Archives for May 2012

Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and Protections

Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and Protections

This year, the VAWA reauthorization bill passed by the Senate in April would remove barriers faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) victims, whose needs often are overlooked by law enforcement, prosecutors, courts, and victim service providers. ...
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World Congress of Families VI to Denounce Same-Sex Marriage and Affirm ‘Natural Family’

World Congress of Families VI to Denounce Same-Sex Marriage and Affirm ‘Natural Family’

The Homosexual Lobby will include addresses on: "Solutions to Homosexual Behavior," "Effects of Social Experimentation and Same-Sex Adoption," and other topics. ...
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Dustin Lance Black’s 8 the Play Sold Out at Seattle’s Intiman Theatre

Dustin Lance Black’s 8 the Play Sold Out at Seattle’s Intiman Theatre

The performance will be followed by a post-play discussion with Activist Dan Savage, Washington State Human Rights Commissioner Charlene Strong, Equal Rights Washington Executive Director Rod Hearne, and Director Valerie Curtis-Newton. David Ward of Legal Voices will moderate. ...
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INTERVIEW: Gay Liberation Front Co-Founder Martha Shelley

INTERVIEW: Gay Liberation Front Co-Founder Martha Shelley

Immediately following Stonewall, Shelley became one of the founding members of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF)—a direct response to the Christopher Street riots that would catapult the gay-rights movement into the mainstream and ignite a new generation of gay and lesbian political activists. ...
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Austin City Limits Music Festival Sells Out in Record Time – Features Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + The Machine

Austin City Limits Music Festival Sells Out in Record Time – Features Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + The Machine

On October 12-14, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The Black Keys, Jack White, Florence + The Machine, and many more will transform Zilker Park into a veritable music extravaganza. ...
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Congress Shocked by Law Society’s Decision to Ban UK Marriage Conference

Congress Shocked by Law Society’s Decision to Ban UK Marriage Conference

WCF and Christian Concern's "One Man, One Woman: Making The Case for Marriage" Conference is scheduled for May 23 at the Law Society in London. ...
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The Global Forum on MSM & HIV to Directly Precede the International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C.

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV to Directly Precede the International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C.

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) will hold its 5th biennial pre-conference to AIDS 2012 to sound the alarm on the ...
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Strong, Kaoma, Stern Emerge Leaders at the World Affairs Council Gay Rights as Human Rights Presentation

Strong, Kaoma, Stern Emerge Leaders at the World Affairs Council Gay Rights as Human Rights Presentation

A confident and collected Strong entered the stage to demand equality supporters write more than just a check to an organization they know nothing about, asking the crowd, “Are we apathetic? Have we lost motivation? Why aren't we more engaged?” ...
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International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission Appoints Jessica Stern to Replace Cary Alan Johnson

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission Appoints Jessica Stern to Replace Cary Alan Johnson

Jessica Stern is a recognized voice in the international human rights community. She is IGLHRC’s representative at world bodies, including the United Nations. ...
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Freefalling with Seattle’s Indoor Skydiving Facility – iFLY

Freefalling with Seattle’s Indoor Skydiving Facility – iFLY

The wall-to-wall air column allows flyers to safely enjoy their flight session with professional instructors standing nearby the entire duration of the flight. ...
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