Daily Archives: 06/26/2014

WHILE MAJORITY OF GRINDR USERS ARE OUT AND PROUD, MANY STILL HESITATE ABOUT DOING SO IN THE WORKPLACE


Media Contacts: Ray Yeung / Jeffrey Davidson Brainerd Communicators, Inc. (212) 986-6667 yeung@braincomm.com / davidson@braincomm.com WHILE MAJORITY OF GRINDR USERS ARE OUT AND PROUD, MANY STILL HESITATE ABOUT DOING SO IN THE WORKPLACE Survey Reveals 82 Percent of Grindr Users are Out, … Continue reading

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Utah Says Gay Marriage Case Headed To Supreme Court


Carlos Santoscoy | On Top Magazine | June 25, 2014 The Utah Attorney General’s Office said Wednesday it was prepared to appeal a ruling striking down the state’s ban on gay marriage all the way to the Supreme Court. In a … Continue reading

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Utah Cannot Ban Same-Sex Marriage, Court Rules


Huffington Post | June 25, 2014 The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday that Utah cannot ban same-sex marriages. “We hold that the Fourteenth Amendment protects the fundamental right to marry, establish a family, raise children, and enjoy … Continue reading

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Marriage Bans for Same-sex Couples in Indiana and Utah Ruled Unconstitutional


Based on Williams Institute research, extending marriage to same-sex couples in Indiana would generate over $39 million in spending to the state economy and 564 jobs in the state. Of the 11,074 same-sex couples living in Indiana, an estimated 50 … Continue reading

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New Study: Seeking Help from Religious Counslors Associated with Increased Suicide Risk Among LGB People


For Immediate Distribution June 25, 2014 Contact: Laura Rodriguez, lrodriguez@rabengroup.com, (310) 956-2425 Donald Gatlin, dgatlin@rabengroup.com, (202) 587-2871 Black LGBs much more than White or Latino LGBs sought treatment in religious or spiritual settings prior to a suicide attempt LOS ANGELES— … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Republicans Statement on Sen. Susan Collins’ Support for Marriage Equality


Log Cabin Republicans Statement on Sen. Susan Collins’ Support for Marriage Equality Washington, D.C. — Moments ago, longtime Log Cabin Republicans ally Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) declared she supported civil marriage for committed same-sex couples. “On the eve of the … Continue reading

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Son of American Atheists founder attacks his slain mother and praises Russia’s anti-LGBT laws


David Ferguson | Raw Story | June 25, 2014 William J. Murray — the conservative Christian activist son of American Atheists founder Madalyn Murray O’Hair — penned a column at conspiracy website and “Birther” hub World Net Daily on Monday … Continue reading

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SCOTUS strikes down warrantless cell phone searches


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Rights leader tells US Congress of Iran’s persecution of LGBT community


Gay Asian News | June 25, 2014 6United States: Leader of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission has urged the US Congress to help end the discriminatory and dangerous state of Iran’s LGBT human rights. Hossein Alizadeh was … Continue reading

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UN urges Afghanistan to scrap called ‘moral crimes’ enforcement


Gay Asian News | June 25, 2014 New York: The UN Human Rights Council has called on the government of Afghanistan to abolish prosecution of the LGBT community on the grounds of so-called “moral crimes” because of their sexual orientation. … Continue reading

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