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Mass. Same-Sex Couples Share Their Relationships for Valentine's Day

Although Henry Paquin and Keith Sanders have yet to officially tie the knot, the two are engaged after four years of dating. They met while...

Most Are Unaware of New Prevention Options, Such as PrEP, or Current ...

MENLO PARK, Cal.—More than thirty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and at a time when infections among gay and bisexual men are on the rise...

New Report Highlights the Need to Increase Population-Based Data about ...

Currently, most federally-supported population-based surveys do not include measures to identify transgender and other gender minority respondents, according to a new report released by the...

Walmart Denies Lesbian Employee Spousal Health Coverage; GLAD Sues on ...

glad_rev Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) has filed a charge of discrimination against Walmart with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf...

GLAD Promotes the Creation of Middle School GSAs with New Video & Online ...

glad_rev BOSTON, Mass.—Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders today launched a campaign to encourage the creation of more gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in middle schools across...

How to Collect the Information Needed from LGBT Patients

The maxim that you cannot manage what you cannot measure has become a cliché. But when it comes to managing―and ending―the disparities in health experienced...

New CDC Campaign Encourages All Living with HIV to Start & Stay on Treatment

HIV Treatment Works, a communication campaign focused exclusively on encouraging treatment and care for people living with HIV was launched today by the Centers for...

Healthy Living for Older LGBT Adults with HIV

There are three types of older people living with HIV: people who have been living with the virus for many years; older people who are...

Ugandan Gay Activist Granted Asylum in United States

BOSTON, Mass.—John “Longjones” Abdallah Wambere, a prominent Ugandan gay activist for over 17 years, has been recommended for asylum in the United States, Gay &...

7 Gay-Friendly Fall Getaway Destinations: Easy on the Wallet

Summer just bid us adieu, but that's no reason to put your luggage away. There are lots of great LGBT-friendly destinations to consider this fall,...

MassEquality PAC Statement on Primary Results: Coakley & Healey

BOSTON, Mass.—Seventeen of the 29 candidates endorsed by the MassEquality PAC this election season faced opponents in Tuesday's Primary Election. Fourteen of them prevailed, including...

Study: Diverse Group of Patients Willing to Answer Q's about Sexual ...

plos_one_sm BOSTON, Mass.―A study conducted by researchers from The Fenway Institute and the Center for American Progress and published yesterday in PLOS ONE Journal finds...

Making History: Goodridge Plaintiffs Make Case for Martha and Maura

In late 2003, the Goodridge v. Department of Public Health decision paved the way for Massachusetts to become the first state in this country to...

Healey: The Clear Choice to Uphold LGBT Rights

Maura Healey at Worcester Pride, surrounded by LGBTQ and allies, whom she has equally defended. Photo: Lorelei Erisis & Alex Reith. By: Christine Nicco/TRT Reporter—.

Angels in America: Part 2 – Perestroika at The Umbrella Community Arts Center ...

CONCORD, Mass.—The Umbrella Community Arts Center in Concord Massachusetts will bring Angels in America: Part 2 – Perestroika to its stage from October 3 –...

LGBTs push to expand Civil Rights Act

BOSTON, Mass.—Earlier this summer marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law July 2...

Campus Pride releases 2014 Top 50 List of LGBT-friendly Colleges & Universities

BOSTON, Mass.—In mid-August, Campus Pride announced the annual Campus Pride 2014 Top 50 LGBT-Friendly Colleges & Universities, highlighting the positive efforts to improve safety and...

Coalition of Orgs. Raises Funds for Northampton's Homeless & Hungry

NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—Sunday, October 26, 2014 is the date for the 23rd annual Shelter Sunday to benefit the organizations providing shelter and support services to homeless...

Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida's Ban on Marriage Equality

FLORIDA—The U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle ruled against Florida's constitutional amendment banning marriage equality yesterday, making the Sunshine State the latest to see such...

MA Transgender Equal Rights Coalition Applauds City of Worcester's Passage ...

BOSTON Mass. ─ On Tuesday, the Worcester City Council voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the city's Revised Ordinances of 2008 enacting nondiscrimination...

Creep of the Week: Tim Dunkin's Hatred for Gay Parents

Conservative commentator Tim Dunkin is raging mad that “sodomites” are allowed to adopt children, and he's not going to take it any more! In an...

Out of Town: Exploring Québec City

... : The iconic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac sits high on a bluff in the heart of Old City Québec. Photo: Andrew Collins. By: Andrew...

Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of AMPA for VA Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

lambdalegal WASHINGTON, DC – Lambda Legal and Morrison and Foerster LLP have filed suit against the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on behalf of the American...

Denmark Celebrates 25 Years of Marriage Equality, Wants Your Photo

Equal Love Wedding Photos, 25th Anniversary. Send your photo from around the world to celebrate marriage equality, the Denmark way. Twenty-five years ago the first...

Legal Handbook for LGBT Floridians Offered Free of Charge

Equality Florida Institute is providing an electronic version of the Legal Handbook for LGBT Floridians and Their Families free of charge on their website. Recently...

Teens & Young Adults Develop Skills at HBGC'S 4th Annual LGBTQ Youth ...

BOSTON, Mass.— On October 4th and 5th, 2014, teens and young adults from across New England will gather on MIT's campus to develop life skills,...

Deep Inside Hollywood: DiCaprio, Hardy, Sontag, Hayes and Rosie

Co-written by Inarritu with Mark L. Smith, and based on Michael Punke's 2002 novel, The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge, it's about a 19th century...

Smith Students Continue to Protest Smith Admissions' Policies for Transgender ...

Fraas said she e-mailed the Dean of Admission to ask her to come outside and make a statement, which she also declined, saying that the...