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2012-08-15 23:01:47

oneGoodLove.com (http://www.onegoodlove.com) announces the beta launch of its 2.0 site, featuring enhanced searching and matching. As a result of recent civil rights advances, oneGoodLove.com is introducing "marriage" as a relationship goal for LGBT singles, and for the first time allowing LGBT singles to come out as members of the Armed Services on their dating site. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 oneGoodLove.com (http://www.onegoodlove.com), the Internet´s first...

2012-08-05 23:01:25

The LGBT Wellness Foundation has lined up 33 outstanding presenters for its first national LGBT Wellness Conference in Sedona, Arizona, August 17-19, 2012. Sedona, AZ (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 The LGBT Wellness Foundation has lined up 33 outstanding presenters for its first national lLGBT Wellness Conference in Sedona, Arizona, August 17-19, 2012 at the Sedona Creative Life Center located at 333 Schnebly Hill Road in Sedona Arizona. With its theme of “Body, Mind & Spirit...

2012-07-30 22:20:50

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of President Obama's recent backing of same-sex marriage and a Supreme Court decision looming, BeautifulPeople.com is launching Gay and Lesbian versions of its online dating site in a national show of support for equal rights. BeautifulPeople's billboard campaign, scheduled to launch across the country in support of same-sex marriage legislation, has been banned. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120731/LA46395) Choosing...

2012-04-13 06:21:55

SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- San Diego mayoral frontrunner Carl DeMaio faces heat from LGBT community after attending a La Jolla fundraiser hosted by alleged homophobe and former San Diego mayor Roger Hedgecock (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120413/CG87233) SAN DIEGO-- As noted in this week's San Diego LGBT Weekly newsmagazine, openly gay San Diego mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio has upset many leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)...

2012-04-05 02:22:00

LOS ANGELES, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing Corporation (GLEH), the first affordable housing apartment complex in the nation serving low income lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) elders, was honored in Washington, D.C. with an Excellence in Multicultural Aging Award at the 2012 American Society on Aging Conference for its Comprehensive Housing Care Program. The conference, with more than 3,000 attendees, is recognized as a showcase for...

2012-03-01 05:06:00

SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- GOProud is an organization that represents gay, lesbian and transgender conservatives, as well as their allies. The organization is "committed to a traditional conservative agenda that emphasizes limited government, individual liberty, free markets and a confident foreign policy." Guess what that conservative agenda also includes? It supports presidential candidates that do not support LGBT equality. (Photo:...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, Deloitte has been named one of Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) "Best Places to Work," earning a perfect 100 percent rating on HRC's Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI measures and analyzes inclusion initiatives, company benefits, and support made available for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) personnel and the wider LGBT community. HRC's criteria for earning a spot on this coveted list continues to be...

2012-01-09 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP today announced it and its affiliates will reimburse lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees for the additional federal and state taxes they pay on same-sex domestic partners' medical benefits in the US, making it the first Big Four accounting firm to offer this perk. The tax equalization (gross-up) is effective Jan. 1, 2012. "Ernst & Young strives to promote an equitable work culture in...

2011-12-08 09:16:00

Top rating from Human Rights Campaign Foundation underscores health company's commitment to LGBT equality EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 2012. Blue Cross was among 638 U.S. businesses rated this year, and one of only 190 that received the full 100 points in LGBT-related policies and practices, including...

2011-11-17 03:05:03

Aging and health issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender baby boomers have been largely ignored by services, policies and research. These seniors face higher rates of disability, physical and mental distress and a lack of access to services, according to the first study on aging and health in these communities. The study, released Nov. 16 and led by Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen and colleagues at the University of Washington´s School of Social Work, indicates that prevention...