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US officials: Military worries about easing transgender ban - Yahoo News UK

Recent News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 13:30

US officials: Military worries about easing transgender ban
Yahoo News UK
That transgender service member lives in barracks for that person's chosen gender identity, not the one listed on the troop's identification card, said Allyson Robinson, policy director for an association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

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Ohio metro near bottom for LGBT population - Dayton Business Journal (blog)

Recent News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 06:17

Dayton Business Journal (blog)

Ohio metro near bottom for LGBT population
Dayton Business Journal (blog)
An Ohio metro has among the lowest percentage of adults who identify with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), according to a recent Gallup report. The rankings of the 50 largest U.S. metros are based on a survey of at least 3,000 people in ...
Study: Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area 8th in LGBT rankingSan Bernardino County Sun
Letter: Stand by your faith and for LGBT rightsSpringfield News-Leader
Delaware's LGBT community focuses on health this week.Delaware Public Media | Delaware's source for NPR News
EDGE Boston -Hartford Courant
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New Head of LGBT Congressional Staff Association Seeks Diversity for Group ... - Roll Call (blog)

Recent News - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 04:07

Roll Call (blog)

New Head of LGBT Congressional Staff Association Seeks Diversity for Group ...
Roll Call (blog)
In a statement, Kildee said of Rivard, “I'm proud of his work not only my office, but also with the LGBT Congressional Staff Association, where he's working with Republicans and Democrats on efforts on Capitol Hill to fight for fairness and equality ...

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Santa Clara County: Proposed 'unique' office for LGBT issues gains support - San Jose Mercury News

Recent News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 19:00

Santa Clara County: Proposed 'unique' office for LGBT issues gains support
San Jose Mercury News
SAN JOSE -- Santa Clara County took steps Tuesday that could make it one of few local governments in the nation to establish an office dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. A teary Supervisor Ken Yeager won unanimous support for ...

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HRC: Senator Inhofe throws red meat at anti-LGBT base - San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

Recent News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:29

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

HRC: Senator Inhofe throws red meat at anti-LGBT base
San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
WASHINGTON - Today, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, condemned an amendment introduced in the Senate as a last ditch effort to undermine marriage equality.

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Like Hitler, LGBT Activists Are Recruiting Children, Peter LaBarbera Claims - Huffington Post

Recent News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 12:57

Huffington Post

Like Hitler, LGBT Activists Are Recruiting Children, Peter LaBarbera Claims
Huffington Post
LaBarbera, whose opposition to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is well-established, was sounding off on S. Bear Bergman's March 7 blog, which features the tongue-in-cheek headline, "I Have Come to Indoctrinate Your Children ...

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Indiana's latest bill shows the new frontier in the battle over LGBT rights - Vox

Recent News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:10

Huffington Post

Indiana's latest bill shows the new frontier in the battle over LGBT rights
Vox
On Monday, Indiana legislators passed a religious freedom bill that could protect business owners who don't want to service lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Gov. Mike Pence (R) plans to sign the bill into law. The Indiana bill's passage ...
Indiana Governor To Sign Controversial Religious Rights BillU.S. News & World Report
Gen Con threatens to leave Ind. over religious billPalm Beach Post
Gen Con Threatens To Take Popular Convention, And Millions, Out Of Indiana ...Huffington Post
Marietta Daily Journal
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More Michigan cities embracing LGBT-friendly tourism - The Detroit News

Recent News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:38

The Detroit News

More Michigan cities embracing LGBT-friendly tourism
The Detroit News
Grand Rapids — There are lots of untapped tourist dollars to be had if Michigan markets itself as an appealing and inclusive destination for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Speaking at state travel conference Monday, ...

Salt Lake City has 7th-highest rate of LGBT population in U.S. - Deseret News

Recent News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 16:38

Deseret News

Salt Lake City has 7th-highest rate of LGBT population in U.S.
Deseret News
The Galllup poll results are based on responses to the question, "Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender?" It includes more than 374,000 Gallup Daily tracking interviews conducted between June 2012 and December 2014.
Raleigh has 5th-lowest LGBT percentage among largest U.S. metrosTriangle Business Journal
SF area's LGBT population tops survey; San Jose near bottomSFGate
The Metro Areas With the Largest, and Smallest, Gay PopulationsNew York Times
KTAR.com -New York Daily News -Gallup.com
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Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender movies since 1894 - Telegraph.co.uk

Recent News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:06

Telegraph.co.uk

Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender movies since 1894
Telegraph.co.uk
Starring Steve Buscemi, this was one of the first films that investigated how Aids wrought havoc through the gay community. Its director, Bill Sherwood, was sadly to die of the disease just four years later. Torch Song Trilogy (US, 1988). Aficionados ...

LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill Passes Utah Senate - ABC News

Recent News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 18:47

ABC News

LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill Passes Utah Senate
ABC News
Members of Utah's state Senate told personal stories of discrimination and even invoked the state's polygamist history during a Friday afternoon debate on a landmark bill that protects gay and transgender people from discrimination while also ...
LGBT, Mormon groups announce compromise anti-discrimination measure in UtahWashington Post
Lawmakers, LGBT advocates, LDS and community leaders unveil anti ...Deseret News
ACLU of Utah Lauds Bill Providing Protections for Gay and Transgender UtahnsAmerican Civil Liberties Union News and Information

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Joe Biden Invokes Selma Marchers in Push for LGBT Rights - U.S. News & World Report

Recent News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 16:02

U.S. News & World Report

Joe Biden Invokes Selma Marchers in Push for LGBT Rights
U.S. News & World Report
Addressing a convention of LGBT activists in Washington on Friday, Vice President Joe Biden compared the 1965 demonstrations in Selma for African-American voting rights – the 50th anniversary of which is being commemorated this week – to the ongoing ...
Vice President Biden Affirms Support for Federal Non-Discrimination ...Human Rights Campaign (blog)

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LGBT advocates differ on Cuomo's sexual assault rhetoric - Capital New York

Recent News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:00

LGBT advocates differ on Cuomo's sexual assault rhetoric
Capital New York
ALBANY—National advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are taking issue with Governor Andrew Cuomo's rhetoric on college sexual assault, which they argue he has framed as a crime committed against heterosexual women by ...

'This is a momentous occasion for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ... - The42

Recent News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 04:34

The42

'This is a momentous occasion for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ...
The42
IGR chairman Jeff Wilson called this a “momentous occasion” for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender [LGBT] athletes, pointing to World Rugby as a “trail-blazer” in committing to eliminating homophobia in rugby. The agreement was termed “historic” by ...

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LGBT people in rural areas struggle to find good medical care - CNN

Recent News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 16:23

CNN

LGBT people in rural areas struggle to find good medical care
CNN
Omaha, Nebraska (the Heartland Project) When Ryan Sallans, an activist in the Nebraska transgender community, first went to the doctor in 2005 to talk about what he medically needed to do for his gender transition, his doctor wanted to offer medical help.
Rural LGBT people struggle for health careWPTZ The Champlain Valley
Brownback offers brief comment on LGBT orderTopeka Capital Journal
LGBT people in rural areas struggle for health careBayoubuzz

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Police discrimination against U.S. LGBT community pervasive: report - Business Insider

Recent News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:14

Raw Story

Police discrimination against U.S. LGBT community pervasive: report
Business Insider
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Law enforcement agencies in the United States regularly discriminate against and harass lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, according to researchers at the University of California, Los ...
New report shows widespread police discrimination against LGBT communitiesRaw Story

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Business booming for LGBT wedding vendors - News10.net

Recent News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 16:24

News10.net

Business booming for LGBT wedding vendors
News10.net
The same-sex couple is looking for businesses that are friendly to them. And, there's no better venue to explore all the nuptial possibilities than the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Wedding Expo. "Sometimes, people aren't okay with that and at ...

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Gay, bisexual and transgender foster parents and adopters step forward - The Guardian

Recent News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:04

The Guardian

Gay, bisexual and transgender foster parents and adopters step forward
The Guardian
This week is LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week, run by NFS, and the charity is appealing for more LGBT people to consider adopting or fostering a child. It estimates that if just 1% of the LGBT population were to adopt or foster, there would no longer ...

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Charlotte City Council will focus Monday on LGBT proposal - WBTV

Recent News - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 21:22

WBTV

Charlotte City Council will focus Monday on LGBT proposal
WBTV
A divided Charlotte City Council will focus Monday night on a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance that would extend legal protections to lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender persons. The ordinance would amend various sections of the city code to ...
Charlotte council rejects LGBT protections measure before a large, contentious ...Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
Both sides not giving up after LGBT ordinance voteWCNC
Charlotte: Ignore voices of division, pass LGBT-inclusive protectionsQNotes
Charlotte Observer
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New York City mayor opts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender pre-St ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Recent News - Sun, 03/01/2015 - 16:20

WATE-TV

New York City mayor opts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender pre-St ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of participants at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday that a society for all is one that embraces and respects everyone. The St. Pat's for All parade ...
New York City Mayor walks in LGBT-friendly St. Patrick's Day ParadeWATE-TV
De Blasio joins LGBT St Patrick's Day marchers in braving New York City snowThe Guardian
Marching in One St. Patrick's Parade, de Blasio Spurns AnotherNew York Times

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