New campaign spotlights black LGBTQ life at historically black colleges and universities

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WASHINGTON, DC— Many Voices, a Black church movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) justice, has launched a first-of-its-kind video campaign in partnership with Morgan State University (MSU), to increase awareness about LGBTQ life on historically Black College and University (HBCU) campuses, and the ways in which it is shaped by the Black Church […]

Africa’s first gay and inclusive competitive rugby team launches bold campaign

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JOHANNESBURG — Jozi Cats – Africa’s first gay and inclusive competitive rugby club has launched a bold new initiative to recruit more players. The campaign, spearheaded and created by the Head of Havas PR South Africa, Chris Verrijdt, uses players from the rugby team in a series of shots with derogatory gay terms that question […]

The City: Top to Bottom

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thursday, may 5 Kevin Nealon Kevin Nealon sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit and likeable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series, Weeds. […]

Fourth annual Long Beach Dyke March to take place May 20

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Friday evening, May 20, Long Beach women will take to the streets in Long Beach’s 4th Annual Rally and Dyke March. The Dyke March and Rally are free events at Bixby Park. The goal of a Dyke March is to increase lesbian visibility and support the rights of all women regardless of labels, including bisexual and […]

EJAF and HRC announce inaugural HIV 360° Fellowship Program (VIDEO)

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NEW YORK –As part of the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s (EJAF) strategy to strengthen the resilience of the HIV/AIDS movement and to support initiatives that empower community-based leaders from diverse backgrounds, EJAF has joined the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in announcing the inaugural HIV 360° Fellowship Program. Ten outstanding young leaders will receive nine months […]

Petition calls on Disney to #GiveElsaAGirlfriend in upcoming ‘Frozen’ sequel

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A Disney fan has started a Care2 petition urging Disney to #GiveElsaAGirlfriend in the upcoming sequel of the 2013 film Frozen. The Care2 petition captures the support surrounding the viral hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, which was started by Twitter user Alexis Isabel on April 30. Julie Rodriguez, who who started the petition, writes, “I was a huge Disney princess […]

Moonlight celebrates opening of 36th season with ‘Sister Act’

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VISTA, Calif. –  Hallelujah! Raise your voice to celebrate the opening of Moonlight Stage Productions’ 36th Season at the Moonlight Amphitheatre with the San Diego Regional Premiere of “Sister Act” from June 15, 2016 to July 2, 2016 at 8 p.m. The comedic Broadway production, produced by Whoopi Goldberg who also starred in the original […]

College Choice releases the ranking of 50 best LGBT friendly colleges and universities 2016

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EUGENE, Ore. — College Choice has published a ranking of the 50 Best LGBT Friendly College and Universities. The University of Pennsylvania leads the ranking, which evaluated and ranked schools based on publicly available information on accreditation, Campus Pride rating, academic reputation, student satisfaction, affordability, average financial aid awarded, and return on investment. Williams College and Amherst […]

Challenging the masculinity stereotype (VIDEO)

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Italian independent cinema non-profit organization, Millennium 82 have released an anti-homophobia video that addresses the stereotype that sees masculinity exclusively linked to heterosexuality. Spokesperson for the group, Simona told LGBT Weekly, “We created the video with great commitment and love and if you decide to share it, it will be an honor for us. We […]

Local students to be honored by San Diego Human Dignity Foundation and PFLAG San Diego County

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SAN DIEGO – San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) is partnering with PFLAG San Diego County to recognize nine deserving LGBTQ students from around San Diego County for their exemplary academic achievements and leadership vision at the 2016 Launching Leaders Scholarship Awards Luncheon on Friday, May 13, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at […]

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