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2014-05-08 08:30:17

On anniversary of President Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage, 71 percent of Jack'd survey respondents believe Obama is making progress toward gay rights BOSTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack'd, the fastest growing gay app in the world among young gay men, today released the findings of a community survey conducted among its users in the United States. Ahead of the second anniversary of Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage on May 9, Jack'd surveyed its users on their...

2014-02-04 12:25:30

Launch of national initiative shows Americans' solidarity for LGBT Russians NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Friday, during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games, restaurants, bars, and clubs across the nation will donate $1 of every drink sold from 9 p.m. to midnight as part of a new national initiative called Uprising of Love: Pride House 2014. All proceeds raised during the three-hour timeframe will be donated to the Russia Freedom Fund to...

2013-08-12 15:11:32

Tolerance toward gays and lesbians is growing within the evangelical community — long a stronghold against homosexuality — with many expressing ambivalent views about the issue, according to a Baylor University study. The emerging voice of the so-called "Messy Middle" — evangelicals who oppose homosexuality on moral grounds but support equal rights such as civil unions for gays — has strong implications for the gay marriage debate, say Baylor researchers, who will present their...

2013-05-16 23:23:52

Grahn´s memoir, A Simple Revolution, takes Silver in the category of Gay/Lesbian Non-Fiction. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Internationally acclaimed poet and Sofia University professor, Judy Grahn, has won a silver “IPPY” award on behalf of Independent Publisher, who this year celebrated their 17th Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards. Grahn´s memoir, A Simple Revolution — The Making of an Activist Poet, was awarded a silver medal in the category of...

2011-06-23 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the National Press Club: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Newsmaker: Rea Carey, executive director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force TOPIC: Advancing Equality in Employment and Immigration DATE: Tuesday, June 28 TIME: 10 a.m. ROOM: Lisagor Room Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, will talk about the efforts under way to pass the...

2011-06-23 03:00:00

LONDON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turn your Vacation into a Celebration in Honour of Gay Pride this June and July Cheapflights.co.uk, the UK's leading website for flight price search and comparison, champions Gay Pride by paying tribute to the Top 10 landmark destinations that took a monumental stride for Pride as well as being this summer's holiday hotspots. "It's no coincidence that some of the best Pride celebrations take place in some of the world's most...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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