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Parker Settles In as Head of Victory Fund

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 24
Lesbian former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the new president and CEO of the national Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Victory Institute, is ready to get to work as the organization prepares to help LGBT candidates across the country next year.

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence :: Promulgating Universal Joy; Expiating Stigmatic Guilt

By Joel Martens | Feb 26
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have taken on a powerful global mission, and it is something members of the order take most seriously.

Small Minority Orgs. Have a Big Impact on the LGBT Community

By Victor Yates | Jul 30
EDGE looks at the importance of small LGBT groups aimed to increase awareness of minorities within the LGBT community.

National Campaign to Increase LGBT Donors Kicks Off May 9

By Sergio N. Candido | May 9
A coalition of organizations has created "Give OUT Day," a national initiative to mobilize thousands of individual donors on May 9 in support of the LGBT community.

Founder & Longtime Head to Leave N.J.’s Garden State Equality

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 4
Steve Goldstein, a leading gay rights activist, announced that he would be leaving as the chair of the prominent LGBT rights organization, Garden State Equality, at the end of the month, to take a job at Rutgers University.

Leading LGBT Organizations Share Their Wish List With Obama

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 7
EDGE Media Network reached out to the nation’s LGBT organizations before Election Day to ask what they wanted to see from the new president, from HIV funding to protection of service members and seniors, to combating homelessness and bullying.

Designer Michael Kors Donates $5 Million Gift to God’s Love We Deliver

Oct 18
Michael Kors, the world-renowned, award-winning designer has gifted $5 million to the Expansion Campaign at God’s Love We Deliver.

After Twenty Years, "In The Life" Ends as of December 2012

Sep 22
Much has changed since IN THE LIFE first premiered. LGBT people now figure prominently in television news and media. A majority of Americans, including the President, now support marriage equality.

Leader of Texas LGBT Group Dies, Apparent Suicide

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 21
The president of the principal LGBT organization in Ft. Worth, Texas, was found dead in a park in what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

"Homeless for the Holidays" Campaign Launched to Help LGBT Youth

Dec 13
The Ali Forney Center, the nation’s largest organization working on behalf of homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth, announced the launch of an Internet-based campaign, "Homeless for the Holidays."

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