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International Artists Release New Single In Support of LGBTQ

London, England, Jan 24, 2018 -- Taking influence from retro 80''s synth pop and modern day electro, JIVE64 present their new single ''Side by Side'' which is the centre piece of their campaign to raise money and awareness for those suffering from the lack of human rights for the LGBT community in Chechnya. With vocal inspiration from artists like Bonnie Tyler whilst striving to create unique modern music like La Roux, Jive64 fuse their artistic influences with ene ...


24.01.2018

Red Bull Announces Final Participants for First-Ever U.S. Social Entrepreneur Program

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/17 -- Editors Note: There are two images and a video associated with this press release.Hundreds of people from across the country applied and only a few were hand selected to be a part of the first-ever U.S. Red Bull Amaphiko Academy, a social entrepreneurship program that aims to bring together and uplift individuals who are using their talent and energy to tackle social issues in their community. Today the select group of individuals - bios below ...


17.07.2017

LGBTQ Community Leaders Endorse Robert Lee Ahn for Congress

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/10/17 -- A coalition of LGBTQ leaders today endorsed Robert Lee Ahn in his bid for the 34th Congressional District calling him a "friend and staunch supporter" of issues long advocated by the LGBTQ community."At a time when issues we long thought were resolved are now being threatened again, the LGBTQ community has no better friend than Robert Lee Ahn," said Jason Collins, retired NBA player who became the first publicly gay athlete to ...


10.05.2017

The announcement of Spectrum London Web Series to be released this year on digital platforms Vimeo and Revry app for free

Highly anticipated LGBT drama web series Spectrum London reflects everyday conflicts in the lives of its characters with compelling detail, that it''s impossible not to get caught up in their extraordinary, yet ordinary, worlds. Created and produced by Monica Y. Dee of rKive Productions, this brand new web series embraces Queer Black, Asian and White culture, but how did it come about and what makes it such a unique offering? Inspired by some experiences of award-winning trans lobbie ...


03.01.2017

Hackathon in support of LGBT+ rights provides solutions to the problem of hate-crime data and evidence collection globally

Hidden as a contact within the social messaging service Snapchat, the winning concept allows users to upload images and videos, directly connecting with lawyers and activists. London, December 12, 2016 – LexisNexis announced the winning design of the “Hack the Change” Hackathon challenge. More than 40 coders, developers and designers were brought together over 48 hours, tasked with prototyping solutions to connect lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT+) people with those documenting an ...


12.12.2016

Big Challenges, Big Opportunities, Big Impact: LexisNexis Announces First Rule of Law Hackathon...

This LexisNexis event, in collaboration with the Human Dignity Trust, and supported by Amazon Web Services and leading law firms, brings together experts from the legal and technology worlds to design a solution that will help defend global LGBT* rights and advance the rule of law London, November 03, 2016 – LexisNexis is delighted to announce Hack the Change: a series of hackathons that bring together legal experts and technology experts with a shared aim of advancing the rule of law around th ...


03.11.2016

Pride Pilgrimage: Cheapflights.com Offers an Array of Celebration Options

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/18/16 -- Eye-popping costumes, marching bands and drag queens -- they''re all part of Gay Pride events celebrating the vibrancy and diversity of the LGBTQI community. The parties are legendary in New York, London, Toronto and San Francisco, but what if you''d like to try something a little different? Or to put together a pilgrimage to an array of Pride celebrations?The month of June kicks off an entire summer of celebrations with everything ...


18.05.2016

Loni Anderson stars in new LGBT themed comedy series My Sister Is So Gay

Los Angeles, CA - A hilarious new comedy about a family that is close... but only if geography counts! The ever gorgeous and hilarious Loni Anderson stars as Frances, the boozy and inappropriately sexy mother of two middle age children. She touts “the best way to look young next to your kids is teen pregnancy. Nobody talks about it, but I think it’s a selling point.” Frances’ gay son Seth (played by Terry Ray), is invaded by his uptight, homophobic sister, Amanda (Wendy Michaels) after she catc ...


01.03.2016

Anti LGBT Protest at Redondo Union High in Redondo Beach set for Jan 11 with Counter protest

Redondo Beach, CA - Westboro Baptist Church is set to assemble outside of a local school to protest against gays and lesbians to students/faculty at the school. The protest is announced to take place in front of Redondo Beach High located at 1 Sea Hawk Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. The Gay Straight Alliance and Southbay LGBT Center as well as local LGBT students within the school are mobilizing a counter protest to take place simultaneously. A press conference will take ...


09.01.2016

Choate, Hall & Stewart Receives 100 Percent Perfect Score as "Best Place to Work" From the Human Rights Campaign for Fifth Consecutive Year

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/23/15 -- has been named a "Best Place to Work" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in its , which assessed 1,024 U.S. companies on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality. For the fifth year in a row, Choate received the highest possible rating of 100 percent."We have received perfect scores from the Human Rights Campaign every year since they first began tracking high workplac ...


23.11.2015

This Is What It''s Like to Document the Past, Present, and Future of Same-Sex Marriage

BERKELEY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/06/15 -- With same-sex marriage now legal across the United States, Nolo, a long-time publisher of do-it-yourself legal guides for consumers, has assembled a retrospective on its multi-decade effort to monitor laws that affect the LGBT community.In the piece, published today on Nolo.com, Frederick Hertz, co-author of Nolo''s A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples, looks back on the many changes to laws affecting same-sex couples in the United S ...


06.08.2015

Innovative Program Supports Youth Identifying as LGBTQ2S Experiencing Homelessness

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/15 -- On Friday, June 12th, the Province of Alberta, Ministry of Human Services, the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), and Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary (BGCC) will make a joint announcement for new innovative programming in support of Youth identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transexual, Queer, Questioning and 2-Spirited (LGBTQ2S) who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness.Agenda for Aura Program Announcement10:00am Welcome - E ...


11.06.2015

Cheapflights.ca Celebrates Gay Pride With Style and Glam

TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 06/09/15 -- "La Cage aux Folles", "The Birdcage", "Victor Victoria", "Priscilla Queen of the Desert", "Kinky Boots" -- all famous films and musicals celebrating the fun, glamorous and dramatic world of drag queens. In honour of June as LGBT Pride Month, the travel experts at , the champions of simple travel search, join in the celebrations with their picks for . Queens really know how to put on the ultimate live p ...


09.06.2015

California''s End to "Gay Panic" Defense Will Help Families Says Family Law Attorney Mark Baer

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/14 -- Los Angeles Mark Baer hopes that a new law banning the "" in California will help end discrimination and prejudice as it affects , and society as a whole. On September 27, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law bill , which prohibits the use of the "gay panic" defense. The "gay panic" defense is commonly used as "justification" for killing someone whose sexual orientation falls within the () category. ...


06.10.2014

New Blog Provides Experiences and Resources for Transgender Persons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gainesville, Florida (March 5, 2014) - It is not easy to transition into a transgender person. Although many friends and family will accept this change, sometimes there is fear that those close to a person may not. When a person feels like they are trapped in the body of the wrong gender, it can be hard to know where to turn to. Now a new blog called Mature Transgender provides information to those who are looking to understand the journey of a transgender transition. Blo ...


05.03.2014

Wyndham Worldwide Receives Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for Second Consecutive Year

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 12/12/13 -- For the second consecutive year, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, has announced it received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI), and is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as one of the "Best Places to Work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Equality."The CEI is the premiere national benchmark for LGBT workp ...


12.12.2013

HRC Foundation Recognizes BMO Harris Bank as One of Their "2014 Best Places to Work"

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/13 -- BMO Harris Bank was recognized today by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for its continuing progress in corporate equality. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization."We believe it's important to support and recognize the contributions of our LGBT employees -- they are a key part, along with all our employees, of our future success and growth, ...


10.12.2013

BASF Earns Top Score in 2014 Corporate Equality Index

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/13 -- BASF today announced that it received a 100% rating on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey on corporate policies and practices related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender workplace equality. BASF joins 303 major businesses earning "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" status from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation."At BASF, we appreciate the importance of recruiting, developing and reta ...


09.12.2013

LA County Urges LGBT Community to 'Break Up With Tobacco' in New Anti-Smoking Campaign

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/21/13 -- The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today launched an unprecedented new anti-smoking campaign aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) populations in California smoke at more than twice the rate of the heterosexual population.The "Break Up With Tobacco" campaign -- centered around nightlife venues and gyms in West Hollywood, Long Beach and other parts of LA C ...


21.11.2013

Issuing a Universal Call for Trans Human Rights: OFL Statement on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 20, 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/20/13 -- Every year, November 20 is recognized around the world as the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). It is meant as a day to challenge prejudice and hatred, to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender violence and to ensure that their names are not forgotten. The day is also dedicated to raising public awareness about hate crimes committed against transgender people and the discrimination, harassment and violence tha ...


20.11.2013

Issuing a Universal Call for Trans Human Rights: OFL Statement on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 20, 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/19/13 -- Every year, November 20 is recognized around the world as the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). It is meant as a day to challenge prejudice and hatred, to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender violence and to ensure that their names are not forgotten. The day is also dedicated to raising public awareness about hate crimes committed against transgender people and the discrimination, harassment and violence tha ...


19.11.2013

POLARI/AGLIFF Announces Festival Line-Up

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/13 -- is excited to announce the line-up and schedule for its 26th Annual Film Festival, featuring eighty-nine films and five parties over five dynamic days, October 16-20.Polari26 is set to be one of the most lively and engaging festivals in the organization's history. This year's selections hail from seventeen countries and encompass a wide range of genres, from science fiction to comedy. Ninety-percent of the films are Texas, Southwest or U.S. ...


08.10.2013

Petsecure to Support Pride Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/30/13 -- Petsecure is sponsoring to support the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community on June 2. As a member (Manitoba's LGBT Business Chamber), and a LGBT friendly company, will bring awareness of responsible pet ownership to benefit pets and pet parents across the board.As a sponsor of Pride Winnipeg, Petsecure will have a booth at the Pride Winnipeg events, where it will provide helpful information on pet health insurance and . ...


30.05.2013

Cheapflights.ca Takes Great Pride in Announcing Its Top 10 Up-and-Coming Gay Wedding Destinations

TORONTO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/13 -- With LGBT Pride Month celebrations taking place around the globe in June, the travel experts at , the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, decided to take a look at the progress of marriage equality this past year with the release of its . As one of the first countries to legalize same-sex marriage, Canada was and is a trailblazer in the gay pride movement. In the past twelve months, many more corners of the world have come to embrace mar ...


29.05.2013

Cheapflights.com Spotlights New Destinations for Gay Marriage

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/13 -- Love, romance, a scenic setting and close friends and family. That's the usual formula for a wedding. Add in official recognition of the union, and you have the makings for a great gay wedding destination. As LGBT Pride Month kicks off in June, it's a great time to look back at the marriage equality progress over the last 12 months. More than half a dozen countries across Europe, South America and the Caribbean as well as six US states have l ...


29.05.2013

Cleveland Foundation Awards $250,000 Grant to the 2014 Gay Games

CLEVELAND, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 -- The Cleveland Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to Gay Games 9, forming a partnership that makes the foundation the top sponsor of the Games. This is the first presenting sponsorship in the Games' 31-year history."We are thrilled the Cleveland Foundation has stepped up with such a significant and public show of support for the 2014 Gay Games," said Gay Games Co-chair Hollie Ksiezyk."The Cleveland Foundation is proud to be t ...


10.04.2013

Ernst & Young LLP Becomes First National Organization to Sponsor the 2014 Gay Games

CLEVELAND, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 -- The Gay Games announced today that Ernst & Young LLP, a leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, is a Platinum Sponsor of the 2014 global quadrennial event, further strengthening the firm's commitment to inclusiveness. The Games are the largest diverse amateur sporting event in the world, expected to draw 30,000 visitors, including 11,000 participants, to host cities Cleveland and Akron, Ohio, from Aug. 9-16, 2014." ...


10.04.2013

20th Edition of Winter Party Festival Celebrates the History of "The HOTTEST Winter in the World"

MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/24/13 -- They are the people and the places that have captivated hundreds of thousands of guests over two decades and have made Winter Party Festival "The HOTTEST Winter in the World" and one of the most successful LGBT fundraisers on Earth. They are the biggest names in music on the planet -- Victor Calderone, David Knapp, Neil Lewis, Manny Lehman, Tony Moran, Abel, Ralphi Rosario, Brett Henrichsen, Joe Gauthreaux, Hector Fonseca, Ana Paula, Chus ...


24.01.2013

Stay at Broughton Hotels, Experience LGBT Nightlife in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/17/12 -- Broughton Hotels of Chicago are giving guests the opportunity to experience the exciting nightlife in the Boystown neighborhood by offering a "club crawl" hotel package. Guests can experience the that is known for an eclectic mix of bars, restaurants and clubs in Chicago -- all within a walking distance of the three boutique Broughton Hotels.The "Out and Proud" package is $50 in addition to regular room rate at any of the three Bro ...


17.10.2012

Youth Empowerment Performance Program (YEPP) Presents Limited Engagement of "Rebirth" at Links Hall September 14 - 16

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 09/07/12 -- Youth Empowerment Performance Program (YEPP), formed to advocate for the (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) group of youth who experience homelessness, announces the debut of "," written by its young performers and based on true stories of individual discovery and the transformation of community perception and values that come as a result. Three presentations will be held at , , on September 14th, 15th and again on September 16. p ...


07.09.2012

Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel Shows Its Capital Pride as an Official Hotel Sponsor of LGBTA Pride Festival in Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 06/04/12 -- The Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel, situated in Washington, DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood at 1143 New Hampshire Avenue at , NW, is proud to announce their partnership with Capital Pride as an official hotel sponsor. Capital Pride is the annual celebration of the LGBTA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally) community in the nation's capital and is traditionally held the first two weeks in June.The Renaissance has a long standing ...


04.06.2012

Cheapflights.com Proudly Presents Its Top 10 Gay Wedding Destinations

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/23/12 -- In June, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month will be celebrated in the United States and around the world. The LGBT movement has made a lot of progress since the Stonewall riots in 1969, in particular where gay marriage is concerned. Many countries and U.S. states have legalized gay marriage and, in honor of this time of year, the team at , the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, has created a list of .Here are ...


23.05.2012

Philadelphia Gay News Garners 10 Awards From Local Media Association

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/03/12 -- Philadelphia Gay News (PGN) earned 10 awards last week from the Local Media Association, which serves over 2,000 member North American newspapers. This represents not only the largest number of awards ever given to a publication serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community by a mainstream journalism organization, but also ranks PGN as one of the top newspapers in the nation.Now in its 36th year, Philadelphia Gay News receiv ...


03.04.2012

Downtown Toronto Hotel Supports LGBT Community and Hosts 2011 Inspire Awards

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/12 -- Supporting Pride Toronto and PFLAG Toronto, the Courtyard by Marriott welcomed the 2011 Inspire Awards on December 14, 2011 to its distinctive , and extends a hearty welcome to the upcoming Pride Toronto 2012 and World Pride 2014.Conveniently located just steps from Church Wellesley Village, a LGBT community well known internationally for its shops, restaurants and entertainment, the Courtyard Toronto Downtown hotel offers an ideal location for LGBT neigh ...


16.03.2012

Downtown Seattle Business Hotel Refreshes Guest Rooms, Goes Hi-Def

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/09/12 -- After 10 years, the SpringHill Suites Seattle Downtown/South Lake Union, among , decided it was time to get a little work done. This year, the hotel will unveil its new look and feel, with everything from higher thread count bed linens to a faster Internet connection.The year-long renovation will transform the entire property, and the work has already begun. "SpringHill Suites is a brand built on style and innovation," Aaron Olson, general m ...


09.02.2012

Downtown Toronto, Ontario Hotel Welcomes Football Fans for Bistro Super Bowl Party

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/12 -- The countdown to Super Bowl XLVI is on and The Bistro at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown is hosting a Super Bowl Party that will allow those attending to capture the fun and share the excitement on February 5, 2012 as the New York Giants clash with the New England Patriots.Watching the game over the projection screen at this popular Bistro will be the next best thing to being in the seats of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana when the 6:30 p.m. ki ...


30.01.2012

Ontario Romantics Will Love Downtown Toronto Hotel's Valentine's Day Special

TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/26/12 -- Celebrating Valentine's Day has never been easier than with the Valentine's Weekend Special Package at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown hotel, where couples can celebrate either before or after this year's mid-week holiday and receive a $50 hotel credit and free $30 valet parking all offering exceptional value for downtown Toronto.Eliminating the stress of celebrating on a week night, this exciting choice among allows couples to pick their w ...


26.01.2012

Havas Launches Multicultural-Marketing Agency "Totality" to Handle Creative, Strategy and Media for Hispanic, African-American and LGBT Markets

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/06/11 -- Havas announces today that it is launching Totality, a multicultural-marketing agency devoted to representing the nation's ethnic and niche consumers, including the Hispanic, African-American and LGBT communities. The integrated agency will offer a full range of creative and strategic communications services, including media planning and buying.Totality will partner with agencies in the Havas network, including Arnold Worldwide, Euro RSCG and MPG ...


06.10.2011

Nearly 1,700 Companies Withdraw from North Carolina Events in Response to HB2

WAYNE, PENNSYLVANIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/16 -- Today, in response to HB2, North Carolina''s new law limiting anti-discrimination protections, the global community of nearly 1,700 Certified B Corporations announced it will relocate a cluster of October events out of North Carolina. Those events include the annual global gathering of B Corp CEOs and executives; a series of public talks and street festival called B Inspired; a conference for the economic development arms of city gov ...


11.04.2016



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