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2011-03-07 11:44:00

PFLAG's Third Annual Awards Gala to Celebrate Corporate Leader in Ally Excellence WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- PFLAG National has named MetLife the 2011 Straight for Equality in Business honoree. The award will be presented on Monday, March 14 in New York City as part of PFLAG National's third annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala. The Straight for Equality in Business award acknowledges an organization with a demonstrated commitment to achieving equality for...

2011-01-26 06:00:00

Kelly Ripa to co-host Point's Annual Gala in NYC LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students of merit, announced today the recipients of its Courage, Legend and Inspiration Awards. And the awards go to . . . Andy Cohen, Bravo's Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development, who will receive the Point Courage Award....

2011-01-21 00:00:49

Daniel A. Potter, MD, FACOG has been selected as a Super Doctor for the 2011 Super Doctors listing published in the January issue of Los Angeles. Laguna Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2011 Daniel A. Potter, MD, FACOG has been selected as a Super Doctor for the 2011 Super Doctors listing published in the January issue of Los Angeles. The Super Doctors listing is published annually and recognizes doctors based on colleague nominations, independent research and panel review. "It is a great...

2010-12-23 06:45:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- HRC Medical Center is passionate about improving the essence of their patients' lives by using the most technologically advanced methods of Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy available. If you suffer from: weight gain, loss of energy, depression, decreased sex drive, memory loss, anxiety, joint pain, hot flashes, dry skin, restless legs, and/or loss of muscle tone, chances are you may have a hormone imbalance. Leonard A. Venti, president and patient of HRC...

2010-11-18 10:02:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced it has earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year. The CEI ranks businesses on workplace policies and benefits provided to their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. With its 100 percent rating, Deloitte is recognized as one of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality. "We are pleased that the...

2010-11-17 11:38:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has earned a rating of 100 percent on the 2011 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and recognition as one of the Best Places to Work among the largest publicly-traded and privately-held U.S. employers from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. Air Products is among 337 businesses that received top marks and...

2010-11-02 00:00:37

L.A. Human Relations Commission & Grammy Winning Music Pros Guide 8 Winning Youths to Communicate Social Messages in Song & Career Chance of a Lifetime Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Community, luxury and the arts came together harmoniously this week when ST Residential's Solair Wilshire hosted a press preview and live performance for the debut of the teen musical group, The Bricks. Wednesday night's press conference also premiered the group's new music video that was...

2010-10-22 14:42:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced that it has received a score of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign on the 2011 Corporate Equality Index. This is the seventh consecutive year that Whirlpool has attained a perfect score on the index. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO ) The Corporate Equality Index rates American workplaces on...

2010-10-14 14:24:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, announced that it has earned a 100-percent rating in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fourth year in a row. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090826/ESURANCELOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090826/ESURANCELOGO) The CEI is an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...

2010-10-13 07:00:00

Internship Pilot Program Proves Successful in Benefiting The LGBT Community LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students of merit, today reported the successful completion of its LGBT Nonprofit Internship Pilot Program. The program was designed to provide full-time internships to Point Scholars who are interested in parlaying their career and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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