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03 May, 2017, 15:29 ET Wyndham Worldwide is Recognized as one of the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity for Fifth Consecutive Year

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) has been named among the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, ranking in the top 25 for the first...


03 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Ranked No. 2 on DiversityInc's 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Kaiser Permanente, the largest integrated health system in the U.S., has earned the No. 2 ranking on the 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list,...


03 May, 2017, 09:36 ET Transgender Activist, Artist and Author Rizi Timane Announces 4th Annual Transgender Surgery Scholarship Call-For-Applications

Transgender rights activist, recording artist and author Rizi Timane has just announced the call-for-applications for the 4th Annual Rizi Timane...


03 May, 2017, 09:15 ET Spring Exhibitions: Egypt-Born LA Artist Sherin Guirguis Explores Displacement in Earthen Exhibition at 18th Street Arts Center

18th Street Arts Center presents three exhibitions exploring displacement and hidden cultures, featuring Egypt-born LA artist Sherin Guirguis,...


02 May, 2017, 10:21 ET Felicia Medina, Jennifer Orthwein Announce Medina Orthwein LLP, A Civil Rights And Public Interest Law Firm In Oakland

Attorneys Felicia Medina and Jennifer Orthwein today announced the opening of Medina Orthwein LLP, a civil rights and public interest law firm, at...


28 Apr, 2017, 12:40 ET Gay "Pride and Prejudice" Film Shot in Appalachia Gets Release Date

"Before the Fall", a gay re-imagining of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", will be available online to rent or purchase via iTunes, Google Play,...


27 Apr, 2017, 09:30 ET Equitas Health Awarded CDC Grant to Expand Health Services for Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Youth

Equitas Health is among seven community-based organizations in the U.S. awarded funding by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to implement...


27 Apr, 2017, 09:05 ET KeyBank Earns 2017 "Best-of-the-Best" Designation for Inclusion by National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the...


27 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET America's 2017 "Best-of-the-Best" Corporations for Inclusion Named by NGLCC and Partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the...


25 Apr, 2017, 12:33 ET Can HIV-Positive Men Have a Biological Child?

Yes, HIV-positive men can have biological children. Cutting-edge Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART), in conjunction with advanced treatments...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:39 ET New York City Gay Men's Chorus Welcomes The London Gay Men's Chorus To Celebrate Anthems For A New Era In: I SEE FIRE

The New York City Gay Men's Chorus (NYCGMC) announced today that they will welcome their siblings in song from the London Gay Men's Chorus (LGMC)...


24 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Top Executives Convene at Seventh Annual Out Leadership: U.S. LGBT+ Summit 2017 to Discuss the Role of Business in Creating and Sustaining Inclusion in an Uncertain World

WHAT: Out Leadership's seventh annual LGBT+ Summit in the U.S. brings together LGBT+ and straight ally senior leaders to discuss issues at the...


19 Apr, 2017, 08:03 ET Here Media Launches OTT Platform With Encompass And Kaltura

Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video playout and distribution solutions to broadcast and...


18 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Pride Rally Announces Lineup for 10th Annual Event

Long Beach Pride Weekend is May 19-21 in Long Beach, California. The official kickoff event to pride weekend, the Pride Rally, will take place on...


18 Apr, 2017, 07:30 ET Affinity Inc Magazine Recognizes 2017 AIM100 Recipients

More and more corporations are recognizing the growing importance of LGBT diversity in the supplier and employee marketplace. Supporting diversity...


17 Apr, 2017, 09:30 ET Largest-Ever Research Studies Find One-Fifth of Surveyed Homeless Youth in the United States and Canada Are Victims of Human Trafficking

Researchers announced findings today from the largest-ever combined sample of homeless youth in the United States and Canada, revealing that...


17 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET In Its Second Year, Teleflora Partners With GLSEN To Honor Teachers Nationwide This Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12)

Teachers play a major role in building brighter futures for our children in communities around the country. This May, Teleflora, the world's...


12 Apr, 2017, 14:52 ET Friendship Place To Host Groundbreaking Symposium On LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

Friendship Place will host "Young, LGBTQ, and Homeless," a symposium addressing the needs of this highly vulnerable population, on April 19 at 6 PM...


11 Apr, 2017, 11:14 ET Advocates in Pennsylvania Demand Resources to Stop Suicide

One person dies by suicide every five hours in the state of Pennsylvania. To help prevent this tragic loss of life, volunteer advocates from the...


10 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET HSBC's Noel Quinn Joins Out Leadership's Global Advisory Board

Out Leadership today announced that HSBC Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking, and Group Managing Director, Noel Quinn has joined its Global...


06 Apr, 2017, 15:13 ET Northwell Health Hospitals Recognized by LGBTQ Advocacy Group for Healthcare Equality

Northwell Health received high marks for LGBTQ inclusion in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's 2017 Healthcare Equality Index, a measure...


05 Apr, 2017, 11:29 ET Advocates to Storm Tallahassee to Request Resources to Help Fight Suicide

More than twice as many people die by suicide in Florida annually than by homicide. To help prevent this tragic loss of life, volunteer advocates...


31 Mar, 2017, 18:24 ET Braeburn Pharmaceuticals Applauds Repeal of HB2

Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. made the following statement today in response to the repeal of House Bill 2 (HB2). "Diversity and a commitment to...


31 Mar, 2017, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente earns "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" designation in Healthcare Equality Index

All 38 of Kaiser Permanente's hospitals have been recognized as a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation...


31 Mar, 2017, 09:32 ET Miami Beach Embraces and Entertains LGBT Travelers with Host of Events

Celebrated as an international LGBT-friendly destination for travelers across the globe, Miami Beach is enticing guests to experience the beauty...