Gloria Estefan to be honored at annual National LGBTQ Task Force Gala – Miami

WASHINGTON, D.C. — International superstar Gloria Estefan will be honored at the 2017 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala – Miami. The annual fundraising event will take place at 6:30pm Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Gloria Estefan will be presented with the National Leadership Award for her work to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

SF Gay Men’s Chorus launches tour to fight bigotry and discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC), whose mission is to create extraordinary musical experiences that inspire community, activism and compassion, will kick off its 40th season by embarking on the Lavender Pen Tour from Oct. 7-15. The tour will visit various cities and small towns in Mississippi, Alabama, North Carolina, […]

Equality Now celebrates 25th anniversary at New York gala

NEW YORK, NY – Equality Now today announced that their annual Make Equality Reality Gala will be held in New York City Monday, Oct. 30 at Gotham Hall.  This year’s event, which will mark the organization’s 25th Anniversary, will honor Gucci America President and CEO Susan Chokachi and A Breeze of Hope Foundation Founder Brisa […]

Abby Wambach to be honored at 32nd annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

NEW YORK, N.Y. — FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Abby Wambach will be among an iconic group of Sports Legends, Hall of Famers, Gold Medalists, World Champions and honorees to be recognized by The Buoniconti Fund at its 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner Monday, Sept.25 at The New York […]

GLAAD voices outrage over President Trump’s choice to defend Joe Arpaio

NEW YORK, N.Y. – GLAAD, today voiced outrage over President Trump’s choice to defend former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a political rally last night in Phoenix, Arizona. Arpaio is infamous for his previous conviction of issuing racist, anti-immigrant policies in Maricopa County even after being ordered by a judge to stop racial targeting and […]

California Legislative LGBT Caucus introduces resolution to prevent discrimination against transgender service members

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — On behalf of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), introduced Assembly Joint Resolution 22 today condemning President Trump’s announcement that he will ban transgender individuals from serving in the military and directing the California military to not discriminate against transgender service members. “Trump’s decision to ban transgender people […]

Out & Equal announces recipients of inaugural Global Fellowship program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.– After a competitive application process featuring applicants from more than 20 countries on five continents, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates has announced its inaugural cohort of Global Fellows: Levis Nderitu, Sullivan Reed Society, Kenya; Suresh Ramdas, HP Inc., India; and Kaspars Zalitis, Association Open Centre, Latvia. “Each and every one of our […]

Clooney Foundation gives $1 million to SPLC to fight hate groups

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – In the wake of the deadly violence at a white nationalist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is partnering with the Clooney Foundation for Justice to increase the capacity of the SPLC to combat hate groups in the United States. Through the generous support of George & Amal […]

Trans Chorus of Los Angeles returns for encore performances of venerated Bowie homage

LOS ANGELES, Calif.–  No time for a curtain call just yet! Following back to back sold-out performances of its acclaimed Bowie rock opera, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, last April, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles will be returning for two encore performances this coming weekend. Presented by […]

San Diego AIDS Memorial Task Force calls on public to submit design ideas

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – As part of their commitment to creating a lasting tribute to the families whose lives have been forever changed by AIDS and HIV, the San Diego AIDS Memorial Task Force will hold a public meeting Aug. 28 to provide a status update on the project and call on members of the […]

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