14:13 ET National Park Foundation To Help Raise $2M To Support America's Newest National Park: Stonewall National Monument

 Today, timed with the President's designation of Stonewall National Monument during LGBT Pride Month, the National Park Foundation announced...


Jun 24, 2016, 08:30 ET Cannabis Is the New Ferrari in Coaching Says Paul Angelo, the First Coach to Add Cannabis Training Inside LGBT Coaching for Gay Men

Paul Angelo, the owner of a gay coaching and matchmaking service, is making history by being the first coach to offer cannabis training to his...


Jun 23, 2016, 17:14 ET Colorado Marijuana Companies Come Together to Support the Denver Colorado AIDS Project in the "Cannabis Charity Open" Charity Golf Tournament

 The Hemp Connoisseur Magazine has partnered with Premium Pete's Cultivation to gather the cannabis community for a charity event benefiting...


Jun 23, 2016, 17:00 ET QBE North America Celebrates Gay Pride Month with Diversity & Inclusion Event

Earlier today, over 150 QBE North America employees, producers, clients, community representatives and business trade press gathered to celebrate...


Jun 23, 2016, 14:47 ET Street Closures Announced For 46th Annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration And Parade For Racial And Economic Justice

 The 46th Annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Celebration and Parade will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June...


Jun 23, 2016, 12:27 ET Sodexo Employee Groups Award $45,000 in Community Grants

 Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced that its nine Employee Business Resource Groups have each awarded a $5,000...


Jun 23, 2016, 11:13 ET Virgin America Stands Proud With LGBT Community As Official Airline Of San Francisco Pride

Virgin America, San Francisco's hometown airline, is proud to support the LGBT community and serve as the "Official Airline of San Francisco Pride"...


Jun 23, 2016, 08:40 ET Scholarships Help LGBTQ Students Overcome Challenges

 Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)...


Jun 23, 2016, 06:06 ET LGBTQ Couples' Wedding Spends Soar, As Does Family Acceptance, According To The Knot LGBTQ Weddings Study 2016

The Knot, the #1 wedding brand and marketplace, and Logo, a leading entertainment brand inspired by the LGBT community, today released the results...


Jun 22, 2016, 14:30 ET The 10th Annual ADCOLOR ® Awards Announces Honorees, Nominees & Futures

ADCOLOR announced today 2016 Honorees and Nominees for the 10th Annual ADCOLOR Awards as well as the 2016 Class of ADCOLOR FUTURES. The 10th Annual...