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14 Mar, 2017, 14:43 ET 95% of Faith Driven Consumers less likely to see BEAUTY AND THE BEAST due to gay moment in film

Faith Driven Consumer™ (FDC)—representing 41 million Americans who spend $2 trillion annually—has earned wide recognition for its groundbreaking...


13 Mar, 2017, 14:08 ET National League of Cities Honors Six Cities for Promoting Cultural Diversity

The National League of Cities (NLC) today recognized six cities for implementing programs that enhance and promote cultural diversity in their...


13 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET The Leadership Conference Education Fund, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law & Nine Partner Organizations Launch Communities Against Hate National Initiative

Today, The Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law announced the launch of Communities Against...


09 Mar, 2017, 16:31 ET Study: LGBTQ+ individuals at high risk to be victims of violence

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are at high risk for being victims of physical and sexual assault, harassment, bullying, and hate...


07 Mar, 2017, 16:00 ET Rev. Troy Perry, Gay Pioneer, Will Be the First American to Be Honored With Cuba's CENESEX Award

Rev. Troy Perry, founder of the Metropolitan Community Churches, co-founder of the Christopher Street West (the oldest pride parade in the world),...


06 Mar, 2017, 09:00 ET The Baughman Company and Merrill Strategy Group Announce New Business Partnership

‎Top California campaign manager and strategist Katie Merrill and nationally acclaimed direct mail specialist Duane Baughman today announced the...


03 Mar, 2017, 15:51 ET Helen Buford is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Helen Buford is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Hospitality. Helen is the CEO of Julius' Bar. In...


02 Mar, 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...


02 Mar, 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...


02 Mar, 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...


01 Mar, 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...


01 Mar, 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...


01 Mar, 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...


28 Feb, 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...


27 Feb, 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...


24 Feb, 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...


23 Feb, 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...


22 Feb, 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...


21 Feb, 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...


21 Feb, 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,...


20 Feb, 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...


17 Feb, 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...


17 Feb, 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...


16 Feb, 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:...


16 Feb, 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...