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San Diego Pride Gives Over $100,000 to LGBT Serving Nonprofits

San Diego LGBT Pride has announced that due to the success of this year’s Pride event, they are able to donate $104,182 of the proceeds back to 51 LGBT-serving organizations. Each year Pride works to return proceeds from our annual Pride weekend to the LGBTQ community. Over the years, San Diego Pride’s community contributions have(…)

$1.35 Million in Liberation Fund Grants to Boost Grassroots Organizing Led by Women of Color and Transgender People of Color

Groundswell has announced $1,350,000 in grants for 30 organizations in its inaugural round of grantmaking through the Liberation Fund, a joint project of Groundswell Fund (a 501c3) and Groundswell Action Fund (a 501c4). Grantees were recommended for funding by 15 leading women of color movement leaders who serve as advisors to the Liberation Fund, including(…)

LGBTQI Parents Schedule Second Annual Family Symposium On Jan. 28

On Sunday, January 28, 2018, North Bay LGBTQI Families will hold our 2nd Annual Family Formation Symposium at Social Advocates for Youth from 9am to 5pm at 2447 Summerfield Rd, Santa Rosa, CA. Supported by a grant from the LGBTQI Giving Circle Sonoma County and generous community donors, this is a free day for LGBTQI(…)

Puerto Rico Gov. Rossello Must Veto Anti-LGBTQ Bill

Ricardo Rosselló Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) called on Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to veto a bill passed by the Senate on Sunday that could allow anyone who claims a religious exemption the right to discriminate  against the Commonwealth’s LGBTQ community and visitors. “This legislation would allow a dangerous license to discriminate, putting(…)

LGBT rights groups mourn the passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Ed Lee,  the first Asian American mayor of San Francisco, died early Tuesday after a heart attack. Lee was 65. “We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Mayor Lee was a tireless advocate for LGBTQ equality who worked to make San Francisco a stronger, more(…)