Majestic Ventures in League City invite you to attend a New Year’s Eve Party aboard the Princess Cruise Ship. Spend the evening cruising with your friends. Also available, are special group rates for hotel reservations at the South Shore Harbor Resort in League City.
Multi-platinum recording artist Mika will release his sophomore album, The Boy Who Knew Too Much, on September 22 via Casablanca/Universal Republic Records. Produced by Mika and Greg Wells (Katy Perry, P!nk), this record is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2007’s Life in Cartoon Motion, which sold over 5 million copies worldwide. The new album features guest contributions by Imogen Heap and Final Fantasy’s Owen Pallett, and contains the brilliant first single, “We Are Golden,” which was unveiled with an exclusive first play on England’s Radio 1 on July 20th. A video for the track, helmed by acclaimed Swedish director Jonas Akerlund, is currently streaming on Mika’s website – http://www.mikasounds.com. “We Are Golden” will be available for sale on iTunes on August 18.
The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization, released a statement today on the Ohio House of Representatives voting on Tuesday 56 to 39 to approve the Equal Housing and Employment Act (HB 176), which would outlaw discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, public accommodations, housing, education, and credit practices. The bill now moves to the Ohio Senate for consideration. If passed by the state senate and signed into law, Ohio will become the twenty-second U.S. state to ban workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and the thirteenth to ban such discrimination on the basis of gender identity.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization, is continuing its partnership with ya es hora, a coalition of faith, labor, media, and community-based organizations, to host a series of volunteer citizenship workshops as part of a civic engagement campaign aimed at providing immigrants with resources to apply for citizenship and to become active participants in U.S. democracy. Participating partners will hold press conferences in Boston, Chicago, San Diego, and Phoenix to highlight the importance of the campaign.
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GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, is outraged by the actions of two Minnesota teachers who allegedly harassed a student for his perceived sexual orientation throughout the 2007-08 school year, and of the Anoka-Hennepin School District for its lack of action to ensure a safe learning environment for its students.