The top U.S. cities for same-sex couples according to the census

Rainbow FamilyU.S. News and World Report writer crunches the numbers

The 2010 census marked the first time that same-sex married couples will be counted as such in the decennial population count. During the 2000 census, even when no state recognized same-sex marriages, many gay couples listed themselves as spouses; now that five states, plus the District of Columbia, issue licenses to same-sex couples, the bureau will be able to count them more accurately, and that data will be released for the first time ever this November.  Danielle Kurtzleben's article in U.S. News and World Report avaialble here.

Atlantic City beach at Park Place and the Boardwalk will be...

Atlantic City photo by B. Krist for Atlantic City GLBT AllianceThe "Gay Beach" in Atlantic City will be official this week. In an effort to embrace the LGBT community Mayor Don Guardian will  announce details about a new LGBT-friendly beach in AC in the traditional spot that it has always been - Park Place and the Boardwalk.

Garden State Equality makes non-partisan election endorsements

Garden State Equality announced its endorsements for the May 8, 2018, New Jersey non-partisan municipal elections. While most of the candidates endorsed are LGBT,...

These adorable pets are waiting for a home

Pets With more love for animals than financial resources, South Jersey Rescue began its journey more than 15 years ago. A “small but mighty”...

Qspot will honor LGBT advocates at Jubilee Dinner Community Awards

Three generations of LGBT advocates will be honored by QSpot LGBT Community Center at the Community Awards Jubilee Dinner. Each has worked to improve...

Sand Blast Beach Party moves to Atlantic City

Asbury Park Sand Blast beach party 2012. Photo by Alan-JosephSand Blast, the largest mid-Atlantic summer gay and lesbian beach party is moving to Atlantic City, NJ, says the event producer, Brad Hurtado. It will be held from Friday, July 18th to Sunday, July 20th. The weekend includes Friday's Lost At Sea kickoff party at the Chelsea Host Hotel to welcome guests, and Saturday's 7-hour Sand Blast Beach Party with DJ Joe Gauthreaux presiding over the dance floor alongside the ocean at the Bungalow Beach Bar.

NJ Buddies founder Frank Smith

Rainbow triangleobituary

The founder of New Jersey Buddies, a northern New Jersey HIV/AIDS service organization, Franklin A. Smith died February 10, 2016 at 76 years old. He was born March 24, 1939 and most recently lived in Port Charlotte Florida.

1954 Miami murder lead to ‘homosexual panic’

LGBT History The “Homosexual Panic” that started in the 1950s can be traced back to one event — the murder of Eastern Airlines Flight...

Eladio Ruiz & Cathy’s Kids

Profile Happiness is exuded when Eladio Ruiz speaks about the charity he founded. His deep passion and caring for others, casts a bright spot...

Court rules that a Kentucky printer may refuse to print LGBT...

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a printer who refused to print a message for Lexington's Gay and Lesbian Services...