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Obama to Address Gay Rights Organization

The Human Rights Campaign announced today that President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address at the 13th Annual National Dinner, taking place this Saturday in Washington, D.C.

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.

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.

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.