Topics :: GLBT equality advocates

The Late Sen. Jeffords An Early Equality Supporter

By Wilson Ring | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
Jeffords was seen as one of a disappearing breed of moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republicans. He was known for championing the environment, education and the rights of disabled and GLBT Americans.

Stuart Milk :: Taking on Global GLBT Rights

By Thom Senzee | Sunday Aug 10, 2014
Building on Harvey Milk's legacy with tireless efforts to improve the plights of lesbian, gay, bi and transgender people around the globe is Milk's nephew and Milk Foundation President, Stuart Milk.

SMYAL Taps Sultan Shakir

By John Riley | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
The Board of Directors of Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders announced early Thursday morning that it has named Sultan Shakir as its new executive director.

Dolly Parton Talks Lady Gaga, New Album

By Michael Cook | Friday Jul 25, 2014
Not many performers can be called a true icon; Dolly Parton is the exception to that rule. From movies to music to Dollywood, Parton has managed to stay relevant and adored throughout her career.

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

By Chuck Colbert | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement.

US Takes LGBT Rights Global

By Vanessa Gera | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
President Barack Obama’s administration has taken the U.S. gay rights revolution global, using American embassies across the world as outposts in a struggle that still hasn’t been won at home.

Singaporean Gays Rally to Counter Opposition

By Satish Cheney | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for a rally that this year drew unprecedented criticism from religious conservatives.

Spotlight on Orlando’s LGBT Non-Profit Organizations

By Mike Halterman | Friday Jun 6, 2014
There are many non-profit organizations in the Orlando area that positively impact the LGBT community. Whether they work with youth or adults, businesses or people, these organizations improve life in Central Florida.

Milk Stamp a Hit in Castro

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Monday Jun 2, 2014
The new Harvey Milk postage stamp was so popular locally that it sold out at the Castro Post Office on its first day.

Nation Celebrates Harvey Milk Stamp

Wednesday May 28, 2014
Political leaders gathered at the White House last Thursday to unveil a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk, while in San Francisco activists and celebrities also came together.