America’s 2017 ‘Best-of-the-Best’ corporations for inclusion named by NGLCC

Best of the Best

WASHINGTON — The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), has named the second annual Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities. “The Best-of-the-Best designation is the top […]

Healthy California Act wins support from Senate Health Committee in push for universal healthcare

One Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – This week California took a major step toward universal health coverage when the Senate Health Committee approved the Healthy California Act (Senate Bill 562). The final vote is pending but a majority of members approved. Sens. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) and Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) have proposed to cover all California […]

HRC launches timeline of Trump’s unprecedented attacks on LGBTQ community (VIDEO)

100 Days HRC

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) launched a Web site — HRC.org/Trump — chronicling the Trump Administration’s unprecedented attacks against the LGBTQ community. The timeline, which will continue to be updated, spotlights efforts to undermine the LGBTQ community from rescinding guidelines protecting transgender students, to appointing Jeff Sessions to the nation’s highest law […]

Real estate and the millennials

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Real estate brokers eager to capture the millennial market need to change their ways. First, here’s why they should bother. Millennials are the group born from 1982 until 2004. This segment of the population is huge and represents the largest potential market of homeowners. There are more than 80 million millennials in the United States, […]

Logo to air 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in the U.S. for second consecutive year

Eurovision 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Logo today announced that for the second consecutive year, the network will be the exclusive U.S. broadcast home of the Eurovision Song Contest when it airs the 62nd annual Grand Final live and commercial free on Saturday, May 13 at 3PM ET / 12PM PT.  Michelle Visage and Ross Mathews, judges on the Emmy® Award-winning “RuPaul’s […]

TN lawmakers vote to undermine protections for LGBTQ people

Tennessee State Capitol

Today, the Tennessee General Assembly passed Senate Bill 1085/House Bill 1111. If signed into law, SB 1085/ HB 1111 could invalidate marriages of LGBTQ couples and legal documents that affirm a transgender person’s true identity by stating that any “undefined” words be given their “natural and ordinary meaning.” The bill now heads to Gov. Bill Haslam’s […]

Easter Walk to benefit Long Beach HIV CARE Center raises more than $27,000

St. Marys

LONG BEACH, Calif. – For the 20th year, Long Beach’s drag queens and LGBTQ leaders led a month-long effort to raise money for services for People Living with HIV at the CARE Center of Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center.  Their effort was focused on building awareness around the critical need for these services. […]

After GLAAD exposes his anti-LGBTQ history, Trump nominee Mark Green comes out for LGBTQ equality in the U.S. Army

Green

Yesterday Mark Green, Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Army, took to Facebook to address the anti-transgender statements he made in a radio interview last year. In fact, Mark Green’s response was an about-face statement as he voiced his support for LGBTQ equality in the U.S. Army. “4) I believe that every American has […]

Alabama House passes discriminatory Adoption Bill HB24

Alabama Legislature

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Heart of Dixie has grown colder today. This afternoon, the Alabama House of Representatives passed HB24, deceptively named the Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act, on a 87-0 vote with 6 abstaining. The bill now heads to Governor Kay Ivey’s desk. HB24 would create a broad license to discriminate in the […]

Judge blocks Trump executive order punishing sanctuary cities

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Today, United States District Judge William H. Orrick III blocked President Trump’s executive order against sanctuary cities. Trump’s order was challenged by the city and county of San Francisco and the county of Santa Clara, California, two of the jurisdictions under presidential fire for limiting their cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, reports The […]

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