Local and Regional News
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News that originates from and/or specifically impacts a local community, city, state, or region
On August 8, 2012 Matthew Vines will be at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City to discuss his speech that went viral and to talk with the audience about what it means to be gay and Christian.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, has pledged $2.5 million to help pass Referendum 74, which would affirm the marriage equality law passed by elected officials in Washington State earlier this year.
Two couples in Pennsylvania have faced the unfair repercussions of the state's refusal to recognize the marriages of lesbian and gay couples.
Imagine sending your wedding announcement to your local paper only to have it and your $25 publication fee returned.
In the early morning hours, a group of youth gathered in Laguna Hills, California, to let people know that there are better dining options for LGBT equality then the newly opening Chick-fil-a restaurant. Youth from the Youth Empowered to Act (YETA) distributed fliers to inform potential customers of Chick-fil-a’s donations to anti-LGBT organizations and political statements. They also offered suggestions for alternatives to Chick-fil-a.
Bisexual Activist Danielle Morantez has dedicated her life to helping people but was fired from the Salvation Army for being openly bisexual. Read her incredible story of tragedy and triumph.
Equality Florida's Nadine Smith is organizing lesbian women around the county to demand the Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll apologize for her anti-gay comments. Sign this petition to tell the Lt. Governor that no elected official should promote hate and inaccurate stereotypes.
Today marks the one year anniversary of marriage equality becoming a reality in New York State.