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2012-11-07 00:21:19

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization, reacted to the overwhelming electoral victories for LGBT people, calling it a milestone year with a clear mandate for equality moving forward. For the past two years, HRC has been laying the groundwork for our largest mobilization effort ever to ensure 2012 is a turning point year for LGBT equality. HRC and our energetic supporters...

2012-10-31 15:23:38

High-profile gift to fuel HRC's continued commitment to marriage campaigns in final days WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, today announced a $100,000 gift from Brad Pitt to support the organization's marriage efforts. Pitt has agreed to match contributions from HRC members and supporters up to $100,000 in order to direct resources to the marriage campaigns...

2012-10-24 04:03:19

Frederick, who is the only Female Fertility Doctor in Orange County, Met with More than 600 Former Patients at the Annual Event Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Orange County fertility Dr. Jane Frederick recently reunited with some very special patients: the people who she helped to become parents, and their young children. According to a recent article that ran on both MSNBC and in the Orange County Register, doctors from HRC Fertility met with more than 600 former patients and...

2012-10-18 19:21:08

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RSM News - Under the mantle of Charity the Knights of Columbus have had a free pass on the issue of anti-gay bigotry "We can no longer allow intolerance to go unchallenged," said Joe Murray the Executive Director of the Rainbow Sash Movement a national organization of LGBT Roman Catholics. "We are calling on those members of the Knights of Columbus who feel this is beyond the scope of what the Knights were founded for to speak out. The Knights have...

2012-08-28 22:20:59

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy Relationships California, a nationally-renowned leader in Relationship and Marriage Education, announced the formation of Healthy Relationships International at a United Nations conference in Geneva, Switzerland last month. "Because of our successful track record teaching relationship skills and conflict management tools to more than 140,000 people across the diverse populations, languages and cultures in California, Healthy...

2012-08-05 23:01:12

To Celebrate its New Location, HRC Fertility is Offering a Temporary Special Price on IVF Treatments Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 My Gender Selection, and HRC Fertility, a clinic that specializes in fertility treatments and gender selection, has just opened a new location in Oceanside, California. In honor of the newest HRC facility, My Gender Selection is offering a temporary special price for in vitro fertilization (IVF). For a short time, IVF will be priced at $4,900 for...

2012-07-19 02:25:17

SAN DIEGO, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dennis Stoica, the founder of Healthy Relationships California, has resigned as president of the nationally recognized non-profit organization, formerly known as California Healthy Marriages Coalition (CHMC). "After ten years of working to improve the health of couples, families and relationships throughout California by offering Relationship and Marriage Education classes, the time has come for me to make a change," says Stoica. Over the...

2012-06-22 06:22:42

OAKLAND, Calif., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 19, Kaiser Permanente was recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index 2012 report, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) organization. Kaiser Permanente earned top marks for its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families, who can face...

2012-05-18 02:24:46

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Fertility Association (The AFA), in association with California Cryobank, announced today a free seminar focused on family building for the lesbian community. The Gay Women's Gathering will take place on Thursday, June 7th, from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 North McCadden Place, in Los Angeles. Critical information such as choosing a sperm donor, getting pregnant through insemination or in vitro...

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)...