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In Frankfort, this group holds the clout - The Courier-Journal

Recent News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:26

In Frankfort, this group holds the clout
The Courier-Journal
“With the modern forms of communication and more and more folks coming out, people have more LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) folks in their lives,” Hampton said. Push for expanded gambling struggles. Expanded gambling has also struggled to ...

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The transgender recruits of the Madurai Home Guard - Livemint

Recent News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:07

Livemint

The transgender recruits of the Madurai Home Guard
Livemint
“Men come to have sex with transgenders for a different kind of sexual experience, and also transgenders are much more giving, sexually,” said LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights activist Lakshmi Narayan Tripathy, an activist of the ...
Chennai transgender stands for office after landmark Supreme Court rulingDeccan Chronicle

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And the world's most unaccepting nation for gays is... - GhanaWeb

Recent News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 04:59

Town Hall

And the world's most unaccepting nation for gays is...
GhanaWeb
Bad news for Ghana's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community: the nation is bottom of a list of 40 countries most accepting of homosexuality, according to a Pew Research Center's Global Views on Morality poll. 98 percent of Ghanaians ...
Pew's Global Views On Morality Poll Examines Homosexuality As A Moral IssueHuffington Post

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Saginaw's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender discrimination ban set for a vote - The Ann Arbor News

Recent News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:49

Saginaw's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender discrimination ban set for a vote
The Ann Arbor News
Councilwoman Annie Boensch listens during the personal appearances section of the Saginaw City Council meeting, Monday, April 7, 2014. Boensch brought forth a LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance that was approved for introduction by the Saginaw City ...

Transgender military veterans rRequest corrected records - Windy City Times

Recent News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:47

Transgender military veterans rRequest corrected records
Windy City Times
The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender legal organizations. The Association promotes justice in and ...

India's transgender law is no help to its lesbian, gay and bisexual communities - The Guardian

Recent News - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:03

The Guardian

India's transgender law is no help to its lesbian, gay and bisexual communities
The Guardian
While the ruling is in line with the tune of the Indian constitution, the verdict does not apply to sexuality, leaving India's lesbian, gay and bisexual communities in a state of flux. In fact, it contradicts a judgment made in December, by a different ...

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State creates gay, bisexual, transgender commission - Worcester Telegram

Recent News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:37

State creates gay, bisexual, transgender commission
Worcester Telegram
BOSTON — Representative James O'Day (D-West Boylston) has announced the creation of the Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Aging. The commission met for the first time on april 2. Its co-chairmen are O'Day ...

Legacy Project, Equality House showcase LGBT contributions - Windy City Times

Recent News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 17:52

Windy City Times

Legacy Project, Equality House showcase LGBT contributions
Windy City Times
The event is part of a series of planned weekend festivities — following GLSEN's National "Day of Silence" on April 11th — to protest the bullying and harassment faced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ( LGBT ) students and their supporters.

Violence Against Women office issues LGBTQ guidance - Windy City Times

Recent News - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:16

Violence Against Women office issues LGBTQ guidance
Windy City Times
This historic legislation came shortly after the Centers for Disease Control released a national prevalence survey showing that lesbian, gay, and bisexual people experience violence at the same or higher rates as heterosexual people. It comes a year ...

Saginaw takes first step toward ban on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender ... - MLive.com

Recent News - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:01

Saginaw takes first step toward ban on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender ...
MLive.com
SAGINAW, MI — After hearing from more than a dozen people on both sides of the issue, Saginaw city leaders decided to continue the discussion of a proposed citywide ban on discrimination of people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Methodist bishop: Stop trials of pastors - Windy City Times

Recent News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 09:52

Methodist bishop: Stop trials of pastors
Windy City Times
Methodists in New Directions is a grassroots organization of United Methodists working to end our denomination's prejudice and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and committed to living more fully into God's radical ...

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Fulton State Hospital seminar promotes awareness of LGBT issues - Fulton Sun

Recent News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 06:09

Asian Correspondent

Fulton State Hospital seminar promotes awareness of LGBT issues
Fulton Sun
Fulton State Hospital employees and members of the public gathered Tuesday at the Missouri School for the Deaf to learn more about issues facing the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. The seminar, titled “Welcoming Lesbian, Gay ...
Rising LGBT discrimination challenges Thailand's culture of toleranceAsian Correspondent
New Study Finds Widespread Real Estate Discrimination Against GaysGayapolis

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Report: Black lesbian couple killed in Texas - Windy City Times

Recent News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 21:40

Windy City Times

Report: Black lesbian couple killed in Texas
Windy City Times
"For many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community this is a stark reminder that nearly a third of Texas' hate crimes are motivated by bias against sexual orientation. A report issued last year my the National Coalition of Anti-Violence ...

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Anger over Cambridgeshire County Council's rainbow flag 'snub' during lesbian ... - Cambridge News

Recent News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 15:33

Anger over Cambridgeshire County Council's rainbow flag 'snub' during lesbian ...
Cambridge News
The flag was raised outside several of the Cambridge area's public buildings during February for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history month, but not in front of Shire Hall. Cllr Ed Cearns, who represents Market on the county council ...

Wyoming marriage lawsuit filed - Windy City Times

Recent News - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 07:38

Wyoming marriage lawsuit filed
Windy City Times
Wyoming Equality is the state's largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Wyoming's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Its members include same-sex couples throughout the state. The four couples and ...

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Same-Sex Couples & Wyoming Equality File Lawsuit Seeking Freedom to Marry - Rainbow Times

Recent News - Wed, 03/05/2014 - 22:16

Same-Sex Couples & Wyoming Equality File Lawsuit Seeking Freedom to Marry
Rainbow Times
Wyoming Equality is the state's largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Wyoming's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Its members include same-sex couples throughout the state. The four couples and ...

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Rise in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adoption applications - Bromsgrove Advertiser

Recent News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 10:50

Rise in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adoption applications
Bromsgrove Advertiser
Rise in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adoption applications. 1:50pm Tuesday 4th March 2014 in News. ONE in seven adoption applications in Worcestershire in the past year has come from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Herts County Council calls for more gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender ... - Herts and Essex Observer

Recent News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 08:49

Herts County Council calls for more gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender ...
Herts and Essex Observer
GAY, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are being encouraged to consider adopting or fostering in Herts. During LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week, which begins tomorrow (Monday, March 3) the county council will be publicising an ...

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Cambridgeshire encouraged ... - Wisbech Standard

Recent News - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 07:15

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Cambridgeshire encouraged ...
Wisbech Standard
A survey of 400 lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) parents and people who are considering fostering and adoption in the UK also reveals that 27 per cent were told that they should not be a parent - often by their own family. The findings mark ...
Rise in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adoption applicationsEvesham Journal
Herts County Council calls for more gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender ...Herts and Essex Observer
Blau: Why same-sex couples need two-parent adoption rightsamNY

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LGBTI Ugandans targeted after signing of law - Windy City Times

Recent News - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 18:37

LGBTI Ugandans targeted after signing of law
Windy City Times
... after President Yoweri Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law, Ugandan tabloid newspapers began running articles publishing the names and photographs of people perceived to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex ( LGBTI ).

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