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2014-06-05 12:38:09

New survey finds Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli and Barbra Streisand are not as relevant to young gay men BOSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack'd, the fastest growing gay app in the world, today announced that its members voted Michael Sam of the St. Louis Rams as the top new gay icon for 2014. The nomination is the first in a series of announcements resulting from a user poll that surveyed the global Jack'd community on attitudes about gay pride and LGBT celebrities who inspired...

2014-06-02 12:26:43

Offering Advertisers Real-Time Bidding and Content Targeting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gay Ad Network released the first programmatic private exchange dedicated to premium gay display, video and mobile inventory, it was announced today by Mark Elderkin, CEO, Gay Ad Network. The gay media private exchange is comprised of quality gay and lesbian digital properties operated by Gay Ad Network as well as inventory from select premium lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

2014-05-15 08:27:16

Releases Human Rights Conference Schedule TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - In recognition of this week's rainbow flag-raising at City Hall acknowledging the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, WorldPride 2014 Toronto announces: -- the Pride Toronto 2014 International Grand Marshal (IGM) is Georgian human rights activist Anna Rekhviashvili; -- all past IGMs will participate in WorldPride, converging on Toronto in an...

2014-05-05 11:41:38

Stressful experiences, such as victimization and homophobia, associated with heavy episodic drinking Higher rates of binge drinking by lesbian and gay adolescents compared to their heterosexual peers may be due to chronic stress caused by difficult social situations, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Research has shown that lesbian and gay people experience higher rates...

2014-04-01 12:30:42

Plaintiffs in the Landmark Marriage Equality Supreme Court Case Bring on MWW's LGBT Practice to Amplify Their Message of Equality and Support New Documentary LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five global independent public relations firms, today announced that Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, two of the plaintiffs in the historic marriage equality Supreme Court case, Hollingsworth vs Perry, that led to the overturning of California's...

2014-03-28 23:26:18

Louisville Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender cancer survivors now have a special and safe place to support each other in their fight against cancer. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 The National LGBT Cancer Project - Out With Cancer, in collaboration with Gilda's Club Louisville Kentucky is proud to announce a new LGBTQ cancer survivor support group. “We are excited to have the opportunity to offer cancer support services to the Louisville LGBT community with an...

2014-03-27 23:22:09

New policy brief from The Fenway Institute analyzes state efforts to gather sexual orientation data on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys, including Southern and Plains/Mountain states. Fenway recommends all 50 states ask these questions every year. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Fenway Institute today issued “a call to action” to state health departments, urging them to ask questions about sexual orientation on their Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System...

2014-03-27 04:20:38

68 percent of respondents say they would be open to marrying a guy met on the Jack'd app LONDON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack'd, the fastest growing gay app in the world among young adult gay men, today released the findings of a community survey conducted amongst its users in the United Kingdom. With same sex marriage to be legalized on March 29(th) in England and Wales, Jack'd surveyed its community--80 percent of which are 18-30 years old--on their impressions of marriage and love...

2014-03-13 12:20:12

Commission Report Disputes Medical Rationale as Outdated, Harmful SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A commission co-chaired by a former US Surgeon General released a report today concluding that the Pentagon's ban on transgender military service is not based on sound medical reasoning, according to the Associated Press. In one of the first and most detailed assessments of the basis and impact of the current policy, the Transgender Military Service Commission examined...

2014-03-13 08:28:45

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) has been identified by Funders for LGBTQ Issues as the largest funder of programs for Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer individuals. "We are immensely proud to be recognized by Funders for LGBTQ Issues for our work focused on the needs of Black LGBTQ communities," said EJAF founder Sir Elton John. "At the Elton John AIDS Foundation, we see the fight for equality for Black...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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