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STATE OF LGBT EQUALITY IN CALIFORNIA-BASED COMPANIES - Detailed in HRC’s New Corporate Equality Index

STATE OF LGBT EQUALITY IN CALIFORNIA-BASED COMPANIES – Detailed in HRC’s New Corporate Equality Index

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

California-based companies scored in annual nationwide report on LGBT equality in the workplace The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today released the 2015 Corporate Equality Index, an annual report assessing LGBT inclusion in major companies and law firms across the nation, including 93 in […]

MICHAEL SAM NAMED ONE OF GQ's MEN OF THE YEAR

MICHAEL SAM NAMED ONE OF GQ’s MEN OF THE YEAR

[ 0 ] November 17, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player in North America, was named one of GQ’s men (and woman!) of the year, it was revealed Monday. As Today.com points out, each year the men’s lifestyle magazine names a handful of celebrities who’ve had a big year […]

U.S. PANEL PARTIALLY LIFTS BAN ON GAY MEN DONATING BLOOD

U.S. PANEL PARTIALLY LIFTS BAN ON GAY MEN DONATING BLOOD

[ 0 ] November 14, 2014

by Winnie McCroy EDGE Editor On Thursday, November 13, a panel from the Department of Health and Human Service voted to partially lift the longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. “The advisory panel recommended for the first time that the 31-year ban preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood should be partially […]

GAY 'SURVIVOR' CONTESTANT IS CLAY AIKEN'S EX

GAY ‘SURVIVOR’ CONTESTANT IS CLAY AIKEN’S EX

[ 0 ] November 13, 2014

. One thing that gay cast member of CBS’s “Survivor” Reed Kelly can never be accused of is name-dropping. Even when that name happens to be his former boyfriend “American Idol” season two runner-up, Clay Aiken. On Reed Kelly’s bio page for “Survivor,” you’ll learn many things about the 31-year-old Broadway chorus boy, from his […]

INAUGURAL POET RETURNS TO MIAMI IN NEW MEMOIR

INAUGURAL POET RETURNS TO MIAMI IN NEW MEMOIR

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Christine Armario Associated Press –  In Richard Blanco’s Miami, memories linger outside coffee windows and in Cuban grocery store aisles. Barack Obama’s 2013 inaugural poet grew up here, gathering experiences and stories as the son of Cuban exiles that would lay the foundation for his written work and inspire his new memoir, “The Prince of […]

NYONG'O, COX, POWER GIVEN GLAMOUR MAGAZINE LAURELS

NYONG’O, COX, POWER GIVEN GLAMOUR MAGAZINE LAURELS

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Shelley Acoca Associated Press Actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Laverne Cox, fashion designer Sarah Burton, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power and Chelsea Clinton are among those being awarded Women of the Year awards by Glamour magazine. The awards are to be presented in a star-studded ceremony Monday evening at Carnegie Hall. Nyong’o won a supporting-actress Oscar […]

ANTI-GAY GROUP SLAMS PRO-GAY FROSTED FLAKES AD

ANTI-GAY GROUP SLAMS PRO-GAY FROSTED FLAKES AD

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network – Members of the American Family Association do not find it “grrrreeat” that Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes mascot Tony the Tiger is featured on a new pro-gay ad for the guidebook for Atlanta Pride, Pink News reports. “Guess who was a huge sponsor of the Atlanta Gay […]

CHRISTIAN MUSIC STAR COMES OUT, HELPS GAY YOUTH

CHRISTIAN MUSIC STAR COMES OUT, HELPS GAY YOUTH

[ 0 ] October 9, 2014

by Winnie McCroy,  EDGE Editor With the 26th anniversary of National Coming Out Day approaching on Saturday, October 11, it’s a good time to look at those adults who are helping our LGBT youth envision a healthy future. Among them is Jennifer Knapp, a former Christian music sensation who came out as lesbian, and formed Inside […]

SCIENTISTS SAY TEST-TUBE PENISES READY IN FIVE YEARS

SCIENTISTS SAY TEST-TUBE PENISES READY IN FIVE YEARS

[ 0 ] October 8, 2014

by Winnie McCroy EDGE Editor The folks who brought us lab-grown vaginas earlier this year now say it won’t be long before they can grow a dong. Scientists project that within five years, they will be able to test these test-tube penises on men “who have suffered a serious injury to the region, had surgery for […]

ACCLAIMED COUNTRY ARTIST AND GAY ACTIVIST CHELY WRIGHT ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW STUDIO ALBUM KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

ACCLAIMED COUNTRY ARTIST AND GAY ACTIVIST CHELY WRIGHT ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW STUDIO ALBUM KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

[ 0 ] September 18, 2014

. September 18, 2014  Chely Wright announced today that she is working on her first studio album since coming out; Wright has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the project. Fans who want to support the project will find a variety of Kickstarter backer benefits ranging from a pre-show meet and greet with Chely, to a […]

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