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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Nov 15, 2018, 07:00 ET Highland Imports Commits $100,000 to GLAAD and Brings True Colours Cava Signature Rainbow Bottle to 30 States

Highland Imports is very excited to bring the True Colours Cava product to the U.S. market. Highland Imports is constantly searching for unique wines ...


Nov 13, 2018, 13:00 ET NEW: Nearly 180 Companies Oppose Alarming Effort to Erase Transgender People From Legal Protections

Responding to a rising tide of legislative and administrative attempts to further marginalize transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people...


Nov 13, 2018, 11:07 ET Press Call with Chair Catherine E. Lhamon and Commissioner David Kladney

WHAT: On November 15, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a press call on the release of "Police Use of Force: An Examination of Modern...


Nov 13, 2018, 09:14 ET The Henry Rios Mysteries Podcast, A New Gay-Themed Podcast Adapting An Acclaimed Series Of Crime Fiction, Is Coming In January!

Henry Rios, the gay, Latino lawyer created by Michael Nava in an acclaimed series of mysteries published between 1986 and 2000 is coming to life in a ...


Nov 12, 2018, 09:17 ET GeoSure Introduces Neighborhood LGBTQ Safety Ratings

GeoSure, a provider of real-time, hyper-local safety information for travelers, officially launched the first-ever neighborhood-level LGBTQ Safety...


Nov 12, 2018, 07:30 ET Avon signs up to the UN's LGBTI Standards of Conduct for Business

Avon, Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) is delighted to announce support for the United Nations Standards of Conduct for Business to tackle discrimination...


Nov 07, 2018, 02:30 ET BREAKING: House Flips with Historic Victories for HRC-Backed, Pro-Equality Candidates Nationwide

Tonight, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization representing 3 million members, celebrated historic...


Nov 06, 2018, 08:45 ET Out On Stage: The Series, Produced by Comedy Dynamics & Dekkoo, Will Premiere on Pluto TV November 30, 2018

Out On Stage: The Series, produced by Comedy Dynamics and Dekkoo, will premiere on Pluto TV November 30, 2018 and run for six episodes. A lineup of...


Nov 05, 2018, 10:27 ET On The Heels Of Its Blockbuster Deal For "The Real World," MTV Studios Re-Imagines Another Groundbreaking Show With "Undressed"

On the heels of its blockbuster deal for "The Real World," MTV Studios today announced plans to reimagine "Undressed," another groundbreaking series...


Nov 02, 2018, 16:59 ET International coalition demands investigation of human rights abuses against LGBTQI people in Chechnya

Joint statement from Rainbow Railroad and All Out HONG KONG, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Today, rights groups Rainbow Railroad and All Out join an...


Nov 02, 2018, 13:16 ET Aloft Hotels And Universal Music Group Announce Winner Of 'Project: Aloft Star' Americas, REYNA

REYNA has been crowned the winner of the Americas chapter of the global Project: Aloft Star artist discovery competition. Aloft Hotels, in...


Nov 02, 2018, 10:11 ET Out Leadership to Ring the Market Opening Bell at Nasdaq on November 2, 2018

Out Leadership, the global LGBT+ business network, will ring the Nasdaq stock market opening bell on November 2, 2018. The ceremony celebrates Out...


Nov 01, 2018, 13:06 ET 56 Major Companies Respond to Alarming Effort to Erase Transgender People From Legal Protections

Responding to a rising tide of legislative and administrative attempts to further marginalize transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people...


Oct 31, 2018, 09:01 ET INVOcell Enables Same-Sex Couple to Both Physically Participate in the Pregnancy and Birth of Their Child

INVO Bioscience, Inc. (OTC: IVOB), a medical device company granted FDA clearance for the first Intravaginal Culture System, INVOcell™, today...


Oct 31, 2018, 08:40 ET Leaders on Democracy Light Up the Crowd Preaching Love and Honor

Democracy, among the hottest topics on dais's and in diners these days, saw some fiery attention recently at the gathering of one of the nation's...


Oct 30, 2018, 19:31 ET Tennyson Center for Children Launches New Initiative to Improve Outcomes in Colorado's Child Welfare System

Tennyson Center for Children (Tennyson) today kicked off its new Stand in the Gap initiative, a series of live conversations about the enormous...


Oct 30, 2018, 11:33 ET Together, PeCAN Resist!

Today Ben & Jerry's launched Pecan Resist, a campaign to lick injustice and champion those fighting to create a more just and equitable nation for us ...


Oct 30, 2018, 09:00 ET Athlete Ally Launches First Comprehensive Online Curriculum on LGBTQ Inclusion in Sport

Today, Athlete Ally announced the launch of Champions of Inclusion, the first free, comprehensive online curriculum for coaches on LGBTQ respect and...


Oct 26, 2018, 08:32 ET LGBTQ Students Encouraged to Apply for Scholarships

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students enrolling in undergraduate or graduate programs for the 2019-2020 academic year are...


Oct 25, 2018, 16:38 ET Proposed Change in Definition of Gender Threatens Transgender Community

The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a substantial change in the definition of gender, limiting gender to sex assigned at birth....


Oct 25, 2018, 13:43 ET EY Northeast Regional Managing Partner Richard Jeanneret Named 'OUTstanding Ally Executive, Presented by the FT'

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced Richard Jeanneret, Vice Chair and Northeast Regional Managing Partner, has been recognized as an...


Oct 25, 2018, 13:19 ET MAZON and SAGE Convene Leaders to Address LGBT Senior Hunger

This week, a group of leaders from anti-hunger, LGBT, aging, and economic justice organizations convened to discuss an often-overlooked challenge...


Oct 25, 2018, 12:00 ET Pride In Progress: Nielsen's TV Panel Enhancement Better Identifies Same Gender Spouse And Partner Audiences

Today, Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced that as part of its commitment to reflect important demographic and household characteristics in Nielsen's...


Oct 25, 2018, 09:00 ET Smithsonian Receives Matthew Shepard Collection

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will receive a donation of papers and personal objects from the parents of Matthew Shepard, a...


Oct 24, 2018, 13:00 ET Scali Rasmussen's Jeffrey Erdman to Join SAGE Board of Directors

Celebrating 40 years of advocacy and service to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community, SAGE has strengthened its...