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2013-06-17 16:22:21

LAS VEGAS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) opened the doors at Caesars Palace for its 84th annual National Convention. This year's theme, Lifting Our Voices Through Civic Participation, is expected to attract 20,000 attendees, and today's focus was on civil rights for the LGBT community. At a joint press conference, LULAC and the Human Rights Campaign launched a co-branded report Growing up LGBT Latino in America...

2013-06-04 08:36:15

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OSL Holdings (www.oslholdings.com), Inc. (OTCQB: OSLH) ("OSL" or the "Company"), a developer of technology platforms that enable real-time sales and trend information exchange between brands and retailers, today announced a new Equality Rewards partnership with the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (LAGLCC) (http://www.laglcc.org), the world's largest organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and gay-allied...

2013-06-04 08:28:26

Collaboration Brings Expanded Service Offering to Washington, D.C.'s LGBT Community WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mautner Project: The National Lesbian Health Organization, today announced a collaboration with Whitman-Walker Health (WWH). Mautner Project's mission to provide health and wellness education and outreach to Washington's lesbian and bisexual community will now occur through WWH, giving both organizations access to larger populations and expanded service...

2013-05-31 23:28:20

The five short plays selected from all the submissions received are soon going to be produced and showcased at the Producers Club located at Times Sqaure, NYC. Richard Kline and Bob McAndrew will be directing two of the selected plays. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 The Producers Club Short Play Contest, an initiative to find emerging artists and produce original shows, has announced their five short plays list. After reading all the scripts submitted, the jury voted on the best...

2013-05-23 12:25:55

LGBT Equality Rights Organization to be Recognized for 40th Anniversary, Four Decades of Accomplishments WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Street West (CSW), producers of LA PRIDE, has announced that the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force will be honored as the 2013 Community Grand Marshal at this year's parade, June 9, in West Hollywood. Each year CSW acknowledges the work of one particular organization and this year chose the Task Force in honor of its 40th...

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...

2013-05-16 08:32:47

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on helping all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online, today announced a new collaboration initiative with the LGBT Technology Partnership to encourage greater awareness about cybersecurity and safety issues for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120911/DC71739LOGO) The LGBT...

2013-05-02 23:17:08

NBA star exclaims he´s gay - a major step forward. New York City, New York (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 LGBT organization Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD) supports the recent announcement by NBA player Jason Collins coming out as a proud gay man. This is a major step forward–and a real game changer–for the visibility and contributions of the LGBT community and communities of color. GMAD applauds Mr. Collins for his courage in revealing a personal journey that will have a profound...

2013-04-25 08:32:10

PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equality Forum, a national and international LGBT civil rights organization, calls on the U.S. State Department to allow Mariela Castro, a Cuban LGBT civil rights activist, to visit Philadelphia for Equality Forum 2013. The State Department issued a visa to Ms. Castro to visit New York for U.N. meetings, but did not authorize Ms. Castro to travel to Philadelphia to participate in Equality Forum 2013 with Cuba as the Featured Nation....

2013-04-24 16:31:23

Six-Month GPGLCC Study Scores KEO Marketing at 100 Percent for Actively Supporting LGBT Workers and Community PHOENIX, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- B2B marketing agency, KEO Marketing Inc. announced it has received the highest rating on the "Business Equality Index" survey recently released by the Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (GPGLCC). Conducted over a six-month period, the GPGLCC study measures how equitably local businesses treat their Lesbian,...