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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Demi Lovato Offers Fans Premium Seats to Help Prevent Bullying

Demi Lovato Offers Fans Premium Seats to Help Prevent Bullying Beginning Monday, those who donate $10 to this campaign enter for a chance to win two premium tickets to Demi…

Sara Gilbert, Linda Perry Expecting First Child Together

Sara Gilbert, Linda Perry Expecting First Child Together The Talk co-host Sara Gilbert and wife Linda Perry are expecting their first child together. Gilbert broke the news to…

Gay Girl Love Tour

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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It’s a reboot for women’s weekend at the Russian River this fall with headlining acts and excursions in Sonoma’s wine country at Women’s Weekend 2.0.…

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

Stockholm Celebrates Largest Pride Yet with 600,000 Attendees Stockholm is making it clear to travelers everywhere that the cute city surrounded by expansive…

Popular LGBTQ Fall Getaway EDEN Pacific Northwest Returns to Seaside

Popular LGBTQ Fall Getaway EDEN Pacific Northwest Returns to Seaside EDEN Pacific Northwest is back for its LGBTQ getaway to Oregon's North Coast, October 2…

Prague Pride to Offer Virtual Attendance Opportunities for Eastern Europe

Prague Pride to Offer Virtual Attendance Opportunities for Eastern Europe Prague Pride is giving everyone an opportunity to attend this year’s Prague Pride parade virtually,…

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

Detroit: Affirmations Equality Ride Heads to Ann Arbor for Michigan Equality This day-long event begins on the beautiful Detroit Riverfront. Following a scenic lunch break in…

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

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

Sarah Waters, the author of the “lesbo Victorian romp,” Tipping the Velvet has produced another novel, The Paying Guests.…

Mary Lambert to Headline North American Tour

Mary Lambert to Headline North American Tour

Mary Lambert will hit the road for a fall headlining North American tour, which kicks off on October 10 in Toronto and continues through mid-November. …

Demi Lovato Offers Fans Premium Seats to Help Prevent Bullying

Demi Lovato Offers Fans Premium Seats to Help Prevent Bullying

Beginning Monday, those who donate $10 to this campaign enter for a chance to win two premium tickets to Demi Lovato’s October 25 concert in New Jersey.…

Sara Gilbert, Linda Perry Expecting First Child Together

Sara Gilbert, Linda Perry Expecting First Child Together

The Talk co-host Sara Gilbert and wife Linda Perry are expecting their first child together. Gilbert broke the news to her The Talk co-hosts live on-air.…

Geena Davis Joins the Cast of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ in  Season 11

Geena Davis Joins the Cast of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ in Season 11

The Grey’s Anatomy cast is saying hello to their newest cast member, Genna Davis, who will make her debut in the season 11 premiere. …

Stevie Nicks ‘Never Looked at Gay People as Different’

Stevie Nicks ‘Never Looked at Gay People as Different’ Stevie Nicks said that gay or straight, she’s just happy people like her music. “I…

Recap: The ‘Gay Kiss’ on America’s Next Top Model

Recap: The ‘Gay Kiss’ on America’s Next Top Model America’s Next Top Model Cycle 21: Guys and Girls cast member Matthew Smith is being…

Beresford’s Gay and Lesbian Biopic ‘Pride’ Courts Film Festivals Worldwide

Beresford’s Gay and Lesbian Biopic ‘Pride’ Courts Film Festivals Worldwide Pride follows a group of gays and lesbians in London who raise money for miners…

Vignettes Depicting LGBT Life in Kenya Premieres

Vignettes Depicting LGBT Life in Kenya Premieres Hundreds of anonymous interviews with gay men and women around Kenya were conducted by people…

Brandi Carlile, Peter Buck Play Benaroya Hall This Fall

Brandi Carlile, Peter Buck Play Benaroya Hall This Fall Legendary duo Alejandro Escovedo & Peter Buck perform for one night only, and Brandi Carlile…

INTERVIEW: Beverly McClellan Returns to Her Roots

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Demi Lovato Gives Back to Her Fans with Free Album

Demi Lovato Gives Back to Her Fans with Free Album Demi Lovato is giving fans a “Heart Attack” by partnering with Google Play to offer…

Angelina Jolie’s Ex-Girlfriend Jenny Shimizu Marries Brand Consultant

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Barbra Streisand to Launch Exclusive SiriusXM Channel

Barbra Streisand to Launch Exclusive SiriusXM Channel The Barbra Streisand Channel will feature music spanning Streisand’s career, from her 1963 debut through…

Uprising of Love Benefit Hosted by Jane Lynch, Featuring Sting, Patti LuPone

Uprising of Love Benefit Hosted by Jane Lynch, Featuring Sting, Patti LuPone Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch will host Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global…

Murray’s Budget Includes $1.5 Million for Homelessness

Murray’s Budget Includes $1.5 Million for Homelessness

Murray’s 2015-16 budget proposes $600,000 annually to fund a program for 150 homeless single adults, targeting veterans, to receive placement into housing.…

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 to the state economy, according to a new study.…

Death Certificate Correction Ordered to Recognize Surviving Spouse

Death Certificate Correction Ordered to Recognize Surviving Spouse

An accurate death certificate is necessary for a surviving spouse to settle affairs, as well as to collect veterans, social security and other benefits.…

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 American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.…

Murray Highlights Support for Not My Boss’s Business Act

Murray Highlights Support for Not My Boss’s Business Act

Patty Murray delivered remarks on the Senate floor highlighting the growing support for her bill with Mark Udall to reverse the Hobby Lobby decision.…

Indiana Attorney General Seeks SCOTUS Review of Marriage Case

Indiana Attorney General Seeks SCOTUS Review of Marriage Case Attorney General Zoeller asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review Baskin v. Bogan, the lawsuit…

Ninth Circuit Hears Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii Marriage Cases

Ninth Circuit Hears Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii Marriage Cases Monday in San Francisco the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in marriage…

States, Businesses, Families Urge Supreme Court to Affirm Marriage Equality

States, Businesses, Families Urge Supreme Court to Affirm Marriage Equality Over the past 14 months there have been 22 federal court decisions across 16 states…

Indiana and Wisconsin Marriage Bans Struck Down

Indiana and Wisconsin Marriage Bans Struck Down In a unanimous 3-0 decision, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals struck down marriage…

Infographic: Impact of Marriage Equality Legalization

Infographic: Impact of Marriage Equality Legalization Using data from the Williams Institute, NerdWallet analyzed the economic and human impact of legalizing…

White House Names Megan Smith U.S. Chief Technology Officer

White House Names Megan Smith U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith will serve as the next U.S. CTO and Assistant to the President, succeeding…

Atlantic Beach Anti-Gay Activists Fail to Put Inequality on Ballot

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Louisiana District Judge Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Louisiana District Judge Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Ban Until now, no state marriage ban had survived a federal court ruling since the U.S.…

Utah Marriage Equality Plaintiffs Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Case

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Poll: Republicans Happier to Support Gay Candidates Than to Have Gay Children

Poll: Republicans Happier to Support Gay Candidates Than to Have Gay Children Republicans would be much happier to support a gay candidate than they would be 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 medical students decided to open the Equality Clinic.…

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 Jersey's ban on using the practice on minors.…

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 general health practitioners than straight counterparts.…

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 other eligibility documentation.…

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 their children born via assisted fertility.…

Gender Non-conforming Teen Denied License for Wearing Makeup

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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…

Gallup: LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being Than Non-LGBT Americans

Gallup: LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being Than Non-LGBT Americans According to a new Gallup study, LGBT Americans have an average Well-Being Index score of…

Arizona Urged to Recognize Marriage of Gay Couple Battling Serious Illness

Arizona Urged to Recognize Marriage of Gay Couple Battling Serious Illness A gay couple from Green Valley have been together 45 years and were married last…

Historic Vote Brings Comprehensive Trans* Health Care to Oregon

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Cedar River Clinics Opens New Spot in Downtown Seattle

Cedar River Clinics Opens New Spot in Downtown Seattle Cedar River Clinics opened its new office in the Medical Dental Building, providing abortion care,…

Brooklyn AIDS Forum Led by Douglas Brooks Draws Hundreds

Brooklyn AIDS Forum Led by Douglas Brooks Draws Hundreds This forum gathered input on local efforts made by HIV/AIDS organizations, consumers and advocates in…

Maryland Report Cites Challenges for LGBT Youth in School, Foster Care

Maryland Report Cites Challenges for LGBT Youth in School, Foster Care In Maryland, between 47,000 and 95,000 youth identify as LGBTQ, not including thousands who may…

Canadian Study Finds Gay and Lesbian Teens More Likely to Become Pregnant

Canadian Study Finds Gay and Lesbian Teens More Likely to Become Pregnant Saewyc said there was a link between discrimination and pregnancy. She found that pregnancy is…

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 & Breakfast, located in Hawai‘i Kai.…

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 sexual orientations and gender identities to embrace their spirituality.…

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 pastor Frank Schaefer has been reinstated.…

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 contraception mandate based on religious belief.…

Buddhist Leader on ‘Live to Love’ Teaching Approach

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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…

Report Finds NOM Intentionally Violated Maine Law in Marriage Referendum

Report Finds NOM Intentionally Violated Maine Law in Marriage Referendum NOM violated Maine law by failing to register its activities despite playing a central role…

Christian Group Plans 40-Day Hunger Strike Against Marriage Equality

Christian Group Plans 40-Day Hunger Strike Against Marriage Equality In an attempt to influence the Supreme Court to uphold bans on gay marriage, the…

Center Against Religious Extremism Aims to Hold America’s Religious Right Accountable

Center Against Religious Extremism Aims to Hold America’s Religious Right Accountable Truth Wins Out announced its new Center Against Religious Extremism which aims to hold America’s…

‘The Scriptures and Homosexuality’ Offered at Edmonds Lutheran Church

‘The Scriptures and Homosexuality’ Offered at Edmonds Lutheran Church Open Door Ministries offers non-judgmental support of LGBTI individuals as they integrate sexual, relational and…