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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...


Jun 22, 2016, 13:30 ET San Francisco Pride Announces Screening And Bag Checks For 2016 Celebration Attendees

 There will be security screening and metal detectors at all points of entry for the 2016 San Francisco Pride Celebration and festival,...


Jun 22, 2016, 08:00 ET Oregon Community Foundation Isn't Supporting Enough Groups Led by People of Color, LGBTQ, says new Philamplify report

 Across the country, many individuals and families use their local community foundations to support nonprofits and causes they care about. Most...


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...