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Pride For The People Releases Statement

Pride For The People’s Statement Comes As Response to Boston Pride’s Decision to Dissolve the LGBTQIA+ Organization BOSTON—Pride for the People, along with numerous other…


Boston Pride Dissolves After Pressure

After Months of Pressure, Boston Pride Disbands Organization Instead of Adding QTBIPOC and Allies’ Voices to the Board; [Story Still Unfolding] BOSTON—In a press release…


Healey, Other AGs: Pass Equality Act Now

Massachusetts AG Healey Joins Coalition of AGs Urge Senate to Pass the Equality Act BOSTON—Attorney General Maura Healey recently joined a coalition of 25 attorneys…


LGBTQ-Inclusive Ordinances Pass In NC

LGBTQ-Inclusive protections for people in Asheville, Durham, Greensboro, and Buncombe County are now officially in place and protecting the community from discrimination in private employment…



LGBTQ PoC Brief’s Shockingly Unequal Harms

Research Brief Documents the Shockingly Disproportionate Harms Discrimination Inflicts on LGBTQ PoC WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, a coalition of leading LGBTQ rights groups joined together to release…



Stop & Shop Donates Over $80K To Pride Orgs.

Neighborhood Supermarket Stop & Shop Is Committed to Diversity, Equality, and Inclusivity in its Communities and in its Stores QUINCY, Mass.—In honor of Pride Month, Stop…


MTPC: Professionals For Trans Rights Fundraiser

MTPC Celebrates 20th Anniversary Virtually BOSTON—The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) celebrates its 20th Anniversary with the 11th Annual Professionals for Trans  Rights (PTR) business…


Mikayla Miller Alleged Lynching Still Unsolved

Mikayla Miller’s Calls For Independent Investigation Grows By: Audrey Cole/TRT Reporter— HOPKINTON, Mass.—A month after Mikayla Miller, a black LGBTQ+ teenager, was found dead in…



Biden Restores LGBTQ+ Health Protections

Pres. Joe Biden revives Obama-era Health Care Protections to LGBTQ+ Americans Honoring campaign promises, President Joe Biden earlier today signed an executive order restoring health…







Welcoming Health Care Settings For LGBTQIA+ People

BOSTON—A paper published in Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved provides detailed guidance for creating culturally responsive health care environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual,…


Equality Act Goes To The Senate

The Equality Acts Is Vital To All Underrepresented Groups; May Pass In The Senate WASHINGTON—Today lawmakers in the U.S. Senate introduced the Equality Act to update…




Mazzoni Center: PTWC ’21 Will Be Virtual

PHILADELPHIA—Mazzoni Center today announced that due to the ongoing pandemic, its 2021 conference will be delivered in a virtual format. For more than a decade the…