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Social workers stand up for LGBTQ youth in new PSA (VIDEO)

The National Association of Social Workers Foundation, a charitable organization created to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through the advancement of social work practice, has released a series of PSA’s that show how social workers help older adults, people who are single and people who are LGBT. Watch the LGBT video above.

California Cryobank introduces ID Disclosure Sperm Donors

LOS ANGELES, Calif.— California Cryobank (Cryobank), a leading organization in frozen donor sperm and egg banking, recently announced the addition of ID Disclosure Donors to their donor sperm services. Along with agreeing to an initial contact facilitated by Cryobank, ID Disclosure Donors consent to having their contact information provided to any future 18 year-old offspring. Historically, […]

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch showcases his anti-LGBTQ activism

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch showed his true stance on equal rights for LGBTQ people after authoring the dissent for the Pavan v. Smith case Monday, which granted married same-sex couples the right to have names of both parents on their child’s birth certificates. Justice Gorsuch’s choice to be the […]

House LGBT Caucus commends passage of bipartisan Chechnya Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus has commended the House of Representatives for passing H.Res.351, a bipartisan resolution condemning the detention, torture, and murders of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya. H.Res.351 was introduced by LGBT Caucus founding member and former House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) on May 23rd […]

NY Governor Cuomo announces commemoration of 50th anniversary of Stonewall Rebellion in 2019

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced efforts to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in 2019. In June 1969, LGBT community members held spontaneous demonstrations at the Stonewall Inn in New York City, considered by many as the catalyst for the modern LGBT rights movement. As part of the […]

The Warwick Hillcrest to welcome first tenants July 1

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Warwick Hillcrest, new luxury apartment units located at 606 Washington Street and owned and operated by San Diego real estate investment group SENTRE, dba Warwick Hillcrest, LLC., will begin first move-ins on Saturday, July 1, 2017 following six months of renovations. This initial round of move-ins will invite tenants to live atop The Warwick’s fourth floor Penthouse Level, and marks The Warwick’s debut as one of Hillcrest’s newest, most upscale multi-family properties. Under construction since […]

CBO: 22 million more Americans will lose their health care

The bipartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) just released its report for the revised Senate Bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and estimates that 22 million more Americans will be without health insurance by 2026: CBO and JCT estimate that in 2018, 15 million more people would be uninsured under the legislation than under current […]

Today is National HIV Testing Day

Today is National HIV Testing Day, and everyone is encouraged to “know your status.” The White House put out a statement recognizing this moment, stressing the importance of routine testing. The statement read in part: Today, there are 1.1 million people living with HIV in America, 15 percent of whom do not yet know their […]

Germany to double contributions to UNAIDS

GENEVA —The Government of Germany has announced that it will double its funding to UNAIDS in 2017-2018, to €5 million per year. Germany made the announcement at the 40th Meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board, being held in Geneva, Switzerland. “With Germany, we have a common goal of ending AIDS and a shared commitment […]

Fearless Freedom Rider and activist Carol Ruth Silver continues to make a difference in the lives of many

During my eight year assignment in Silicon Valley, I had the opportunity to meet former San Francisco City Supervisor Carol Ruth Silver. Silver served in San Francisco City Hall from 1978 to 1989 and served with Supervisor Harvey Milk. Silver was a fearless political ally of Milk and she has a role in the Milk […]

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