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Jan 27, 2017, 10:22 ET DCED Secretary Dennis Davin Highlights Importance of LGBT Contributions to Pennsylvania Economy, Wolf Administration Commitment to Equality Initiatives

Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin provided keynote remarks at the Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian...


Jan 26, 2017, 08:35 ET Health Needs of LGBTQ Community Are Focus of New Interprofessional CE Courses

Healthcare professionals can gain a greater understanding of the health needs and challenges of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer...


Jan 24, 2017, 17:04 ET American Majority Sides with LGBT Rights, Though so-called "Bathroom Bills" Cause Division

With 40 state legislatures convened thus far in 2017, analysts report there are more than 30 measures introduced in 11 states that are intended to...


Jan 24, 2017, 14:30 ET Department of Aging Bolsters Efforts to Improve Aging Services for LGBT Older Adults

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) leadership team, along with leaders from the Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL), and board members...


Jan 20, 2017, 13:41 ET Los Angeles LGBT Center Launches Campaign to Monitor Trump Administration's First 100 Days, Mobilize Response to LGBT Community Threats

Today the Los Angeles LGBT Center launched 100 Days and Me, a community engagement campaign to protect the health, freedom, and well-being of LGBT...


Jan 20, 2017, 06:00 ET City of West Hollywood Reaffirms Commitment to LGBT People, Women, and Immigrants as Nation Faces Trump

The City of West Hollywood is taking bold action to reaffirm its commitment to its core values and to work to defend the rights of community...


Jan 19, 2017, 10:01 ET Broadway Powerhouse, Shoshana Bean To Perform At 'Harmony,' A Gala Benefiting The New York City Gay Men's Chorus And Youth Pride Chorus

Big Apple Performing Arts, the home of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus and Youth Pride Chorus, today announced that Broadway powerhouse,...


Jan 18, 2017, 08:35 ET Award-Winning Author Explores Forbidden Love Between Men Within a WWII Japanese-American Internment Camp

In his latest novel, Gardens of Hope, published by Chances Press, author Michael Holloway Perronne considered it timely to not just explore a World...


Jan 18, 2017, 08:35 ET First Ever "America's LGBT Economy" Report Suggests LGBT Businesses Add $1.7 Trillion to US Economy

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, has...


Jan 18, 2017, 08:00 ET Elton John AIDS Foundation Presents its 25th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party Sponsored by BVLGARI, Neuro Drinks and Diana Jenkins

Sir Elton John and David Furnish will host the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)'s 25th annual Academy Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, February 26,...


Jan 12, 2017, 15:44 ET A Con of Our Own: ClexaCon makes history with the first-ever entertainment convention for LGBTQ women and allies

A different kind of fandom deserves a different kind of convention. ClexaCon will unite LGBTQ women to celebrate queer female characters and...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:27 ET Communities coast-to-coast plan events for National Day of Racial Healing in United States on Jan. 17

Communities across the country are planning a wide-range of events to highlight the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The day's...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:00 ET The Elton John AIDS Foundation Awards Nearly $3.5 Million in Grants during December 2016

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a leader in the global effort to end AIDS, today announced it awarded nearly $3.5 million in grants to 57...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:00 ET National LGBT Bar Association Honors Level 3 Senior Corporate Counsel Jason Prussman

The National LGBT Bar Association – the country's largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied legal professionals...


Jan 11, 2017, 11:05 ET Big Apple Performing Arts Welcomes New Executive Director

Big Apple Performing Arts, home of New York City Gay Men's Chorus and Youth Pride Chorus, today announced the appointment of its new Executive...


Jan 10, 2017, 14:07 ET Pernod Ricard USA Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Pernod Ricard USA proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2017 Corporate...


Jan 10, 2017, 09:00 ET bioLytical recognized by Premier as Breakthrough Technology Award Winner for INSTI HIV Rapid Point of Care Test

RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - bioLytical Laboratories, a world leader in rapid infectious disease tests, today announced receipt of...


Jan 07, 2017, 11:41 ET AEG reagiert auf falsche Anschuldigungen gegen das Unternehmen und seinen Inhaber, Philip Anschutz

„Uns sind die jüngsten Angriffe auf unseren Inhaber, Philip Anschutz, bekannt. Diese Versuche der Wiederholung und Verbreitung falscher...


Jan 06, 2017, 06:45 ET Quest Diagnostics Achieves Perfect Score On 2017 Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, received a rating of 100 from the...


Jan 06, 2017, 06:00 ET F Without Fear is Message of New Los Angeles LGBT Center Campaign to Reduce HIV Infection Rate by Promoting PrEP

F*ck w/out Fear is the message of a new campaign by the Los Angeles LGBT Center, officially launching on Sunday, January 8, to raise awareness for...


Jan 06, 2017, 05:39 ET Stellungnahme von Philip F. Anschutz, Eigentümer von AEG

„Jüngste, von den Medien veröffentlichte Aussagen, ich sei anti-LGBTQ (Lesbierinnen, Schwule, Bisexuelle, Transgender und Queer) sind...


Jan 05, 2017, 21:46 ET AEG Responds To False Accusations Against Company And Owner Philip Anschutz

"We are aware of recent attacks upon our owner, Mr. Philip Anschutz. These attempts to perpetuate and spread false news on a variety of topics are...


Jan 05, 2017, 17:22 ET Statement issued by Philip F. Anschutz, Owner of AEG

"Recent claims published in the media that I am anti-LGBTQ are nothing more than fake news – it is all garbage. I unequivocally support the rights...


Jan 05, 2017, 13:41 ET Greater Fort Lauderdale Launches World's First Travel Marketing Campaign To Feature Transgender Models

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau will launch a new global marketing and advertising campaign on January 9th featuring...


Jan 03, 2017, 08:45 ET Near-death Experience Researcher Seeks Respondents for Online Survey as Part of New Study and Book

Clinical psychologist and author Liz Dale is asking anyone — but especially those in the LGBT community — who has had a near-death experience (NDE)...