Topics :: GLBT equality advocates

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.

Harvey Milk SFO Terminal Idea Remains Grounded

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday May 18, 2014
The plan to name a terminal at San Francisco International Airport in honor of the city’s first openly gay supervisor, Harvey Milk, remains grounded a year after initially being proposed.

Capital Pride Announces 2014 Honorees

By John Riley | Saturday May 10, 2014
Capital Pride, the D.C.-based nonprofit organization focused on serving the needs of and celebrating the diversity of the area’s LGBT community, announced Monday the recipients of the 2014 Capital Pride Heroes Award.

Climber Claims Uganda Peak for LGBT Equality

By Heather Cassell | Sunday May 4, 2014
Neal Gottlieb, the founding twin of Three Twins Ice Cream, has taken the world by surprise by raising the rainbow flag atop the tallest peak in Uganda during a six-day climb to the summit.

Indie Pop Band Fun. Becomes United Nations Free & Equal Ambassadors

By Mike Halterman | Saturday May 3, 2014
Indie pop group fun. has recently been named "Free & Equal Ambassadors" by the United Nations. Through this initiative, the trio now speaks out for LGBT rights and dignity worldwide.

Petition Calls for Harvey Milk Stamp Unveiling in San Francisco

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Mar 22, 2014
A local gay philatelist has launched a campaign to urge the United States Postal Service to unveil its Harvey Milk stamp later this spring in San Francisco to coincide with annual celebrations of Milk’s birthday.