Alicia Champion’s latest song, ‘Bi’ is creating unity and initiating conversations (VIDEO)


SAN DIEGO – In a time where unity among the LGBTQ community is critical, indie recording artist, Alicia Champion is singing about the one part of the community that is the least recognized or discussed – bisexuals. Ironically many gays and lesbians across the nation will come out to family and friends during Pride month […]

White House Fact Sheet update: Promoting and protecting the human rights of LGBT persons

The White House

June 2016 Update Throughout the Obama Administration, the promotion and protection of the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons has been a specific focus of our engagement around the world.  U.S. diplomacy, foreign assistance and other activities abroad have all sought to advance this goal, ensuring that efforts to promote and […]

Smoking at California state beaches and parks on way to becoming history

Cardiff state beach

SACRAMENTO –A bill that would ban smoking or disposal of tobacco products at a California state owned or operated beach or park was approved today by the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee on a nine to five vote. Sen. Marty Block (D-San Diego) said his bill, SB 1333, would help California fulfill its obligation […]

Watch: ‘Gay Of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode10 Recap: ‘The Twinks of WeHo’

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Gay Of Thrones S6 E10 Recap: The Twinks Of WeHo from Funny Or Die Get ready for the most epic episode recap of the season from Funny or Die. ! Grab yourself a Cersei inspired Appletini and celebrate the season six finale of ‘Gay Of Thrones’ with Jonathan Van Ness and guest Bryan Safi.  Watch above.

City of Texarkana, Ark. repeals non-discrimination ordinance protecting LGBTQ people

The city of Texarkana Board of Directors

The city of Texarkana, Ark. has voted to repeal its non-discrimination ordinance, taking the city backwards and rolling back the rights of its LGBTQ citizens. The ordinance, which had passed the Texarkana Board of Directors by a unanimous vote early this year with broad-based support from citizens and the business community, was targeted by an […]

Sports Illustrated reveals multi-platform special featuring Caitlyn Jenner’s 1976 decathlon gold (VIDEO)


NEW YORK— Sports Illustrated today released a multi-platform, 40th anniversary retrospective of Caitlyn Jenner’s 1976 Gold Medal-winning decathlon performance at the Montreal Olympic Games. The SI special includes the premiere of the SI Films exclusive, “Jenner: 40 Years After Gold,” the publication of SI Senior Writer Tim Layden’s in-depth profile and the reveal of Jenner […]

National Park Foundation to help raise $2m to support America’s newest National Park: Stonewall National Monument

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WASHINGTON – The National Park Foundation has announced that it will work with local and national organizations and the community to raise the approximately $2 million needed to launch the Stonewall National Monument. This fundraising effort will be part of the Foundation’s $350 million Centennial Campaign for America’s National Parks and the support will provide […]

Coalition supporting an LGBT-friendly Texas surpasses 1,000 members

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HOUSTON— BHP Billiton, one of the world’s largest natural resources companies, today becomes the 1,000th Texas economic stakeholder to sign a pledge stating that Texas must be welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people as an economic imperative. BHP Billiton’s petroleum unit, a major upstream oil and gas producer, is headquartered in Houston. “BHP […]

Equality Forum sends letter to Trump seeking his position on the Equality Act

Donald Trump

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Equality Forum 2016 released a letter sent to the Donald Trump campaign requesting the candidate’s position on the Equality Act. The Trump campaign was requested to respond by Monday, June 27. In the letter, Malcolm Lazin, Equality Forum’s Executive Director, wrote: “On November 8th, voters will elect the 45th President of the […]

Mayor Kevin Faulconer and other community leaders to celebrate opening of new substance abuse treatment facility in Hillcrest 6/29


Updated 6/28/16 Mayor Kevin Faulconer, former Mayor Jerry Sanders, City Commissioner Nicole Murray-Ramirez, District 3 Councilman Elect Chris Ward and City Commissioner Susan Jester will gather June 29 to officially open BLVD Treatment Centers’ new Hillcrest location. BLVD Treatment Centers’ CEO Stampp Corbin and Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Lauren Costine will also be present at […]

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