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Eric Williams and his boyfriend Diego

Iraq War Vet Tossed Out of Cab For Kissing Boyfriend

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 10
A Washington state gay veteran who served two tours in Iraq says he was discriminated against for kissing his boyfriend when a Yellow Cab driver tossed them out of his car on the evening of July 4.

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Supports Repeal of Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 10
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida.

Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary!

SF’s Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary with delicious food, fantastic drinks, amazing company and a photo booth.

God’s Love fundraiser will help outfit their new kitchen at the Michael Kors Buildling

God’s Love We Deliver Launches "1,000 Tiles for Love"

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 8
As part of the renovation and expansion of their SoHo home at the Michael Kors Building, God’s Love We Deliver has announced the charity event "1,000 Tiles for Love."

They want a world safe for families everywhere

Jane Doe Inc. and The Network/La Red Imagine a World Without Domestic Violence

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 8
Massachusetts’ Jane Doe Inc., a coalition of 60 domestic violence provider organizations across the state, have teamed up with The Network/La Red to launch the "I Want a World" campaign.

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi

Anti-Gay Hate Group Calls on Fla. AG to Step Down in Marriage Ban Case

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 8
Claiming that she is not presenting a "vigorous defense" in the cases against Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage, Mat Staver of the SPLC designated anti-gay hate group Liberty Counsel, is calling for state Attorney General Pam Bondi to step down.

Madonna Shows Up For Jury Duty

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 7
Monday morning at New York County Court in Manhattan, instead of the accused getting all of the attention, all eyes were on a prospective juror -- Madonna. And quicker than a ray of light, she was gone.

Mass. elected officials support prostate screening!

Mass. Legislators Approve Funding for Prostate Health Awareness

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 7
On June 30, The Massachusetts’ House of Representatives and Senate created a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer.

Kylie Jack said Petticoat Fair discriminated against her

Austin Lingerie Store Asks for Transwoman’s ID Before Service

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 5
An Austin, Texas lingerie store is coming under fire today after being accused of humiliating and discriminating against a transgender customer.

Adam Bucko, Rich Overton, and the Reciprocity kids

Reciprocity Foundation Promotes Holistic Youth Wellness

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 2
Reciprocity Foundation has a mission: to help LGBT youth become successful adults. Since 2005, they’ve helped more than 1,000 with workshops, mentors and holistic healing.