August 2014 Issue

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Colorado Marriage Ban Overturned by Federal Court

Susan Sarandon Joins HRC’s Americans for Marriage Equality

August 2014 Issue

This month… An exclusive interview with the iconic MEREDITH BAXTER on life’s lessons and “Letter to Anita”; Body Art: What…

Hillary Clinton and Terry Gross with Awkward Exhange On Gay Marriage

Clinton-NPR

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton engaged in an awkward exchange with NPR’s Terry Gross on Thursday when the radio host pushed her on her evolving stance on gay marriage. When Clinton ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 2008, she, like then-candidate Barack Obama, opposed gay marriage. Since then, both Clinton and Obama…

New Bill Calls For Creation Of First U.S. Special Envoy For LGBT Rights

Ed Markey

“For the United States to hold true to our commitment to defending the human rights of all people around the world, we must stand with the LGBT community in their struggle for recognition and equality everywhere.” A special envoy for LGBT rights would be created under legislation to be unveiled later today by Massachusetts Democratic…

America’s Most LGBT-Friendly Cities Ranked By Vocativ’s ‘Queer Index’

Mitchell Funk via Getty Images

What is life like for the queer community in the United States? That’s the question Vocativ, the global media organization for the Digital Generation, set out to answer with their new Queer Index, “a thorough examination of dozens of quality-of-life factors for America’s LGBT communities, based on Vocativ’s proprietary technology that mines the ‘Deep Web’ –- the…

Honey Maid Makes ANOTHER Awesome Pro-LGBT Move

Honey Maid Pride

Nabisco has made another incredible public display of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community through their Honey Maid Graham Cracker advertising campaigns, with the latest coming just in time for Pride Month! The snack company tweeted out this gif last Thursday, declaring their support for the LGBT community through social media with a clever…

Nordstrom Marked Gay Pride Month With A Beautiful Instagram Photo

Nordstrom Celebrates Pride Month

Nordstrom marked LGBT Pride Month with a poignant and colorful Instagram photo. It isn’t the first time that Nordstrom has taken a public stance on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. In 2012, representatives for the Seattle-based retail chain backed same-sex marriage in Washington state via a company-wide memo. “With respect to our gay and lesbian…