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Look good, do good and make a statement with Bows 4 Pride

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Look good, do good, and make a statement! #Bows4Pride is a fundraising campaign that was created in collaboration with the SF LGBT Center, SAGE, Free2Luv, and Bows-N-Ties. 100 percent of the sales from these bow ties will support LGBTQ rights. With your help we aim to sell 10,000 of these pride themed bow […]

Logo study names most out and proud brands

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Logo, the leading entertainment brand for the LGBTQ community, today released the second annual ‘Trailblazing Companies’ list, a ranking of companies and brands that have demonstrated a public commitment to LGBTQ people and issues through advertising, communications, and other public initiatives. The campaigns and marketing endeavors on the list showcase a range of personalities, stories and experiences […]

Local advocates urge Trump to keep US in Paris Climate Agreement

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Grassroots climate advocacy group SanDiego350 is urging President Trump to keep the U.S. a signatory to the international Paris Climate Agreement, in which most of the world’s nations united to reduce carbon emissions. The group, which last month brought together over 5,000 San Diegans for the People’s Climate March at Waterfront Park, […]

Front Runners & Walkers San Diego call for entries for 2017 Pride 5k Run and Walk

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Front Runners & Walkers San Diego have announced that their annual Pride 5k Run and Walk will be held  Saturday, July 15 with a start time of 9:30 a.m.   This annual 5k race and walk is held along the parade route through Hillcrest and Balboa Park and is a USA Track […]

GOP Rep. Scott Taylor of Virginia endorses Equality Act

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced that GOP Rep. Scott Taylor (VA) will co-sponsor the Equality Act — legislation that would finally guarantee explicit protections for LGBTQ people under our nation’s existing civil rights laws. 242 members of Congress and more than 90 corporations now back the bipartisan legislation. “The growing support for […]

Groundbreaking 7th Circuit ruling in favor of transgender student seeking access to correct bathroom

CHICAGO — The U.S. Court of Appeals for 7th Circuit in Chicago ruled today that a transgender high school student in Wisconsin has both a constitutional and statutory right to use the bathroom that aligns with his gender identity. The ruling is the first of its kind and could lead the way to protecting all […]

Jehovah’s Witnesses release new homophobic video

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have just released a series of videos that will play at the religions upcoming series of 2017 worldwide conventions. One of the videos is a three part drama entitled “Remember the Wife of Lot.” In the video above Lloyd Evans, the founder and senior editor of JWsurvey.org – a Web site that […]

Marriage equality champion Edie Windsor to be honored at TrevorLIVE New York gala

NEW YORK – Former technology manager at IBM, and marriage equality champion Edie Windsor will be honored with The Trevor Project’s Icon Award at the 2017 TrevorLIVE New York fundraising gala June 19. The Trevor Project is the nation’s only nonprofit crisis intervention and suicide prevention organization focused on ending suicide among LGBTQ+ youth. “Edie has proven […]

Canadian government announces funding to promote LGBTQ2 tourism

OTTAWA – The Government of Canada has announced support for Travel Gay Canada in its work to attract more LGBTQ2 tourists to Canada. The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism made the announcement during Tourism Week. She was joined by Colin Sines, […]

LGBTQ college students face barriers to campus mental health services, study finds

College students who belong to sexual minority groups are more likely to seek help for mental health problems than their straight peers, but they still face many barriers to using on-campus mental health services, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that students who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer or questioning […]

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