As reported by Change.org, what do you do when someone hurls a homophobic slur at a hero? If you’re the National Hockey League, you turn a blind eye.
New York Rangers forward Sean Avery joined the campaign to fight for same-sex marriage in New York this spring, knowing full well he might get blowback from opponents in the NHL. Avery stood up for his beliefs,… Read the rest
Washington, DC – “If ever passed, this spending bill would set back the progress we are making in preventing HIV and providing basic care and treatment for those who have HIV/AIDS in our country,” commented Carl Schmid, Deputy Executive Director of The AIDS Institute.
House Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Denny Rehberg (R-MT) introduced a fiscal year 2012 spending bill that… Read the rest
SEATTLE – In celebration of its 10th anniversary, and in an ongoing trend of expanding beyond just an annual weekend event, the Seattle Erotic Art Festival is producing Seduction, Seattle’s sexiest Halloween party, on Saturday, October 29. The event will be held at Fremont Studios and anticipates up to 2,000 attendees at this celebration of music, art, community and more.
“This is what our community… Read the rest
San Francisco – Today the Board of Directors of COLAGE: People with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer (LGBTQ) Parents, announces that Executive Director Beth Teper will resign at the end of the year. Under Teper’s eight years of leadership, COLAGE has quadrupled its annual budget and developed a number of innovative programs and initiatives. Teper led COLAGE through a period of immense growth and… Read the rest
(Vancouver, BC) September 27, 2011 -Icon Empire Press is pleased to announce
“The Icon Empire Press Gift Set” (ISBN 978-1927124031). The Gift set includes
the Lambda LIterary Award nominated books by Author Robert Joseph Greene,”The
Gay Icon Classics Of The World” and “The Gay Icon Contemporary Short Stories”.
“The Gay Icon Classics Of The World” which has been nominated for the
2011 Lambda Literary Award,… Read the rest
As reported by Change.org, The Master’s School — a Christian high school in West Simsbury, Connecticut — has a motto, “Veritas Vos Liberabit,” which translates into “the truth shall set you free.” But when a 17-year-old girl told the truth about being a lesbian, she was forced to leave the school.
The girl in question (we’ll call her “R.”) was a model student at Master’s:… Read the rest
Youth Band Residual Kid’s ‘Can’t Take Me Away’ Chosen as Soundtrack for Special on Murder of Larry King
NEW YORK, September 26, 2011 – Austin-based youth band Residual Kid will donate all proceeds from downloads of its song “Can’t Take Me Away,” which is featured throughout the upcoming ABC News “20/20” special on the murder of 15-year-old Lawrence “Larry” King, to the work of the… Read the rest
Small Increase for ADAP Will Not Reduce Record Wait Lists
Washington, DC- Yesterday, amidst a very challenging budgetary environment, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations measure for Fiscal Year 2012. While overall spending in the bill was cut by over $300 million compared to last year, most domestic HIV/AIDS programs were flat funded, including HIV… Read the rest
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