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Pope Francis: Church could support civil unions

(CNN) – Pope Francis reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s opposition to gay marriage on Wednesday, but suggested in a newspaper interview that it could support some types of ... Continue Reading →

St Pete Pride is building a team to lead Small Business Development

St Pete Pride is looking for dedicated volunteers will assist in small business fundraising and participation in St Pete Pride. The objective is to provide oversight, guidance, and ... Continue Reading →

Will Michael Sam Save the NFL From Its Homophobia?

The NFL has been plagued by homophobic train wrecks. Just last week New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilmaexpressed his fear of taking a shower knowing a gay player might be ... Continue Reading →

Seven LGBT African-Americans Who Changed The Face Of The Gay Community

Slowly but surely, the phrase “the first black person to…” has begun to disappear from our collective lexicon. There are many checkmarks on the list of African-American achievements, ... Continue Reading →

Justice Dept. to extend same-sex marriage rights to all states

WASHINGTON — In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department, announcing Saturday that ... Continue Reading →

LGBT Exodus From Russia: Stories of Exile

It was a corner café in Dupont Circle, the day after polar vortex barreled through Washington DC, shrouding everything in white stillness. Small, soft flecks of snow dislodged by the ... Continue Reading →

The Lesbian Community and Addiction

The lesbian community has been vastly underserved in mental health and addiction services so it should come as no surprise that alcohol and drug abuse is a major concern for individuals ... Continue Reading →

LGBT youth must be allowed to grow into authentic adults they’re meant to be

Coming of age in the most supportive of environments can be a grueling process for any adolescent; coming to terms with one’s sexual orientation or gender identity or expression ... Continue Reading →

Florida’s Top Ten Gay Beaches

Florida’s fantastic beaches welcome all, but some are friendlier than others to the LGBT community. From party places such as Miami, Key West and Fort Lauderdale to mellow, secluded ... Continue Reading →

Tampa, Oakland Park, Tallahassee top Florida cities on HRC’s Municipal Index

This year’s Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index released Tuesday ranked 15 Florida cities. Tampa, Oakland Park, Tallahassee and Wilton Manors had the highest scores, ... Continue Reading →