Lambda Legal announces 2017 National Liberty Awards honorees

Lambda Legal Awards

NEW YORK – Wednesday, Lambda Legal, the nation’s oldest and largest LGBT legal organization, announced Larry Kramer and Javier Muñoz as this year’s Liberty Award honorees. The Liberty Awards National Dinner honors advocates, activists and allies in the fight for LGBT equality. Larry Kramer will receive the Kevin Cathcart Community Legacy Award, an award named […]

Community-funded effort launched to re-design SF’s Harvey Milk Plaza as LGBT, civil rights memorial

Harvey Milk Plaza

SAN FRANCISCO — When San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk took his bullhorn and rallied crowds at the intersection of Market and Castro Streets in San Francisco, he inspired a generation and helped forge the LGBT civil rights movement, and now steps are underway to make this hallowed ground a fitting tribute to both Milk and the […]

Mumbai architect wins KASHISH 2017 poster contest

Poster 2

India’s top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has picked the poster design submitted by Mumbai-based architect Benny Mathew as the winner of the KASHISH International Poster Contest 2017. The poster – that reflects the festival theme – ‘Diverse, One’ – will be the look of the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2017. The 8th edition […]

Covered California’s special enrollment period underway

Covered Calif. special enrollment

Covered California’s annual open-enrollment period may be over, but if you are still uninsured, you may be able to get financial assistance to help you purchase health care coverage. And rest assured, Covered California health plans, financial assistance, and rates are locked in for 2017. Between now and Oct. 31, those who are eligible can […]

‘Meet & Greet’ celebrities from some of the hottest LGBT films and web series at The Dinah

Meet & Greet

Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend, in association with tellofilms, will be hosting a special Meet & Greet during the Dinah’s signature weekend pool party series at the Hilton Hotel in Palm Springs, Calif. The event will take place Saturday, April 1 from noon to 2pm in the lobby of the Hilton Hotel. Dinah goers will have a […]

Charles Busch to perform in San Diego for one night only

Charles Busch

Charles Busch has become quite the household name in the LGBTQ community over the years but he’s also well known in the theatrical community as well. Many remember his outrageous drag characters in films like Die Mommie Die, Psycho Beach Party, OZ and Addams Family Values, but he’s also garnered accolades for his non-drag role […]

Fortune 500 executives gather in San Francisco to chart the future of LGBT workplace equality

Executive Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – At a time when the state and federal political landscape seems uncertain or even hostile to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, more than 100 senior and executive leaders from Fortune 500 and multinational companies and federal agencies will convene in San Francisco on March 28-29 for an in-depth exploration of the global landscape of LGBT workplace equality. […]

An unwelcoming competition between black Brits and African Americans for movie roles

David Oyelowo in Selma

There are differences within diversity. This issue scratches below the superficial veneer of diversity and is an eerie reminder of how minority groups are often pitted against one another. This year’s Oscars were the most diverse in history. With six nominations for six African American themed films and at least 10 black actors and filmmakers, […]

Trump administration proposes eliminating LGBT elders from key federal survey

Elders

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE) announced today that it is launching a nationwide effort to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposed erasure of LGBT elders from the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants (NSOAAP). Specifically, SAGE opposes changes that would eliminate questions that allow the federal government to assess the […]

Grindr launches Gaymojis

gaymoji

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Grindr, the largest all-male social network, have expanded their chat experience with the launch of Gaymojis by Grindr – a text-friendly package featuring 500+ emojis that bring the Grindr lifestyle to life and speak to the mobile dating generation. Grindr’s 3 million daily active users, in every country in the world, […]

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