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LGBTQ Equality

LGBTQ Equality

Join The Movement To Demand Full Legal And Social Equality For The LGBTQ Community

All people deserve to live without fear and discrimination regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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How One Couple Is Putting Bathroom Safety On The Map

People have banded together to show their support for the transgender community, and businesses across the state and country have declared themselves safe havens for transgender-identifying individuals by submitting to the Safe Bathrooms map.

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Faces of Faith: LGBTQ Students at Christian Colleges

This post was cross-posted with the Huffington Post.  From the Obama administration’s historic announcements this spring concerning health care and education for transgender Americans to last year’s Supreme Court case upholding marriage equality, the LGBTQ community has won significant battles ...

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North Carolina And Department Of Justice Battle Over Law Harming Transgender Students

In a fierce legal exchange this week, the State of North Carolina and the federal government sued each other over the state’s controversial law House Bill 2 (HB2), which targets transgender people.

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Chinese Court Rules Against Marriage Equality

Chinese courts addressed the issue of same-sex marriage for the first time in a court case in early April. The court ruled against a gay couple seeking to register for marriage.

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On And Off The Field, Athlete Ally Works To Promote Equality In Sports

The idea that larger groups of LGBT activists and advocates, speaking up in athletic forums, could work to change culture in sports eventually took root and became Athlete Ally—a non-profit organization dedicated to ending homophobia and transphobia in sports.

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Facing Business Boycott, Georgia Governor Says He’ll Veto Discriminatory Anti-LGBTQ Bill

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, a Republican, announced his decision to veto the anti-LGBTQ religious liberty bill on Monday morning.

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Indonesian Psychiatrists Begin Classifying LGBTQ People As Mentally Ill

The Indonesian Psychiatrists Association recently begin classifying lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender sexual and gender identities as mental illnesses.

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Transgender Athletes Can Now Compete In Olympics Without Surgery

The International Olympic Committee changes rules to allow Transgender athletes to compete in the games without sex reassignment surgery.

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Mormon Policy Increasingly Dangerous For LGBTQ Youth

As the Mormon Church doubles down on the exclusion of LGBTQ people and their families, reports are emerging of queer Mormon youth caught in the crosshairs.

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This New Web Series Is Written By Queer People For Queer People

The web series "Her Story" premiered on Tuesday, January 19 and focuses on the lives and love lives of two transgender women.

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DC Funds, Expands Services For LGBTQ Youth

Following the results of a study conducted this August, the District of Columbia announced a series of grants to support homeless LGBTQ youth in the nation’s capital.

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LGBTQ Groups File Amicus Brief In Reproductive Rights Case

More than a dozen LGBTQ organizations stood alongside allies in the reproductive health, rights, and justice movements this week in urging the Supreme Court to strike down a Texas anti-abortion law.

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