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Ashland Sailors embrace LGBT Month - DVIDS (press release)

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 20:53

Ashland Sailors embrace LGBT Month
DVIDS (press release)
Sailors celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) month with poetry, stories and a cake cutting ceremony in the mess decks on board the USS Ashland (LSD-48). Ashland is assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is ...

For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers - NPR

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 16:51

For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers
NPR
The Mennonite church encompasses an incredibly diverse group of people, including a small minority that still use a horse and buggy to get around. The largest organization in the faith — Mennonite Church USA — has nearly 100,000 members.

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After Marriage Equality, What's Next For The LGBT Movement? - NPR

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 16:42

NPR

After Marriage Equality, What's Next For The LGBT Movement?
NPR
Amid celebrations about the Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage, some within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are also raising concerns about what may lie ahead for them. J. Bryan Lowder, an editor at Slate, outlined ...
LGBT workplace policies should become 'front-burner issue'Crain's Cleveland Business
Brands Back Equality To Lure LGBT Dollars Over The RainbowAdvocate.com
Filipino LGBT community rejoices after US legalizes gay marriageCNN
Green Bay Press Gazette -U.S. News & World Report (blog)
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Istanbul Gay pride quashed by riot police, rubber bullets and water cannon - euronews

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 11:30

Heavy.com

Istanbul Gay pride quashed by riot police, rubber bullets and water cannon
euronews
For residents of Istanbul, the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Pride Parade is a familiar sight. But attendees at the Turkish city's 13th annual march were forcibly prevented from celebrating. Riot police used water cannon and rubber ...
WATCH: Turkish Police Water Cannon Istanbul Pride CelebratorsHeavy.com
Istanbul Police Clear Gay Pride March With Water Cannons, Rubber BulletsHuffington Post
Turkish police fire pepper spray and rubber pellets to break up gay pride paradewhnt.com

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LGBT members undertake 'Pride Parade' - Business Standard

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 09:15

LGBT members undertake 'Pride Parade'
Business Standard
Members of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community today participated in a host of functions including parades, conferences and cultural programmes here, in an attempt to assert their space in the society. Around 500 members holding ...

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Gay Pride Quotes 2015: 15 Inspiring LGBT Sayings - International Business Times

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 07:00

International Business Times

Gay Pride Quotes 2015: 15 Inspiring LGBT Sayings
International Business Times
Gay Pride Week is celebrated June 21-28. As millions of people get ready to march around the country Sunday, why not mark the event with some inspiring quotations? Some of the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender sayings are listed below, with a ...

After marriage, LGBT activists prepare for next challenge - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Recent News - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 19:18

San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

After marriage, LGBT activists prepare for next challenge
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
And after Friday's Supreme Court decision striking down bans on same-sex marriage, the culmination of a dream come true, Leno and other key lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists say they'll celebrate — but not for long. San Francisco's ...

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Advocates Call for Release of Some LGBT Asylum-Seekers - Texas Tribune

Recent News - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:01

Texas Tribune

Advocates Call for Release of Some LGBT Asylum-Seekers
Texas Tribune
As millions waited this week for a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, dozens of LGBT immigrants sat in American detention centers after fleeing what they say is persecution in their homelands because of their sexual orientation.

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LGBT Pride celebrations around the USA - USA TODAY

Recent News - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 15:54

USA TODAY

LGBT Pride celebrations around the USA
USA TODAY
Friday's Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage added a giant exclamation point to the weekend conclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. Some of the celebrations: NEW YORK: The festivities, which began Friday, carry even ...
LGBT pride around the worldBaltimore Sun
Filipino LGBT people celebrate Gay Pride, US court decisionU.S. News & World Report
Share “Filipino LGBT people celebrate Gay Pride,...”NewsOK.com
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UCSF to Use Apple's ResearchKit for LGBT Health Study - KQED

Recent News - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 14:32

KQED

UCSF to Use Apple's ResearchKit for LGBT Health Study
KQED
Mitchell Lunn and Juno Obedin-Maliver, both clinical fellows at the University of California, San Francisco, have spent the past decade studying the health problems that many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer identified people face. Their ...
San Francisco Doctors Tap App For Nationwide LGBT Health StudyGPB

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Why does the Republican Party still oppose LGBT rights? - Washington Post (blog)

Recent News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:22

Washington Post (blog)

Why does the Republican Party still oppose LGBT rights?
Washington Post (blog)
Last week, the Washington Post ran an article headlined, “Why Conservatives Gave up Fighting Gay Marriage.” Was it accurate? Recently, GOP presidential candidates have been tripping over themselves to defend “traditional marriage.” In North Carolina ...

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York's LGBT elderly less likely to see medical help - York Dispatch

Recent News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 06:58

York's LGBT elderly less likely to see medical help
York Dispatch
The older members of York's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community comprise a growing population that experiences challenges when seeking medical care. Because of those challenges, they are a population less likely to seek health and ...

Relatives and friends of LGBT Costa Ricans speak out in new campaign - The Tico Times

Recent News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:22

Relatives and friends of LGBT Costa Ricans speak out in new campaign
The Tico Times
Costa Rica's Ombudsman's Office launched its latest human rights campaign Wednesday in support of LGBT people. The only thing missing was LGBT people. Instead, the campaign focused on friends and family of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

What the LGBT community needs from corporate America - Fortune

Recent News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 04:00

Fortune

What the LGBT community needs from corporate America
Fortune
During the past year, Americans have seen big changes in the way the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are viewed: Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay and an impressive number of companies lent their support for federal protections for ...
Freedom of expression is the celebration, not gay pride.Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog)
Pride Month Was Started By Transgender People, And Transgender Progress ...Bustle
Ask Lambda Legal: Pride (And Prejudice)pride source.com
Bay Area Reporter -UI The Daily Iowan -Dining Chicago (blog)
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Nation's first LGBT homeless shelter opens in SF - KRON4.com

Recent News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 19:11

KRON4.com

Nation's first LGBT homeless shelter opens in SF
KRON4.com
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — Jazzie's Place, the first homeless shelter for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults in the U.S., opened in San Francisco's Mission District today to help serve the housing needs of nearly a third of the city's homeless ...

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Poll shows Hoosiers support protections against LGBT discrimination - Indianapolis Star

Recent News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 18:52

Indianapolis Star

Poll shows Hoosiers support protections against LGBT discrimination
Indianapolis Star
Poll results released Wednesday showing a majority of Hoosier voters support adding sexual orientation and gender identity to Indiana civil rights laws are setting the stage for what's likely to become a meaningful legislative debate over banning LGBT ...
New Poll Shows Indiana Gov. Pence's Re-Election on the Ropes Because of ...Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Pence set to announce 2016 re-election campaignwlfi.com

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Miley Cyrus' Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Advocacy Inspires amfAR ... - Hollywood Take

Recent News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:08

Hollywood Take

Miley Cyrus' Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Advocacy Inspires amfAR ...
Hollywood Take
Miley Cyrus has long inspired the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. And last night at NYC's amfAR Inspiration Gala she moved guests once again with her kind words about her agender date, Tyler Ford. Tyler Ford is part of Cyrus' Happy ...
Miley Cyrus brings 'gender-less' date to amfAR galaNEWS.com.au

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Groundbreaking shelter for LGBT homeless opening in the Mission - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Recent News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 19:07

San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Groundbreaking shelter for LGBT homeless opening in the Mission
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Sadaisha Shimmers calls down to Jayson Dowker from their SRO located in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco. The trans couple became homeless when they had to flee their home for safety reasons. A new LGBT shelter is opening soon to help protect ...

Cardin Statement on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2015 - Afro American

Recent News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:10

Detroit Free Press

Cardin Statement on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2015
Afro American
BALTIMORE – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) issued the following statement recognizing June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. This Saturday, June 13, marks the 40th Celebration of Pride in the Nation's Capital. Baltimore ...
Study asks why lesbians are drinking so muchDetroit Free Press

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San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee ... - abc7news.com

Recent News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 19:30

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San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee ...
abc7news.com
The San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Pride Celebration Committee and its Board of Directors has named Golden State Warriors President and COO Rick Welts as their 2015 Celebrity Grand Marshal. In a statement, SF Pride officials ...
Warriors president named grand marshal of San Francisco's gay pride paradeSan Jose Mercury News

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