U.S. Military Celebrating Gay Pride Month, Honors Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender ServicemembersMaybe it's all about who is the current commander-in-chief. Maybe it resonates more because of Caitlyn Jenner's announcement this week. Maybe it's just the new "normal" for the Department of Defense, but this month the DoD is making it very clear to the American public that the military supports Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.
National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Pride Month Declared By President Obama (Full Text)"The Federal Government is now leading by example, ensuring that our employees and contractors are judged by the quality of their work, not by who they love. " FULL TEXT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA DECLARATION
Survey Says SF Castro District Is Becoming (Slightly) Less GayA November 2014 business survey of visitors and residents in San Francisco's Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods indicates that new arrivals to the rapidly-growing area are less likely to identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion TherapyCongresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.
Military Leaders Express Concerns Over Lifting Ban On Transgender People Serving In Armed ForcesU.S. military leaders have expressed reservations about any move to lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, an issue since Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s suggestion that he is open to the idea, officials say.
SF's Largest Evangelical Church No Longer Requires LGBT Members To Practice CelibacyLesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people who have flocked to City Church of San Francisco are no longer required to practice life-long celibacy in order to become members.
7 Percent Of LGBT Community Opposes Same-Sex Marriage, Survey FindsThose who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender aren’t universal in their support of their own right to marry, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center.
America's Best LGBT Vacation DestinationsMake plans to enjoy a vacation at some of the most gay-friendly destinations in America. All of these cities offer plenty of things to do, places to eat and opportunities to show your pride.
New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned BusinessesThe law requires big public utilities in the state to report how much work they do with LGBT business owners.
FDA To Ease Ban On Blood Donations By Gay, Bisexual Men, Activists Slam 1-Year Celibacy RequirementFederal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.
LGBT Depictions Increase On TelevisionWith the edge going to cable & Internet, TV has increased its depiction of LGBT characters...
San Francisco Supervisor Wiener Urges FDA To Drop Ban On Blood Donations From Gay, Bisexual MenSan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a resolution at this afternoon’s Board of Supervisors meeting asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to end its ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.