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2013-04-22 23:03:59

Connecting to the gay and lesbian customer is not a straight line. These days it takes more than a rainbow flag, a witty headline or a lame cliche that uses tasteless, provocative imagery to influence the lucrative Gay and lesbian marketplace. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 With its upcoming launch, The Elite Collection, a prestigious community of Four-and-Five Star hotels and resorts that want to attract - and support - the gay and lesbian traveler is gaining international...

2013-04-16 08:26:27

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OSL Holdings, 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 partnership with Christopher Street West ("CSW"), the non-profit organization that produces LA PRIDE, the annual three day celebration that brings together over 400,000 members and allies of the LGBT community to promote equality, diversity,...

2013-04-11 16:23:43

The one of a kind, smart witted stand-up of Wanda Sykes Comes to Sacramento and San Rafael for the first time! SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Film, television and stand-up comedy star Wanda Sykes will appear for her very first stand-up comedy concerts in Sacramento, California Friday, May 10 at Sacramento Community Center Theater and in San Rafael, California Saturday, May 11( )at the Marin Center. Tickets are on-sale now at www.rbpconcerts.com. Wanda...

2013-04-11 12:30:26

PHILADELPHIA, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Mazzoni Center's annual celebration and fundraiser, Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala, will take place at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel (1200 Market Street) on Saturday, May 18 from 7:00-10:00 P.M., with a VIP reception from 5:30-7:00 P.M. This year's theme is "Leading Ladies," and to that end Mazzoni Center will recognize a few outstanding female leaders who, in their professional and/or volunteer activities, have advanced the cause...

2013-04-10 08:38:16

AT&T "Live Proud" Campaign Will Support Suicide Prevention Leader, The Trevor Project DALLAS, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Pride season, the AT&T* "Live Proud" campaign is inviting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community and beyond to take part in an effort centered on awareness, empowerment, and most importantly, pride. In return, AT&T will contribute a minimum of $25,000 and up to $50,000 to The Trevor Project, the...

2013-03-25 16:23:09

BINGHAMTON, N.Y., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is there a double standard for gay parents? A new study published this month by a Binghamton University research team suggests that gay parents are being judged more harshly than straight parents. Members of Binghamton University's Interdisciplinary Research Group for the Study of Sexuality and Gender conducted a study of people's reactions to the parenting behaviors of gay and straight parents. Their results showed a clear pattern...

2013-03-21 23:00:07

LGBT community travel dollars spent internationally easily exceeds $1Billion annually. Phoeinx, Arizona (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 According to the US Department of Commerce, in 2012 travel to overseas markets totaled over 25.5 Million, which means over 2.9 Million LGBT Travelers departed the US for foreign destinations. Inbound traffic from foreign countries exceeded 2.4 Million estimated LGBT Travelers booking hotel rooms.    The LGBT community travel dollars spent...

2013-02-27 08:27:39

Macklemore: 'Anti-gay Language Has No Place In Music or Sports' DENVER, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, the duo behind the biggest-selling single of the year, "Thrift Shop," have teamed with the You Can Play Project in its effort to challenge homophobia in sports. The platinum-selling artists filmed a video for You Can Play during the "Icelantic Winter on the Rocks" show earlier this month at Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside Denver. In the video,...

2013-02-02 04:20:13

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Culliver, cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers, recently made hurtful, hateful, homophobic comments about gay athletes playing in the NFL. Chris immediately issued both a written and publicly communicated apology for his remarks; however, Chris recognizes these apologies neither excuse his statements nor sufficiently convey Chris' remorse for the situation he created, and the people he offended. Regardless of what has been and what...

2013-02-01 16:25:02

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, USA Network, along with a diverse coalition of partners, kicks off the third Characters Unite Month with a range of multiplatform initiatives that aim to shine a light on the intolerance and discrimination that exist today; encourage candor and dialogue around tough issues like racism, gender inequality, homophobia and bullying; and inspire people to say "I won't stand for ..." it anymore. "Characters Unite Month is growing exponentially this...