Jenny McCarthy Apologizes for Suggesting Hillary Clinton is a Lesbian

Jenny McCarthy Apologizes for Suggesting Hillary Clinton is a Lesbian After making a joke about Hilary Clinton’s sexuality on The View, Jenny McCarthy has made a public apology on her…

Nathan Lane: Mark Ruffalo Did a ‘Fantastic Job’ on The Normal Heart

Nathan Lane: Mark Ruffalo Did a ‘Fantastic Job’ on The Normal Heart Actor Nathan Lane thinks actors picked for gay roles shouldn’t be based on their real-life sexuality, but their talent instead.…

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Go ‘Cheek to Cheek’ for New Album

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Go ‘Cheek to Cheek’ for New Album Cheek To Cheek features classic jazz standards sung by Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett in a combination of vocal duets…

Country Star Dolly Parton Has Song Called ‘Just A Wee Bit Gay’

Country Star Dolly Parton Has Song Called ‘Just A Wee Bit Gay’ “At some point I would like to do a dance record and I have several songs that are very positive…

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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 - 5, 2014, and the women and our friends are excited.…

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, using an avatar and secure website.…

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 Hines Park, riders will head to their destination.…

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 on the North Olympic Peninsula between Port Townsend and Sequim.…

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 open your Damron Women’s Traveller.…

Girls Get Ready to Sport It Up in Cleveland at Gay Games 9

Girls Get Ready to Sport It Up in Cleveland at Gay Games 9 Much is in store for sporty dykes who visit Cleveland. Estimated 11,000 athletes from 65…

Lesbian-Owned Seattle Business Announces Alki Foodie Tour

Lesbian-Owned Seattle Business Announces Alki Foodie Tour Taste Seattle Food Tours will be launching a unique foodie tour along Alki Beach beginning…

Reboot Vacay: My Thai Cleansing Getaway

Reboot Vacay: My Thai Cleansing Getaway Shradha and her friend were looking for a detox vacation to reboot their mental/physical well-being…

Trans Cruise Preparing to Set Sail for Honduras, Belize, Cozumel

Trans Cruise Preparing to Set Sail for Honduras, Belize, Cozumel Possibly a first, a trans cruise is in the works to sail to the Caribbean…

Bonnie Raitt to Headline Olivia Travel Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise

Bonnie Raitt to Headline Olivia Travel Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise Bonnie Raitt will headline Olivia's Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise scheduled to take place November 23-30, 2014…

Global Volunteers Launches LGBT Travel Program

Global Volunteers Launches LGBT Travel Program The first volunteer vacations trips will send LGBT citizen ambassadors to countries on five continents…

Provincetown: COLAGE and Family Equality Council Present Family Week 2014

Provincetown: COLAGE and Family Equality Council Present Family Week 2014 Family Week attracts hundreds of families from across the globe who are LGBTQ and their…

World’s Only Lesbian-Owned Safari Company Celebrates 10 Years, New Trips

World’s Only Lesbian-Owned Safari Company Celebrates 10 Years, New Trips Mt. Kilimanjaro climb, Tanzania safari, Zimbabwe canoeing safari, Rwanda gorilla safari, Kenya and Tanzania safari,…

Lesbian Travel: Top 5 Summer Girlie Fests

Lesbian Travel: Top 5 Summer Girlie Fests We’ve done the hard work hunting down this summer’s hottest all-girl parties, checked them out,…

Seattle Tops Bay Area, Chicago for Most LGBT-Friendly City

Seattle Tops Bay Area, Chicago for Most LGBT-Friendly City In honor of Pride Month, NerdWallet crunched the numbers to find the most LGBT-friendly cities…

Jenny McCarthy Apologizes for Suggesting Hillary Clinton is a Lesbian

Jenny McCarthy Apologizes for Suggesting Hillary Clinton is a Lesbian

After making a joke about Hilary Clinton’s sexuality on The View, Jenny McCarthy has made a public apology on her blog titled “Anti-Gossip Girl.”…

Nathan Lane: Mark Ruffalo Did a ‘Fantastic Job’ on The Normal Heart

Nathan Lane: Mark Ruffalo Did a ‘Fantastic Job’ on The Normal Heart

Actor Nathan Lane thinks actors picked for gay roles shouldn’t be based on their real-life sexuality, but their talent instead.…

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Go ‘Cheek to Cheek’ for New Album

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Go ‘Cheek to Cheek’ for New Album

Cheek To Cheek features classic jazz standards sung by Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett in a combination of vocal duets and solo performances.…

Country Star Dolly Parton Has Song Called ‘Just A Wee Bit Gay’

Country Star Dolly Parton Has Song Called ‘Just A Wee Bit Gay’

“At some point I would like to do a dance record and I have several songs that are very positive towards the gay community,” Dolly Parton said.…

Hilary Duff Puts Out New Music Written by Colbie Caillat

Hilary Duff Puts Out New Music Written by Colbie Caillat

After taking a long break from the music industry, Duff is currently in the studio finishing up her highly anticipated RCA Records debut.…

Orange is the New Black Cast to Make First Joint Appearance on CONAN

Orange is the New Black Cast to Make First Joint Appearance on CONAN CONAN will welcome the cast of the Emmy-nominated series Orange Is The New Black on…

Anna Paquin: Monogamy, Bisexuality Are Not Mutually Exclusive

Anna Paquin: Monogamy, Bisexuality Are Not Mutually Exclusive Anna Paquin, who came out as bisexual in 2010, spoke to HuffPost Live last week…

George Takei Tried to Get Star Trek Creator to Include Gay Storyline

George Takei Tried to Get Star Trek Creator to Include Gay Storyline George Takei said he tried to get Star Trek creator Gene Roddenbery to write an…

Cameron Diaz Says She ‘Wouldn’t Even Ménage’ with Best Pal Drew Barrymore

Cameron Diaz Says She ‘Wouldn’t Even Ménage’ with Best Pal Drew Barrymore Diaz said the two are extremely close. "That's like saying I'm having sex with my…

Paramount, Warner Brothers Fail GLAAD’s LGBT Studio Responsibility Index

Paramount, Warner Brothers Fail GLAAD’s LGBT Studio Responsibility Index Both Paramount and Warner Brothers received "failing" grades for including only minor and offensive portrayals…

New Movie to Feature Arcade Favorites PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Space Invaders, More

New Movie to Feature Arcade Favorites PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Space Invaders, More Sony is bringing together classic arcade game characters (PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert,…

Pacific Northwest LGBTQ Short Film Competition

Pacific Northwest LGBTQ Short Film Competition The Audience Awards has announced a new online film competition called Up and Left for…

Brandi Carlile Joins Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Only Hometown Show This Summer

Brandi Carlile Joins Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Only Hometown Show This Summer Dave Matthews Band will play two headline sets – one acoustic and one electric –…

MTV Issues $10K Challenge to Help Fight Racial, Gender and LGBT Bias

MTV Issues $10K Challenge to Help Fight Racial, Gender and LGBT Bias MTV’s new multi-year pro-social campaign, “Look Different,” Thursday debuted a second wave of thought-provoking and…

Box Office Lottery for ‘The Book of Mormon’ National Tour

Box Office Lottery for ‘The Book of Mormon’ National Tour The producers of The Book of Mormon are offering low-priced lottery seats for every city…

Ohio: First Marriage Equality TV Ad in 10 Years Runs Statewide

Ohio: First Marriage Equality TV Ad in 10 Years Runs Statewide

Why Marriage Matters Ohio released the first television ad on marriage equality since Ohio enacted its marriage ban 10 years ago.…

Virginia Marriage Ban Struck Down in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Virginia Marriage Ban Struck Down in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Bostic v. Schaeffer case marks the second federal appeals court that has ruled in favor of marriage equality since last year's historic Windsor ruling.…

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Marriage Ban

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Marriage Ban

This decision affirms what another court found recently in a case out of Key West - Florida’s denial of marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution.…

Support Offered for Voters in Washington Wildfire Counties

Support Offered for Voters in Washington Wildfire Counties

Secretary of State Kim Wyman is offering assistance to affected counties and voters as the state’s August 5 Primary Election voting period is underway.…

Alaska: Supreme Court to Allow Same-Sex Survivor Benefits

Alaska: Supreme Court to Allow Same-Sex Survivor Benefits

The Alaska Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the same-sex partner of a person killed on the job should have access to Alaska’s workers’ compensation law.…

Bachmann’s Back: Threesomes Okay, Gays – Not So Much

Bachmann’s Back: Threesomes Okay, Gays – Not So Much Michele Bachmann left little to the imagination regarding her current viewpoints on homosexuality and the…

Leahy, Collins Introduce Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act

Leahy, Collins Introduce Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act While gay and transgender youth comprise only 5-7 percent of America’s total youth population, they…

Watch: Edie Windsor Had a ‘Love Affair’ with the Gay Community

Watch: Edie Windsor Had a ‘Love Affair’ with the Gay Community Edie talks about trying to protect her family through Thea's declining health, how she first…

Federal Ruling Strikes Down Colorado’s Marriage Ban

Federal Ruling Strikes Down Colorado’s Marriage Ban Judge Raymond P. Moore declared Colorado’s marriage ban unconstitutional - the latest of dozens of…

Obama Discusses Politics, Congress in Whirlwind Trip to Seattle

Obama Discusses Politics, Congress in Whirlwind Trip to Seattle Obama arrived at the Blume mansion approximately 3:45 p.m. Hors d'ouevres were served to 250…

Washington to Receive Federal Emergency Relief for Wildfires

Washington to Receive Federal Emergency Relief for Wildfires Obama's action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts with the purpose of alleviating…

Maryland to Provide Nondiscriminatory Health Coverage to Transgender State Employees

Maryland to Provide Nondiscriminatory Health Coverage to Transgender State Employees Maryland has changed its employee health care policy to remove all language that denies coverage…

Sens. Murray, Booker Introduce Legislation to Protect Women’s Access to Contraception

Sens. Murray, Booker Introduce Legislation to Protect Women’s Access to Contraception The new act ensures any woman with a valid prescription is not denied or intimidated…

Obama Signs ENDA Workplace Protection Order

Obama Signs ENDA Workplace Protection Order Presidential remarks from the White House East Room Monday morning kept the media on its…

Gallup: Clinton Is Best Known, Best Liked Potential 2016 Candidate

Gallup: Clinton Is Best Known, Best Liked Potential 2016 Candidate Hillary Clinton is currently the best known and best liked of 16 potential 2016 presidential…

Study Finds 1 in 3 Lesbian Engineers Stay Closeted at Work

Study Finds 1 in 3 Lesbian Engineers Stay Closeted at Work

Though discrimination against sexuality is an issue, 34 percent of lesbian respondents thought gender discrimination is a much bigger issue.…

Maryland to Provide Nondiscriminatory Health Coverage to Transgender State Employees

Maryland to Provide Nondiscriminatory Health Coverage to Transgender State Employees

Maryland has changed its employee health care policy to remove all language that denies coverage to transgender people for transition-related health care.…

Sens. Murray, Booker Introduce Legislation to Protect Women’s Access to Contraception

Sens. Murray, Booker Introduce Legislation to Protect Women’s Access to Contraception

The new act ensures any woman with a valid prescription is not denied or intimidated when requesting birth control or emergency contraception at pharmacies.…

Melbourne: Three Major HIV/AIDS Awards Announced

Melbourne: Three Major HIV/AIDS Awards Announced

USAID announced three major HIV/AIDS awards, funded by PEPFAR, to support global efforts to help end extreme poverty by creating an AIDS-free generation.…

Moratorium Sought on HIV-Based Criminal Prosecutions

Moratorium Sought on HIV-Based Criminal Prosecutions

Lambda Legal called for a moratorium on HIV-based criminal prosecutions until state legislatures implement reforms recommended in the recent DOJ guidance.…

Obama: Nearly 100 HIV/AIDS Researchers, Advocates Perished in Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Obama: Nearly 100 HIV/AIDS Researchers, Advocates Perished in Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 President Barack Obama addressed media in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room Friday morning…

Report Finds Transgender-Related Discrimination Harms Health

Report Finds Transgender-Related Discrimination Harms Health Nearly two-thirds of transgender Massachusetts residents have experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting in…

New Anti-Smoking Campaign Focuses on Getting HIV-Positive Smokers to Quit

New Anti-Smoking Campaign Focuses on Getting HIV-Positive Smokers to Quit The new Tips campaign features Brian, a gay HIV-positive spokesperson who suffered a stroke as…

Republicans Filibuster Not My Boss’s Business Act

Republicans Filibuster Not My Boss’s Business Act The vote failed 56-43, with Senator Reid changing his vote for procedural reasons and one…

Community Health Centers Get $11 Million Makeover for HIV Services

Community Health Centers Get $11 Million Makeover for HIV Services In June, CDC awarded agreements to the four state health departments to support implementation of…

Murray, Udall Kickoff Debate on Not My Boss’s Business Act

Murray, Udall Kickoff Debate on Not My Boss’s Business Act The Not My Boss’s Business Act, cosponsored by 44 Senators and endorsed by over 120…

Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Create Municipal ID Card

Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Create Municipal ID Card The law is intended to help undocumented immigrants and transgender people, who often have difficulties…

One in Four U.S. Vets Know a Military Sexual Trauma Victim

One in Four U.S. Vets Know a Military Sexual Trauma Victim One in four U.S. vets say they know a service member or veteran who was…

IGLHRC: Expert Committee on Women’s Rights Should ‘Protect LBTI People in Education’

IGLHRC: Expert Committee on Women’s Rights Should ‘Protect LBTI People in Education’ The Committee to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women oversees human rights norms in the area of…

President Bill Clinton to Speak at AIDS Conference in Melbourne

President Bill Clinton to Speak at AIDS Conference in Melbourne President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address, and UNAIDS ED Michel Sidibé and renowned…

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

Buddhist Leader on ‘Live to Love’ Teaching Approach

His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, a spiritual leader for millions of Buddhists around the world, stopped by the GLAAD office to talk about LGBT advocacy.…

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 law nationwide, with permission from their houses of worship.…

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…

More Than 200 Faith Leaders Support Marriage Equality in Colorado

More Than 200 Faith Leaders Support Marriage Equality in Colorado Faithful Voices for Strong Families is composed of ministers, pastors, rabbis, chaplains, directors and seminary…

UMC Clergywoman: Gay and Lesbian Couples Deserve to Marry

UMC Clergywoman: Gay and Lesbian Couples Deserve to Marry As the parent of a toddler, I want my child to have the same opportunities…