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Seven out of Ten LGBT Adults, Given the Choice, Prefer Jobs in States That Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA, WASHINGTON, DC and ROCHESTER, NY)– October 6, 2009 – According to the 2009 Out & Equal Workplace Survey, other factors being equal, 71 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults would prefer a job with an employer based in a state where marriage equality is recognized over an employer based in a state that does not yet recognize marriage equality for

75% of Americans Plan on Working as Long as They Can

(NEW YORK) A new study released by Bankrate, Inc. shows that the vast majority of working Americans plan to work as long as they can during retirement age, showing a redefinition of how Americans view traditional retirement plans.

Jerry Sanders to Join Cast of The Laramie Project:

(SAN DIEGO) On October 12, 2009, San Diego’s Republican mayor Jerry Sanders will be joining the La Jolla Playhouse cast in the reading of The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later.

Economic Downturn Taking Toll on Americans' Mental Health

A new national survey shows the economic downturn is taking a toll on the mental health of Americans. Individuals who are unemployed are four times as likely as those with jobs to report symptoms consistent with severe mental illness.

Equality California Welcomes New Development Director

(San Francisco)- Equality California (EQCA) announced that Eric Harrison has joined the organization as its Director of Development. Harrison, named by the North Bay Business Journal as one of the publication’s 2009 top ‘Forty under 40’ remarkable professionals, previously served as Vice President of Resource Development at United Way of the Wine Country.

Washington DC Congratulates Host Winner for the 2014 Gay Games

The delegation in Cologne from the Metropolitan Washington Gaymes committee included President Vince Micone and Vice President Lynne Brown along with Deputy D.C. Mayor Valerie Santos, D.C. City Councilmember David Catania and representatives from Destination DC, the Greater Washington Sports Alliance, Team DC and members of the Board of the Metropolitan Washington Gaymes.

Even During Two Wars, Gays Continue to Be Discharged from Military

When Needed Most, Critical Personnel Fired Under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

(Washington, DC)--The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network released new Pentagon data of service members discharged under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law. The Pentagon confirms 633 gay and lesbian service members were discharged in FY 2008.