LGBT

Jamaica: Unchecked Homophobic Violence
By October 26, 2014 Read More →

Jamaica: Unchecked Homophobic Violence

(Kingston) – LGBT Jamaicans are vulnerable to both physical and sexual violence and many live in constant fear, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. They are taunted, threatened, fired from their jobs, thrown out of their homes, or worse: beaten, stoned, raped, or killed. The 86-page report, “Not Safe at Home: Violence […]

Falling
By October 25, 2014 Read More →

Falling

From the same team that brought you the widely acclaimed shorts “Knowing” and “Open,” comes another portrayal of life as a young gay man. This time we touch on the problem of crystal meth use and the fracturing of relationships.

Posted in: Health, LGBT
W Hotels Worldwide, Jennifer Hudson, and the Human Rights Campaign to Fight for Full LGBT Equality across All 50 States
By October 22, 2014 Read More →

W Hotels Worldwide, Jennifer Hudson, and the Human Rights Campaign to Fight for Full LGBT Equality across All 50 States

NEW YORK – W Hotels Worldwide today announced it has joined forces with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, in the fight for nationwide LGBT equality by launching a fundraising and awareness initiative, “TURN IT UP FOR CHANGE”. Grammy® and Academy […]

Gay Dating Website & App Owners Join the Fight Against HIV
By October 22, 2014 Read More →

Gay Dating Website & App Owners Join the Fight Against HIV

SAN FRANCISCO- At a ground-breaking meeting with public health leaders, representatives of seven of the most popular gay dating websites and apps committed to taking steps to promote HIV/STI testing and reduce stigma associated with HIV infection. San Francisco AIDS Foundation in collaboration with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, released a report today detailing […]

Laverne Cox Makes A Statement With The ‘T’ Word
By October 22, 2014 Read More →

Laverne Cox Makes A Statement With The ‘T’ Word

Laverne Cox, the transgender breakout star of Netflix’ hit series Orange is The New Black, is advancing further into the realm of trans awareness with a new documentary.

Posted in: LGBT, Television
HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug
By October 19, 2014 Read More →

HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug

Human Rights Campaign calls preventive treatment plan “a critically important tool that must be part of any and all efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States” WASHINGTON- In a policy paper released today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, explicitly endorsed the […]

Posted in: HIV, LGBT
Catholic synod: Gay rights groups ‘disappointed’
By October 19, 2014 Read More →

Catholic synod: Gay rights groups ‘disappointed’

Catholic gay rights groups say they are disappointed after bishops rejected proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, which had the Pope’s backing. The call to “accept and value” homosexuals was in a draft report, but failed to win the backing of two-thirds of the bishops at a synod in Rome. The final report says […]

UCC Victorious in Lawsuit as Judge Strikes Down North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban
By October 15, 2014 Read More →

UCC Victorious in Lawsuit as Judge Strikes Down North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban

RALEIGH, N.C. – A federal judge has struck down North Carolina’s marriage laws as unconstitutional, giving the United Church of Christ and its co-plaintiffs a monumental and historic victory for equality for all people. General Synod of the United Church of Christ et al vs. Cooper challenged the state’s Amendment One for violating the First […]

Vatican family review signals shift on homosexuality
By October 14, 2014 Read More →

Vatican family review signals shift on homosexuality

Senior clerics taking part in a review of Catholic teachings on the family have called on the Church to adopt a more positive stance on homosexuality. A preliminary report written by bishops during a Vatican synod said homosexuals had “gifts and qualities to offer”. The report does not challenge the Church’s long-held opposition to same-sex […]

PAYING AN UNFAIR PRICE – Interview with Naomi Goldberg
By October 13, 2014 Read More →

PAYING AN UNFAIR PRICE – Interview with Naomi Goldberg

PAYING AN UNFAIR PRICE a new study that concludes that LGBT people face a greater economic burden in life than general population largely due to unfair laws that target the community.