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2013-12-05 08:28:11

Organization Announces Ted Farley As First Executive Director LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The It Gets Better Project (IGB) was founded in October 2010 by Dan Savage and Terry Miller with a YouTube video that ignited a global movement. The video's message was simple: life does get better for LGBT youth. Three years later, IGB has launched a new video campaign in response to Russia's discriminatory anti-LGBT laws. Led by Ted Farley, IGB's first executive director, the...

2013-11-20 12:23:07

NEW DELHI, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - India Wakes up to Queer Poetry The Lion and the Antler is, in many ways, a path breaking book because it literally creates, singlehandedly, the genre of queer poetry in India. Queer poetry has evolved from the beat generation, and provides (as the name suggests) a way for people from the LGBTQ community to speak from their unique perspective. It is also a distinct sensibility of people who identify as queer, which comes...

2013-11-15 23:02:07

Climb Real Estate Group was a proud creative sponsor of GSA Network's 15th anniversary celebration, Fabulous by Design. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Climb Real Estate Group was a proud creative sponsor of Fabulous By Design: Fifteen & Fabulous, a benefit celebrating the Gay-Straight Alliance Network’s fifteenth year empowering LGBT youth and allies. The anniversary celebration was held on October 24th, 2013 at Terra Gallery in the Rincon Hill neighborhood of San...

2013-11-13 23:29:58

According to Google Analytics™, TheEliteCollection.net and its online marketing reached over 65 million views! Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Elite Collection of Hotels is a list of pedigree properties that have all achieved excellence as premier hospitality venues. “We continue to grow daily with new hotels joining the site. In the last few weeks we have added a number of new Ritz Carlton hotels, Sheraton, Hilton and other brands in various International locations,...

2013-11-07 23:24:50

High resolution graphic outlines health disparities faced by members of the transgender community in the United States. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 In recognition of the 2013 Transgender Awareness Week, November 11 - 17, Fenway Health has released an infographic highlighting health disparities faced by members of the trans community. Transgender is an umbrella term for a diverse group of people whose gender identity or expression differs from societal expectations of how they...

2013-11-06 16:29:43

THE NEW COMMUNITY WEBSITE IS A PLACE FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS FROM ALL CORNERS OF THE WORLD TO CELEBRATE AND SHARE THE JOYS AND STRUGGLES OF RAISING KIDS MIAMI, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global superstar, philanthropist and bestselling author Ricky Martin announced today the launch of PiccoloUniverse.com, a multi-lingual community website giving parents and caregivers from all around the world a place to celebrate and share the joys and struggles of raising children. Piccolo...

2013-10-23 12:27:19

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two-time Olympic and three time U.S. national men's champion figure skater Johnny Weir formally announced his retirement from competitive skating on national TV today. Weir, who has written a weekly column for the past year exclusively for the Falls Church (Virginia) News-Press, made his announcement on NBC's Today show this morning and elaborated in his column on the subject published today (see below and at fcnp.com). Weir also...

2013-10-13 23:03:36

As part of Union College's annual Minorities Day, a researcher will illustrate the effects of religious-based homophobia on individual lives. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Growing up in the Bible Belt, a region known for strict adherence to biblical traditions and beliefs, presents unique challenges for gays and lesbians. A researcher will discuss these challenges in an upcoming lecture at Union College. Bernadette Barton, Ph.D., professor of sociology and women’s...

2013-10-09 23:28:47

Lori Welbourne, the Canadian media personality turned internet sensation, wants to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show so she can set the record straight about her infamous topless video interview with Walter Gray, the Mayor of Kelowna. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The viral video has had 3.25 million hits since it was released on YouTube six weeks ago, and has left Welbourne defending herself against a storm of controversy. She now wants to tell her entertaining...

2013-10-02 23:01:59

LGBTQ youth champions The Trevor Project and Campus Pride partner with award-winning developer of online training simulations, Kognito Interactive to create a trio of online safety net programs to support pre-teens through college age youth. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 As schools focus on bullying prevention in October, The Trevor Project, Campus Pride and Kognito Interactive today launch three new online training simulations about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and...