Pride season is gearing up, and the Bay Area is kicking off their Pride festivities and Memorial Day weekend with California’s Great America theme park Pride night in Santa Clara.
A transgender woman has filed a human rights complaint after being discriminated against in a bridal shop.
The new Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is Kevin Brockman, also the Executive Vice President of Global Communications for the Disney/ABC Television Group. Seven more members were also elected to posts.
In honor of devoted LGBT advocates Lea DeLaria, Google, and Swish, the Marriage Equality USA 15th Annual National Gala celebrates the marriage equality movement by bringing together LGBT community members, leaders and allies, entertainment industry and corporate spearheads, and celebrities to generate awareness and funds.
Compared to American television, Europe’s standards for sexual content are much looser, but backlash can still get advertisements pulled. Such was the case in 1995, when a Guinness beer commercial, intended for the United Kingdom, was taken off the air for its portrayal of a gay male couple.
Nearly a year after first speaking out, the CEO of Ernst & Young, James Turley, has published another statement asserting that he still believes the Boy Scouts should have made more of an effort to end institutionalized homophobia.
Last weekend, the first gay wedding fair took place in Paris, only four days after same-sex marriage came to fruition in France. Called "The G-Day," the event was held in the heart of the capital, between the Louvres and the Palais-Royal gardens.
A McDonald’s manager has reportedly harassed and disciplined an employee for acting “too gay.” The branch, in New Zealand, saw the manager tell Sean Bailey that if he “turns anyone else in the store gay, I will punish you and make you lose your job.”
A new study from The Williams Institute at the University of Los Angeles has concluded that the majority of top 50 Fortune 500 companies and the top 50 Federal Contractors have policies in place that prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
A New Zealand brewery is causing controversy after releasing what is being called an anti-gay billboard on the heels of marriage equality legislation passing.
Denial of health care access has been a reality that transgender individuals have had to face for years. However the tide is beginning to turn.
LGBT non-profit organization Live Out Loud is hosting its 12th annual gala featuring young professionals in the LGBT community on Tuesday, April 30th. Live Out Loud aims to inspire LGBT youth by connecting them with successful, established professionals in the community.
In a country marred by social issues relating to sexuality and gender, one company in India has decided to air an ad on television that challenge the taboo of homosexuality. Fastrack is India’s largest youth fashion brand and appeals to a new, younger India.
A judge ruled in favor of a couple who were denied a stay at a Hawaiian bed and breakfast for being lesbians. The suit was filed back in 2011 and was finally settled yesterday with a ruling establishing discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Struggling to stay afloat as the economy teetered, Alexa Lemley and Samantha Aulick began selling their personal possessions in order to keep their catering company alive. The couple took to the streets, going door to door with marshmallows they developed to give out with menus in an effort to boost business.
The famous LGBT neighborhood in San Francisco, the Castro District, is often perceived as an inclusive space that welcomes individuals from all walks of life. In many ways it reflects values of progressivism and social justice usually associated with the queer community.
Workplace Advocates Out & Equal will hold their 6th annual gala on April 25 to celebrate heroes of the LGBT equality movement. 'Momentum' will be staged at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco with Brigadier General Tammy Smith receiving the organization's Advocacy Award.
Another business has discriminated against a same-sex couple making wedding plans. Jessica Fong of Pale Designs, hosted on Etsy.com, rejected Jami Howard and her fiancé’s request to design a guest book for their wedding.
While America is still dealing with the idea that there might be gay athletes already, in Sweden it’s such a non-issue that a recent cellphone commercial featured a hockey player who happened to have gotten a text from his boyfriend.
For the second year in a row, EA Games has been voted “The Worst Company in America”—and the company’s COO Peter Moore is claiming it’s because their pro-LGBT views made them the target of anti-gay activists.
Producer, tech consultant, promoter and community activist Christine De La Rosa does it all. She also gives back to the LGBT community. Now, she is launching the Eden LGBTQ Youth Foundation and expanding Eden Pride to the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.
Interview with Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media on LGBT demographics and upcoming marketing conference in NYC
Online marketing company Pink Banana Media is at the forefront of connecting companies with the LGBT market. They place an emphasis on the power of social relationships and for businesses to avail of innovative ways to reach this audience.
For the jet setter in all of us, traveling in style isn’t so cheap anymore. New company Want Me Get Me helps cut some of those costs by connecting a collection of boutique and luxury hotels around the world with chic consumers. 429Magazine interviews founder Harrison Hughes.
Bud Light for equality picture goes viral as company joins growing list of corporations supporting same-sex marriage
Another corporation joins the long list of companies supporting the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Bud Light supported marriage equality with a new picture on Facebook which has gone viral.
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