June, 2012 News (77 Articles with 121,365 total views)
On the cover of the print edition for June, 2012 'Harvey and Kevin, with Evan, together 22 years.' Part of the 'First Comes Love' exhibit at Jamestown Community College
This is the second run of Erie Gay News, which began publishing again in December of 2002. This is the current publication for the region. The co-editors are Deb Spilko and Michael Mahler , with Mike Lipiec handling graphic/ad layout.
Mayor Luke Ravensthal's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgendered (LGBT) Advisory Council Announces First Annual Diversity Job Fair
Freedom to Work Sends Letter to Majority Leader Reid Demanding Vote this Summer on Employment Non-Disc Act (ENDA)
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Freedom to Work – a national organization working to ban workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans – sent an open letter penned by the group's president, Tico Almeida, to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) demanding he bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) directly to the floor of the U.S. Senate for a vote this summer. Read the entire text of Almeida’s letter to Senator Reid, here.
Following Southern Poverty Law Center Demand, Hardin County Schools Agree to Respect Student Free Speech Rights
Military Family Lifestyle Survey Reveals Information on Military Family Attitudes Regarding Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
Freedom to Work Launches Campaign Aimed at Exxon's Anti-LGBT Policies Ahead of Next Week’s Board Mtg
Campaign Marks Memorial Day with Petition Calling on Congress to End Marriage Discrimination Against Military Families
May 14, 2012 - Today Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee (I) issued an executive order directing state agencies to recognize the marriages of the state’s same-sex couples, in compliance with established Rhode Island marriage recognition law. Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) commended the action and described the beneficial effects it will have on Rhode Island families.
NEW YORK, NY, May 10, 2012 – Celebrating only the very best in celebrity rants, feuds and sexy scandals, Logo presents “Scandalicious,” a new four-part series uncovering the crème de la crème of headline-grabbing bad behavior and attention-grabbing physiques. Infused with comedic sass from the likes of Alec Mapa and Debra Wilson, the new series of one-hour specials kicks off with the premiere of “Scandalicious: 20 Shocking Celebrity Rants” on Friday, May 25th at 8PM ET/PT on Logo.