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Florida Keys Reopens to Visitors After Hurricane Irma

The Florida Keys have reopened to visitors, exactly three weeks after Hurricane Irma impacted the island chain Sept. 10. Local officials chose Sunday, Oct. 1, as the official reopening date based on the speedy completion of significant infrastructure repairs, almost total restoration of utilities, and necessity of resuming the tourism-driven economy that employs about 50(…)

GLAD and NCLR Join in EQCA Lawsuit Against Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Equality California announced today that the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), the LGBT legal organizations leading the fight against the Trump Administration’s transgender military ban, have joined as co-counsel in its lawsuit challenging the ban, Stockman v. Trump. Equality California is a plaintiff in the suit together with seven individual plaintiffs who(…)

AsylumConnect and One Degree join Forces to Take First Online Resource Database for LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

AsylumConnect, a fiscally sponsored nonprofit helping LGBTQ asylum seekers find verified human needs resources, and One Degree, a technology-driven nonprofit that helps low-income families access resources to achieve social and economic mobility, today announced a partnership to build a national version of the AsylumConnect catalog. The AsylumConnect catalog, currently available on web and mobile devices(…)

UNAIDS Calls to Quicken the Pace of Action to End AIDS

The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, in collaboration with UNAIDS, brought together six heads of state or government to accelerate action and get countries on the Fast-Track to end AIDS. World leaders joined around 500 partners from government, the private sector and civil society on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly to reinvigorate(…)

GLAAD Launches Countdown to Spirit Day

GLAAD today launched the official countdown to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world accelerating acceptance of LGBTQ youth. Spirit Day, taking place Oct. 19, inspires millions of people around the world to wear purple or ‘go purple’ online in a unified stand against bullying and to show their support(…)

Groundswell Fund Honored with 2017 NCRP Impact Award for ‘Smashing Silos’

The Groundswell Fund, largest funder of the reproductive justice movement in the United States and the nation’s primary movement engaging women of color, low-income women, and LGBT people as grassroots activists, won the first-ever “Smashing Silos Award” from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) 2017 IMPACT Awards. The public foundation was specifically honored for(…)