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Black Pridefest Group Hugely Expanding its Mission

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A group that specifically works with dozens of Black Pride events both at home and abroad is expanding its mission to include other areas of interest to the African-American LGBT community.

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High Price of HIV Drug Prompts S.F. Ballot Measure

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The largest global AIDS organization wants San Francisco city officials to pressure an HIV drug maker to significantly lower the price of its prescription drugs.

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Fred Karger Launches Boycott Against Amway

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Gay activist and former Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger has launched a global boycott against Amway, claiming the owners of the privately-held direct-selling giant made the biggest family donation to the National Organization for Marriage in that group’s history.
 
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Fred Karger Ends Historic Presidential Campaign

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Openly gay Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger is calling it quits.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

June 29, 2012 at 4:48 PM

GetEQUAL to Protest Obama Re-election Offices Over Exec Order

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Gay rights advocates say they’re “upping the ante” to get President Obama to reconsider his decision NOT to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT workers.

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Former NY Catholic Charities Member Launches Gay Youth Petition

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A former board member of New York’s Catholic Charities organization is urging Cardinal Timothy Dolan to meet with gay rights advocates and homeless LGBT youth after initially avoiding a request to do so.

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Gay Activist Corey Johnson Running for NYC Council

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Former OutQ host and current New York City community board chair Corey Johnson announced Friday that he is OFFICIALLY running for city council.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

April 9, 2012 at 8:45 AM

Russian Gay Activist Nikolai Alekseyev Resigns from Movement

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The combative hero of Russian gay activism, Nikolai Alekseyev, abruptly resigned from his two jobs within the movement last week.

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OutServe Hosts First-Ever Gays-in-the-Military Summit

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An organization of active-duty gay and lesbian servicemembers is hosting a first-ever summit this weekend to outline what newly-out troops can expect in a post-’Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ military.

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EQCA Files Complaint Against ‘Stop SB48′ Organizers

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Gay rights advocates in California say they will file a complaint against the organizers of a campaign seeking to OVERTURN the state’s FAIR Education Act or SB48.

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