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Katie Couric to be honored at HRC’s National Conference on LGBTQ youth

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation has announced that Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric will be honored at HRC’s annual Time to THRIVE conference for her groundbreaking work raising up LGBTQ visibility, most recently in partnership with National Geographic on a documentary exploring gender. HRC’s Time to THRIVE, the nation’s premier conference […]

Bookwatch: ‘The Gay Preacher’s Wife’

The flowers were a very nice touch. They greeted you from the kitchen counter just as you got home, and were followed by a romantic dinner, candlelight conversation, and a quiet evening at home. It was a gift from your spouse, who often has many surprises for you. But, as in the new book The […]

George Michael: An LGBT statesman of a different story

George Michael came to prominence at a unique point in time, just after the androgyny of the 1970s David Bowie and New York Dolls had changed our perceptions of what a pop star could be, yet before the cultural acceptance of homosexuality that came in the 21st century. George Michael was not alone in the […]

New guidelines promote more family engagement in intensive care units

Having a loved one go through a critical illness is a stressful and traumatic experience that may have lasting effects months after the patient is discharged from the intensive care unit (ICU). To improve the well-being of both patients and family during this vulnerable time, a set of new guidelines have been released, providing physicians […]

HRC Foundation launches second year of fellowship for young leaders in communities most affected by HIV

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation has announced it is launching the second year of an intensive, capacity-building fellowship program for young leaders at the front lines of the fight to end the spread and stigma of HIV. HRC’s HIV 360° Fellowship program, which is made possible by the tremendous support of the […]

EQCA on Trump immigration orders: ‘We must resist’

President Donald Trump issued twin executive orders on Wednesday directing the Department of Homeland Security to begin constructing a $20 billion wall along the U.S.-Mexican border and to hire 10,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and 5,000 Border Patrol agents to carry out deportations. The executive actions also block “sanctuary cities” from receiving federal funding. […]

Virginia lawmakers advance legislation promoting anti-LGBTQ taxpayer-funded discrimination

The General Laws Committee of the Virginia House of Delegates have advanced HB 2025, a piece of legislation that seeks to give taxpayer-funded agencies and service providers a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people under the guise of religion. The anti-LGBTQ proposal is being pushed by Delegate Nicholas Freitas and will now move to the […]

San Diego LGBT community salutes Black History Month with ‘Bayard Rustin Honors’ Feb. 10

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The LGBT community’s annual salute to Black History Month will take place on Friday, Feb. 10 with the fourth annual San Diego Bayard Rustin Honors, sponsored by The LGBT Community Center, The Imperial Court de San Diego and the San Diego GLBT Historic Task Force. Bayard Rustin was a mentor and […]

San Diego Women’s Chorus serves up ‘Sugar & Spice’ cabaret

SAN DIEGO, Calif.– The talented women of the San Diego Women’s Chorus (SDWC) are at it again! Join them Saturday, Feb. 4 for SDWC’s second annual love-themed cabaret fundraiser, Sugar & Spice, at The Irenic in North Park. Sugar & Spice will feature solo, duet and small ensemble singing acts as well as dance, spoken […]

Californians urged to sign up for health insurance as Jan. 31 enrollment deadline nears

You still have time. That’s the message Covered California officials are broadcasting across the state, encouraging residents to apply for health insurance before open enrollment ends Jan. 31. “We’re still open for business, and we want every eligible Californian to enjoy the protection and security that comes with having health insurance for themselves and their […]

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