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Legal disputes increasing between couples who live together

Cohabitating couples are splitting up with the help of lawyers in a growing number of relationships.  According to 45% of members in a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), legal disputes between unmarried couples who had previously lived together are on the rise during the past three years.  A significant 70%(…)

Napa Valley Wine Train to host ‘The Napa Valley Pride Ride’ March 19

Napa Valley Wine Train, offering guests a 36-mile round-trip journey from Napa to St. Helena through beautiful Wine Country vineyards and past famous and historic wineries, has announced the “The Napa Valley Pride Ride,” the inaugural LGBT wine expert event, on Saturday, March 19 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation. (…)

Berlin Opens Germany’s First Major Gay Refugee Center

  Germany will on Tuesday open a shelter for homosexual refugees with space for more than 120 people, the association behind the project said. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Marcel de Groot, who runs the Schwulenberatung advisory centre which is responsible for the project, said the Berlin shelter will house gay, lesbian and(…)

Guerneville Aging Together with Pride for LGBT Seniors Starts April 9

To support LGBT seniors’ optimal aging, the Sonoma County Human Services Department Adult and Aging Division is hosting an eight-week group, Aging Together With Pride, on Saturdays, April 9-May 28, 1-3 p.m., at the Russian River Senior Resource Center, 15010 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville. Many lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender seniors don’t seek needed social(…)

Emails reveal Hillary Clinton ‘Pushed Obama Administration’ to Tackle Anti-gay Laws in Africa

  Newly-released emails from Hillary Clinton have revealed she pushed the Obama administration to take a harder stance on anti-gay laws in Africa – and reveal her excitement to be honoured at World Pride. Hillary Clinton served as US Secretary of State from 2008 until 2012. The State Department is continuing to release batches of non-classified emails from her(…)

California Safety Board Rejects Condom Requirement for Porn Films

  California officials in charge of workplace safety voted down a proposal Thursday that would have put condoms on porn actors, heeding the call of scores of industry officials who said doing so would force them to make films nobody would watch. The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s Standards Board voted the measure(…)

EQCA Sponsors Two Bills Combating Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Equality California (EQCA) is sponsoring two bills authored by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) that would prohibit the use of state funds to support entities that allow discrimination by creating exemptions based on religious beliefs. “I’m proud to be a voice for the LGBT community throughout the state and across the country,” Low said. “The(…)

Donald Trump: ‘I’ll Overturn the Shocking Gay Marriage Decision – Trust Me’

In a recent interview with Pat Robertson’s television network, Donald Trump blathered that antigay conservatives the world over can rest easy knowing that he’s committed to overturning the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that struck down state bans on same-sex marriage nationwide. The Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody asked the GOP presidential frontrunner what he thought(…)