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New York Labor Agency Announces LGBT Youth Job Fair
By August 27, 2014 Read More →

New York Labor Agency Announces LGBT Youth Job Fair

By Nathan James Responding to the needs of young LGBT people aged 16 to 24, the New York State Labor Department has announced a special Job Fair next month, at New York City’s LGBT Community Center. Governor Cuomo’s Special Assistant for Community Affairs, Erik Bottcher, noted that this day-long event, which includes workshops and seminars […]

Gay and not free in South Africa
By August 23, 2014 Read More →

Gay and not free in South Africa

By Tariro Washinyira Groudup A gay man from the DRC claims the Congolese community in South Africa will not rest until they kill him. Junior Miteo Kalonji, 34, wept hard as he talked about his life. GroundUp had to stop the interview three times when he broke down. On 11 August, Kalonji says he was […]

Uganda Holds First Pride Parade Since Anti-Gay Law Was Overturned
By August 9, 2014 Read More →

Uganda Holds First Pride Parade Since Anti-Gay Law Was Overturned

A gay pride parade in Uganda has special meaning this year following a decision by one of the country’s courts overturning an extreme anti-gay law that could have landed homosexuals in prison for life.

Charlotte LGBT Center Appoints New Board Members
By August 8, 2014 Read More →

Charlotte LGBT Center Appoints New Board Members

The new board of the LGBT Community Center would really like to thank everyone for their continued support. It is truly our goal to provide the community with the best service we can. In this transitional period we ask you to bear with us as we try improving for the better. The LGBT Community Center […]

Ugandan Court Overturns Anti-Gay Law
By August 1, 2014 Read More →

Ugandan Court Overturns Anti-Gay Law

Uganda’s Constitutional Court has overturned that country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was among the most severe anti-gay laws in the world, saying its passage last December was illegal.

Booker Applauds Obama’s LGBT Order, Urges Passage Of ENDA
By July 30, 2014 Read More →

Booker Applauds Obama’s LGBT Order, Urges Passage Of ENDA

Former Newark, NJ Mayor, and current US Senator Cory Booker (D-Newark) has publicly hailed President Obama’s recent executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT individuals.

At AIDS Conference, Truvada Prevention Pill Stirs Excitement
By July 24, 2014 Read More →

At AIDS Conference, Truvada Prevention Pill Stirs Excitement

  MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Participants in this year’s International AIDS Conference welcomed progress on a new pill that may prevent transmission of the deadly HIV virus – one of the advances that have provoked celebrations as well as debates. By Anita Powell Medical treatment of the virus is big business, generating multibillion-dollar annual revenues. Dr. […]

A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day
By June 15, 2014 Read More →

A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day

GaysWithKids.com, A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day Gays With Kids, a first-of-its-kind website to help gay dads navigate fatherhood − from creating their families to raising them − will launch June 4th in time for Father’s Day and this year’s Pride celebrations. Co-founded by Brian Rosenberg […]

Latin America’s LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals
By June 9, 2014 Read More →

Latin America’s LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals

  VARADERO, Cuba , May 10 2014 (IPS) – Although it might not seem to be, Latin America is the most active region in the world when it comes to the defence of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. By Ivet González That is due to the maturity and intelligent […]

Storme DeLarverie, Stonewall Veteran, Dies At 93
By May 28, 2014 Read More →

Storme DeLarverie, Stonewall Veteran, Dies At 93

Often referred to as “the Rosa Parks of the LGBT community”, Storme DeLarverie held her head high one steamy summer evening nearly half a century ago, and in a show of proud defiance, joined the patrons of the now-iconic Stonewall Inn to fight the pitched battles against the NYPD, that gave birth to the modern LGBT-rights movement.