LGBT Rights

LGBT Rights

The 5th Avenue Theatre to Present: Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!

Entertainment Local
Proceeds from Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! will benefit five national organizations working to protect human rights: Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center, The Sierra Club Foundation, NAACP, and National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. ...
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LGBT and Allied Amsterdam Delegation Visits San Francisco

Transgender top model Valentijn de Hingh adorned in the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress. The art piece is a 52-feet wide dress made of Amsterdam’s city flag as the bodice with flags from 75 countries where homosexuality is criminalized, including 12 countries where homosexual is punishable by the death penalty flowing out in its skirt. Photo: Pieter Henket Studio – Amsterdam Rainbow Dress
National
About 14 delegates from Amsterdam's local government, its tech and business community, and LGBT and HIV/AIDS organizations will visit San Francisco on a humanitarian mission May 21-25, 2017. ...
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Sarah, Brandy and Kersh Live on the Red Carpet at the Family Equality Council’s LA Impact Awards

Entertainment
Watch what happens live as Sarah Toce, Brandy Black and Kersh Branz take their fans behind-the-scenes at the Family Equality Council’s LA Impact Awards! ...
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World OutGames Miami Offers Seattle Residents Discount Registration

World OutGames Miami
Sports
Every four years, World OutGames brings together LGBTQI athletes, many from countries where homosexuality remains illegal and hidden. ...
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Reps Macri and McBride’s Message for Women: Run

Nicole Macri
Politics Editorial
Research shows that before a woman will run for office, she must be asked seven times. Consider this 26 requests - one from each of us. ...
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Sen. Murray Received 14,000 Letters, 5,000 Calls from Concerned Citizens Opposing Sessions

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash), Seattle Times
Politics
Murray received numerous phone calls from worried constituents when Sessions was announced as Trump's Department of Justice pick. ...
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HRC to Honor Meryl Streep at the 2017 HRC Greater New York Gala

Meryl Streep/HRC
Entertainment
The HRC Ally for Equality Award will recognize Meryl Streep for her outstanding efforts to publicly stand-up for the LGBTQ community. ...
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Lesbian Avengers 25 – We Did It, and We’ll Do It Again

Editorial
The Lesbian Avengers were launched almost 25 years ago during another wave of anti-gay and white supremacist hate. ...
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Documentary Reveals Evan Wolfson’s Orchestration for ‘The Freedom to Marry’

Entertainment
The upcoming documentary The Freedom to Marry is an intimate and epic documentary that goes behind-the-scenes to reveal the inner workings and key players of this historic civil rights battle. ...
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Sara Ramirez, Theresa Caputo, Judy Gold to Headline Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Home for the Holidays’

Entertainment
In America, up to 40 percent of the 1.6 million youth that are homeless each year identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. ...
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