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Apr 14, 2016, 14:50 ET Artist/Scholar duo SAMANIA (Samira Mahboub + Ania Catherine) release PHASE: A response to those who tell queer women "It's just a phase."

 SAMANIA, based on their experience as a couple and hearing comments such as "I don't get it, I'm just worried about you, It's just a phase"...


Apr 14, 2016, 10:15 ET Genworth Mortgage Insurance Urges Repeal of North Carolina Anti-LGBT Bill

Genworth Mortgage Insurance ("Genworth"), a unit of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW), strongly urges the North Carolina General Assembly to...


Apr 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Bullying in Schools: LGBT Adults Report Higher Incidence of Bullying as well as Being Bullied

 Tomorrow, the annual GLSEN Day of Silence will again call attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. In this...


Apr 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Top Executives Convene at Sixth Annual Out Leadership: U.S. Summit to discuss the rise of Religious Freedom Restoration Acts and other state-sponsored discrimination against LGBT people

WHAT: Out Leadership's Sixth Annual Summit in the U.S. (previously titled Out on the Street) brings together LGBT and straight ally senior...


Apr 13, 2016, 13:17 ET ExtraordinaryFamilies To Honor Shane Brennan, Stacie & Philip D'Amour And Jason Peers & Eric Pelovello At First Annual Awards Gala

ExtraordinaryFamilies, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of children in child welfare, hosts its first annual Awards Gala on April 20,...


Apr 13, 2016, 09:00 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Darnley D. Stewart Named Partner in Firm's New York Office

 Darnley D. Stewart, who has been at the forefront of plaintiff employment litigation for more than 15 years and is a former president of...


Apr 13, 2016, 08:07 ET Miami Beach: A Wellness Wonderland

With its miles of beachfront and fantastic weather, Miami Beach has become the perfect place to recharge for singles, friends and families around...


Apr 13, 2016, 08:00 ET 1MORE To Boycott Its Sales To North Carolina Until HB2 Is Repealed

  WHAT:            1MORE Will Be Boycotting Sales to North Carolina In a stand...


Apr 12, 2016, 06:00 ET Legends, Leaders, and Stars Support LGBTQ Students

More than 400 guests joined Olympians and stars of stage and screen to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)...


Apr 11, 2016, 15:42 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Productivity, Data Migration, More

Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


Apr 11, 2016, 11:17 ET Bell Investment Advisors Presents S.F. Gay Men's Chorus Concert

Bell Investment Advisors has announced it is sponsoring the April 14 and 15 concert of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, Tales of Our City: Our...


Apr 08, 2016, 08:40 ET Always Innovative, Design Industry Leader Mike Moore Calls for an "Intelligent Boycott" of the High Point Furniture Market Due to Passage of HB2, North Carolina's New Anti-LGBT Law

 Backlash against North Carolina continues to grow in the wake of passage of HB2, the state's controversial new law preventing municipalities...


Apr 07, 2016, 14:05 ET Face-to-face Community Outreach Program Tested by Miami Organization SAVE & L.A. LGBT Center Measurably Reduces Anti-Transgender Prejudice, New Science Article Reports

A study published today in Science found that door-to-door canvassers from the South Florida LGBTQ advocacy group SAVE, employing a novel approach...


Apr 07, 2016, 14:05 ET Programa de difusión comunitaria cara a cara probado por SAVE en Miami y el Centro LGBT de Los Ángeles logra una reducción mensurable del prejuicio contra la comunidad transgenero, según un nuevo artículo de Science

Un estudio publicado hoy en Science reveló que los promotores del grupo de defensa de los derechos LGBTQ del Sur de la Florida, SAVE, que...


Apr 07, 2016, 14:01 ET Science Reports UC Berkeley, Stanford Study Finds Los Angeles LGBT Center's Canvassing Conversations Reduce Voters' Anti-Transgender Prejudice

Researchers from Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley report in today's edition of Science that volunteer canvassers...


Apr 07, 2016, 09:45 ET Congressional Candidate Clyde Williams Launches Bid to Woo PayPal's Operations Center to New York

 Following PayPal's announcement canceling its planned operations center in North Carolina, Mr. Williams is launching a bid to encourage the...


Apr 07, 2016, 08:45 ET Point Foundation LGBTQ Scholars Answer the Call to Become Community Leaders Thanks to the Support of the Verizon Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)...


Apr 06, 2016, 12:22 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Malpractice, LGBT Politics, More

 Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to...


Apr 04, 2016, 09:00 ET Path2Parenthood & California Cryobank to Host a Gay Women's Gathering: An Evening on Lesbian Pregnancy Event in Miami Beach

 National nonprofit organization, Path2Parenthood (P2P) and California Cryobank, announced today that the next Gay Women's Gathering: An...


Apr 04, 2016, 02:17 ET Nouvel ouvrage aborde la question: Jeanne d'Arc, lesbienne ou transgenre?

Le Pape François fait un geste vers la communauté LGBT avec des resultats mitigés  Le Pape François publiera cette...


Apr 01, 2016, 11:18 ET The American Kennel Club Promotes Non-Discrimination in Employment & Public Accommodations

 In a letter dated March 30, 2016, the American Kennel Club expressed its concern over the recently passed law that would permit discriminatory...


Mar 29, 2016, 16:35 ET BREAKING: More than 80 Major CEOs and Business Leaders Demand North Carolina Repeal Discriminatory & Radical New Anti-LGBT Law

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


Mar 29, 2016, 09:01 ET RMANJ Named A Leader In 2016 Healthcare Equality Index

For the fourth year in a row, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ), world-renowned in the field of assisted reproductive...


Mar 28, 2016, 16:51 ET Governor Nathan Deal Sides with Those Using the Government to Punish Churches and Ministries, says Family Research Council

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced his veto of HB 757, a...


Mar 25, 2016, 13:53 ET N.C. Anti-Gay Law Suppresses Wages for all Workers, Union Leader Says

The North Carolina law striking down anti-discrimination protections for gays, lesbians, and transgender individuals also blocks cities and towns...