Category Archives: local GLBT News

San Francisco to Open LGBT Homeless Center for Adults

When most people think of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender homeless (LGBT), they think of youth. Young folks who may have been kicked out and disowned by their families. But homelessness is not just a problem for LGBT youth, LGBT … Continue reading

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‘Bill of Rights Ordinance’ Passed for LGBT Seniors In San Francisco

From KCBS: SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A city ordinance prohibiting discrimination against senior lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender San Franciscans by long-term care facilities and nursing homes was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Checking in With Washington, D.C.’s First-to-Wed Same-Sex Couples

On the five year anniversary of when it became legal for same-sex couple to marry in Washington, D.C., The Washington Post checks in with three of the couples. For two, it made things much easier, but for one out of … Continue reading

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Davenport, Iowa Makes List of Queerest Cities

Iowa, forth in the nation to legalize gay marriage equality, and now home to one of the nation’s queerest cities according to The Advocate magazine. Davenport, Iowa. makes their list; coming in at number 9. From qconline.com: “I think that … Continue reading

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New Grant Fund Created to Support North Florida LGBT Organizations

Jacksonville Business Journal reports on the development of a new grant funding source for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in North Florida. Called The LGBT Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the fund recently awarded $100,000 in grants … Continue reading

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50 Plus 1, Marriage Equality Fight Comes to Puerto Rico

In June of 2014, all 50 states in the union had cases to challenge the remaining bans on gay marriage bans; North Dakota completed that list. Now, we’ve got one more. The United States territory of Puerto Rico joins the … Continue reading

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It’s Not Getting Better Everywhere, Gay in California’s East Valley

While we are seeing progress for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights coming more day-to-day, and while we think of marriage equality and the overturn of California’s Proposition 8 as giant leaps in that progress, The Desert Sun shows us … Continue reading

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