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Lesbian Comics to Perform in Support of Hilary Clinton

  LPAC, the national grassroots lesbian political action committee supporting pro-LGBTQ, pro-women’s rights and progressive candidates, announced a first-of-its-kind benefit performance featuring top lesbian and queer comics and women’s rights champions, including Kate Clinton, Rosie O’Donnell, Billie Jean King, Lea DeLaria, Karen Williams, Cameron Esposito, Judy Gold, Marga Gomez, Jes Tom, Marsha Warfield, Rhea Butcher,(…)

Marco Rubio Continues to Campaign for President on his Opposition to Nationwide Marriage Equality

  Three times in the last two days, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio campaigned for president on his opposition to nationwide marriage equality and overturning the Supreme Court’s historic decision last June, reports the HRC. During the Republican debate in Greenville, South Carolina  on Saturday, Rubio twice invoked his opposition to marriage equality. Near the beginning(…)

Calendar of LGBT Events

Monday, February 15, t 7 p.m. Parents of Trans Youth Meeting will happen at Positive Images Center, 312 Chinn Street in Santa Rosa Also Monday, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Marin AIDS Project hosts ‘Mix It Up’ their monthly mixer. At Four Points Sheraton, 1010 Northgate Drive in San Rafael. Tuesday, February 16, 1 – 4p.m.(…)

Gay Adoption Comes to Portugal As Parliament Overturns Presidential Veto

Portugal legalized same-sex marriage in 2010, but a right-leaning Parliament who prevented couples from adopting made the country an outsider in the marriage equality movement. The 2015 elections ushered in what’s called the Left Bloc majority in the Portuguese Assembly and the Bloc made the adoption bill one of their first priorities since being sworn(…)

Gay Weddings To Begin in Greenland on April 1st

Following unanimous approval in both the Greenlandic and Danish Parliaments, the same-sex marriage and adoption bill was given the ceremonial Royal Assent on Wednesday. The island’s new Civil Code will become gender-neutral and couples will begin marrying the day the law comes into force on April 1st. Greenland’s Bishop had been looking forward to couples(…)

HRC Highlights California’s LGBT Protections, Laws and Legislative Proposals in National Report

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in partnership with the Equality Federation, today released its second annual national report assessing the status of state legislation affecting LGBT equality across America, including in California. The State Equality Index (SEI) reveals that, even with historic progress on marriage equality, there are extraordinary state-to-state disparities in LGBT non-discrimination protections,(…)