On May 26, 2011, in the small hub city of Centralia, Washington, a group of 50 gathered to celebrate the Fifth Annual Lewis County Pride Event, hosted by the Centralia College Gay Straight Alliance, in the Campus Clock Tower Square. Although it was a Thursday and grey clouds lingered above, there was no stopping this party, as themore --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
When Jeffrey King, president of OutVentures, an outdoor organization for the LGBT community, began the process of procuring booth space at PrideFest, the annual Gay Pride celebration at Seattle Center, he was faced with a policy that he just couldn't stomach: all organizations and businmore
Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) introduced legislation on June 2 to establish equal treatment under the tax code for employees who cover their domestic partners under their employer-provided health care plans.
The bill also offers some tax benefits for employers who more
May 31 marked the official launch of Military Partners and Families Coalition (MPFC), an organization that provides support, resources, education, and advocacy for LGBT military partners and their families.
According to MPFC officials, 'while the repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don'more
On May 31, Alan Bounville began his 6,000-mile journey to Washington, D.C. After a brief candlelight sendoff in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, Bounville set out for the nation's capital - on foot.
Bounville stopped by the SGN offices on his way out of town to share the belmore
On June 5, athlete, model, actor, and reality TV star (MTV's The Real World) Scott Herman will set out from San Francisco and embark on a seven-day bike ride to Los Angeles as celebrity 'spokes-rider' for the 10th annual AIDS/LifeCycle, the world's largest annual HIV/AIDS fundraising eventmore
For 22 years, Rise n' Shine has provided emotional support programs, stability, advocacy, and AIDS education for children and teens affected by HIV/AIDS. This includes children and teens who have been orphaned by the disease, those who live with a parent or other close family member witmore
On May 31, President Obama issued his third annual Pride proclamation. Afterwards, his administration unveiled a new website, www.whitehouse.gov/lgbt, providing resources for LGBT Americans and highlighting the president's accomplishments and initiatives for the LGBT community. more
Reel Queer Youth, now in its third year, is a filmmaking workshop for LGBTQ youth and their allies. Three Dollar Bill Cinema, producer of the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and Reel Queer Youth, is proud to announce that applications are being accepted now for this year's Reel Qumore
In an even more bizarre scene than people have come to expect from Fred Phelps, the Ku Klux Klan picketed Westboro Baptist Church members as they picketed Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery.
Three Westboro members, led by Fred's daughter Abigail, took up posimore
U.S. adults, on average, estimate that 25% of Americans are Gay or Lesbian. More specifically, over half of Americans (52%) estimate that at least one in five Americans are Gay or Lesbian, including 35% who estimate that more than one in four are. Thirty percent put the figure at less thmore
Chris Colfer, who plays openly Gay high school student Kurt Hummel on the hit musical drama Glee, recently appeared on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight. On the show, the actor, who is openly Gay in real life, opened up about his past experience with bullies.
AARP goes Gay!
Welcome to AARP's online home for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. This page is designed to spotlight articles on news, personal finance, relationships, travel and other topics of concern to older gay Americans, and their family and friends. It also provides information about AARPs positions and advocacy efforts in more
(San Francisco, June 8, 2011) - The U.S. District Court for the Northern
District of California will hold oral arguments on a motion filed by Prop
8 proponents seeking to overturn Judge Walker's ruling striking down Prop
8 as unconstitutional because he has been in a relationshimore
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