Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Find the latest news relating to LGBT interests, issues, and events. This section contains releases from advocacy groups, lobbies, and equal-rights activist groups. Get the latest statements and stories on same-sex marriage law developments, LGBT-friendly businesses, and upcoming educational, outreach, support groups, and Pride events for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans community. Also included are stories regarding specific LGBT health and wellness concerns, including fertility and adoption issues.

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Jun 21, 2017, 06:00 ET No Major Religious Group Supports Religiously Based Service Refusals of Gays and Lesbians

As Pride Month is celebrated across the country, a massive new survey finds no major religious group expresses majority support for allowing small...


Jun 19, 2017, 13:30 ET Native Son Awards Returns Celebrating Black Gay Men

In celebration of Pride month and continuing the movement to uplift and empower Black Gay men, on Wednesday, June 21st, journalist, content creator...


Jun 19, 2017, 12:05 ET Schneider Electric Transforms Family Leave Policy to Aid Employee Work-Life Management

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced an updated family leave policy in North America....


Jun 19, 2017, 08:30 ET Path2Parenthood Educates Hopeful Parents at Pride Festivals Nationwide

National nonprofit, Path2Parenthood (P2P) (formerly known as The American Fertility Association), will host LGBT Family-Building Tents at Pride...


Jun 19, 2017, 08:00 ET StackAdapt rallies tech startups to #HackDiversity

Leaders in tech have launched an industry-wide campaign aimed at fostering a more inclusive environment for underrepresented groups TORONTO,...


Jun 17, 2017, 16:15 ET National AIDS Memorial Honors Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi for Three Decades of Courageous Leadership in the Fight Against HIV and AIDS

San Francisco's Congresswoman, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, joined hundreds of volunteers at the National AIDS Memorial for a...


Jun 15, 2017, 14:03 ET Stoli® Vodka "Raising the Bar" with Introduction of Latest LGBT Initiative Championing the Community's Equality Movement

Stoli® Vodka, the original premium vodka with uncompromising quality since 1938, today announced "Raising the Bar," a platform dedicated to...


Jun 15, 2017, 13:45 ET New Survey Shows Smoking Among Teens at Historic Lows and Dramatic Declines in Vaping

The National Youth Tobacco Survey results, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), show that we are well on our way...


Jun 15, 2017, 10:45 ET Transgender Actors Effective in Teaching New Doctors to Provide Respectful Care

By acting out scenarios commonly seen in the clinic, real-life transgender actors can help residents learn to provide more sensitive care...


Jun 15, 2017, 09:32 ET American Express Announces Grant to the National Park Foundation to Capture and Share the History of Stonewall National Monument

American Express today announced a $100,000 grant to the National Park Foundation's Centennial Campaign for America's National Parks for...


Jun 14, 2017, 12:32 ET WovenWell Launches LGBTQ Initiative With Housing Works at PrideFest NYC Pop Up

WovenWell, a profit-for-good company that donates 20 percent of each sale to fulfill their mission of supporting mental health initiatives, has...


Jun 14, 2017, 12:00 ET Black Hat USA 2017 to Offer Programs Supporting Diversity Introducing More Students and Practitioners to InfoSec Community

Today, Black Hat, the world's leading producer of information security events, announced new diversity programming for Black Hat USA next month....


Jun 14, 2017, 10:42 ET Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For...


Jun 14, 2017, 10:00 ET Gale Launches Second Installment of the Archives of Sexuality and Gender Series

Gale, a Cengage company and leading provider of library resources, has released the second part of the award-winning LGBTQ History and Culture...


Jun 13, 2017, 09:37 ET Orange County Regional History Center Launches One Orlando Collection Digital Gallery

Orange County Government, the City of Orlando and the Historical Society of Central Florida through the Orange County Regional History Center...


Jun 12, 2017, 06:00 ET Top 25 LGBT Blogs Awarded 'Loud & Proud' During Pride Month by STDcheck.com

STDcheck.com, a leading online STD testing provider, has released its list of the Top 25 LGBT blogs and websites with "The Loud & Proud" award....


Jun 09, 2017, 13:48 ET Pulse Nightclub Shooting: Study Finds Perception of Substance, Alcohol Abuse as Coping Mechanism Drove Actual Use

In the aftermath of the deadly Pulse nightclub shooting, the most violent attack on the LGBT community in US history, the perception that gays,...


Jun 09, 2017, 12:00 ET FCA US and FIAT Brand Continue Support for Motor City Pride Parade and Festival

- Participation sustains FCA US support of LGBT employees, customers, communities and issues - A new rainbow-wrapped 2017 Fiat 124...


Jun 07, 2017, 08:30 ET Equality Utah Honors Squatty Potty CEO, Robert Edwards

Squatty Potty CEO, Robert Edwards, received the Excellence in Advocacy Award during Equality Utah's 7th Annual Equality Celebration - Don't Stop...


Jun 07, 2017, 07:00 ET Marriott International Sparks Global Action To Combat Homelessness Among LGBTQ Youth Through Crowd-Sourced #LoveTravels Mosaic

In the United States, nearly 4 in 10 American youths experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender* and the number has...


Jun 06, 2017, 13:54 ET Hornet's New National Billboard Campaign Counters Anti-LGBTQ Hate Groups In Cities Where Groups Are Headquartered

Hornet, the world's premier gay social network, today announced a new billboard campaign aimed at fighting the divisive rhetoric spouted by...


Jun 05, 2017, 20:00 ET Rami Baz, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Rami Baz, M.D., is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Healthcare. Dr. Baz is a Pediatrician and...


Jun 05, 2017, 14:34 ET Want to Show Your Support for Pride on Facebook? Here's How!

Pride celebrations have begun around the world, and Facebook is proud to support a diverse community, including those that have identified...


Jun 05, 2017, 12:00 ET Equinox Debuts Short Film "LGBTQAlphabet: Six Letters Will Never Be Enough"

Equinox—the high performance lifestyle leader— today unveiled "LGBTQAlphabet: Six Letters Will Never Be Enough," a short film that expands the...


Jun 02, 2017, 10:22 ET Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore Takes Joy in Welcoming New Orleans Pride Week Attendees

Cherish a Louisiana getaway and celebrate LGBT pride when booking a stay at Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore. In the spirit of...