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May 02, 2016, 19:34 ET Sodexo Earns Recognition as One of America's "Best-of-the-Best" Companies for Diversity by National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

 Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced recognition today by The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC),...


May 02, 2016, 13:45 ET Lambda Legal Announces the Appointment of Rachel B. Tiven as CEO

Today, the Board of Directors of Lambda Legal – the nation's oldest legal organization fighting for equality on behalf of LGBT people and...


May 02, 2016, 09:57 ET FDA launches public education campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the launch of a historic public education campaign aimed at preventing and reducing tobacco...


Apr 29, 2016, 12:11 ET Black, Gay Pastor Featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network Hosts a Kentucky Derby Event for the University of Louisville

 Friday, May 6, 2016 from 8pm-Midnight at the historic Conrad-Caldwell House Museum Rev. Derek Terry will host the inaugural Kentucky...


Apr 28, 2016, 15:56 ET Family Research Council Statement on Tennessee SB 1556

Yesterday, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed Senate Bill 1556, which prevents counselors and therapists from being forced to counsel in a...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:55 ET Four Major Organizations Come Together to Applaud Mayor Bowser and the DC City Council for Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Bill

Suicide is the third leading cause of death in the District of Columbia for those aged 15-24. To help stem this leading cause of death from...


Apr 28, 2016, 08:55 ET LGBTQutie Announces Launch of Dating and Social Networking App for iOS and Android

 Today, LGBTQutie will celebrate its official launch of its free mobile app for iOS and Android, replacing the web-based interface that has...


Apr 27, 2016, 12:00 ET MGM Resorts International Named Among Nation's Top Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc

 MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is ranked 5th on the "Top 10 Regional Companies" list for diversity best practices, according to...


Apr 27, 2016, 10:24 ET Founder of LGBT Advocacy Organization Affiliates with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate

Jeff Berger, founder of the National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) and a licensed Realtor®, has changed...


Apr 26, 2016, 16:19 ET After Murders in Bangladesh, National Press Club Urges Justice

 National Press Club leaders expressed outrage Tuesday about the murder of two people, including a journalist, in Bangladesh. Xulhaz Mannan,...


Apr 26, 2016, 11:29 ET Oregon Bakers Penalized For Not Making Same-Sex Wedding Cake File Brief With Oregon Court Of Appeals

First Liberty Institute and Boyden Gray, former White House Counsel for President George H. W. Bush, filed a brief with the Oregon Court of Appeals...


Apr 22, 2016, 12:15 ET US Lacrosse, You Can Play Announce Partnership in Support of LGBT Athletes, Fans

 The sport of lacrosse is going all-in to promote inclusion for all athletes and fans.  You Can Play and US Lacrosse, the national...


Apr 22, 2016, 08:30 ET Delta Foundation Announces Mylan CEO Heather Bresch as First-ever CEO to Participate in Pittsburgh Pride Equality March

The Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies,...


Apr 21, 2016, 08:40 ET Central New Jersey Attorney Tabitha Y. Clark Set to Defend New Jersey's First Order Declaring Three People the Legal Parents of a Child

New Jersey attorney Tabitha Y. Clark is set to respond to The New Jersey Attorney General's motion to vacate the first Order in New Jersey granting...


Apr 20, 2016, 16:46 ET PA Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine Discusses Importance of Non-Discrimination Laws at Philadelphia City Hall

Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today at Philadelphia City Hall lauded the efforts by Governor Wolf and the city of Philadelphia...


Apr 20, 2016, 16:25 ET City of West Hollywood is "PrEPped" to End HIV with Launch of New Awareness Campaign

The City of West Hollywood is launching a comprehensive public-awareness campaign to inform the community about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, known as...


Apr 20, 2016, 12:37 ET Aramark Earns a Place on the 2016 DiversityInc

 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, earned a place on the 2016 25 Noteworthy Companies for...


Apr 20, 2016, 06:03 ET Las 50 Mejores Compañías por su Diversidad de 2016

 DiversityInc anunció el martes su lista de las 50 Mejores Compañías por su Diversidad de 2016 y la compañía que...


Apr 20, 2016, 06:00 ET 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

 DiversityInc Tuesday announced its 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list and the company in the No. 1 slot is healthcare company Kaiser...


Apr 19, 2016, 11:59 ET Gender Identity A Human Right In Broward County / Greater Fort Lauderdale

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau in Broward County is reaffirming its commitment to the human rights of gay couples,...


Apr 18, 2016, 19:34 ET Black Lives Matter: What's PrEP got to do with it?

 There have been major developments in both treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. in recent years and one of the most promising ones...


Apr 18, 2016, 11:03 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Condemning Recent State Laws and Pending Proposals Targeting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights today issued a statement regarding recent state laws passed, and proposals being considered, in the states of...


Apr 15, 2016, 17:31 ET The City of Wilton Manors Becomes First Broward City to Ban Government Travel to North Carolina, Mississippi

 The City of Wilton Manors became the first City in Broward County to ban government travel to North Carolina, Mississippi, and other states...


Apr 15, 2016, 14:20 ET Cirque du Soleil® Will Not Perform in North Carolina

Cirque du Soleil strongly believes in diversity and equality for every individual and is opposed to discrimination in any form. The new HB2...


Apr 14, 2016, 15:47 ET ASPA Stands in Support of an Anti-Discriminatory Society

The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) calls on governments and organizations at all levels to reaffirm their commitment to an...