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SkyWest offers LGBT employees equal travel benefits

SkyWest Airlines will now offer equal travel benefits to its Delta-dedicated gay and lesbian employees with a same-sex spouse or domestic partner, reversing a policy that prompted a warning letter from Lambda Legal last October.

Oscar party to benefit The Trevor Project

While the Oscars are being handed out Sunday in Los Angeles, a select group of people in San Diego will be cheering for the winners … and raising money to support The Trevor Project.

From the field: LGBT Latino Forum

Last Saturday the Latino Equality Alliance held a Community Forum at the Highland Park Cultural Center to talk about why it is important for all Latinos to be counted in the 2010 Census, especially including LGBT Latinos.

Leaders respond to first gay California assembly speaker

Monday marked a historic milestone as Assemblymember John A. Pérez becomes California’s first openly gay Speaker of the Assembly. Today's California Ripple Effect includes statements from movement leaders Geoff Kors of Equality California, Jarrett Barrios from GLAAD, Rea Carey from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and fellow out Assemblymember Tom Ammiano.

Nadler, Honda present at LGBT Immigration Forum

Congressmen Jerry Nadler (D-NY-8) and Mike Honda (D-CA-15) spoke along with a member of a binational gay couple at a Q Street luncheon on LGBT immigration today in Washington, DC. The event was moderated by Julie Kruse of Immigration Equality.

One family's story, embroidered in the Loving Quilt

The Loving Quilt, a new project that highlights LGBT families and the obstacles they face to be together, kicked off in February with volunteers beginning to “put together the pieces” of a moving, hand-sewn quilt that will eventually travel the country.

Legal Commentary: Blogging helps the GLBT equality fight

Wanting to focus on each individual as well as the GLBT group, I began my talk by introducing myself. Moments into this introduction, however, I was interrupted by a question wanting to know what my PGP is. I had never heard of this before.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Say I Do

Once anyone has served our country in uniform with honor and dignity in an honest and genuine way, it becomes increasingly difficult for anyone to deny them the freedoms they fight to protect for all others.