Topics :: LGBT

Wells Fargo Installs LGBT Mural in Chelsea, Donates to ASOs

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 13, 2014
With their recent donation to GMHC and LGBT history mural in their Chelsea location, Wells Fargo is investing in New York City communities.

Israel City Unveils Gay Holocaust Victims Memorial

By Aron Heller | Saturday Jan 11, 2014
Israel’s cultural and financial capital unveiled a memorial Friday honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis, the first specific recognition in Israel for non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

Tumblr Brings Hipster Twist to Year-End Lists

By Michael Liedtke | Tuesday Dec 3, 2013
Tumblr is flaunting its hipster credentials with a first-ever breakdown of the year’s hottest trends, topics and celebrities, targeting specific communities, including the LGBT community.

New Survey: 1.5% of Britain is Gay or Bisexual

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Oct 4, 2013
A new survey found that 1.5% of people from Britain say they are strictly gay or bisexual.

Gay Pride Banner Could Prompt South Louisiana Flag Limit

Sunday Jul 7, 2013
A south Louisiana official says he’s drafting a proposal to limit the types of flags that can be flown on government property after hearing complaints about a gay pride flag being hoisted temporarily in a local park.

Raising Arizona

By William Kapfer | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Arizona has lately been acquiring a reputation as a right wing, out-of-touch backwater. People have reached this conclusion largely due to nationwide coverage of some of the more backward political personalities like Gov. Jan Brewer & Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

New Campaign Helps LGBT New Yorkers Access Health Care

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jun 27, 2013
The LGBT Task Force of Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) launched a new campaign to help inform LGBT individuals about affordable health plans available through the New York State Health Benefit Exchange.

Brazil Lawmakers OK Bill For Treatment of Gays

Wednesday Jun 19, 2013
A Brazilian congressional human rights committee on Thursday approved legislation that would allow psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disorder or pathology.

Albania Named ’Most Anti-Gay’ Country in Europe

By Sergio N. Candido | Saturday Mar 30, 2013
Despite having established anti-discrimination laws, Albania has been labeled Europe’s most hostile country for gays, according to a new survey.

D.C. Celebrates Female Heroes

By John Riley | Monday Mar 25, 2013
As part of Women’s History Month, the Mayor’s Office of GLBT Affairs will honor five women who have made a significant contribution to the LGBT community.