Archives for May 2012

Monthly Archives: May 2012

Caregiver Sensitivity Training for LGBT Elders in the Bay Area

Reliable Caregivers, has embarked on a sensitivity training program for its staff and caregivers, called "Best Practices: Steps Toward LGBT Inclusion." ...
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LGBT Military Families Participate in Richmond’s Welcome Home Our Heroes Parade

Richmond stepped up to host an Iraq Welcome Home Our Heroes Parade featuring LGBT servicemembers. ...
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Seattle Storm Falls to LA Sparks at Key Arena on Opening Night

The LA Sparks’ last win in Seattle was July 30, 2006. KeyArena was sold out (9,686) for the eighth consecutive Opening Night. ...
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Seattle Men’s Chorus Wants YOU to Pick the Hits!

Seattle Men’s Chorus is gearing up to perform a concert full of songs that fans help choose. Sing Out is SMC’s last concert for their 2011-2012 Season. ...
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No Wedge 2012 Aimed at Uniting the Gay and Black Communities

The campaign will strategically focus on educating voters on the strategy of organizations such as the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), which has intentionally targeted African Americans in the interest of fracturing the progressive base on the single issue of marriage equality. ...
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Family Acceptance Project Releases Best Practices Guide for LGBT Youth

Available in specific cultural versions in English, Spanish and Chinese, Supportive Families, Healthy Children education booklets were developed based on extensive research and direct feedback from families, LGBT youth and the providers who serve them. ...
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Maryland Court of Appeals Grants Divorce to Same-Sex Couple

The 7-0 unanimous ruling declares that married same-sex couples are entitled to divorce under Maryland law. ...
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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Final Rule Released

Today’s rule is the first-ever federal effort to set standards aimed at protecting inmates in all such facilities at the federal, state and local levels. The standards have three clear goals: to prevent, detect and respond to sexual abuse. ...
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Donna Summer Takes Her Last Dance – Disco Queen Dies at 63

Disco Queen LaDonna Adrian Gaines (Donna Summer) has died at the age of 63. She lost her battle with lung cancer early Thursday morning. ...
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New Campaign Highlights Stories of Military Families Harmed by DOMA

The Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry campaign will include video and other multimedia content spotlighting the harms of DOMA on military families, including the denial of health insurance, survivor benefits, and access to military bases and housing for service members' spouses. ...
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