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Mar 02, 2017, 12:00 ET CREDO Joins Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Support of Gavin Grimm and Transgender Rights

CREDO, the mobile carrier with a conscience, has joined an amicus brief in support of Gavin Grimm, a 17-year-old transgender student who faces...


Mar 02, 2017, 09:11 ET Third Annual Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley to Highlight the Power of Literature for Social Change

The Bay Area Book Festival returns to downtown Berkeley June 3-4, 2017 with a focus on "literary activism." The two-day, indoor/outdoor Festival...


Mar 02, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare to Award $11,000 in Micro-Grants to Support Social Service Agencies in New Jersey

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today that it will award $11,000 in micro-grants to support social service organizations in New...


Mar 01, 2017, 14:27 ET La Federación de Juegos Gay anuncia la lista abreviada de ciudades candidatas a sede de los XI Juegos Gay 2022

El 28 de febrero de 2017, un año después que se anunciara el inicio del proceso de selección, la Federación de Juegos Gay (FGG, por sus siglas en...


Mar 01, 2017, 10:05 ET Federation Of Gay Games Announces 2022 Gay Games XI Shortlist Bid Cities

The 2022 Gay Games XI host city shortlist vote by the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) General Assembly took place 28 February 2017, one year...


Mar 01, 2017, 08:57 ET Stoli® Vodka Honors the Legacy of LGBTQ Bartenders in the Movement for Equality, Kicks Off Fourth Annual Key West Cocktail Classic Competition

Today, Stoli® Group USA, LLC in partnership with the Key West Business Guild, is returning to New York to kick off the world's largest annual LGBTQ...


Feb 28, 2017, 12:15 ET 25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Hosted By Sir Elton John And David Furnish Raises Record-Breaking $7 Million To Help End HIV/AIDS

The 25th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish raised a record-breaking $7...


Feb 27, 2017, 10:00 ET NYU Langone Expands Its Transgender Program With Recruitment Of Renowned Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon

Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD, one of the country's notable reconstructive specialists in transgender surgery, recently joined the faculty of NYU...


Feb 24, 2017, 08:40 ET ATIXA Reissues Position Statement on Title IX, Gender Equity, and Gender Expression

Recent developments have prompted ATIXA to revise and reissue its position statement on the protections of transgender and transitioning people...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:21 ET West Hollywood City Council Approves Steps to Prohibit the City from Providing Financial or Other Benefits to the President of the United States

The City Council of the City of West Hollywood, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, approved an item that directs City of West...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:30 ET Kannetic LGBT Inclusion Builder Solution Launched by Total Engagement Consulting and Kannetic, Inc.

Stan Kimer, President of Total Engagement Consulting by Kimer, and Darren Noy, CEO of Kannetic, today launch a new cloud-based application to...


Feb 21, 2017, 17:52 ET Los Angeles LGBT Center Expands Services for Homeless LGBTQ Youth With Support From S. Mark Taper Foundation

Today the Los Angeles LGBT Center announces it has received a $100,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation to support the Center's homeless...


Feb 21, 2017, 10:57 ET Pride and Prejudice Summit: Business as a Catalyst for Change in LGBT Rights

On March 23, 2017, The Economist Events will host its second-annual Pride and Prejudice Summit, a 24-hour event spanning three cities, Hong Kong,...


Feb 20, 2017, 22:30 ET TOMORROW: Peter Sprigg to Testify Before New Hampshire General Court

Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, will testify tomorrow before the New Hampshire General Court against...


Feb 17, 2017, 10:30 ET Smithsonian Exhibit "The Way We Worked" and "Wilton Manors Works" Event Arriving at Art Gallery 21 March 2017

Art Gallery 21, in partnership with the City of Wilton Manors, the Central Area Neighborhood Association of Wilton Manors, The Pride Center at...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Foundation for Ethnic Understanding Announces Thousands To Rally In Times Square This Sunday In Solidarity With Muslims

New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds will join hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons, and Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:10 ET Sponsor, Volunteer or Join in the Parade for the 18th Annual Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival: Greater Fort Lauderdale's Largest LGBT Event

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, more than 30,000 locals and tourists, of all ages, will attend the Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival:...


Feb 16, 2017, 12:34 ET FRC Stunned By Washington State Court Ruling that Puts Florist's Own Home at Risk of Seizure

Family Research Council (FRC) expressed outrage after the Washington State Supreme Court issued a ruling today that puts at risk the home and...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:22 ET hoopla digital brings the #1 NYT bestselling 'Love is Love' anthology to library patrons

hoopla digital, the category-creating mobile and online service for libraries, added the bestselling Love is Love anthology graphic novel to its...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:45 ET 1st Security Bank of Washington Supports Seattle's LGBT Executive Directors Roundtable, Providing Collegial and Logistical Support for Nonprofits

1st Security Bank of Washington is proud to support Seattle's LGBT Executive Director Roundtable, a forum for Executive Directors that was launched...


Feb 14, 2017, 09:41 ET Love Has No Labels Collaborates with the NFL to Create Fans of Love on Valentine's Day

To coincide with Valentine's Day, the Ad Council, R/GA and an unprecedented group of brand partners launched, "Fans of Love," an extension of the...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:35 ET LGBTQ Students Benefit from Point Foundation Scholarship

Nearly half of the nation's undergraduate students are enrolled at community colleges, which are an increasingly important springboard for...


Feb 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Mexico City's Gay Chorus To Star In NYCGMC's Big Gay Sing Because New York's Values Matter

New York City Gay Men's Chorus today announced that El Coro Gay de Ciudad de México will be guest stars at Big Gay Sing®, its annual sing-along...


Feb 13, 2017, 14:28 ET The Tegan and Sara Foundation to be non-profit partner for ClexaCon's 'Cocktails for Change'

ClexaCon unites LGBTQ+ women and allies to celebrate representative characters and stories, connecting thousands at a party so highly anticipated...


Feb 13, 2017, 08:41 ET Applications Now Open for America's "Best-of-the-Best" Corporations for Inclusion

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