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Presidential Proclamation — World AIDS Day, 2016

Released and signed today by the President is a proclamation regarding World AIDS Day, 2016. Thirty-five years ago the first documented cases of AIDS brought about an era of uncertainty, fear, and discrimination. HIV/AIDS has taken tens of millions of lives — and far too many people with HIV have struggled to get the care, […]

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Unicef Ball (VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball yesterday in New York. Clinton presented the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award to Katy Perry, bringing the singer to tears. Clinton said, “We need champions like Katy” when introducing Perry. Perry was a staunch supporter of Clinton during the presidential race. Celebrating its twelfth year, […]

Latino Victory Project: Trump HHS pick poses major risk to Latinos

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Donald Trump announced ultra-conservative Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) as his pick for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Today, Cristóbal J. Alex president of Latino Victory Project criticized the appointment saying Rep. Price would pose a severe risk to Latinos across the country. “Rep. Tom Price repeatedly voted […]

World OutGames Miami gains support from the International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights

MIAMI – World OutGames Miami 2017, a ten-day multi-sport, human rights and cultural event from May 27 until June 4, 2017, has joined forces with the International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights (IIREHR) in support of the World OutGames Global LGBTQI Human Rights Conference. Their vital support will aid in developing the 3-day […]

Elton John: New HIV fund makes ‘horribly clear’ how LGBT human rights abuses are a barrier to ending AIDS

BRIGHTON, England — A Rapid Response Fund to support HIV services at risk as a result of human rights violations has been launched by the International HIV AIDS Alliance. In its first few weeks the $4 million LGBT Rapid Response Fund received more than 235 applications from organizations providing HIV services. The fund supports organizations […]

NC Gov. Pat McCrory still refusing to concede despite being nearly 10,000 votes behind Roy Cooper

North Carolina Gov.Pat McCrory has launched an all-out effort to throw the integrity of the election into question by lodging baseless voter protests in more than half of the state’s 100 counties. Last night, the Republican-controlled State Board of Elections issued an order requiring dismissal of all 52 of those protests. The latest vote tallies show McCrory nearly […]

Gay service Dekkoo’s original series ‘Feral’ a hit, gets green light for season 2

NEW YORK, N.Y.– Streaming service Dekkoo‘s original gay drama Feral (described as like HBO’s Looking or Girls, but set in Memphis, TN) is a hit with the media, as well as viewers. Press in the U.S. as well as U.K praised the series. Subscriptions to the gay-oriented service jumped 30% following its launch. As announced […]

SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline set to reduce social isolation nationwide during holiday season

NEW YORK, NY — Nov. 1, as part of its work to improve the lives of LGBT older people, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) launched the country’s first hotline dedicated to LGBT elders. The SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline is operated by the GLBT National Help Center and staffed entirely by LGBT volunteers. This […]

Mazzoni Center receives $1.5 million in state funding for new building through RACP program

PHILADELPHIA — Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia’s home for LGBTQ health and well-being, has received an award of $1.5 million through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).  The funds will support the purchase and renovation of a Center City building at Broad and Bainbridge Streets, where the agency will relocate and consolidate its core […]

La Jolla Playhouse’s rousing new musical, ‘Miss You Like Hell’ extended through Dec. 4

Miss You Like Hell, the new musical written by Quiara Alegría Hudes (In The Heights, Water by the Spoonful) with music and lyrics by Erin McKeown opened at the La Jolla Playhouse Oct. 25 and has now been extended through Dec. 4. The show tells the story of a mother and her daughter and the […]

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