Valentine's Day receives a great deal of media attention.
Print and electronic press outlets nationwide share stories of couples proclaiming their love and commitment for one another.
LGBT people and relationships are often excluded by the kinds of language media professionals choose to use.
Consider the language used to describe couples in general: Does it assume that all couples are heterosexual? Does it subtly endorse opposite-sex relationships while marginalizing same-sex commitments?
The association has grown to include 153 member parties from over 100 countries, its members have governed in many countries including most of Europe.
The Party of European Socialists (PES), a major European political party, is an associated organisation of the SI.
In the late 1970s and in the 1980s the SI had extensive contacts and discussion with the two leading powers of the Cold War period, the United States and the Soviet Union, on issues concerning East–West relations and arms control.
The SI supported détente and disarmament agreements, such as SALTII, START and INF.
They had several meetings and discussion in Washington, D. with President Jimmy Carter and Vice-President George Bush and in Moscow with Secretaries General Leonid Brezhnev and Mikhail Gorbachev.
We encourage you to reflect this diversity in your coverage. Census describes couples by the race or ethnicity of the "householder" on the Census form.
Below, you will find statistics and demographic information on couples in communities of color. The Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy, a UCLA-based think tank, has conducted extensive research on the U. Census and what it reveals about LGBT couples of color.We encourage you to ask people which term they would like you to use.