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Business of Pride Awards Nominations - Minneapolis / St. Paul

Business of Pride Awards Nominations - Minneapolis / St. Paul | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The Business Journal has launched the nomination process for our first-ever Business of Pride awards, recognizing amazing business people in the LGBTQ community who are strong advocates for their companies, communities and equality.

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NYC Pride Announces Times Square for WorldPride Closing Ceremony

NYC Pride Announces Times Square for WorldPride Closing Ceremony | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Melissa Etheridge to perform at June 30th Ceremony

NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride 2019 and Stonewall 50, is thrilled to announce further details about NYC Pride’s WorldPride Closing Ceremony. All are welcome to this final celebration of Pride on Sunday, June 30th from 7 – 10pm in NYC’s iconic Times Square.

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San Joaquin Pride Center honoring four at annual event

San Joaquin Pride Center honoring four at annual event | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Nicholas Hatten receives a great reminder every year that he stands “on the shoulders of giants.” Hatten, San Joaquin Pride Center executive director, said the center is not the only group advocating or contributing to the LGBT+ community. There are people who have or are doing wonderful work and the annual Pride Honors event is an opportunity to recognize and elevate those individuals’ voices and efforts, he added.


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Social media brings in LGBTI weddings to CNMI

Social media brings in LGBTI weddings to CNMI | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The Northern Marianas tourism boss is thanking social media for marketing the territory as a same-sex marriage destination.

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Is New Bedford arts and culture gay enough?

Is New Bedford arts and culture gay enough? | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Late last spring at a New Bedford Arts and Culture Plan meeting on the Zeiterion Theatre stage, Aneshia Savino brought up an interesting point.While many artists and arts leaders often brought up the need for seeking diversity in arts and culture, the discussion was almost always centered on ethnic or racial identity.Sexuality or gender identity was never a part of the conversation.

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David’s Bridal Ad Features Lesbian Couple for First Time

David’s Bridal Ad Features Lesbian Couple for First Time | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The new David's Bridal ad campaign features two lesbian prides, and asks customers to 'Rewrite the Rules' for their weddings.

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LGBTQ resource website for Mainers launches

LGBTQ resource website for Mainers launches | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The new website OutInMaine.com is now live, connecting Maine's LGBTQ community to resources across the state

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City of Beckley's LGBTQ ordinance moves forward

City of Beckley's LGBTQ ordinance moves forward | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

A nondiscrimination ordinance that aims to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identification” to the list of legally protected classes under the local Human Rights ordinance passed first reading Tuesday evening in a 4-3 vote from Beckley Common Council.

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Kyle and Marion living and loving the 'new normal' in a transgender marriage

Kyle and Marion living and loving the 'new normal' in a transgender marriage | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

A year ago, Kiwi author Kyle Mewburn revealed a 50-year secret to the world. She expected trouble, but it never came.

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BEQ 40 Under 40: Jose Vega - Grit and Hard Work Prevail

BEQ 40 Under 40: Jose Vega - Grit and Hard Work Prevail | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Jose Vega (He, Him) is 26. Jose Vega is the program director doe Oklahomans for Equality (OkEq) and the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center. Oklahomans for Equality seeks equal rights for LGBTQ individuals. Jose has been involved with OkEq for five years, first as a volunteer, then as an advisory board …

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He Was a Gay Man on Staff at a Catholic Parish. Then the Threats Began Coming In.

He Was a Gay Man on Staff at a Catholic Parish. Then the Threats Began Coming In. | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Some Catholic parishes have quietly welcomed gay parishioners and staff. But in the aftermath of the sex abuse crisis, there is a campaign to push them out.

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'I decided not to hide it': LGBTQ people return to their home towns

'I decided not to hide it': LGBTQ people return to their home towns | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Leaving a small community for the big city used to be central to the gay experience. But increasingly LGBTQ people are going back home for good

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GoGayDC serves as a social hub for LGBTQ people from across the D.C. Metro area

GoGayDC serves as a social hub for LGBTQ people from across the D.C. Metro area | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

TJ Flavell's Meetup group offers everything from charitable events to hikes, drag shows to brunches

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Glasgow's LGBT book shop a 'wonderful success'

Glasgow's LGBT book shop a 'wonderful success' | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The owners of Scotland's first LGBT bookshop in over 20 years say they could not have imagined how successful the shop has been.

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Hike to the Border of Myanmar | Thailand Backpacking

Hike to the Border of Myanmar | Thailand Backpacking | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

We wanted to experience Thai culture in the most tight-knit and eco-friendly setting possible, on a hike in the jungle with a local, eager to show us where she grew up. It was my husband Michael’s and my honeymoon. Far from the resorts, we wanted to see Thailand in its everyday context…

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This Chocolate Brand Is The First To Feature A New LGBT Seal

This Chocolate Brand Is The First To Feature A New LGBT Seal | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Five North Chocolate, which already features the Fair Trade Certified™ seal, is the first brand to feature the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce seal on a consumer packaged good product: the Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® seal.

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Living the Dream in Ft. Myers, Florida

Living the Dream in Ft. Myers, Florida | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The Resort on Carefree Blvd, in North Fort Myers, Florida, has come of age.  Twenty-one years young, the resort is a vibrant and thriving community of Twenty-one years young, the resort is a vibrant and thriving community of women who are happy to testify about the magic of living in a predominately lesbian, gated community.

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Tying the knot 26 times: Japanese lesbian couple to 'wed' in all countries where same-sex marriages legal

Tying the knot 26 times: Japanese lesbian couple to 'wed' in all countries where same-sex marriages legal | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

A Japanese lesbian couple plan to stage wedding photos in every country around the world where same-sex marriage is legal in a push to increase understanding...

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First transgender pride march hopes to shatter stereotypes in Pakistan

First transgender pride march hopes to shatter stereotypes in Pakistan | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The first transgender pride march seeks to change stereotypes and demand rights.

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Biggest ever LGBT Asian contemporary art show heading to Bangkok

Biggest ever LGBT Asian contemporary art show heading to Bangkok | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

Spectrosynthesis II will be held at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre from November 23

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Tennis' last taboo: Why no openly gay male players?

Tennis' last taboo: Why no openly gay male players? | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

In spite of the multiculturalism in tennis, there is still one great anomaly at the heart of the men's game.

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LGBT Brazilians ‘Fearful but Defiant’ as Bolsonaro Takes Power

LGBT Brazilians ‘Fearful but Defiant’ as Bolsonaro Takes Power | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

One of new Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro's first actions was to remove LGBT rights from a certain ministry. Campaigners are alarmed at what his next anti-LGBT move might be.

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Rose Parade 2019: First Jewish and LGBTQ Rose Queen named

Rose Parade 2019: First Jewish and LGBTQ Rose Queen named | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

She never really imagined being a princess or, better yet, a queen. But since starting her journey with the Tournament of Roses, she has seen how much the organization is more in line with her valu…

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Family-owned Irish bar gives Christchurch drag queens and kings a home

Family-owned Irish bar gives Christchurch drag queens and kings a home | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

A family-owned Irish bar has become Christchurch's new top spot for drag queens and kings.

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9:30 Club's New LGBTQ Dance Night, Bent, Aims To Fill The Void of Town

9:30 Club's New LGBTQ Dance Night, Bent, Aims To Fill The Void of Town | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

"There's not always spaces for everyone, too, which is kind of sad. This is my chance to do that and help the community do better."

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After 58 years, it's last call for The Caliph, one of San Diego's longest-running gay bars

After 58 years, it's last call for The Caliph, one of San Diego's longest-running gay bars | #ILoveGay | Scoop.it

The Caliph piano bar and lounge in Bankers Hill is closing on New Year's Eve, ending a historic, nearly 60-year run as one of San Diego’s most iconic gay bars.

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