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My gay life in Nigeria – Isolation, danger & fear
By November 20, 2014 Read More →

My gay life in Nigeria – Isolation, danger & fear

Ethan Regal tells his personal story of living in Nigeria as a gay man: When I was a young boy in Lagos, Nigeria, I had a mysterious, unexplainable tingling sensation

Federal Court Denies South Dakota’s Motion to Dismiss Marriage Equality Lawsuit
By November 15, 2014 Read More →

Federal Court Denies South Dakota’s Motion to Dismiss Marriage Equality Lawsuit

Sioux Falls, SD —South Dakota’s marriage equality lawsuit is moving forward after United States Judge Karen Schreier rejected the State’s motion for the case to be dismissed on Friday. The Court heard arguments in Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard on October 17 in Sioux Falls. The Attorney General’s Office argued that a 2006 8th Circuit Court of […]

Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 to the Urban League for Save Our Sons Program
By November 15, 2014 Read More →

Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 to the Urban League for Save Our Sons Program

ST. LOUIS-The Urban League announced today a $250,000 grant from Wells Fargo & Co., parent company of St. Louis-based Wells Fargo Advisors, to support the Save Our Sons workforce training program for African Americans and other men aged 21 and over residing in Ferguson and surrounding North St. Louis County communities. “We are very grateful […]

Detroit bankruptcy exit plan approved by US judge
By November 10, 2014 Read More →

Detroit bankruptcy exit plan approved by US judge

US judge Steven Rhodes has approved of Detroit’s plan to exit from bankruptcy, 16 months after the city became the largest ever in the US to go broke. The plan includes a 4.5% cut to the pension plans of general retirees, spending $1.7bn to demolish abandoned buildings and other measures to erase nearly $7bn of […]

Elton John AIDS Foundation to Fund Transgender HIV Project
By November 6, 2014 Read More →

Elton John AIDS Foundation to Fund Transgender HIV Project

Funding will support a community-led strategy to address inequities in HIV prevention and access to care. Oakland— Transgender Law Center is excited to announce a new partnership with the Elton John AIDS Foundation in the development of a constituent-driven strategy to reduce structural inequities that drive high rates of HIV incidents in transgender communities. The […]

SAGE Releases Comprehensive Research Report on Aging Concerns among LGBT Community
By October 27, 2014 Read More →

SAGE Releases Comprehensive Research Report on Aging Concerns among LGBT Community

New national study shows high concerns about retirement and healthcare providers among LGBT older people, as well as smaller support networks over time. NEW YORK, NY –  Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older people report high concerns about aging and retirement, a lack of disclosure to their healthcare providers and smaller support networks, but are […]

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 […]

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 […]