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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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Fighting For A Future: Karyna Jaramillo

Living in Phoenix, Arizona, Jaramillo lives at the intersection of queer and immigrant experiences, and so does her work. As a coordinator for the Arizona Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, Jaramillo’s work centers on acceptance and economic security for undocumented LGBTQ people.

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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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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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Private School For LGBTQ Youth To Open In Atlanta

Pride School of Atlanta, which will serve students ages K-12, is the first school prioritizing the needs of LGBTQ students to open in the southeastern United States.

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Alabama Chief Justice Won’t Give into Same-Sex Marriage Without A Fight

Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, is making headlines for refusing to abide by the U.S. Supreme Court’s holding in Obergefell v. Hodges and denying same-sex couples in his state the ability to marry.

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Generation Progress Celebrates Another Year Of Progress: Our Top 10 Moments Of 2015

2015 was a big year for Generation Progress. We’re so proud of all the work we accomplished alongside of networks of young people and can’t wait to get to work in 2016.

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Organizers Rally For Trans-Inclusive Bathroom Bill In Cleveland

LGBTQ advocates and their allies in Cleveland, Ohio are squaring off against the City Council as they push for a bill which would protect residents’ abilities to use the public restrooms appropriate for their gender identity.

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