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The News Service of Florida - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Recent News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 19:09

CBS Local

The News Service of Florida
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
TALLAHASSEE — Last week's election wasn't a good one for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. LGBT organizations supported Democrats Charlie Crist for governor and George Sheldon for attorney general, but both lost. So did ...
Despite election, LGBT groups in Florida hope for progressOcala

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LGBT Floridians Hopeful Despite Election Losses - Daily Business Review (registration)

Recent News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 13:47

Daily Business Review (registration)

LGBT Floridians Hopeful Despite Election Losses
Daily Business Review (registration)
The 2014 election wasn't a good one for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. LGBT organizations supported Democrats Charlie Crist for governor and George Sheldon for attorney general, but both lost. So did state Rep. Joe Saunders ...

LGBT rights activist Aditi Hardikar appointed to the White House - The American Bazaar

Recent News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 13:12

The American Bazaar

LGBT rights activist Aditi Hardikar appointed to the White House
The American Bazaar
WASHINGTON, DC: Prominent lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights activist Aditi Hardikar has replaced Gautam Raghavan as the Associate Director of Public Engagement in the Office of Public Engagement, at the White House.
Indian-American named new White House LGBT liasionZee News

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State Department and USAID To Host Global Conference on Lesbian, Gay ... - US Department of State (press release)

Recent News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:53

Slate Magazine (blog)

State Department and USAID To Host Global Conference on Lesbian, Gay ...
US Department of State (press release)
The U.S. Department of State and USAID will host the third Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons on November 12-14, in Washington, D.C. Leading U.S. ...
What Medical Schools Need to Learn to Produce LGBT-Friendly PhysiciansSlate Magazine (blog)

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LGBT rights could be on lame-duck agenda - Livingston Daily

Recent News - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 22:38

Livingston Daily

LGBT rights could be on lame-duck agenda
Livingston Daily
A federal appeals court ruling upholding the state's ban on gay marriage has drawn more attention. But measures to protect LGBT individuals under the state's landmark Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act remain alive in the state Legislature. The effort ...

For Super Bowl 50, NFL courts LGBT businesses - SFGate

Recent News - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 19:40

SFGate

For Super Bowl 50, NFL courts LGBT businesses
SFGate
The league and event organizers are set to announce Monday that, for the first time, the NFL will expand its outreach on contracting opportunities for the 2016 event to businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. “I think it's ...

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LGBT care workers not applying for top posts, council told - Irish Times

Recent News - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 16:08

LGBT care workers not applying for top posts, council told
Irish Times
Most LGBT teachers, nurses and care workers do not apply for senior management roles, do not teach religion, and do not teach sexuality education for fear of losing their jobs, it has been claimed. Members of South Dublin County Council said “legal ...

Chase Brexton names director for new LGBT health center in Mount Vernon - Baltimore Sun

Recent News - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 13:28

Chase Brexton names director for new LGBT health center in Mount Vernon
Baltimore Sun
Nate Sweeney, 36, will serve as executive director of the new center in its mission to connect members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with medical and behavioral health services "with culturally competent providers, support and ...

Rainbow List 2014: Introducing our annual celebration of the lesbian, bisexual ... - The Independent

Recent News - Sun, 11/09/2014 - 10:29

The Independent

Rainbow List 2014: Introducing our annual celebration of the lesbian, bisexual ...
The Independent
We have also maintained a gallery of National Treasures – who will always be part of the landscape of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in Britain. We'll introduce some new faces to look out for, recognise the straight allies who support ...

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LGBT group to march in Boston's Veterans Day Parade for first time - Boston Globe

Recent News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:16

Boston Globe

LGBT group to march in Boston's Veterans Day Parade for first time
Boston Globe
OutVets, a nonpartisan and nonpolitical group for LGBT veterans and their families and supporters, was welcomed by parade organizers from the American Legion, in stark contrast to the annual controversy over the South Boston St. Patrick's Day parade, ...

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Geeks OUT launches Kickstarter for LGBT comic con - Comic Book Resources

Recent News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 16:05

Comic Book Resources

Geeks OUT launches Kickstarter for LGBT comic con
Comic Book Resources
After hosting plenty of smaller-scale events for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning fans, Geeks OUT is setting its sights on something bigger: Flame Con, “a super-queer comic con” to be held next year in New York City. To make that a ...

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The LGBT market – Where will most gays and lesbians holiday in 2015? - eTurboNews

Recent News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 15:27

The LGBT market – Where will most gays and lesbians holiday in 2015?
eTurboNews
The latest LGBT tourism market research data reveals some big changes in the global travel plans of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) tourists next year. The leading global travel networking association – ONBC: Out Now Business Class ...

Homeless LGBT youth: Shunned by religious families - KXRM

Recent News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 22:18

Homeless LGBT youth: Shunned by religious families
KXRM
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. -- The world is a kinder place to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders than it was years ago. "Don't ask, Don't tell" is a thing of the past. Same-sex marriage is now legal in 32 states and counting. Even the Vatican ...

Ian McKellen criticises England boss over LGBT comments - Radio 1

Recent News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:02

Ian McKellen criticises England boss over LGBT comments
Radio 1
Roy Hodgson isn't "living in the real world" according to Lord of the Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen. It's after the England manager claimed he'd never met a gay player in an interview with a Cambridge University student newspaper. He also said he didn't ...

Tim Cook Is A Game-Changing Exec for LGBT Workforce - TIME

Recent News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:22

TIME

Tim Cook Is A Game-Changing Exec for LGBT Workforce
TIME
Just days ago, Tim Cook stood before Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and local officials, imploring lawmakers in his home state to accelerate progress for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality. “As a state, we took too long to take ...
Tim Cook Calls Out His Home State Over Lack Of LGBT RightsHuffington Post
WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly ...Advocate.com
Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'Chicago Tribune
BBC News -Vancouver Sun
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Most Americans Don't Think Churches Should Be Exempt From LGBT Non ... - Huffington Post

Recent News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:12

Most Americans Don't Think Churches Should Be Exempt From LGBT Non ...
Huffington Post
10-18 with Out & Equal Workplace Advocates and Witeck Communications, found that only 35 percent of Americans think religious organizations are legally justified to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers on faith-based ...

Mary Landrieu gets pass from LGBT rights activists on her stance on gay marriage - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

Recent News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:51

Mary Landrieu gets pass from LGBT rights activists on her stance on gay marriage
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu answers a question during the final Senate debate held on LSU's campus in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Gay rights activists are overlooking her position in favor of the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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LGBT migrants face abuse, discrimination in Mexico - Washington Blade

Recent News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:57

Washington Blade

LGBT migrants face abuse, discrimination in Mexico
Washington Blade
MEXICO CITY — Mexican immigration officials in Tapachula near the Guatemalan border in the state of Chiapas on Oct. 22, 2013, took into custody Ender Manuel Martínez, an LGBT rights advocate from El Salvador, when he tried to apply for asylum because ...

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Starbucks Is 'Ground Zero For Ebola' Because Of Its LGBT Appeal, Anti-Gay ... - Huffington Post

Recent News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 14:51

Starbucks Is 'Ground Zero For Ebola' Because Of Its LGBT Appeal, Anti-Gay ...
Huffington Post
Starbucks locations, he adds, attracts "a large number of sodomites and the [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] crowd that usually, and continue to, approach the idea of sex, intercourse and dating on a lower, less visible, less social scale ...

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'Drag Race' Girls Star In First Starbucks LGBT Commercial - Huffington Post

Recent News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:27

'Drag Race' Girls Star In First Starbucks LGBT Commercial
Huffington Post
Starbucks released what is reportedly its very first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)-themed commercial this week starring the top two contestants from "Drag Race" season six: Adore Delano and Bianca Del Rio. The commercial is cheeky, fun ...

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