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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 […]

Scholarship Program Makes College Possible for LGBTQ Students
By October 19, 2014 Read More →

Scholarship Program Makes College Possible for LGBTQ Students

Point Foundation, the largest LGBTQ scholarship provider, accepting applications beginning November 1 LOS ANGELES – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students seeking financial assistance for their undergraduate or graduate school education are encouraged to apply for a Point Foundation Scholarship. Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of […]

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.

Ninth-annual National LGBT History Month Project celebrates record success
By October 8, 2014 Read More →

Ninth-annual National LGBT History Month Project celebrates record success

PHILADELPHIA -The birth of the modern LGBT-rights movement is largely thought to have originated at New York City’s Stonewall Inn in 1969. But, what few realize is that four years previously, a group of LGBT and gender-nonconforming people converged on a lunch counter at a Philadelphia diner called Dewey’s — demanding fair treatment of sexual […]

Supreme Court rebuff to gay marriage opponents
By October 6, 2014 Read More →

Supreme Court rebuff to gay marriage opponents

The US Supreme Court has rejected appeals against gay marriage in five states – Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Too many LGBT kids are still homeless. And we still throw money at marriage?
By September 14, 2014 Read More →

Too many LGBT kids are still homeless. And we still throw money at marriage?

The pre-eminence of weddings in the gay rights movement ignores the basics that so many of us can’t even afford. Over the past decade, the LGBT rights movement in America has overwhelmingly focused on the fight for marriage, making it seem as if marriage is the key to making us all truly equal in America. And through this ardent effort, incredible strides have been made.