Tag Archive | LGBTQ

HRC: Unique LGBTQ Vulnerabilities During COVID-19

HRC: Unique LGBTQ Vulnerabilities During COVID-19

On Friday, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign, America’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organisation, published a research brief outlining health and economic risks faced by the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 public health crisis.  This brief provides critical data for policymakers and community advocates working to address the health and […]

LGBTQ singer Paul Middleton – ‘Someone Like You’ (Adele cover)

LGBTQ singer Paul Middleton – ‘Someone Like You’ (Adele cover)

LGBTQ singer and mental health activist, Paul Middleton, has recently released a compelling new version of Adele’s ‘Someone Like You’, where his vocal emotes vulnerability, while soaring confidently over cool house vibes and guitar riffs. Paul gives us his thoughts on mental health and going forward in 2020: “The New Year can be daunting. There […]

LGBTQ Sports: Sin City Classic 2020

LGBTQ Sports: Sin City Classic 2020

The Greater Los Angeles Softball Association, (GLASA) hit the jackpot in 2008, with the inception of the Sin City Classic. It started off with a strong foundation, created by softball teams that came together, and has grown to be the largest annual LGBTQ, multiple sport’s event that occurs every January, on Martin Luther King Jr […]

Site Selection for GayGames XII 2026 Starts January 2020

Site Selection for GayGames XII 2026 Starts January 2020

Would your city like to bid for the 2026 Gay Games?  Your chance to bring the largest sporting event open to all is coming very soon!  The Request for Information (RFI) document will be available on January 31, 2020, with a response for intending bidders due back by February 21, 2020.

Wet & Wild LGBT+ Outdoor Adventure Club

Wet & Wild LGBT+ Outdoor Adventure Club

Wet & Wild is an LGBTQ+ outdoor adventure club, based in Ireland. The club’s aim is to run adventurous, fun, and welcoming events, by organising a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities throughout the year. These events include kayaking, surfing, hiking, climbing, sea swimming, rounders, mountain biking, rounders, bowling, quasar, trampoline dodgeball, camping, adventure […]

US: HRC Urges Senate to Reject Anti-LGBTQ VanDyke

US: HRC Urges Senate to Reject Anti-LGBTQ VanDyke

On Friday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), urged the Senate Judicary Committee to reject the nomination of Lawrence VanDyke to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in light of his anti-LGBTQ history and a rare “unqualified” rating from the American Bar Association. “Lawrence VanDyke has made clear that he has no intention of upholding the […]

US cities hit record highs in LGBT+ protections, research shows

US cities hit record highs in LGBT+ protections, research shows

A record number of US cities earned perfect scores this year for LGBT+ legal protections, extending their laws and policies to include more gay and transgender people, a leading rights group said on Tuesday. This year, 88 cities scored 100 points on the Municipal Equality Index, up from 78 cities last year. and 11 cities […]