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HRC Names Dedicated Advocates to Lead Communications, Outreach and Public Education

HRC Names Chris Sgro as Communications Director; Alejandro Avilés as Director of Outreach and Engagement; and Ashland Johnson as Director of Public Education and Research Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, named Chris Sgro as Communications Director; Alejandro Avilés as the Director […]

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Vital VOICE Renews Pride Partnership with Here Media’s OUT and Advocate Magazines

Vital VOICE announced their media partnership with Here Media for National Pride Month coverage. The partnership will allow The Advocate and OUT Magazine to feature Vital VOICE Magazine’s coverage of St. Louis ,St. Charles, Kansas City & Metro East Illinois’ Pride festivals. “Vital VOICE is so excited to be showcasing some of the great Pride festivals […]

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Third Wave Fund Announces Grants to Youth-led Gender Justice Groups

Inaugural grants of its Grow Power Fund were announced during foundation’s 20th anniversary celebration and will support emerging feminist, trans, and queer groups Third Wave Fund, the only activist fund led by and for women of color, intersex, queer, and trans folks under 35 years old in the U.S., announced last night the first grant […]

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You Are Heard: Pride St. Louis Responds to Community Concerns

Just over a week ago, we announced that we would be asking for a five-dollar entry fee for PrideFest 2017. You, our community, responded with your concerns about the many who would be disproportionately affected by this decision. After a long and productive discussion this past Monday with concerned community members, including representatives of the Metro Trans […]

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GMHC Responds to House Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Gay Men’s Health Crisis released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act. STATEMENT BY GMHC CEO KELSEY LOUIE: “The U.S. House of Representatives has made a terrible mistake in passing the American Health Care Act, a disastrous bill that puts millions of lives at risk. This […]

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Operation Food Search to Provide Flood Relief Nonprofit Agency Collecting Non-Perishable Food and Personal Care Items

Operation Food Search (OFS), a hunger relief organization that provides food to the area’s hungry, is working with local agencies to help the area’s flooded communities. OFS is coordinating efforts with community agencies by collecting food, cleaning supplies, personal care items, and money to support individuals affected by area flooding.  All donations can be dropped […]

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Pride St. Louis Announces PrideFest 2017: ‘Community Proud’

PrideFest 2017 is only a few months away, and preparations are already beginning. Last year, we welcomed a many LGBTQIA+ people and allies to Downtown St. Louis. This year on June 23rd-25th, we hope to welcome even more. We’re excited to welcome entertainment such as Alisan Porter, winner of NBC’s “The Voice” season 10, American Idol finalist Jessica […]

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U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage to Eastern Missouri Residents Affected by Floods

U-Haul Company of St. Louis is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box container usage to residents of Eastern Missouri who have been or will be impacted by flood conditions in the region. Major flooding has led to the closing of numerous roads and caused water damage in some areas. Valley Park Mayor Michael […]

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