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2014-02-25 23:03:34

Equaldex, a collaborative LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) rights website launched today, aimed at crowdsourcing every LGBT-related law around the world. The site provides users an accurate and comprehensive global view of LGBT rights, with the use of maps, timelines, statistics, and historical data in each country and region. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Equaldex, a collaborative LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) rights website launched today, aimed at...

2014-02-20 23:01:16

San Francisco based indie rock band, Kiwi Time, was able to have their sponsor Baynetwork, Inc. generate a match donation to UpRisingofLove.org and GLAAD followed up with an interview. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 As the Sochi Olympics come to a close, GLAAD has taken the opportunity to remind the LGBT community that there are Eastern European born people helping to fight the fight for human rights. The specific people in this GLAAD interview are four lifelong Belarusian...

2014-02-18 23:31:23

Medicine in Motion Joins Healthcare and Wellness Professionals in Offering Free Screenings, Giveaways and More for the Austin Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community at the Second Annual Pride in Health Event Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Austin-area healthcare and wellness professionals will join together on Sunday, February 23, 2014, to show their support as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) allies for the second annual Pride in Health fair—a...

2014-02-17 23:02:54

Hear how two Christian, gay authors came to different conclusions as they found faith and wrestled with their sexuality. Loveland, Colorado (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Lifetree Cafés from coast to coast will have open conversations on the topic of homosexuality during the week of February 23rd. The program, titled “God and Gays: An Hour of Civil Conversation,” features the filmed stories of Jeff Chu, author of Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of...

2014-02-14 12:24:11

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent days, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) kids from the streets of Russia to communities around the world have seen a country arresting its own citizens for being gay and witnessed a father of a talented NFL draft pick express his disapproval when Michael Sam Jr. came out as gay. Safe Harbor Coach to the LGBT Community Susan Berland says this is not the message we want to send to our LGBT young people on Valentine's Day or any...

2014-02-14 08:25:28

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The whole world is watching Russia. As the Sochi Olympics approach the halfway mark, a new law from Moscow bans international adoptions by gay couples as well as single people from nations that allow same-sex marriage -- just in case these singles are gay. Russia's so-called "gay propaganda law" also has stirred enormous controversy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140214/NY65455 ) Against this contentious backdrop, Russian-born...

2014-02-11 16:23:21

Renowned Ugandan activist Frank Mugisha will present Sou Sotheavy with the award on stage at the prestigious Teddy Awards ceremony in Berlin this Friday BERLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The David Kato Vision & Voice Award is proud to announce that the 2014 award will go to Cambodian transgender activist Sou Sotheavy. Now 75 years old, she has spent the last two decades working to establish a national network of organizations to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...

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...

2014-02-03 23:03:24

Twenty-one percent of gay and bisexual boys compared to four percent of heterosexual boys used anabolic-androgenic steroids at least once in their lives. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A new study published online in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, shows that gay and bisexual boys use anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) at rates much higher than their straight counterparts. Aaron Blashill, PhD, and Steven Safren, PhD, investigators at The...

2014-01-31 12:25:30

- Report Scores Corporate Policies and Practices Addressing LGBT Workplace Equality - JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue announced today the company earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign. This marks the fifth...