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Brian Bond Named New Executive Director of PFLAG National

National
During the Obama Administration, Bond served as Deputy Director for the White House Office of Public Engagement and primary liaison for the LGBTQ community. ...
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New Study Shows the Impact of LGBTQ Rights Targeted by Trump Administration

Politics National
The 2018 National Movement Report provides a comprehensive and standardized look at the LGBT movement’s finances for Fiscal Year 2017 across 40 major LGBT advocacy organizations. ...
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Patchwork of Employment Protections Leaves LGBT Employees at Risk

National
A new brief from the Movement Advancement Project, the ACLU and Lambda Legal examines the existing federal, state and local laws and court rulings that offer protections to LGBT workers. ...
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Don’t Say You Love LGBTQ People – Prove It

Amber Cantrorna
Editorial
What you need to understand is that lip service love isn’t just disappointing to LGBTQ people, it’s devastating. ...
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GLAAD: Senate Judiciary Committee Needs to Hold Kavanaugh Accountable on LGBTQ Rights

Trump (R) announces Federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh (L) as his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 09 July 2018. The confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee is expected to face strong opposition from Senate Democrats, as the balance of the court could be altered with long-lasting effect on controversial laws. EPA-EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
Politics
GLAAD demanded transparency and accountability on LGBTQ rights from Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court seat made vacant by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. ...
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SDSU Receives $1 Million Donation for Pride Center, LGBT Studies

Supporting hands make heart sign and wave in front of a rainbow flag flying on the sidelines of a summer gay pride parade
National
SDSU is the second university in the U.S. and the first in California to offer a major in LGBT studies, according to the school. ...
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LGBTQ Youth Courage Awards Winners Announced

National
The Colin Higgins Foundation has announced its 18th Annual Youth Courage Award winners, whom it will recognize for extraordinary leadership and advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ youth. ...
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Rise Travel Helps Women Travel with Purpose

Women protesting at the Women’s March 2017. Photo: Rise Travel
Travel
November 2016 changed everything for travel expert Christian Tamte. Like many women, it sparked a fire within her that she hadn’t known was there before. She went from simply living and enjoying life into a life of action and activism. ...
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New Report: Continued Attacks Against LGBT Families Harm Children

Photo: MAP
Health National
A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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Relax in Style with Views of The Sydney Harbor

Hacienda Sydney’s view of the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia. Photo: Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour/Hacienda Sydney
Travel
Perched high above Circular Quay watching the ferries depart out onto the Sydney harbor and where cruise ships drop anchor, I enjoyed a light lunch at Hacienda Sydney at the Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour. ...
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