Tag: Gay

Lesbian Online Personals Can Help You Meet the Woman of Your Dreams

Lesbian personals online are now available from a variety of online sources that offer perfect opportunities for people to meet a new partner in life. With today’s hectic and busy schedules, many women simply lack the time to travel in traditional dating circles.

New Jersey State Senate Votes Down Marriage Equality Bill

Today, despite the inspirational leadership of Garden State Equality and elected leaders such as Governor Jon Corzine, the New Jersey State Senate failed to pass a marriage equality bill by a vote of 14-20.

Human Rights Campaign Sends Letter Condemning CBS Late Show with David Letterman Skit

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, sent the following letter today to David Letterman and CBS Corp. in response to a Late Show sketch mocking the appointment of Amanda Simpson to a senior position at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Three LGBT Youth-Focused Orgs. Among 100 Charities Vying for $1 Million in Chase Community Giving

GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, the Matthew Shepard Foundation and The Trevor Project – three organizations that work to improve the lives of LGBT youth – are among 100 finalists in Chase Community Giving, a campaign by Chase and Facebook to award $5 million to charities voted on by Facebook users.

GLAAD on the Ground in New Hampshire as Weddings Begin in the State

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, has staff on the ground today as gay and lesbian couples begin to marry in New Hampshire  after Governor John Lynch signed marriage equality legislation in June 2009.

Ellen DeGeneres, Tim Gunn Named PETA’s Woman and Man of the Year

Drumroll, please: Talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres and style guru Tim Gunn today were named PETA’s 2009 Woman of the Year and Man of the Year. Each honoree has made an exceptional effort to place animal rights issues before a large audience.

Legislation Offering Equal Employment Benefits for LGBT Federal Employees Clears Senate Committee

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, today praised the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee for marking up S. 1102, the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act (DPBO).  Held by Committee Chairman Joseph Lieberman (ID-CT), the 8-1 vote moves the bill out of committee and readies it for future consideration by the Senate.  Similar legislation cleared the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on November 18.

Significantly More Teens Think ‘That’s So Gay’ is Wrong as GLSEN’s Ad Council Campaign Enters Second Phase

After a remarkably successful first year of the “Think Before You Speak” campaign that accompanied significant shifts in teenage attitude toward the phrase ‘that’s so gay,’ the Ad Council and GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, today launched a much harder-hitting second phase that will focus more directly on the consequences of anti-gay language, as covered in The New York TimesMedia Decoder blog on Wednesday.

The Invincible Czars Performs their Quirky Rock Version of the Holiday Favorite “Nutcracker Suite”

Austin‘s The Invincible Czars, known for composing a “…frenzied, turn-of-the-century riot inducing classical music…” The Dallas Observer, continues to spread a unique variety of holiday cheer by performing their zealous take on Tchaikovsky’s classic “Nutcracker Suite” at Discovery Green on Saturday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m. to open the park’s ice skating season. Their re-imagined “Nutcracker Suite” appeals to everyone from children to the young at heart seeking to experience the classic holiday tradition in a radical new format that is certain to delight.