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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...

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2012-07-11 14:50:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An asteroid has been named after U.S. gay rights pioneer and astronomer Frank Kameny, who died last year. Canadian amateur astronomer Gary Billings discovered the asteroid orbiting between Mars and Jupiter in 1999. When Billings read Kameny's obituary, he decided to send a request to the Paris-based International Astronomical Union and the Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts to change the name of Minor Planet 40463 to...

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2012-07-09 07:06:24

Having already established a foothold in the realms of online search, cloud computing, software development, advertising technologies and other related fields, Google will enter the social activism field with its latest project, the "Legalize Love" campaign. The campaign, which was announced at a Global LGBT Workplace Summit in London and officially launched in two countries on Saturday, is designed to battle homophobia and support lesbian, gay, and bisexual people all over the world....

2012-06-30 23:03:06

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender cancer survivors now have a special and safe place to support each other in their fight against cancer. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 The National LGBT Cancer Project is proud to announce the new LGBTQ cancer survivor support group, now meeting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “We are excited to have the opportunity to offer cancer support services to the Baton Rouge-area LGBTQ community as an affiliate of the National LGBT Cancer Network....

2012-06-26 10:23:08

MICHAEL MAYER-DIRECTED SHOW FEATURING DEBRA MESSING, ERIC MCCORMACK, ANTHONY RAPP, THOMAS ROBERTS & MORE! NEW YORK, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 25th, The Trevor Project honored Academy Award® winner, Susan Sarandon with the Trevor Hero Award, presented by Stanley Tucci. President of MTV, Stephen Friedman accepted the Trevor 2020 Award for MTV at "Trevor Live" in New York, (Pier 60, Chelsea Piers). The event also featured the first comedic...

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...

2012-06-22 06:22:04

In its thirteenth year, the Colin Higgins Foundation Courage Awards champions the bravery and resilience of LGBTQ youth NEW YORK, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Colin Higgins Foundation is proud to announce the 2012 Colin Higgins Youth Courage Award winners, a group of LGBTQ youth activists who have created safe places and support systems for their peers where none otherwise exist. From rural Oklahoma to the streets of New York City, Tempest Cartwright, Jeremiah...

2012-06-20 14:21:15

Statement From Abbe Land of The Trevor Project WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a resolution passed today by the American Medical Association's House of Delegates, the premier governing body for medical practitioners in the United States resolved to, "urge social networking platforms to adopt Terms of Service that define and prohibit electronic aggression, which may include any type of harassment or bullying, including but not limited to that occurring...

2012-06-18 10:23:23

Stanley Tucci to Present Award at Show Directed by Michael Mayer and Honoring MTV NEW YORK, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 25th, The Trevor Project will honor Academy Award® winner, Susan Sarandon with the Trevor Hero Award, presented by Stanley Tucci. President of MTV, Stephen Friedman will also be on hand to accept the Trevor 2020 Award for MTV at "Trevor Live" in New York, (Pier 60, Chelsea Piers). This high-profile annual event benefits the life-saving,...

2012-05-11 23:03:16

Shari Johnson´s new book Above All Things: The Journey of an Evangelical Christian Mother and Her Gay Daughter, about Johnson´s crisis of faith after her daughter, Cholene, came out as a lesbian and her struggle to accept it, will be released on May 21, 2012, published by Changing Lives Press. In its call for compassion and love, Above All Things aims to help family members and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people to understand the difficulties that their...