(The original article can be found here at www.affectmagazine.com) Google, The world’s leading search engine, is well known for being a gay friendly corporation. In a sign of solidarity during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Google boasted a rainbow colored doodle as its logo during the Olympics to raise awareness of human rights atrocities.. read more →

(originally posted to bisexualsaregreat) The B stands for Biggest. Slightly more than half of the LGBT population falls under the the B. But that’s so hard to believe! It seems like I know way more people who identify as gay or lesbian.  The B stands for Belittled. The B is systematically erased, ignored, and invalidated. Which fuels rampant biphobia. It’s no wonder.. read more →

The LGBTQ Community faces a number of challenges when it comes to healthcare. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius outlined some of them in a 2013 speech and explains how the Affordable Healthcare Act reduces some of those challenges, specifically how it is now illegal for healthcare providers to discriminate based on sexual orientation,.. read more →

The opening ceremonies of the Olympics are scheduled to start in Sochi in less than 48 hours and U.S.A. corporate sponsors are being called to speak out against Russia’s recent “Gay Propaganda” legislation which has triggered country-wide human rights atrocities. While the international media plans on 24 hour coverage of the Olympic games, LGBTQ organizations.. read more →

by Stacey Rice. Recently I came across a story in the Lincoln NE Journal Star concerning the fact that 20 years had passed since the death of Brandon Teena, a young transgender man depicted in the movie “Boys Don’t Cry”. There was a quote in this article that broke my heart. “A recent survey of.. read more →

Welcome to our newest Q Means Business member: Jackie Wheatley and Rainbow Tax & Accounting! Jackie Wheatley and Rainbow Tax & Accounting provide tax and accounting services to the LGBTQ Community and Friends in the greater Portland Area. Jackie is a local Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of experience serving the tax, accounting,.. read more →