Gay Heroes and LGBT Comics

Gay Heroes and LGBT Comics

Business
Introducing LGBTQ heroes GAYSAR Comics is a company that has created a line of gay heroes with the purpose to not only entertain the public, but also raise awareness and to fight for gay rights. The first comic book entitled "The Cure” will be released on November 7th and will have a cost of $4.99 a copy. While they will only be publishing their first issue, GAYSAR Comics has already created a wide variety of gay heroes. Gay Heroes and LGBT Comics A representative from GAYSAR Comics was quoted as saying, "At GAYSAR Comics, we have created gay characters with special powers known as gay-heroes. They may be fictional, but they will help create real life heroes. How? GAYSAR will donate 2% of  comic book issue sales to international and…
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LGBT Community and Employment Discrimination

LGBT Community and Employment Discrimination

Jobs
Today, SF LGBT Center's Director Rebecca Rolfe shared her interview with SF Examiner regarding employment discrimination facing the LGBT Community. Today the San Francisco Examiner provided me with the opportunity to discuss a very real problem for the LGBTQ community in San Francisco: unemployment and employment discrimination and harassment, particularly among transgender individuals and people of color. You can read the entire piece here.   While many of us are enjoying incredible prosperity, a large number of LGBTQ people living here continue to experience unemployment, underemployment, and/or barely making a living wage.    With your continued support, the SF LGBT Center is working hard to help alleviate this problem.  Our LGBTQ Employment and Trans Employment programs work with over 3,000 people every year to provide them with the tools they need to be…
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Development Director Athlete Ally

Development Director Athlete Ally

Jobs
New York, NY Athlete Ally's mission is to educate and activate athletic communities to eliminate homophobia and transphobia in sports and to exercise their leadership to champion LGBT equality. Hudson Taylor co-founded Athlete Ally in January of 2011. An athlete all his life, he witnessed demeaning humor in high school and college athletics, but befriended LGBT people when studying theater and interactive performance art at the University of Maryland. Understanding the immense opportunity for good and significant need to cultivate allyship in sports, Hudson founded Athlete Ally to inspire athletes to act as leaders against anti-LGBT discrimination. In the last three years, with modest funding and a skeletal staff, Athlete Ally has made groundbreaking progress in sports, working to create more inclusive cultures and inspire athletes to use their voices…
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Washington DC Pride Fulfillment Logistics Coordinator

Washington DC Pride Fulfillment Logistics Coordinator

Jobs
Human Rights Campaign - Washington, DC TEMPORARY POSITION: April 1, 2016 start date - September 30, 2016 The Pride Program Fulfillment Logistics Coordinator will work with the Membership Outreach staff and the Membership & Events Operations Coordinator to manage and fulfill pride shipments to over 200 pride events nationwide. This temp will play an integral role in coordinating and maintaining a “live” inventory system, and serve as team leader- overseeing the day to day work of three full-time temporary staff to assist in the overall process. Other duties will include managing large scale returns and restocking all materials. Occasional assisting with the Pride program’s other day to day operations when needed may be required as well. Washington DC Pride Fulfillment Logistics Coordinator The Pride Program Logistics Coordinator will have important…
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Baltimore Outreach Counselor Chase Brexton Health Care

Baltimore Outreach Counselor Chase Brexton Health Care

Jobs
Chase Brexton Health Care - Baltimore, MD The LGBT Health Resource Center (LHRC) is partnering with Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) to replicate SAGE’s successful Caring And Preparing (CAP) program, which links LGBT caregivers with supportive resources. Under direction of the SAGECAP Program Manager, the Outreach Counselor will be the liaison to the community at large for promoting, enrolling, and counseling participants in the CAP Program. The position will have direct responsibility for executing aspects of the marketing plan, raising awareness of LGBT older adults and caregivers, and bringing new and existing clients into the support systems of the LHRC and Chase Brexton Health CARE. The Outreach Counselor will provide individual and group support services to care partners participating in the program. Baltimore Outreach Counselor Chase Brexton Health…
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Waltham MA Direct Care Counselor Overnight

Waltham MA Direct Care Counselor Overnight

Jobs, Youth
The Home for Little Wanderers - Waltham, MA The Home for Little Wanderers Waltham House, a group home program designed to provide a safe and supportive living environment for up to 12 gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) youth ages 14-18 is looking for an Overnight Direct Care Counselor. Waltham MA Direct Care Counselor Overnight Under the direction of the Milieu Director and Supervisor, the Direct Care Counselor will provide safe, supportive environment for children. Communicate with other counselors from previous shifts to ensure the continued flow of information and coordinate activity log of daily living. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to up to 2 years college and life experience with parenting and/or childcare. Valid driver’s license required. Experience with the LGBT community required. Looking for a job…
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Corpus Christi TX Social Media Specialist

Corpus Christi TX Social Media Specialist

Jobs
Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation - Corpus Christi, TX Non-profit seeks an individual to utilize social media platforms to educate and assist at-risk individuals into health care services. Responsibilities include maintaining daily social interaction thorough Facebook, tweets, chats, blogs, and videos. Preferred requirements are a degree in marketing, journalism, with emphasis on computer technology, or experience in the field. Knowledge of social networking channels and functions/activities associated with each platform. Knowledge and understanding of cultural difference of focus populations and comfortable approaching members of the community to discuss services available, surveys, and providing education. Experience in planning community wide activities, such as awareness and education events. Experience writing, editing and crafting content for the social media space. Knows how to leverage different social media platforms for informal and formal advertising. Preferred…
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NYC Youth in Out-of-Home Care Project Intern

NYC Youth in Out-of-Home Care Project Intern

Advocacy, Jobs
Lambda Legal - New York, NY Lambda Legal’s Youth in Out-of-Home Care Project seeks college students for fall, spring and summer internships. Lambda Legal is the nation’s oldest and largest legal organization committed to achieving full equality for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and people with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Lambda Legal’s Youth in Out-of Home Care Project raises awareness and advances reform on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in child welfare, juvenile justice and homeless systems of care. We aim to increase the will and capacity of youth-serving organizations to prepare and support LGBTQ youth as they transition from adolescence to independence. We work with LGBTQ youth as well as social workers, case managers, administrators and other child…
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Greater Palm Springs Pride 2015

Greater Palm Springs Pride 2015

Deals
Greater Palm Springs Pride – Palm Springs Pride is Southern California’s popular and longest-running LGBT festival in the Coachella Valley. Palm Canyon Drive will be closed to traffic and transformed into a vibrant, pedestrian friendly Pride Festival, unique to Southern California. A diverse array of artists, entertainers, multiple beverage gardens and purveyors of all sorts including, jewelry, snacks and sweets. Add all that to great shopping restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues located along world-famous Palm Canyon Drive and the result is like no place else – Palm Springs Pride. Palm springs, CA; Nov 6-8, 2015 Greater Palm Springs Pride 2015 The unique two-day pride festival will attract 70,000 to 80,000 participants over two days.  Beautiful downtown Palm Springs will serve as the gathering spot for friends, family and visitors from around the world…
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Washington DC Behavioral Health Specialist

Washington DC Behavioral Health Specialist

Health, Jobs
Whitman-Walker Health - Washington, DC The Behavioral Health Specialist serves as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team. This team member provides behavioral health screening, assessment, treatment and referral to medica I patients. S/he will also provide short term, solution focused psychotherapy and/or crisis intervention to individuals presenting with acute behavioral health needs. The individual will serve as liaison between medical and behavioral health ensuring expedient access and intervention to address the behavioral health and psychosocial needs of patients. For nearly four decades, Whitman-Walker Health has provided health care services for the LGBT community. In the 1980s, we became a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. And, in the 21st Century, we have evolved into a full-service community health center. Washington DC Behavioral Health Specialist Primary Essential Duties Triage/Liaison Services-…
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