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GMCLA teaches young LGBT Hoosiers that it does indeed get better

INDIANAPOLIS – As Indiana’s GOP-led Senate Rules Committee once again moved to advance anti-LGBT legislation this week, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) is at the heart of the Hoosier State bringing its message of hope and inclusiveness to LGBTQ youth. Through its “It Gets Better” tour, GMCLA, in collaboration with the It […]

EQCA to sponsor new legislation to expand equal restroom access in California

SAN FRANCISCO – Equality California announced Friday that it is sponsoring legislation, authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), that would establish the nation’s most progressive restroom access law.  AB 1732, the Equal Restroom Access Act, would require single-occupancy restrooms in California businesses, government buildings, and public spaces to be identified as “all gender.” “Restrooms […]

ShortsHD open ‘The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2016’ in theaters across the US

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — ShortsHD™, the only Short Film Channel (www.shorts.tv), working with Magnolia Pictures, opened “THE OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2016” on over 400 screens across the United States, Canada, Europe and Latin America Friday. “THE OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2016” will showcase the Live Action, Animation and Documentary short film nominees compilation as […]

Bob Harper of ‘The Biggest Loser’ to be honored at HRC’s national Time to THRIVE conference

WASHINGTON – Friday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation announced that celebrity trainer and best-selling author Bob Harper, best known for his role on NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser, will be honored at HRC’s national Time to THRIVE conference in February. The HRC Foundation also announced that featured speakers at the third annual event, […]

EIU set to fail LGBT community unless Internet domain-naming authority intervenes

NEW YORK, N.Y. — With claims from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) that the word ‘GAY’ is “not a well-known abbreviation for the community of LGBTQIA people,” the international organization responsible for maintaining the Internet’s global domain system has denied dotgay LLC’s community application proposal to operate the .GAY top-level domain (TLD). Lexus Nexus search, […]

New poll shows most Germans ready to support marriage equality

According to a new poll, the majority of Germans are ready for same-sex marriage to be the law of the land. The survey by YouGov published on Thursday shows over two-thirds of Germans want gay marriage to be legalized, reports The Local de. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Union said they were for legalization and with […]

Bob Filner’s former chief of staff to release book

SAN DIEGO – An attorney and powerful woman in her own right, Lee Burdick thought she had seen, heard and litigated everything; but nothing could have prepared her for the political firestorm that exploded during her nine-month tenure as a key member of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s team. Her meteoric rise in the mayor’s […]

Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival is now TWIST!

After a successful 20th anniversary festival this past October, Three Dollar Bill Cinema has announced a name change for their iconic film event. This year, The Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival becomes TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival. The intention to change the name was announced by Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s Executive Director Jason Plourde […]

BBC America to air ‘Adele: Live in London’ and the EE British Academy Film Awards on Valentine’s Day

BBC AMERICA will air two specials on Valentine’s Day, providing an excellent mix of celebrities, fashion, movies and music. Kicking the evening off is the EE British Academy Film Awards, where Hollywood and Britain’s biggest movie stars come together to honor 2015’s best in film. Then, the highly-anticipated special with one of the biggest stars […]

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