Lorde Unveils New Single for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

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Streisand Ties with Frank Sinatra, Makes Billboard History with ‘Partners’

Streisand Ties with Frank Sinatra, Makes Billboard History with ‘Partners’ Partners is Streisand's 33rd album to make it into the Top 10. She is the only female artist to…

MTV’s ‘Faking It’ Returns for a Second Season (and Why It’s Important)

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Ed Sheeran and Macklemore Perform ‘Same Love’ in Vegas

Ed Sheeran and Macklemore Perform ‘Same Love’ in Vegas Sheeran surprised fans with introducing Macklemore to stage. Sheeran sang the part originally sang by Mary Lambert.…

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Women Escape to the Sea at EDEN Pacific Northwest

Women Escape to the Sea at EDEN Pacific Northwest

This year, the EDEN PNW team has put together two guided tours: the Wine and Cheese and the Northern Oregon Coast Craft Brew Trail.…

Queer Down Under: Top 15 Picks for a Queer Seattleite in Sydney

Queer Down Under: Top 15 Picks for a Queer Seattleite in Sydney

Queer Down Under: I attended GiRLTHING and it reminded me of Girl4Girl circa 2006. But because the drinking age is 18, everyone looks like jailbait.…

Whistler Blackcomb Named Number One Resort in North America

Whistler Blackcomb Named Number One Resort in North America

The award is a great kick-start to the upcoming winter season, with Whistler and Blackcomb mountains scheduled to open in just over two months’ time.…

Arosa: Europe’s Favorite Winter Pride Festival is Back

Arosa: Europe’s Favorite Winter Pride Festival is Back

The idyllic and gay friendly Swiss resort of Arosa invites you from January 11-18, 2015 to its fun-filled LGBT ski week.…

Queer Festival of Russia: Celebrating Our Identities

Queer Festival of Russia: Celebrating Our Identities

QueerFest, one of the largest public LGBT events in Russia, celebrates its sixth year of increasing pressures on civil society and the LGBT community.…

IGLTA Meets with Ugandan Tourism Leaders

IGLTA Meets with Ugandan Tourism Leaders

The Ugandan representatives promoted an “everyone is welcome” message throughout the meeting while asking questions underscoring the need for education.…

Six Vancouver Selfie Shots You Shouldn’t Miss!

Six Vancouver Selfie Shots You Shouldn’t Miss!

Gay photographer Randall Shirley set out to capture several of Vancouver’s gay-interest spots, each unique in its own way. Take a selfie and fit right in!…

Girls In Wine Country: Sonoma’s Women’s Weekend Revival

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Queer Down Under: A Seattleite in Oz, Episode Two

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Comedian D’Lo Added to EDEN Pacific Northwest Lineup

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Queer Down Under: A Seattleite in Oz, Episode One

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Lake Arrowhead – Something for Everyone!

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Hot in Cleveland: Three Sizzling Culinary Delights

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The Chef in the Hat’s Beef Bourguignon Has It Going on at Luc in Madison Park

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Stockholm Celebrates Largest Pride Yet with 600,000 Attendees

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Popular LGBTQ Fall Getaway EDEN Pacific Northwest Returns to Seaside

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Prague Pride to Offer Virtual Attendance Opportunities for Eastern Europe

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Detroit: Affirmations Equality Ride Heads to Ann Arbor for Michigan Equality

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Lesbian Travel Highlight: Washington’s Discovery Bay Resort

Lesbian Travel Highlight: Washington’s Discovery Bay Resort Discovery Bay is sandwiched between the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca…

What A Trip! Damron Women’s Traveller Turns 25

What A Trip! Damron Women’s Traveller Turns 25 Going somewhere? Need to know where to stay that is queer woman-owned or –friendly? Simply…

Lorde Unveils New Single for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Lorde Unveils New Single for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

The single will be released as part of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack, which is curated entirely by 17-year-old Lorde.…

Streisand Ties with Frank Sinatra, Makes Billboard History with ‘Partners’

Streisand Ties with Frank Sinatra, Makes Billboard History with ‘Partners’

Partners is Streisand's 33rd album to make it into the Top 10. She is the only female artist to have achieved this milestone, tying her with Frank Sinatra.…

MTV’s ‘Faking It’ Returns for a Second Season (and Why It’s Important)

MTV’s ‘Faking It’ Returns for a Second Season (and Why It’s Important)

MTV is known for and often pushed aside because of their reality shows and teen dramas, but sometimes they really hit the mark.…

Ed Sheeran and Macklemore Perform ‘Same Love’ in Vegas

Ed Sheeran and Macklemore Perform ‘Same Love’ in Vegas

Sheeran surprised fans with introducing Macklemore to stage. Sheeran sang the part originally sang by Mary Lambert.…

Cher Sued by Backup Dancers for Wrongful Termination, Discrimination

Cher Sued by Backup Dancers for Wrongful Termination, Discrimination

The dancers claim that Cher remarked her recent tour had “too much color” and requested her choreographer not to hire any more dark-skinned dancers.…

Ricky Martin Back on the Airwaves with ‘Adios’

Ricky Martin Back on the Airwaves with ‘Adios’ A week after the release of "Adiós," Ricky Martin will kick off a concert series…

12 Years A Slave Distributed to U.S. Public High Schools

12 Years A Slave Distributed to U.S. Public High Schools Any U.S. public high school teacher with permission for 12 Years A Slave may opt…

Chely Wright Offers Ride in Central Park, Lunch Date with Wife for Kickstarter Perks

Chely Wright Offers Ride in Central Park, Lunch Date with Wife for Kickstarter Perks Chely Wright has announced that she is working on her first studio album since coming…

Alison Bechdel Awarded MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

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Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word on Logo TV

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Jane Lynch, Johnny Weir, Greg Louganis, Billie Jean King, Others Star in ‘To Russia With Love’ To Russia with Love explores human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with Johnny…

Marvel, Takei, Yaroslavsky Receive Vanguard Awards

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Rosie O’Donnell Explains Departure, Returns to ‘The View’

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Sarah Waters Steps Back into Lesbian Fiction with ‘The Paying Guests’

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Mary Lambert to Headline North American Tour

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Jimmy Carter Defends Gay Rights and Religion in Michigan

Jimmy Carter Defends Gay Rights and Religion in Michigan

Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday School at Georgia’s Marantha Baptist Church and said he believes gay people should have the right to marriage.…

More Than 20 Orgs Urge FCC to Stop Blocking LGBT Content for Students

More Than 20 Orgs Urge FCC to Stop Blocking LGBT Content for Students

The FCC is being asked to ensure that online filtering used at federally funded schools does not prevent access to resource sites for the LGBT community.…

Attorney General Holder to Step Down, Leaves Civil Rights Legacy

Attorney General Holder to Step Down, Leaves Civil Rights Legacy

Holder has been a legal stalwart for the Obama administration’s agenda on civil rights and LGBT issues and has made significant progress.…

Seattle Mayor Travels to Ireland to Discuss Marriage Equality

Seattle Mayor Travels to Ireland to Discuss Marriage Equality

Murray will lead a roundtable discussion at the university on legislating for employment and marriage equality for the LGBT community of Ireland.…

Obama Cites Gay Rights, International Security Threats in United Nations Address

Obama Cites Gay Rights, International Security Threats in United Nations Address

Obama: "We can renew the international system that has enabled so much progress, or allow ourselves to be pulled back by an undertow of instability."…

Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill

Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill Sens. Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker announced the Emergency Contraception…

Eric Holder Asked to Recognize Marriages in Arkansas, Indiana, Wisconsin

Eric Holder Asked to Recognize Marriages in Arkansas, Indiana, Wisconsin The Respect for Marriage Coalition is a partnership of 100 civil rights, faith, health, labor,…

Mary Cheney Serves Keynote Address at 2014 Spirit of Lincoln Event

Mary Cheney Serves Keynote Address at 2014 Spirit of Lincoln Event Chaney said, "All families regardless of how they look, how they’re made or where they…

Murray Proposes New Initiatives to Serve Immigrants Living in Seattle

Murray Proposes New Initiatives to Serve Immigrants Living in Seattle Seattle is home to 68,000 legal permanent residents eligible to become citizens; a total of…

Massachesetts: Gender Identity, Expression Passes in Newton

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Conservatives Visit Nevada in Campaign to Remove Anti-Gay Language From GOP Platform

Conservatives Visit Nevada in Campaign to Remove Anti-Gay Language From GOP Platform Fifty-seven percent of Nevadans support amending the section of Nevada’s constitution that denies the freedom…

Murray’s Budget Includes $1.5 Million for Homelessness

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Extending Marriage to Same-Sex Couples in Missouri Could Generate $36 Million

Extending Marriage to Same-Sex Couples in Missouri Could Generate $36 Million Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Missouri would generate an estimated $36.3 million in spending…

Death Certificate Correction Ordered to Recognize Surviving Spouse

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Kate Kendell Among Stonewall Award Honorees in Houston

Kate Kendell Among Stonewall Award Honorees in Houston Rep. Brian K. Sims, Lise M. Iwon and Kate Kendall will be honored by the…

INTERVIEW: James Clementi Remembers His Brother Four Years Later

INTERVIEW: James Clementi Remembers His Brother Four Years Later

Tyler Clementi's older brother James discusses what his family has done since Tyler’s passing to make positive changes in our community.…

Lesbian Employee Sues Walmart for Health Care Damages

Lesbian Employee Sues Walmart for Health Care Damages

When Cote added her wife’s gender in the Walmart system, she was stopped. When she called the home office, she was told same-sex spouses were not covered.…

Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill

Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill

Sens. Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker announced the Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014.…

Suicide Prevention: Forefront’s Efforts Offer New Hope

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Two years ago, Washington became the first U.S. state to enact legislation requiring that mental health professionals be trained in suicide prevention.…

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Help Lifelong Food Program

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Help Lifelong Food Program

Lifelong's new space increases the kitchen size by 250 percent, empowering them to serve up to 450,000 meals and provide 70,000 grocery bags per year.…

New York Blood Center Receives $2 Million Grant to Develop HIV Self-Testing Intervention

New York Blood Center Receives $2 Million Grant to Develop HIV Self-Testing Intervention New York City is the metropolitan area in the United States with the largest number…

Seattle AIDS Walk: Faith Community Steps Out

Seattle AIDS Walk: Faith Community Steps Out Among the hundreds of individuals, families, groups, and business flooding the streets in Seattle to…

Georgia Regents University Creates New Health Care System for LGBT Patients

Georgia Regents University Creates New Health Care System for LGBT Patients After realizing LGBT patients have trouble finding health care for their specific needs, a dozen…

New Jersey’s Law Prohibiting Conversion Therapy for Minors Upheld

New Jersey’s Law Prohibiting Conversion Therapy for Minors Upheld The Third Circuit Thursday recognized the harms of "ex-gay" therapy and ruled to uphold New…

Study Concludes LGB People Have Bad Experiences with Health Care

Study Concludes LGB People Have Bad Experiences with Health Care Researchers found lesbians, gays and bisexuals are twice as likely to have bad experiences with…

Free Dental, Vision, Medical Care Offered at KeyArena Clinic

Free Dental, Vision, Medical Care Offered at KeyArena Clinic Patients will not be asked to show identification, proof of citizenship, health insurance, or any…

Tennessee Reproductive Prepares to Deliver a Patient Reunion

Tennessee Reproductive Prepares to Deliver a Patient Reunion At Tennessee Reproductive Medicine's baby party, families from across the Southeast will gather to celebrate…

Gender Non-conforming Teen Denied License for Wearing Makeup

Gender Non-conforming Teen Denied License for Wearing Makeup Chase wears makeup and androgynous or girls’ clothing on a regular basis. He went to…

Uninsured LGBT Americans Are More Common Than Non-LGBT Counterparts, Study

Uninsured LGBT Americans Are More Common Than Non-LGBT Counterparts, Study One-quarter of LGBT adults reported they did not have enough for money for healthcare needs,…

dotHIV Reinvents the Way Consumers Support HIV/AIDS Initiatives

dotHIV Reinvents the Way Consumers Support HIV/AIDS Initiatives The organization will provide web addresses with the ending .hiv to companies and non-profits to…

Southern Baptist Convention Nixes Church for Being Too Tolerant of LGBT Members

Southern Baptist Convention Nixes Church for Being Too Tolerant of LGBT Members

New Heart pastor Danny Cortez brought attention to the church when he gave a sermon called “Why I Changed My Mind on Homosexuality."…

Jimmy Carter Defends Gay Rights and Religion in Michigan

Jimmy Carter Defends Gay Rights and Religion in Michigan

Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday School at Georgia’s Marantha Baptist Church and said he believes gay people should have the right to marriage.…

Gay Couple Denied Communion Following Same-Sex Marriage

Gay Couple Denied Communion Following Same-Sex Marriage

After learning of their marriage that occurred over a year ago, Paul Huff, 66 and Tom Wojtowick, 73, were told they could no longer receive Communion.…

Seattle AIDS Walk: Faith Community Steps Out

Seattle AIDS Walk: Faith Community Steps Out

Among the hundreds of individuals, families, groups, and business flooding the streets in Seattle to walk in solidarity will be several faith-based teams.…

Study: LGBT Population in U.S. Significantly Less Religious

Study: LGBT Population in U.S. Significantly Less Religious

Americans who identify as LGBT are significantly less likely to be highly religious, and significantly more likely to be classified as not religious. …

Lesbian Couple Denied Public Accommodation in Hawaii

Lesbian Couple Denied Public Accommodation in Hawaii A lesbian couple was denied public accommodation because of their sexual orientation by Aloha Bed…

The Naming Project Supports 10 Years of Support, Spirituality for Youth

The Naming Project Supports 10 Years of Support, Spirituality for Youth The Naming Project is defying the notion of “Praying Away the Gay” by allowing all…

UMC Pastor Reinstated After Same-Sex Wedding Defrocking

UMC Pastor Reinstated After Same-Sex Wedding Defrocking After being defrocked for presiding over his son’s same-sex wedding, United Methodist Church Pennsylvania…

Supreme Court Sides with Hobby Lobby on Contraceptive Coverage

Supreme Court Sides with Hobby Lobby on Contraceptive Coverage The Court ruled that closely held for-profit corporations are exempt from complying with the ACA…

Buddhist Leader on ‘Live to Love’ Teaching Approach

Buddhist Leader on ‘Live to Love’ Teaching Approach His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, a spiritual leader for millions of Buddhists around the world,…

Presbyterian Church USA Approves Marriage Equality

Presbyterian Church USA Approves Marriage Equality If a majority vote of more than 172 Presbyteries passes, marriage equality will be made…

Church Leaders Deliver 30,000 Signatures in Support of Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina

Church Leaders Deliver 30,000 Signatures in Support of Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina In 2012, North Carolina voters approved Amendment One, which limited a domestic legal union to…

Same-Sex Marriage Surveyed at Presbyterian Church General Assembly

Same-Sex Marriage Surveyed at Presbyterian Church General Assembly The 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church meeting will decide on constitutional language that…

Maine Commission Rules Unanimously Against NOM; Imposes Record Fines and Disclosure of Donors

Maine Commission Rules Unanimously Against NOM; Imposes Record Fines and Disclosure of Donors NOM violated Maine law by failing to register or report its activities despite playing a…

HRC Requests Meeting with Pope to Discuss Firing of LGBT Teachers

HRC Requests Meeting with Pope to Discuss Firing of LGBT Teachers HRC delivered a letter to the Vatican on behalf of nine teachers who lost their…