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VOICES

New Emoji Update Includes Variety Of Same-Sex Couples

The original Emoji keyboard did include two men holding hands -- now Emoji includes a variety of LGBT friendly Emoji including families with two men and one or two children or two women and one or two children.

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Obama Calls For End To Conversion Therapy For LGBT Youth

The White House recently released a statement as a response to a petition, titled “Enact Leelah’s Law to Ban all LBGTQ+ Conversion Therapy" on the White House's official petition website, We The People.

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Millennials Overwhelmingly Support Comprehensive LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections

A new Generation Progress poll shows widespread support among Millennials for legislation that bans discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing, and other areas of life.

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Celebrating International Transgender Day Of Visibility With Laverne Cox

On International Transgender Day of Visibility, the George Washington University hosted actress Laverne Cox, who spoke on the intersections of race, class, and gender uniquely affect the lives of trans women of color.

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State Trooper Disciplined After Posing With Snoop; Nuclear Deal Reached With Iran; Indiana Plans To Amend “Religious Freedoms” Bill

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Michael Sam Speaks Out On LGBT NFL Players

Football player Michael Sam became the first openly gay NFL player, after being drafted by the St. Louis Rams last year. Last week, Sam stated that he is “not the only gay person in the NFL.”

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Millennials: The Unclaimed Political Generation And Marriage Equality

A survey released in February revealed some surprising news about Millennial voters: of the GOP Millennials surveyed, a majority said they favored same-sex marriage.

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What The ‘Fix’ To Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Does And Does Not Do

Indiana lawmakers released a widely awaited “fix” on Thursday to a new Indiana law that, as it exists right now, can be invoked by anti-gay businesses who wish to discriminate against LGBT individuals in violation of local ordinances.

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Arkansas Debates Its Own “Religious Freedom” Bill; U.S. Pledges To Cut Emissions; Yemen Faces Total Collapse

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Controversial Indiana Law May Allow Businesses To Turn Away LGBT Community

An Indiana law was met with protest and controversy after Governor Mike Pence enacted it. Billed as a "religious freedom law," some claim that the legislation would allow for discrimination against the LGBT community in Indiana and negates the state's discrimination laws already in place.

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Trevor Noah Will Take Over ‘Daily Show'; Indiana Law Causes Controversy; Power Naps Can Benefit Memory

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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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