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New York Has The Highest Number Of LGBT Residents, But San Francisco Has The Highest Percentage

A study released recently by Gallup examined cities with the highest percentages of LGBT residents among the 50 largest U.S. metro areas from 2012-2014. San Francisco had the highest percentage of LGBT residents at 6.2 percent.

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#MakingHerStory: Stephanie Skora

As part of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting Millennial women who are working hard to make a difference in their communities.

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Ben Carson Apologizes After Commenting That Prisons Prove Being Gay Is A Choice

Dr. Ben Carson, a popular conservative figure in political media, recently apologized for a comment in which he said that prisons prove being gay is a choice.

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Are Views On Marriage Equality Changing In The Republican Party?

Chatter has arisen over the last week about former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and his changing beliefs on marriage equality—will other Republicans shift their views?

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LGBT Lawmakers Urge Obama To Make Changes On Trade Deal

The co-chairs of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus are asking the Obama administration for answers about the inclusion of Brunei and Malaysia in recent trade talks. Brunei and Malaysia are two countries that are “deeply hostile to gay communities."

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Michigan Doctor Criticized For Refusing To Treat Newborn Child Of Lesbian Parents

A Detroit doctor is under fire she refused to treat a 6-day-old baby because her parents are lesbians

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New Poll Reveals GOP Voters Find Candidate Opposition To Marriage Equality “Unacceptable”

For likely voters in the Republican party out of the Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina, most responded they felt that opposition to same-sex marriage is “mostly” or “totally” unacceptable.

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Florida Bill Would Imprison Trans People For Using Public Bathrooms

Florida legislators recently proposed a bill that would forbid trans people from using the public bathroom of their preferred gender.

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Obama Extends Social Security Benefits To Same-Sex Married Couples

The FY 16 budget includes provisions that ensure married same-sex couples will be able to receive Social Security benefits no matter where they live.

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The Year Of The LGBT Athlete

2014 was a huge year for the LGBT community—not only do same-sex couples have the freedom to marry in 37 states, but many sports stars came out, growing the LGBT athlete community.

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The President’s Budget And The Millennial Generation

This week, President Barack Obama released his fiscal year 2016 budget that outlined a detailed agenda to create good jobs, expand educational access, and promote economic opportunity for millions of young people throughout the country.

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