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Top North Carolina LGBT Advocate Takes New Washington Job

Top North Carolina LGBT Advocate Takes New Washington Job | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
A former North Carolina legislator who helped lead the fight against the state's law limiting LGBT protections is going to Washington.
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Indonesia police arrest dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

Indonesia police arrest dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Indonesian police detained dozens of men including several foreigners in a weekend raid on a gay sauna in the capital, another sign of growing hostilit

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A Deliberate Attempt To Silence The LGBT Community In Bangladesh

A Deliberate Attempt To Silence The LGBT Community In Bangladesh | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Activists are at a juncture where they feel threatened for their lives.
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The Makers of SMIRNOFF™ Vodka Take PRIDE in Continued Support of LGBTQ Community with New “Love Wins” Bottles

The Makers of SMIRNOFF™ Vodka Take PRIDE in Continued Support of LGBTQ Community with New “Love Wins” Bottles | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Limited-Edition No. 21 Packaging Further Celebrates Love and Acceptance by Donating $1 from Every Bottle Made to the Human Rights Campaign
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How the ‘Trump Effect’ Is Endangering LGBT People Worldwide

How the ‘Trump Effect’ Is Endangering LGBT People Worldwide | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
International activists say the effects of the Trump administration’s actions (and inactions) are already being felt. Gay Republicans either don’t know or don’t care.
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International activists say the effects of the Trump administration’s actions (and inactions) are already being felt. Gay Republicans either don’t know or don’t care.

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This 75 year-old has been a gay rights activist for decades. Now, he’s back on the Mall fighting Trump

This 75 year-old has been a gay rights activist for decades. Now, he’s back on the Mall fighting Trump | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Paul Kuntzler has remained involved in activism and D.C. politics for decades.
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UN: El Salvador Must Investigate Crimes Against LGBT

UN: El Salvador Must Investigate Crimes Against LGBT | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says seven transgender women have been killed so far this year, but local organizations put the toll at 17
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Trump's Fear and Loathing Won't Silence The Nation's Sole LGBT Muslim Organization

Trump's Fear and Loathing Won't Silence The Nation's Sole LGBT Muslim Organization | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
In the days of the Trumpian order, American LGBT Muslims, a minority within minorities, find themselves especially vulnerable to the forces of racism, homophobia, and Islamophobia. As a member of this minority community myself, I can say that the burgeoning manifestations of these forms of hatred—fr
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Florida gay nightclub to become memorial to shooting victims

Florida gay nightclub to become memorial to shooting victims | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A memorial will be created at the gay nightclub in Florida, dedicated to the 49 people who were killed in June 2016 in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, its owner said on Thursday.Click here to edit the content

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Pulse nightclub owner Barbara Poma said details would be determined with input from the affected community in Orlando, Florida. She outlined plans for a permanent memorial and eventually a museum, plus scholarships honoring the victims.

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Mercer and RW3 CultureWizard Help LGBT Business Executives Make Informed Decisions When Conducting Business across Cultures

Mercer and RW3 CultureWizard Help LGBT Business Executives Make Informed Decisions When Conducting Business across Cultures | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

CulturalTrainingPassport now features country-specific cultural insights and content relevant to LGBT employees.

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Improving The LGBT Experience Within The Workplace

Improving The LGBT Experience Within The Workplace | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Some advice on helping to create a better company culture for the LGBT workers.
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Readers React: Dispute Over Gay Clergy

Readers React: Dispute Over Gay Clergy | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The high court of the United Methodist Church admonished segments of the denomination for allowing clergy and a bishop who are openly gay, further splintering the church.
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Rwandan LGBT Community Steps Out of Shadows

Rwandan LGBT Community Steps Out of Shadows | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Members of the LGBT community in Rwanda are coming out of the shadows after dark days of attacks and harassment early this year. In February, a Rwandan TV journalist proposed marriage to he
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The Top Five Emerging Gay Neighborhoods of America

The Top Five Emerging Gay Neighborhoods of America | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
From Los Angeles to Chicago to Salt Lake City and beyond PASSPORT Magazine uncovers the top emerging neighborhoods favored by LGBT communities.
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After Fleeing Bias at Home, Gay Russians Say It Persists in Brooklyn

After Fleeing Bias at Home, Gay Russians Say It Persists in Brooklyn | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
On Saturday, about 200 people rallied in Brighton Beach to protest discrimination in what was described as the country’s first Russian-speaking march for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
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RAHM: The world’s first LGBTI leadership contest

RAHM: The world’s first LGBTI leadership contest | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce Uhlala have partnered with Google to organise RAHM, the world’s first LGBTI contest. The one day contest is scheduled to take place on Friday 21st of July 2017 from 9am &…
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Vanessa Selbst: Professional Poker Player and LGBT Activist

Vanessa Selbst: Professional Poker Player and LGBT Activist | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
When it comes to influential LGBT figures, few are as versatile as professional poker player Vanessa K. Selbst. Not only has this woman managed to climb to the top of a profession dominated by men, but she also has a law degree and has used a vast share of her winnings to promote LGBT rights. …
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Activists Say Azerbaijan’s Media is Spreading Fear and Hate of Queer People

Activists Say Azerbaijan’s Media is Spreading Fear and Hate of Queer People | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
"Sometimes journalists forget their power, and mislead people with their unprofessional manners."
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Top North Carolina LGBT Advocate Takes New Washington Job

Top North Carolina LGBT Advocate Takes New Washington Job | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
A former North Carolina legislator who helped lead the fight against the state's law limiting LGBT protections is going to Washington.
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Level 3 Recognizes Diversity and Inclusion with Weeklong Celebration

Level 3 Recognizes Diversity and Inclusion with Weeklong Celebration | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
In anticipation of the United Nations’ World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, Level 3 Communications is hosting its own celebration
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Texas Bill Could Let Agencies Bar LGBT, Atheist, Single Parents From Adopting

Texas Bill Could Let Agencies Bar LGBT, Atheist, Single Parents From Adopting | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
The bill would allow private adoption agencies to claim ‘religious exemption’ to working with LGBT parents or parents of another religion.
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Just a Bunch of Friends Who Changed LGBT History

Just a Bunch of Friends Who Changed LGBT History | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Reverend Troy Perry, Phillip Ray De Blieck, Diane Olson, and Robin Tyler have been agitating for change for half a century.
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Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Pogrom - NYTimes

Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Pogrom - NYTimes | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Ramzan Kadyrov’s Chechen elite is pandering to prejudice to shore up its brutal rule — with Russia’s permission.
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In Texas, You Shall Go to the LGBT Prom

In Texas, You Shall Go to the LGBT Prom | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
When Taylor Ries’ prom was canceled after a fight over her desire to bring a same-sex date, some locals stepped in to hold it—in the name of LGBT inclusion.
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LGBT Literature: What is it? What was it? What does it wish to be?

LGBT Literature: What is it? What was it? What does it wish to be? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
LGBT Literature is a Readers and Book Lovers series dedicated to discussing books that have made an impact on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. From fiction to contemporary nonfiction to history and everything in between
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Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop

Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The highest court in the United Methodist Church considered Tuesday whether to invalidate the election of the denomination's first openly gay bishop, amid a struggl

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