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Syracuse No. 1 Party School, Stanford Wins Most LGBT-Friendly: Survey - NBC Bay Area

Recent News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 14:06

USA TODAY

Syracuse No. 1 Party School, Stanford Wins Most LGBT-Friendly: Survey
NBC Bay Area
Other No. 1 spots: Stanford University in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly category; Elon University in North Carolina as best-run college; Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, for its dorms; and Yale University for best ...
Syracuse University ranks as No. 1 party school; Stanford ranks No. 1 LGBT ...San Jose Mercury News
Vanderbilt students are happiest in US, survey findsThe Tennessean

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Custom PS4 Dubbed "GayStation 4" Auctioned for $4000 To Support LGBT Group - GameSpot

Recent News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:03

GameSpot

Custom PS4 Dubbed "GayStation 4" Auctioned for $4000 To Support LGBT Group
GameSpot
Specifically, the funds from the "GayStation" 4 auction will go to RFSL Newcomers, described as a network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex asylum seekers and refugees. The console was sold through Swedish retailer Webhallen.
Sweden: Auction of rainbow 'GayStation 4′ console raises thousands for LGBT ...PinkNews.co.uk
Custom 'GayStation' Raises Over $4000 For LGBT CharityArcade Sushi
GayStation 4 Successfully Auctioned for $4000, It Was a PS4 With Painted ...SegmentNext
Joystiq -Attack of the Fanboy -EDGE Boston
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Custom PS4 Dubbed "GayStation 4" Auctioned for $5000 To Support LGBT Group - GameSpot

Recent News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 07:49

GameSpot

Custom PS4 Dubbed "GayStation 4" Auctioned for $5000 To Support LGBT Group
GameSpot
Specifically, the funds from the "GayStation" 4 auction will go to RFSL Newcomers, described as a network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex asylum seekers and refugees. The console was sold through Swedish retailer Webhallen.

Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets - NBCNews.com

Recent News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 04:05

NBCNews.com

Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets
NBCNews.com
Despite the gains made for gay rights in recent years, homeless LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) youth have benefited little. Instead, their numbers on the streets have swelled, representing up to an estimated 40 percent of the nation's ...
New Study: LGBT Youth Face More Online Abuse Than PeersEDGE Boston
STUDY: LGBT Youth Find More Online Harassment, and More Help, Than PeersAdvocate.com
Charly Boy Supports the LGBT Community at Stockholm Gay PrideBella Naija
Dorset Echo -ChristianToday
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Kerala's LGBT community shows first signs of coming out; but people largely ... - Economic Times

Recent News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 19:46

Economic Times

Kerala's LGBT community shows first signs of coming out; but people largely ...
Economic Times
Even so, a recent LGBT rally held in Kochi attracted a large number of people. "LGBT members from all parts of the state came and took part in the rally," said Sarath Cheloor, executive director, Sahayatrika, an organization that has been fighting for ...

Congressional Equality Caucus Calls for LGBT-Specific Immigration Reform - Advocate.com

Recent News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:38

Advocate.com

Congressional Equality Caucus Calls for LGBT-Specific Immigration Reform
Advocate.com
Congressional Equality Caucus Calls for LGBT-Specific Immigration Reform. After activists staged a seven-hour sit-in at the offices of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, the lawmakers issued a statement in support of LGBT-specific immigration reform.
Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Calls For Inclusive Immigration Reform ...BuzzFeed
Queer Activists Demand Amnesty, Stage Sit-In on Capitol HillNational Review Online (blog)

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LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal - Gallup.com

Recent News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:22

LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal
Gallup.com
PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender remain significantly more likely than non-LGBT Americans to identify as Democrats. More than six in 10 LGBT Americans identify as Democrats or are Democratic-leaning ...

State agencies launch LGBT data-collection effort - Capital New York

Recent News - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:12

New York Daily News

State agencies launch LGBT data-collection effort
Capital New York
New York State is launching a campaign to collect coordinated data on residents' sexual orientation as part of a comprehensive effort to improve health and human services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender New Yorkers, the state's health ...
NY Gov. Cuomo launches statewide task force to collect LGBT dataWashington Times
Governor Cuomo Announces Multi-Agency State Effort to Address LGBT ...LongIsland.com

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Obama Signs Executive Order On LGBT Job Discrimination - Huffington Post

Recent News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:52

Businessweek

Obama Signs Executive Order On LGBT Job Discrimination
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order banning workplace discrimination against millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors and the federal government. The executive order ...
No Exemption for Religious Groups in Obama Order on LGBT HiringBusinessweek
FACT SHEET: Taking Action to Support LGBT Workplace Equality is Good For ...Whitehouse.gov (press release)
Remarks by the President at Signing of Executive Order on LGBT Workplace ...The White House (blog)
The Guardian -Washington Post (blog) -Inc.com
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Health survey gives government its first large-scale data on gay, bisexual ... - Washington Post

Recent News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 07:02

The Wire

Health survey gives government its first large-scale data on gay, bisexual ...
Washington Post
“We just don't know much about bisexuality right now, and we're finally starting to do some research in that area,” said Judy Bradford, director of the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health at the Fenway Institute in Boston. The study may ...
How Many LGBT Americans There Are Depends On What You AskThe Wire
CDC: Nation's Percentage of Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals Less than SupposedBreitbart News
GWU hosts LGBT Health ForumWashington Blade
Boston.com -Huffington Post
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Neptune Beach council amends city personnel policy so it protects LGBT ... - Florida Times-Union

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 18:51

Neptune Beach council amends city personnel policy so it protects LGBT ...
Florida Times-Union
NEPTUNE BEACH | The Neptune Beach City Council voting unanimously Monday night approved a resolution amending the city's personnel policy so it bans discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The resolution changes the ...

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US park service to focus on LGBT landmarks, events for inclusion - Los Angeles Times

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:17

Canada.com

US park service to focus on LGBT landmarks, events for inclusion
Los Angeles Times
"The contributions of women, minorities and members of the LGBT community have been historically underrepresented in the National Park Service, and the LGBT theme study will help ensure that we understand, commemorate and share these key chapters ...
National Park Service's LGBT History Initiative Has Special Significance ...Huffington Post
New National Park Service Theme Study to Interpret, Commemorate Sites ...Sierra Sun Times
Fed agency focuses on preserving LGBT 'legacy'GOPUSA
Canada.com -Guardian Liberty Voice -New Pittsburgh Courier
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President Barack Obama Releases Proclamation Declaring June LGBT Pride ... - Huffington Post

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 09:48

Christian Post

President Barack Obama Releases Proclamation Declaring June LGBT Pride ...
Huffington Post
During Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, we celebrate victories that have affirmed freedom and fairness, and we recommit ourselves to completing the work that remains. Last year, supporters of equality celebrated the Supreme ...
Wasserman Schultz, Hastings mark June as lesbian, gay pride monthSun-Sentinel (blog)
'This is about equality for everyone' says Congressman Dan Kildee on LGBT ...The Flint Journal
DNC chair celebrates LGBT pride monthWND.com
Christian Post -MSNBC -PC Magazine
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Marriott ad campaign targets LGBT community - Detroit Free Press

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 08:13

Marriott ad campaign targets LGBT community
Detroit Free Press
Marriott International is going after the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with a new social media and marketing campaign that launches today, joining a number of major hotel chains aggressively trying to lure the lucrative clientele.

Stay with us! Marriott targets LGBT travelers - USA TODAY

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 07:38

Timaru Herald

Stay with us! Marriott targets LGBT travelers
USA TODAY
Marriott International is going after the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community with a new social media and marketing campaign that launches today, joining a number of major hotel chains aggressively trying to lure the lucrative clientele.
Marriott Launches LGBT-Focused Marketing CampaignTIME
Hotel targets lucrative LGBT clienteleTimaru Herald
Whoever You Are, Wherever You Go - #LoveTravelsWall Street Journal
The Times (subscription)
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San Mateo County to vote on creating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and ... - San Jose Mercury News

Recent News - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 20:22

San Mateo County to vote on creating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and ...
San Jose Mercury News
REDWOOD CITY -- The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday whether to establish a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Commission, which supporters tout as the first of its kind in California. The nine-member commission ...

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White House marks LGBT Pride Month on eve of legal gay marriage in Illinois - The Guardian

Recent News - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 14:49

The Guardian

White House marks LGBT Pride Month on eve of legal gay marriage in Illinois
The Guardian
Photograph: Mark Makela/Reuters. Sunday is the first day of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, an occasion marked by the White House and couples in Illinois, the most recent state to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
Winnebago, Boone counties ready to issue same-sex marriage licensesRockford Register Star
Medicare coverage for transition-related health care in sight!10,000 Couples

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President of Our Hearts Barack Obama Proclaims LGBT Pride Month - Jezebel

Recent News - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 13:45

Houston Chronicle

President of Our Hearts Barack Obama Proclaims LGBT Pride Month
Jezebel
LGBT Americans have once again received strong support from the White House as President Barack Obama has formally declared June 2014 as "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month" in an official proclamation. The proclamation ...
President Barack Obama declares June 2014 as LGBT Pride MonthChicagoPride.com
Medicare Ban on Sex-Reassignment Surgery LiftedWall Street Journal

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Where do LGBT Americans fit into nation's history? - San Francisco Chronicle

Recent News - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 01:19

San Francisco Chronicle

Where do LGBT Americans fit into nation's history?
San Francisco Chronicle
A neon sign fills the window of The Stonewall Inn, in New York's Greenwich Village, Thursday, May 29, 2014. The National Park Service is launching an initiative to make places and people of significance to the history of lesbian, gay, transgender and ...
US announces effort to mark LGBT historical sitesSCNow
US aims to identify, promote historic LGBT sitesBelleville News Democrat

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Is social housing failing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents? - The Guardian

Recent News - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 04:02

The Guardian

Is social housing failing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents?
The Guardian
Significant progress has been made towards achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people over the last 50 years, culminating in the Equality Act 2010 – a single comprehensive and uniform equality statute. Yet legal ...

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