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Veterans to rally at Lincoln Memorial; march to White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, May 30, at 11 a.m. EDT, veterans and supporters will mass at the Lincoln Memorial. Speakers include Veterans For Peace President Barry Ladendorf, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Medea Benjamin, David Swanson, Chris Hedges, Brian Becker, Col. Ann Wright, Mara Verhayden Hilliard, Michael McPhearson, Jonathan Hutto and Matt Hoh. Music will be provided […]

Memorial Day: A time to reflect and remember

Today, Memorial Day let us remember the men and women who died while serving our country and give thanks for their ultimate sacrifice.

Nelly Furtado returns to the stage as headliner for inaugural Canada Pride in Montréal

MONTREAL  – After taking a break from the spotlight in 2013, Nelly Furtado is back as she headlines the first-ever Canada Pride in Montréal, presented by TD in collaboration with the Casino de Montréal. Nelly Furtado will give a 90-minute performance Friday, Aug. 18, at 9 p.m. on the TD stage in Parc des Faubourgs. This new outside venue for […]

SeniorAdvice.com explores the challenges of the aging transgender community

AUSTIN, Texas– SeniorAdvice.com, one of the nation’s top senior housing referral services, has released an article on the challenges and progress of the aging transgender community.  The company recognizes that the LGBT senior community is a very important part of the American population, and that the struggle for acceptance and safety among the transgender community […]

Jake Biondi relaunches entire ‘Boystown’ series ahead of book seven release

Boystown series author Jake Biondi has announced that he is re-launching his entire book series with an entirely new look just ahead of the release of his seventh Boystown book July 7. “It’s going to ‘wow’ readers from coast to coast,” Biondi said of the series’ new design.  “I wanted the Boystown book covers and […]

Nike unveils their 2017 BETRUE collection

As part of their larger EQUALITY initiative that launched in February, Nike has unveiled their 2017 BETRUE collection. The collection is inspired by the LGBTQ community, and celebrates the passion and pursuit of sport by all athletes. BETRUE started in 2012 with a grassroots effort led by passionate Nike employees. To connect with the LGBTQ […]

World OutGames Miami cancels almost all sporting events as fraud investigation opens

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The organizers of the World OutGames that were scheduled to begin in Miami May 26, have abruptly announced the cancellation of the majority of the sporting events. The Board of Directors of World OutGames made the announcement Friday by email and on Facebook: “It is with deep regret that due to […]

Student-run Free Clinic Project at UC San Diego honored by American Psychiatric Association

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Student Run Free Clinic Project at UC San Diego has been recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for excellence in caring for the community. For two decades, the Student-Run Free Clinic Project has helped people of all ages and circumstances access high-quality health care, regardless of their ability to […]

NYC march on Flag Day to honor late creator of LGBTQ Rainbow Flag

NEW YORK CITY — Friends and family of the late Gilbert Baker will hold an activist march and rally against LGBTQ discrimination and bigotry in memory of the world-renowned artist who created The Rainbow Flag, the international symbol of LGBTQ pride and liberation. Baker, a lifelong LGBTQ and social justice activist, died suddenly March 31 […]

NAMIC now accepting entries for ‘Excellence In Multicultural Marketing Awards’

NEW YORK — NAMIC (National Association of Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is now accepting entries for the Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards (EMMA). The NAMIC EMMA, in partnership with CableFAX, recognizes innovative marketing efforts by companies and agencies targeting multicultural audiences. This year’s competition features four divisions, including the newly-added Brands division, competing in two categories […]

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