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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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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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Conversion Therapy At Forefront Of Conversation With Oklahoma Bill, National Petition

Conversion therapy has come under fire in a number of instances in recent weeks.

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New Survey Finds Three-Fourths Of Americans Support Pro Sports Teams Signing LGBT Athletes

A recent survey from the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service (PRRI/RNS) found 74 percent of Americans support professional sports teams signing gay or lesbian athletes.

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Colorado Bakery Faced With Civil Rights Complaint After Refusing Order With Homophobic Message

Azucar Bakery, out of a Denver, CO, recently made headlines after the bakery owner refused to write anti-gay words on a cake requested by a customer in March of last year.

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New Missouri Bill Would Allow Discrimination Against LGBT College Students

A bill proposed by Missouri State Rep. Elijah Haahr (R) is designed to allow collegiate Christian organizations to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. The bill keeps universities from “burdening” religious groups by denying discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Twin YouTube Stars Come Out In Emotional Viral Video

The Rhodes Bros are a prominent duo of two brothers, both models, with a popular YouTube channel. Recently, the two had a video go viral as they told their father they were gay on the phone, while the Internet was watching.

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Ellen DeGeneres Calls Out Pastor For Homophobic Op-Ed

Ellen DeGeneres recently addressed a Christian Post op-ed written by conservative author and pastor Larry Tomczak, alleging that openly LGBT celebrities like DeGeneres are guilty of pushing a "gay agenda" on U.S. children and adolescents.

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2015 State Of The Union LIVE Blog [STORIFY]

As millions live Tweet their thoughts about Obama’s call to action on legislation, follow the Generation Progress approved discussion

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