HRC’s ‘Time to THRIVE’ 2016 conference supporting LGBTQ youth to be held in Dallas

Time to Thrive 2016

WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, in partnership with the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Counseling Association (ACA), has announced that it will be holding its nationally-acclaimed Time to THRIVE conference for educators and youth-serving professionals at the Marriott Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center outside Dallas from February 12 – [...]

The City: Top to Bottom

MGK

thursday, july 2 Machine Gun Kelly Ohio’s MC Machine Gun Kelly’s (MGK) resilience has become a beacon of hope for thousands of kids across America. Penning rhymes about everything from addiction to family issues, MGK is a symbol of relentless perseverance to his fans and the MC is about to begin the next chapter of [...]

San Diego Border Patrol shows Pride at first official LGBT event

Border Patrol

SAN DIEGO, Calif.—For the first time, members of the United States Border Patrol, San Diego Sector, held an LGBT Heritage Event at their regional headquarters in Chula Vista, Calif., Tuesday, June 30. More than 100 people attended the standing-room only event. The theme, “Color Our World with Pride,” included speakers Laura Duffy, U.S. Attorney for [...]

First Navy Pride event makes history

Annual LGBT Pride on NAS North Island

“…celebrating victories that have affirmed freedom and fairness…” -  President Barack Obama History was made Tuesday when NAVAIR North Island celebrated their first LGBT Pride event. While other Pride observances have occurred in the past, yesterday’s event was the first “official” observation at the sprawling naval base, and the first on the West Coast. The [...]

Girl Scouts return $100K to donor who requested money not be spent on transgender girls

Girl Scouts

Yesterday, the Seattle Met reported that the Girl Scouts of Western Washington returned a $100,000 donation after the donor requested that the money not be spent on transgender youth. “Girl Scouts is for every girl,” Megan Ferland, the council’s chief executive, told the donor. “And every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl [...]

National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration: Jim Obergefell to lay wreath at Gay Pioneers Historical Marker

Jim Obergefell

PHILADLPHIA, Pa. – Organizers of the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration, from July 2 to 5, announced that Jim Obergefell will launch the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration by laying a wreath at the Gay Pioneers historic marker  Thursday July 2nd, at 2:15 p.m. He will be surrounded by LGBT leaders and Gay Pioneers. The [...]

Lambda Archives to host ‘Proud to Serve’ exhibit

Lambda Archives

Lambda Archives of San Diego will be hosting the “Proud to Serve” exhibit on temporary loan after it was featured at the first LGBT Pride ever held at North Island Naval Air Station. The exhibit will open at the Archives, 4545 Park Blvd.  Thursday, July 2 at 5:30 p.m. It will open as part of [...]

Live footage captures marriage equality history outside Supreme Court (VIDEO)

#LoveWins

In the wake of last Friday’s historic ruling on marriage equality, YouTube content creator Raymond Braun released a new video documenting the exact moment outside the Supreme Court when the announcement was made that #LoveWins. In the video, Raymond captures the overwhelming emotions from the crowd that patiently waited for this historic moment of recognition [...]

Pride Health Challenge: Kurt’s journey

Pride Health Challenge Kurt

The Pride Health Challenge contestants have been transforming their lifestyle. As we approach Pride, Metabolic Direct and LGBT Weekly wanted to highlight each contestant’s journey. Below is the second Pride Health Challenge story. Here is Kurt’s journey: I started this program “officially” on May 3rd, I was 237 pounds. The first month was a breeze, [...]

‘Our Tomorrow’ calls on LGBTQ people across the country to share their voice and help shape the future (VIDEO)

Our Tomorrow

BOSTON, Mass. – After last Friday’s historic United States Supreme Court decision granting same-sex couples the freedom to marry, Our Tomorrow is calling on the LGBTQ community across the country to share their hopes, fears and ideas in their own words to help shape the future of the movement. Launched last month by over 100 [...]

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