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No Legal Ramifications for Anti-Gay Housing Discrimination in 28 States

While 28 States Provide No Non-Discrimination Housing Laws To Protect LGBT Members, GayRealEstate.com Is Dedicated to Matching Members of the LGBTQ Community With Gay, Lesbian and Gay Friendly Realtor...
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September 10, 2018

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LGBT Bold Introduces Ji Strangeway
Ji Strangeway is the author of "Red As Blue” -  a hybrid graphic novel that combines prose and screenplay with illustrations. The throwback tale of an angsty, teen girl who stumbles her way through her sexuality and the repercussions of a small town mentality is chock full of quippy one-liners, gorgeous graphic artwork, and edgy sex scenes. 
May 21, 2018
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James Felton Keith: How LGBTQ Entrepreneurs Can Get Involved In Politics
I spoke with James Felton Keith at StartOut's Congressional LGBTQ Entrepreneur Summit about why he decided to run for office, how to start getting politically active as an entrepreneur and how important it is for LGBTQ professionals to be vocal.
April 26, 2018
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LGBT Laywers Practicing in Texas
The State Bar of Texas annually collects demographic data about Texas lawyers, but it doesn't ask about their status as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning.
October 01, 2017
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The Advocate, Out, Pride, Plus, LGBT.com Under New Ownership
The Largest LGBT Media Company Changes Control in a Management Buy-Out Led by Media Investor and High Times CEO Adam Levin.
September 07, 2017
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Q&A with McDermott Will & Emery's Lisa Linsky: Working for LGBT Equality, Within the Firm and Outside
In 2006, Lisa Linsky, a partner at McDermott Will & Emery, created the firm's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
April 18, 2017
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Washington Blade to launch newspaper in Los Angeles
The Washington Blade, the nation’s first and most acclaimed LGBT newspaper, today announced plans to launch a new publication, the Los Angeles Blade, on March 24.
March 10, 2017
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The Human Rights Campaign trolled Republicans at CPAC with an ad on Grindr
Despite promising to fight for the LGBT community, the Trump administration continues to disrupt LGBTQI progress and equality...fortunately the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have something to say about it.
February 27, 2017
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Texas Organizations Launch 'I Pee With LGBT' Campaign
The ACLU of Texas and Legacy Community Health have released a video to highlight the discriminatory nature of the Texas "Bathroom Bill."
February 20, 2017
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Twitter Puts Visual Hashtags on a Sweeping Series of Issue-Themed Outdoor Ads for the Election
A week out from Election Day, Twitter is launching a big out-of-home ad campaign that uses visual hashtags—i.e., the hashtag symbol paired with images—to position the site as the place where conversations are happening about the real issues at stake on Nov. 8.
November 01, 2016
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The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of India’s Oldest Surviving LGBT Magazine

Bombay Dost, the first registered magazine to serve India’s gay community, has battled Victoria-era law and widespread social stigma?—?now, it’s facing the decline of print magazines...
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October 16, 2016

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National TV Ad Depicting Transgender Discrimination to Premiere During Republican National Convention

A groundbreaking ad depicting the challenges faced by transgender people in accessing public restrooms—and highlighting the lack of state and federal nondiscrimination protections for transgende...
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July 12, 2016

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Corporate America has no option but to join the march to equality
It’s often said that if you want to get a feel for the character of a nation, you should study the way it sells cars, soup and mobile phone plans. That’s not to say that glossy ads peopled by implausibly good-looking and cheerful people are an accurate reflection of real life in America; rather, it’s that the ads show an image of people that Americans are willing to tolerate. And...
December 22, 2015
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DNC to Contract with Diverse Businesses - Democratic convention expected to generate up to $250 million
Officials from the Democratic National Committee have announced their goals for contracting with minority-owned vendors for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. 
September 01, 2015
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OUTside In - Ceci Gratias
What is the word for a person who remains hopeful in spite of overwhelming odds? To describe Ceci Gratias as simply an optimist is to miss one of her fundamental character features, that her joy is informed by countless years of working this community from one end to the other – from OutYouth, Allgo, and Queerbomb to the Austin Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, HRC-Austin, and the natio...
August 27, 2015
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With 'Cakeboy,' Writer Sean Santiago Creates A New Space For Queer Media
Brooklyn-based writer Sean Santiago needs your help in creating a new, subversive space for "political, emotional and impactful stories" in queer media.
August 18, 2015
  
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REPORT: How National Media Outlets Cover Transgender News Stories

Cable, broadcast, and Spanish language news networks largely ignored an “epidemic of deadly violence” against the transgender community in the first two months of ...
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April 10, 2015

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Silicon Valley's Attack on Anti-Gay Laws Is a Watershed Moment for Tech Activism

Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law has ignited a national firestorm of protest—and the tech industry is leading the fight.
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April 01, 2015

  
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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Moves Business Out Of Indiana Amid Anti-LGBT Law
Indiana just shot itself in the foot today when Republican governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a law whose sole purpose is to allow religious business owners to discriminate against hiring or serving LGBT people (even if a city has non-discrimination protections for LGBT folks in place).  In response, Marc Benioff, the CEO of Salesforce, pledged to cancel all pro...
March 27, 2015
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Leading National LGBT Organization Names First Woman, First Black President

Aisha Moodie-Mills to take the helm at the Victory Fund and Institute. In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, Moodie-Mills talks about working to bring change to the organization.
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March 26, 2015

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Ex-gay group used gay model for 'Nobody is born gay' ad
Those aren’t twins on a billboard declaring ‘nobody is born gay’ over a busy Virginia highway.
December 15, 2014
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From Silicon Valley To White House, New U.S. Tech Chief Makes Change
This fall, we've been exploring the Changing Lives of Women, and Megan Smith is one woman who's gone through a number of changes in recent
November 09, 2014
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First-of-a-kind law would help gay businesses
The California legislature last month passed AB 1678, a bill that would require companies making at least $25 million a year and regulated by the state's Public Utilities Commission to give LGBT businesses the same consideration in bidding for contracts currently given to businesses owned by minorities, women or disabled veterans. It's believed to be the first such bill in the nation.
September 26, 2014
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New Leader for Council in Charge of Public Service Ads
The first time that the organization introduced a public service campaign meant to address an issue of concern to Americans who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or...
September 24, 2014
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