Archives for January 2012

Monthly Archives: January 2012

HUD’s Final Rule Ensures Equal Access to Housing for LGBT Community

Today, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an important new rule that greatly increases protections against housing discrimination for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. HUD announced the new rule at ...
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Assembly Member Mary Hayashi Introduces LGBT License Plate Legislation

Assembly Member Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) introduced a bill Wednesday to create the first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) specialty license plate for California. AB 1539 would make California the fourth state in the nation—after South Carolina, Indiana, ...
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Adam Levine is Not Afraid of His Sexuality – Boycotts Post-Grammy Restaurant

Maroon 5 has been nominated for a Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Grammy (to be awarded Feb. 12), but the band’s lead singer – Adam Levine – is utilizing all of the current publicity not for album sales or votes, but ...
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Suzanne Westenhoefer: Jilted Gypsy…for Sale or Rent

Suzanne Westenhoefer. In the past year, she’s ended up on the cutting room floor of a movie in post-production, gotten a divorce, re-entered the insanity of the dating world  – all of which have created more laughter-inducing opportunities ...
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Military Partners and Families Have Support with OutServe Capital Summit

Today OutServe announced the first OutServe Capital Summit, to be held May 14-15 in Washington, DC. The two-day event will be co-sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Courage Campaign, and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), and will focus ...
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Kylie Minogue Returns to Australia for Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG ) and strategic partner Destination NSW, today confirmed that Kylie Minogue will attend this year’s Sydney Mardi Gras Parade and  join Sydney’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex community in celebrating ...
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Making Peace with the Catholic Church and the WSCC

My parents baptized me as an infant in the faith of the Catholic Church. As I grew older, I attended the classes required of me to make my first communion. Then, when I was in my teens, I ...
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Madonna’s W.E. Premieres in New York – PHOTOS

Madonna’s film W.E. premiered in New York City at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday and The Seattle Lesbian has the fancy red carpet photos to show you. In addition to Madonna, W.E. film stars Andrea Riseborough, James D’Arcy, Oscar Isaac, David Harbour, and other special ...
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WNBA to Celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day Feb. 1

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and its teams will celebrate the 26th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Feb. 1. Through WNBA Cares, the League’s global social responsibility program, the WNBA family will conduct ...
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2012 Sundance Film Festival Announces Support for Indie Women Filmmakers

Keri Putnam, Executive Director, Sundance Institute, and Cathy Schulman, President of Women In Film Los Angeles, announced today that the two organizations will collaborate to support independent women filmmakers working in both narrative and documentary feature film.  The ...
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