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2014-03-03 12:25:52

Acquisition Elevates MWW as National Leader in LGBT Marketing; Adds Major Clients to Roster Including Here Media (OUT Magazine and The Advocate) LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five independent public relations firms, today announced that it has acquired Macias Media Group LLC (MMG), a full-service marketing, public relations and corporate communications firm focused on connecting clients with the coveted LGBT consumer space. As part of...

California Bans Conversion Therapy For Gay Teens
2012-10-02 07:43:45

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With the upcoming presidential debate, important policy issues are sure to be a highlight of the event. Many of these issues may concern the LGBT community. On the state level, Governor Jerry Brown recently signed legislation that allowed California to be the first state to ban a form of psychotherapy that focuses on converting gay teenagers to straight youths. The ban affirmed that, starting on January 1, mental health...

2010-10-01 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) is proud to announce it has once again earned a top rating on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index and Best Places to Work survey, a leading indicator of companies' attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090217/NY71475LOGO-b ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090217/NY71475LOGO-b ) The...

2008-11-06 18:00:10

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a 2 p.m. news conference today in front of the Los Angeles Mormon Temple, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center CEO Lorri L. Jean announced the launch of http://www.invalidateprop8.org/, a website where people can support efforts to invalidate the initiative that attempts to revise the constitution to repeal marriage rights for same-sex couples. At the same time, donors will send a message to the Mormon Church, which played a leading role in funding...

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2008-06-21 15:00:00

Scot Hammond and Seth Lawrence have already had five commitment ceremonies or weddings during their 14 years together. The last thing they need is another blender. So instead of registering their July 6 wedding at a department store, the San Francisco couple entered their names in the wedding registry on the Equality California Web site, asking wedding guests and friends to make a political donation to support gay marriage instead of buying them a wedding gift. Joshua Baker has never been...

2006-04-07 09:40:00

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO -- California school textbooks would highlight the role gays have played in the history of the nation's most populous state if a new proposal that has angered conservatives passes the state Legislature. History books record contributions by gays but their sexual orientation is often ignored, a situation gay activists say is inexcusable in California, home to a large gay population in San Francisco, a city that briefly made history in 2004 by issuing marriage...


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