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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,...


Jun 14, 2016, 08:35 ET NaBITA States Vigilance can Empower Prevention of Shootings

As we learn the details of the Orlando Pulse shooting, there is a very real temptation to see the attacker as a monster, to shake our heads and...


Jun 13, 2016, 15:05 ET City of Wilton Manors Mourns Over the Orlando Massacre and Evaluates Upcoming Stonewall Festival

 In the wake of the Orlando massacre, hearts were heavy yesterday in the City of Wilton Manors. The City's pride flag, which was permanently...


Jun 13, 2016, 10:23 ET Association of Flight Attendants' Statement on Killings in Orlando

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO International President Sara Nelson issued the following statement about the massacre...


Jun 13, 2016, 08:35 ET New Book, Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem: Independence Day on Fire Island Celebrates Human Rights and Freedom of Expression in the LGBTQ Community

 Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem is a collection of photographs taken by renowned photographer Susan Kravitz over the past 30 years at the...


Jun 10, 2016, 11:00 ET FCA US and FIAT Brand Celebrate Motor City Pride!

- FCA US and FIAT brand to provide key sponsorship support of the Motor City Pride parade and festival - Participation sustains...


Jun 09, 2016, 13:52 ET MERAKI Unleashes Its Futuristic Lesbian Hero - Just In Time For Pride Month

 MERAKI unleashes its futuristic Lesbian Hero vs. the Greek Gods of Old! Kickstarter began June 4, 2016! MERAKI (may-rah-kee) follows LGBT...


Jun 09, 2016, 13:14 ET Love Is GREAT Britain: A Welcoming Country For All

 As part of the Love is GREAT campaign, the UK government will participate in local Pride events in 10 cities across the US to highlight the UK...


Jun 09, 2016, 12:49 ET State's Largest "How To Adopt From Foster Care Seminar" Slated For July 9 In Chicago

In conjunction with The State of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, the Illinois Center for Adoption and Permanency, Pride Action...


Jun 09, 2016, 12:01 ET Hoteles locales de Puerto Rico reportan sólidas reservas para eventos relacionados con el Orgullo LGBT a pesar de la conmoción por el Zika

La Puerto Rico Tourism Company (Compañía de Turismo de Puerto Rico, PRTC) informa actualmente una tasa de ocupación del 100% para...


Jun 09, 2016, 09:30 ET K-Y® Brand Comes Out With New True Feel Premium Silicone Lubricant

 Today the K-Y® brand (www.K-Y.com), a leader in sexual well-being, launches new K-Y True Feel, a premium silicone lubricant designed to...


Jun 08, 2016, 15:17 ET George Takei to receive honorary doctorate from Cal State LA

 George H. Takei, the highly accomplished actor and charismatic champion for the arts, community engagement and social justice, will receive an...


Jun 08, 2016, 13:01 ET Pinot Pride and Rose Pride, the New Wine Brands from Emmy®-Nominated Actor and Musician Tituss Burgess, to Launch with a Three-Day "Taste of Tituss Pride" Celebration in NYC

 Pinot Pride and Rosé Pride, the new wine brands from Emmy®-nominated actor and musician Tituss Burgess, will launch with a three-day...


Jun 08, 2016, 08:47 ET Local Puerto Rico Hotels Report Strong Bookings For LGBT Pride Events Despite Zika Hype

The Puerto Rican Tourism Company (PRTC) is currently reporting a 100% occupancy rate for local hotel partners in Boquerón, Puerto...


Jun 08, 2016, 08:12 ET Filmmaker Brings Powerful LGBT Movie to North Carolina in light of HB2

 Filmmaker K. Rocco Shields hosts an exclusive screening of the award-winning, anti-bullying film Love is All You Need? in North Carolina...


Jun 07, 2016, 14:23 ET BTAN Los Angeles and Bienestar "Black, Brown and Beyond: Building Our Future"

 In recognition of the 35th anniversary of the first reported HIV/AIDS cases in the United States and LGBT Pride Month in Los Angeles, the...


Jun 07, 2016, 10:00 ET Clear + Brilliant pélo™, The Game Changer in Laser Hair Removal

 Solta Medical's novel addition to its aesthetic device solutions, the Clear + Brilliant pélo™ laser, offers personalized results...


Jun 07, 2016, 08:00 ET CEB Celebrates National Pride Month; Raises Awareness of LGBT Causes

In celebration of National Pride Month, CEB (NYSE: CEB), a best practice insight and technology company, will be sponsoring and participating in...


Jun 06, 2016, 09:00 ET Fastweb celebrates LGBT Pride Month by highlighting key student scholarship and internship opportunities

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