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Jul 11, 2016, 08:15 ET National TV Ad Depicting Transgender Discrimination to Premiere During Republican National Convention

 A groundbreaking ad depicting the challenges faced by transgender people in accessing public restrooms—and highlighting the lack of...


Jul 08, 2016, 11:00 ET Claery & Green, LLP to Sponsor San Diego Pride 2016

San Diego Pride is one of the city's largest events and one of the biggest LGBT pride events in the entire country, with more than 150,000...


Jul 07, 2016, 13:20 ET New Transgender Awareness Course Seeks to End Widespread Workplace Discrimination

The rights of transgender Americans have never been so hotly debated. Whether in the military, in schools, in athletics or in the workplace, ending...


Jul 07, 2016, 11:37 ET Adamandeve.com Asks: Have You Ever Sexually Experimented With Someone Of The Same Sex?

Adamandeve.com (http://www.adamandeve.com/news), America's most trusted source for adult products, is back this month with some new findings in its...


Jul 07, 2016, 11:00 ET New Video Series From Greater Than AIDS Gives Voice To Trans Women About High Rates Of HIV Facing Their Community

At a time of growing dialogue about transgender people and issues, the impact of HIV on the community has been largely absent. Transgender women...


Jul 05, 2016, 16:52 ET Media Help Push Young Advocates' Powerful Message for Change

When it comes to educating the public and reaching millions of readers around the world, the press is the #1 avenue when it comes to spreading the...


Jul 05, 2016, 13:13 ET National PTA Adopts Resolution on the Recognition of LGBTQ Individuals as a Protected Class

 National PTA, the nation's oldest and largest child advocacy association, adopted a resolution during its 2016 Annual Convention & Expo in...


Jul 05, 2016, 12:22 ET Love Has No Labels Launches "We Are America" on Independence Day Sharing that to Love America is to Love All Americans

 To coincide with Independence Day, the Ad Council, R/GA and an unprecedented group of brands launched "We Are America," an extension of the...


Jul 05, 2016, 08:28 ET Hornet Acquires Vespa to Become #1 Gay App

Hornet - the world's second largest gay social network - today announced that it has acquired Vespa, the leading gay city guide, to provide the...


Jul 01, 2016, 20:00 ET Change in Date Unity Day of Color

 Due to recent events, the Unity Day of Color Orlando 49 memorial is being moved to a later date. We apologize for this late notice. The...


Jul 01, 2016, 12:09 ET La Federación de los Juegos Gay anuncia las ciudades que continúan el proceso de selección para los XI Juegos Gay 2022

La Federación de Juegos Gay (FGG, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy las ciudades que han enviado cartas de intención y los...


Jul 01, 2016, 12:02 ET Family Research Council: Judge Displays Religious Animus Against Mississippians In Striking Down Religious Freedom Law

 Late last night, U.S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves issued an injunction blocking HB 1523, the "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from...


Jul 01, 2016, 09:15 ET Federation of Gay Games Announces Cities Continuing 2022 Gay Games XI Bid Process

The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) announced today the cities that have submitted Letters of Intent (LOI) and the respective fees for the 2022 Gay...


Jun 30, 2016, 17:28 ET Large Scale Rally Against Terrorism, Hate, Gun Violence Announced

 A large-scale Rally for "Americans Against Terrorism, Hate and Gun Violence" was announced by prominent leaders of America's interfaith...


Jun 30, 2016, 15:25 ET Family Research Council Criticizes Pentagon for Transgender Policy Change

Family Research Council (FRC) today criticized President Obama and the Department of Defense for lifting the longstanding ban on military service...


Jun 30, 2016, 07:45 ET New Report Explores the Global Diversity & Inclusion Tipping Point

 What do Brexit, islamophobia, Caitlyn Jenner, colorism, and technology all have in common? In a new report, The Winters Group suggests they...


Jun 29, 2016, 13:56 ET WATCH: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy in New Ryan Murphy-Produced Tribute Released by HRC

 Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...


Jun 28, 2016, 08:35 ET Path2Parenthood & California Cryobank to Host Gay Women's Gathering: An Evening on Lesbian Pregnancy Event in Minneapolis

 National nonprofit organization, Path2Parenthood (P2P) and California Cryobank, announced today that they will be hosting a Gay Women's...


Jun 28, 2016, 06:00 ET BMe Issues $60,000 July 4th Challenge

Honestly, would you support a yoga studio in Baltimore or a Safe Brave Space for LGBT youth in Detroit if those projects were posted on Kickstarter...


Jun 27, 2016, 16:28 ET Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, Sovereign Health's CEO, Speaks Out on the Orlando Tragedy and Offers Hotline Support (888) 376-3032

 Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, Sovereign Health's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), addresses the Orlando tragedy in new footage released today. The Pulse...


Jun 27, 2016, 12:48 ET Unity Day of Color, Orlando 49 Memorial Service

On July 2, 2016, we will be hosting the "Unity Day of Color/Orlando 49 Memorial Service #MARCHWITHPRIDE" to honor the lives of those lost,...


Jun 27, 2016, 09:18 ET After Orlando Massacre, Glimmer of Hope Shines As Premiere of New Amazon Series Conveys Powerful Message of Acceptance.

 After the deadliest mass shooting in history, the premiere of the new show 'Back Stabber' has come at the perfect time, bringing a powerful...


Jun 27, 2016, 08:00 ET Texas Competes, A Business-Led Movement Surpasses 1,000 Members: Major Oil and Gas Producer Joins Coalition Supporting an LGBT-Friendly Texas

HOUSTON, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- BHP Billiton, one of the world's largest natural resources companies, today becomes the 1,000th Texas...


Jun 25, 2016, 17:03 ET American Nurses Association Urges Nurses to Help Stop Gun Violence

In the wake of the Orlando, FL, massacre, the American Nurses Association (ANA) issued a declaration today calling for sensible gun control...


Jun 24, 2016, 14:13 ET National Park Foundation To Help Raise $2M To Support America's Newest National Park: Stonewall National Monument

 Today, timed with the President's designation of Stonewall National Monument during LGBT Pride Month, the National Park Foundation announced...