On Monday, December 9, a Wells Fargo Bank in Washington, D.C. revealed an LGBT mural that honors major LGBT events and icons, including legendary activist Frank Kameny, lesbian photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston, and the 1979 National March for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released its twelfth annual 2014 Corporate Equality Index, known as “the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.”
Corporate sponsors of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, due to start February 7, are continuing to rebuff requests to condemn the anti-gay propaganda law, despite private meetings and repeated campaigns from gay rights activists.
Role-playing games are fairly unique in their ability to let players take a walk in someone else’s shoes; Studio Fawn, a four-person team based in Los Angeles, is keeping that in mind as they work on “Bloom: Memories,” their first game—and perhaps the first fantasy RPG game prominently featuring a transgender character.
Gay weather anchor Sam Champion gave his last weather forecast for “Good Morning America” in the early hours of the morning on December 4. He received an emotional send-off from fellow broadcasters, celebrating his final day with ABC.
Jean-Christophe Le Greves is the founder and creative force behind the Thirdman Contemporary Eau de Cologne line of frangances. Along with Bruno Jovanovic and Clement Gavarry, Le Greves has created scents that are "simple and streamlined, abstract yet familiar, and unlike any of its predecessors."
Imagine being a teenager, roused in the middle of the night by strangers; they take you out of your bed and your home by force, then drag you onto a plane—literally, if you fight them—to a foreign country, where you’re effectively a prisoner at a labor camp. Now imagine that all this was done at the behest of your parents, for any reason they wanted—including being gay.
Hawaii, now the fifteenth state with marriage equality, began hosting its first same-sex weddings early on Monday, December 2, when the new law took effect.
Covered California is scheduled to kick-start an LGBT outreach and marketing effort with the use of promotional tools such as billboards and transit shelters, along with posters in key community gathering places.