World News

Boko Haram Truce Reached; Girls to be Freed

Boko Haram Truce Reached; Girls to be Freed

The Nigerian government says militant group Boko Haram has agreed to a cease-fire and the release of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants in April from the town of Chibok. The two sides reached the cease-fire deal Friday, after talks in Saudi Arabia that involved President Idriss Deby of Chad and high-level officials from Cameroon. […]

By October 17, 2014 Read More →
Nigerians Mark 6 Months Since Schoolgirl Abductions

Nigerians Mark 6 Months Since Schoolgirl Abductions

Parents and supporters in Nigeria have marked six months since Islamists abducted more than 200 girls from a secondary school. Nigerian police on Tuesday blocked protesters demanding the release of the schoolgirls from marching on the president’s official residence in the capital, Abuja. On April 14, dozens of fighters from Islamist militant group Boko Haram […]

By October 15, 2014 Read More →
No Formal State Funeral Planned for ‘Baby Doc’ in Haiti

No Formal State Funeral Planned for ‘Baby Doc’ in Haiti

Former Haitian self-proclaimed president-for-life Jean-Claude Duvalier, known as “Baby Doc,” will receive no formal state funeral. Instead. the brutal and corrupt Caribbean dictator will be remembered during a private ceremony Saturday at the chapel of a Catholic school he once attended in Port-au-Prince. Duvalier’s lawyer, Reynold Georges, said until recently the government of Haiti under […]

By October 10, 2014 Read More →

National News

Fed Chief Rips Widening Gap Between Rich, Poor Americans

Fed Chief Rips Widening Gap Between Rich, Poor Americans

The head of the U.S. Federal Reserve voiced alarm Friday over rising economic inequality in the United States, questioning whether the growing disparity between rich and poor is compatible with the American ideal of opportunity for all. Janet Yellen, in an address on economic opportunity, said trends in recent decades show the U.S. income and […]

By October 18, 2014 Read More →
US Courts Block Voter ID Laws

US Courts Block Voter ID Laws

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked a new law requiring voters to provide photo identification. The ruling Thursday coincided with a ruling on the same day by a federal judge in Texas striking down a Texas law that voters must provide photo identification at the polls. Both rulings mean that voters in Wisconsin and Texas […]

By October 10, 2014 Read More →
Eric Holder Strong Defender Of Minority And LGBT Rights

Eric Holder Strong Defender Of Minority And LGBT Rights

Eric Holder, the nation’s first African American Attorney General tendered his resignation to President Barack Obama on Friday, September 26, 2014.Holder was a fierce fighter for the civil rights of women and minorities, and led the Justice Department (DOJ) in an unprecedented expansion of the civil rights of LGBT people.

By September 29, 2014 Read More →

Community News

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

By October 22, 2014 Read More →
Scholarship Program Makes College Possible for LGBTQ Students

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 […]

By October 19, 2014 Read More →

Life & Society

Why Storytelling Matters

Why Storytelling Matters

Rutgers University students study the way stories are told to better understand the truth behind the messages We are riveted by TED Talks, tune in to NPR shows like “The Moth” and share videos of people telling personal tales on social media. But what is it about stories that captivate us? In “Once Upon A […]

By October 21, 2014 Read More →
HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug

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 […]

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

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 […]

By October 19, 2014 Read More →

Sports News

Michael Sam Cut from Dallas Cowboys

Michael Sam Cut from Dallas Cowboys

Michael Sam, the NFL’s first and only active, openly gay athlete, has been released by the Dallas Cowboys, after several weeks on their practice squad, the team announced today. Sam, who was drafted, signed, and dropped from the St. Louis Rams before this year’s football season began, had been picked up by the Cowboys on September 3.

By October 21, 2014 Read More →
San Francisco and Kansas City in World Series

San Francisco and Kansas City in World Series

Baseball’s World Series, sometimes referred to as the “Fall Classic,” begins Tuesday night with the American League champion Kansas City Royals hosting the National League champion San Francisco Giants. It’s a best-of-seven game series, with the first two in Kansas City before the teams travel west to San Francisco for games three, four and – […]

By October 21, 2014 Read More →
Women to join men in four-man bobsleigh

Women to join men in four-man bobsleigh

The four-man bobsleigh may have to be renamed after the sport’s governing body announced a groundbreaking move on Thursday to allow women to compete alongside the men in mixed gender teams when the season starts. “We follow the spirit and movements of our time. There is a strong belief in the FIBT [International Bobsleigh & […]

By October 8, 2014 Read More →

Entertainment News

Laverne Cox Makes A Statement With The ‘T’ Word

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.

By October 22, 2014 Read More →
Kimberly Davis brings Church to the dancefloor

Kimberly Davis brings Church to the dancefloor

This week, D1 Music releases its next fiery track from disco diva Kimberly Davis, “Speak No Evil”. It marks the label’s fourth collaboration with the lead singer of Nile Rogers’ band Chic.

By October 14, 2014 Read More →
Disney: ‘Lion King’ Musical is Top-grossing Box-office Production of All Time

Disney: ‘Lion King’ Musical is Top-grossing Box-office Production of All Time

NEW YORK— The stage musical of “The Lion King” has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co. said on Monday. The musical, which has been running on Broadway since 1997 and has been playing around […]

By October 8, 2014 Read More →

Other Articles

Jacques Jacoglu launches its first fragrance called OUD Prestige.

Jacques Jacoglu launches its first fragrance called OUD Prestige.

The famous Home Jacoglu Paris has just launched its first outlets perfume, luxurious fragrance named Oud Prestige. An incomparable and precious elixir imagined and designed by Jacques Jacoglu. This designer is born in Paris and he is to Armenian-Colombian origin. He is a person of passion and sensitivity. His character full of generosity, sharing and […]

By October 23, 2014 Read More →
Time to reduce 12 month gay blood ban

Time to reduce 12 month gay blood ban

London – The current ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood within 12 months of them last having sex is medically unjustified discrimination based on sexual orientation. I hope the government will support proposals for a shorter exclusion period based on a more refined risk assessment.

By October 22, 2014 Read More →
Demand High for Engineers in Midwest

Demand High for Engineers in Midwest

Record 105 firms come looking for SDSU engineering students Engineering students preparing to take their sheepskin and depart into the world of change orders and service requests are finding no shortage of companies wanting to take their resumes. The Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota State University organized its annual fall career […]

By October 21, 2014 Read More →