MLB investigation concludes there was no National Anthem homophobia; Padres hire back DJ

MLB

Major League Baseball (MLB) has concluded its investigation into last Saturday’s National Anthem incident involving the San Diego Padres and the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus. The MLB found: The Department of Investigations has concluded that the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus has performed the Star-Spangled Banner multiple times before a Padres game; that Saturday’s regrettable […]

Line up announced for ninth annual Wine and Music Festival

Wine and Music

The line up has been announced for the 9th Annual Wine and Music Festival benefiting the Women’s Museum of California. The Wine and Music Festival is the Women’s Museum of California’s only annual fundraiser, which funds their educational programming and original exhibits. The Festival will be held Friday June 24, with VIP Happy Hour 5 […]

California State Treasurer Chiang funds mental health programs

John Chiang

SACRAMENTO – Thirty-seven California counties have opened or will open more than 1,200 new beds to treat mentally ill patients as part of an ambitious program administered by State Treasurer John Chiang. The final grants were approved Thursday by the California Health Facilities Financing Authority, which is chaired by the Treasurer. The Legislature passed the “Investment […]

HRC calls on Republican leadership to condemn lawmaker’s attacks on LGBT people

Rick Allen

WASHINGTON, DC — HRC Senior Vice President of Policy and Political Affairs JoDee Winterhof issued the following statement after media reports that Georgia Republican Representative Rick Allen opened a conference meeting by reciting a Bible verse saying LGBT people are “worthy of death”: “House Speaker Paul Ryan and the other members of the House Republican […]

Athlete Ally offers recommendations to NCAA’s new anti-discrimination requirement

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NEW YORK, NY  – Today Athlete Ally presented to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Board of Governors a series of adoptable recommendations to ensure the safety of LGBT coaches, fans and staff at all NCAA events. While praising the NCAA’s recent new anti-discrimination procedures for choosing championship sites, Athlete Ally, along with more than […]

Match releases new study on LGBTQ single population

Match

DALLAS — Match, the world’s largest relationship company, today debuted LGBTQ in America, the largest nationally-representative study of American singles who identify as LGBTQ. Conducted by Research Now in association with evolutionary biologist and gender studies professor, Dr. Justin R. Garcia of the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, the data reveals new social commentary into the evolving […]

Queer TV network celebrates a very ‘Sherry’ Pride month (VIDEO)

Sherry

Queer TV network gaySVTVworld celebrates Pride month with even more LGBT content including three brand new original series.  Beginning in June, gaySVTVworld will premiere Trade2Trade, its sexy new talk show featuring men stripped down to the bare-essentials. Also on the summer slate is Empty Your Sack, Queen, a “woman”-on-the-street series and  Poop Up Videos, an insider’s […]

Equality California endorses three LGBT candidates for local races

Georgette Gomez

LOS ANGELES— Equality California announced Tuesday the endorsements of three LGBT candidates for local races across California. “While our endorsed candidates may be running for office for the first time, they are all experienced advocates for civil rights and social justice and leaders in their own communities,” said Rick Zbur, executive director of Equality California.  “Having […]

Rainbow Fashion Week to take over New York City for the third consecutive year

RFW

NEW YORK, NY – Rainbow Fashion Week (RFW) is returning to New York City – one of the four fashion capitals in the world – for the third consecutive year kicking off Manhattan’s official pre-Pride events with “Eight Days of Queer Fashion Shows,” June 17-24. According to the word on the street green is the […]

SDGMC ask Padres to reinstate fired DJ

DJ ARTFORM

The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus (SDGMC) released a statement today applauding the Padres for their response to the controversy that occurred over the weekend. They also asked the Padres to reinstate the DJ who was fired over the incident. The SDGMC statement follows: As a community outreach organization dedicated to bringing positive change to […]

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