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NewsOK.com (blog)Inaugural gay pride festival draws hundredsThe Durango HeraldA festival organizer, Sage Grey, who is president of the Fort Lewis College LGBT student group PRISM, said he hopes the festival will strengthen the local ...Well Covered: Pulp PrideNew Yorker (blog)It's Pride Week! Read a Book!NewsOK.com (blog)all 9 news articles »
Queerty (blog)Lesbian legislator leaving state, heading to LGBT organizationChicagoPride.comby GoPride.com News Staff Salt Lake City, Utah — Utah State Rep. Christine Johnson is leaving Utah and the state legislature after a very dramatic year. ...Utah's Lesbian Rep. Christine Johnson Is Done With Lawmaking + Baby Making ...Queerty (blog)all 2 news articles »
MSN News UKLGBT Pride To Be On The March Through ManhattanNY1About a million people are expected to line the sidewalks of Manhattan on Sunday for the 41st Annual Pride March. The march will kick off at noon from Fifth ...SF Pride parade at 40: Gays no longer outlawsSan Francisco ChroniclePelosi Video Remarks at San Francisco 40th Pride CelebrationBigNews.biz (press release)22 Thousand Take Part in Dublin Gay Pride Parade98FMSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog) -Broadway World -MyNorthwest.comall 411 news articles »
San Mateo nonprofit offers free counseling services to LGBT seniorsSan Jose Mercury News"For her to come to the group and meet other people was a major step," said Bloomfield, who coordinates LGBT services for the nonprofit. ...and more »
KSTP.comJudge Rules Against Twin Cities Pride Regarding Anti-LGBT MinisterLez Get RealThus, it seems baffling that a Federal Court has sided with an anti-LGBT minister who wants to pass out literature promoting homosexuality as sinful because ...Judge: Anti-gay group allowed to hand out bibles at LGBT PrideMinnesota IndependentJudge rules that MN Pride Fest can't block anti-gay evangelistChicagoPride.comPride Parade tries to block bible thumperChicagoPride.comPinkNews.co.uk -Minnesota Independentall 164 news articles »
LGBT Evolution Will be TelevisedWall Street Journal"It used to be that when you went to a LGBT festival, the films were about the coming-out process, because that's where we were," said Lesli Klainberg, ...LGBT candidates rock the voteQNotesForty and Proud: A Brief History of Christopher Street Liberation DayHuffington Post (blog)Quote UnQuoteGay and Lesbian Timesall 4 news articles »
SheWiredClinton's Former Adviser Socarides Calls Obama Out on LGBT IssuesSheWiredby SheWired Editors | Article Date: 06/25/2010 2:30 PM Richard Socarides, former LGBT adviser to President Bill Clinton, describes President Barack Obama as ...Aging in the LGBT community: Growing older in a hostile environmentSan Diego Gay & Lesbian News“Advancing the rights of LGBT Americans”California Catholic DailyPresident Obama Commemorates LGBT Pride MonthBlue Wave News (blog)Advocate.com -Queerty (blog) -Gay and Lesbian Timesall 17 news articles »
FOXNewsSharon Angle's Old Party Backs Discrimination Against LGBT AmericansLez Get RealNot long ago, Harry Reid was seen as being a dead duck. With the rise of Sharon Angle to the position of Republican nominee for the Senate seat of Nevada, ...Sharron Angle's Fringe Third Party Sponsored Virulently Anti-Gay Flier In '90sTPMDC (blog)all 196 news articles »
Kansas City StarWhy gay parents are good parentsCNNHe told the Family Equality Council in 2008 that more needs to be done "to support and strengthen LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] families. ...LGBT characters bring depth and complexity to TV showsHouston Chronicle (blog)Obama hosts LGBT reception at White HouseChicagoPride.comLGBT Ad Spend Hits Record in 2009Mediapost.comMarketwire (press release) -Same Same -UPI.comall 330 news articles »
Bay Area Reporter40th Annual San Francisco LGBT Pride CelebrationSan Francisco ChronicleWith over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and 19 stages and venues, the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest LGBT ...The SF LGBT Community Center's Pride PartySan Francisco Bay TimesVIDEO: San Francisco Pride to celebrate "Forty and Fabulous" this weekendSan Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsPolitical Notebook: Pelosi Pride video elicits rebuke from local activistsBay Area ReporterSFist -SF Weekly (blog) -Marketwire (press release)all 20 news articles »
Just Before President Obama Meets with General McChrystal on the Woodshed Not Seen on CNN Anderson Cooper Did Bush Put on Pride Day President Obama Honors The Lesbian Gays and Transgenders LGBT Reception at The White House
...court case around Prop. 8 could change that). But Bishop Senyonjo’s story illustrates how this narrow perspective affects LGBT people around the globe. We should be mindful that opponents to LGBT equality at home are exporting their hateful strategies and...
Center For American Progress
...and sale of housing. Additionally, the Department of Health and Human Services has created a National Resource Center for LGBT Elders. Much work remains to fulfill our Nation's promise of equal justice under law for LGBT Americans. That is why we must give...
DigitalJournal.comCyndi Lauper to Open Shelter for Homeless LGBT Youth in HarlemDNAinfoMany homeless LGBT youth face violence in mainstream shelters, forcing them to rely on a small network of gay-friendly facilities, advocates say. ...VIDEO: Celebrities line up behind new campaign that asks, “Do you give a damn?"San Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsCyndi Lauper's Give a Damn Campaign launchesDigitalJournal.comall 3 news articles »
Times OnlineChris Grayling comments lose Conservatives gay supportThe GuardianI find it shocking that any LGBT person can even think of voting Conservative. Section 28 was 22 years ago and the party have shown little change in their ...Exclusive: Cameron and Grayling gay gaffes cause Conservative popularity among ...PinkNews.co.ukComment: Chris Grayling's comments create serious doubts about the Tory ...PinkNews.co.ukChris Grayling reveals the real ToriesThe Guardianall 248 news articles »
ABA Releases LGBT Domestic Violence ToolkitMen's News DailyThe American Bar Association (ABA), in collaboration with the National LGBT Bar Association, announces the release of a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, ...
ABC NewsWhat is the census?The Daily PrincetonianIn this vein, Carroll claims inclusion of LGBT identity would contradict the Constitutional purpose of the census: to provide the necessary data for ...Census offers gay couples `married' optionMiamiHerald.comCensus Officials Urge Gay Couples To Claim Married StatusOn Top MagazineGeorge Takei & Spouse Unveil PSA for Gay Couples to Beam Up CensusEDGE BostonDNAinfo -Bloomington Pantagraph -QNotesall 334 news articles »
News in brief | Shawnee police identify shooting victimKansas City StarThe discussion will focus on how the LGBT communities are involved in the census process. This event is free and open to the public. ...and more »
Israel celebrates LGBT culture in Bay AreaSan Francisco ChronicleOut in Israel continues through April 29 with films, dance performance, theater, lectures, panel discussions, music and a weekend retreat for LGBT Jews, ...Israel LGBT Culture Comes to San FranciscoBusiness Wire (press release)“Out in Israel” – Protests Expected at San Francisco Cultural FestivalLez Get RealISRAEL SUPPORTERS URGED TO COUNTER PROTEST OF FILM 'OUT IN ISRAEL' APRIL 8SanFranciscoSentinel.comall 10 news articles »
Queerty (blog)Constance McMillen, Fake Prom? Itawamba Dance Was Kept Secret From Lesbian TeenHuffington Post (blog)Not everyone's had to go to COURT to attend prom like Mississippi student Constance McMillen -- if you attended your school dance with your LGBT partner, ...School District Holds Sham Prom to Trick Constance McMillen and Her SupportersLez Get RealConstance goes to prom, but most of her classmates go to another oneSan Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsMSU students protest canceled promMSU State Newsall 27 news articles »
City honors LGBT community with Rainbow WalkGolden Gate [X]PressLindenaur is an active member in the gay pride movement and he wanted to show San Francisco why the LGBT community is important to the city. ...
Victory Fund video salutes LGBT women in politicsBay WindowsAmong the honorees mentioned were Councilor Kathy Kozachenko, who became the nation's first openly LGBT person to be elected to public office when she made ...
...to raise the profile of how LGBT rights are oppressed on a daily basis in Iraq." "As I am sure you are aware, the group Iraqi LGBT estimates that over 700 LGBT people have been assassinated over the past few years. Human Rights Watch, working with the BBC...
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)City lends LGBT Community Center a handSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)But supporters said that City Hall already has a long-standing relationship with the 8-year-old LGBT community center, having funded nearly half the $12.3 ...Census will count gay couples who check "husband or wife"Seattle TimesWorking Toward New LGBT Legal ProtectionsSan Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsOffice of LGBT Equity lags in support compared to peersDiamondback OnlineSouthFloridaGayNews.com -Public News Service -San Francisco Examiner (blog)all 32 news articles »
...QPenn serves as a bridge between the LGBT community at Penn and the student body at large. “We try desperately to advertise LGBT events to the whole Penn population, but just because everyone is so involved, they might not be able to get every message about...
Man stabbed at Hillcrest taco shop diesSan Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsSAN DIEGO – Police are seeking the public's help in finding two men in connection with a stabbing at a taco shop in Hillcrest popular with the LGBT ...and more »
HUD to Start LGBT Housing Discrimination StudyHULIQHUD launched a new website to gather comments from the public for the first ever LGBT Housing Discrimination study. The new online 'suggestion box' is ...
Maine LGBT Civil Rights March Planed For May 28-30Lez Get RealIn May, a march is being planned to highlight the need for LGBT equality. From May 28 to 30, a variety of events will be taking place culminating in a ...
Updated: LGBT community seeking protection from discrimination under county ...Tallahassee DemocratThe county's housing code has a protection for gays and lesbians, but LGBT advocates say it has no enforcement mechanism and is ineffective. ...and more »
On Eve of Historic March, Hope for LGBT Immigrant FamiliesHuffington Post (blog)LGBT immigrants, of course, represent every cross-section of the larger immigrant community. There are undocumented LGBT people, young LGBT people who are ...VIDEO: LGBT activists to join allies in Washington on Sunday to demand ...San Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsMarch for Immigration announces Speaker Lineup – No Speakers for LGBT Bi-nationalsLez Get Realall 4 news articles »
Daley appoints new chair to Chicago's LGBT advisory councilChicagoPride.com"The LGBT communities are fortunate to have a dedicated and energetic leader like Beth Kelly. We are looking forward to working with her and helping the ...
QNotesLarge LGBT presence key to East Charlotte developmentQNotesCharlotte's LGBT community has found a home in the 28205 ZIP code, especially in Plaza-Midwood and along the Central Ave. corridor. ...Gay and on the streetQNotesEnough is enough. James must go.QNotesall 3 news articles »
The 2010 Census is easy, important and safe. This video assists lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LTBT) individuals with the 2010 Census form. Take 10 minutes to answer 10 questions and help your community get what it needs for the next 10 years.
Chicago TribuneStudy Looks At LGBT BoomersNational Underwriter Life and Health Insurance NewsThe study shows LGBT boomers will approach retirement differently than the general population, and most will delay retirement until age 70. ...New MetLife Study of LGBT BoomersMarketWatch (press release)Senior advocacy groups call for rights, protections for LGBT seniorsMcKnight's Long Term Care NewsMajor LGBT seniors report releasedWindy City TimesLos Angeles Times -Dallas Voice -Bay Windowsall 41 news articles »
...work to educate mainstream service organizations about the existence and unique needs of the LGBT elder community; educated LGBT organizations about the existence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender senior citizens; and educate the LGBT community about...
ReutersFighting LGBT discrimination in schoolsSan Diego Gay & Lesbian NewsToday, how a Mississippi teenager is fighting for equal rights for LGBT students. FULTON, Miss. -- Her soft Southern drawl betrays the conviction in her ...Humanists Prepare to Hold LGBT-Inclusive Prom in MississippiSouthFloridaGayNews.comCody Wilde: Support LGBT Youth and Constance McMillenGLTNewsNowWhy can't Constance bring her date?Socialist Worker OnlineCalvin College - Chimes -Metro Weekly -Windy City Timesall 781 news articles »
Bay Area ReporterAmmiano now chair of LGBT CaucusSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)The caucus, which has been around since 2002, aims to "present a forum for the California Legislature to discuss issues that affect LGBT Californians and to ...Online Extra: Political Notes: Straight lawmakers author majority of LGBT billsBay Area Reporterall 3 news articles »
Iowa state representatives Jason Schultz and Matt Windschitl want to specifically remove state-mandated school policies against bullying based on sexual orientation and gender identity. While Iowa law requires all schools to implement anti-harassment policies explicitly prohibiting bullying based on race, religion, gender, and other characteristics, Schultz and Windschitl only want to remove mandatory protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. Email them: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Sample letter for easy copy & paste: zjemptv.com (but feel free to write your own) Text of Iowa's Safe Schools Law www.eychanerfoundation.org [PDF] Text of HF 2291 coolice.legis.state.ia.us 2007 National School Climate Survey www.glsen.org [PDF] Video transcript: emptv.com The music is preview.tinyurl.com twitter.com www.facebook.com myspace.comHonors for this video (13) #10 - Most Discussed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism #77 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism - Australia #64 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism - Canada #29 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism - United Kingdom #74 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism - Ireland #46 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism - Israel #50 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism #68 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism - Netherlands #88 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism - Poland #34 - Most Viewed (Today) - Nonprofits & Activism ...
Rock for Equality is a national event to demand equal Social Security benefits for all LGBT Americans. This year we will rally on April 11th in Los Angeles to demand equal benefits for our LGBT seniors. Please join us in raising awareness about one of the most under recognized and harshly consequential issues in the LGBT movement! Join us at www.rockforequality.org
...is hate crimes, or HIV/AIDS, any different than immigration? If the numbers in immigration cases- for example, the number of LGBT people who are harrassed, raped or beaten in detention; or those who are deported back to countries where they could be beaten,...
...Established in 2000, EQCAI organizes and empowers individuals, communities and allied groups to work proactively for fairness, equality and justice. EQCAI coordinates the LGBT Health and Human Services Network, a statewide health coalition. www.eqcai.org...
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...forming their sense of identity, and I think that that’s a critical problem,” Trekell said. “We also have students who are LGBT identified but who want absolutely nothing to do with the center because of the connotations.” UW senior Shaun Aukland said as a...
The Badger Herald
Beth Ditto talks about being gay back home, getting out, and making it big with the cool kids. www.openartistswithopenarms.com
...here. Gay white men are integral part of the LGBT community, and should be represented in giving cable news commentary on LGBT news stories. The problem is that gay white males are the majority of the "go to" guys on LGBT stories; we're getting the LGBT diversity...
Pam's House Blend
...One hundred or more members and guests of several national LGBT groups took a special White House tour last month, according to officials with the groups. A White House spokesperson said the LGBT groups were among a wide range of constituency organizations...
I discussed President Obama's agenda on LGBT rights on CNN with host Don Lemon and Log Cabin Republicans' Charles Moran.
A spontaneous protest took place in the streets of Tel Aviv late last night, after a gunman shot dead two people and wounded at least 15 others in an attack at a central Tel Aviv gay and lesbian center, before fleeing the scene. Witnesses told Israeli television that the black-clad, masked gunman stormed into the Tel Aviv Gay and Lesbian Association building and opened fire in a basement room where gay teenagers were holding a weekly support group. Most of the casualties were minors, a ...
...end this violence, we’ve got to get to the root of why it is happening. We live in a country where discrimination against LGBT people is legal because the federal government refuses to extend equal rights to LGBT people. This legalized discrimination means...