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 [...]

YouTube celebrates marriage equality with ‘#ProudToLove’ video

YouTube

After the emotion of Friday’s Supreme Court decision on marriage equality here’s a moving video to start off your week. To celebrate nationwide marriage equality YouTube put out a spot in recognition of the historic decision. According to YouTube, “Over the last 10 years, everyone from moms to presidents have uploaded videos in support of [...]

Trans model makes quarter final of Men’s Health cover competition

Aydian Dowling

Trans model and bodybuilder Aydian Dowling has progressed to the quarter finals of a competition to win the chance to appear on the cover of Men’s Health, reports Pink News. On the last day of public voting in the Men’s Health Ultimate Guy competition, Dowling was still in the number one spot by a large number of votes. [...]

A Rainbow Revolution

White House Photo-Chuck Kennedy

Last night, following the historic Supreme Court decision making marriage equality the law of the land, landmarks across the U.S and the world lit up in rainbow colors. From the White House to Disney World, Minneapolis to Niagara Falls the Rainbow Revolution shone through. #MarriageEquaility #LoveWins.

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