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Gianforte clarifies stance on protection of LGBT rights - Billings Gazette

Recent News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 21:16

Billings Gazette

Gianforte clarifies stance on protection of LGBT rights
Billings Gazette
Clarifying his position on rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, Republican candidate for governor Greg Gianforte endorsed nondiscrimination for workers Friday, but not for customers. Gianforte, who spent more than an hour with The ...

LGBT bill in Indiana criticized by both sides - Press Herald

Recent News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 19:20

CBS Local

LGBT bill in Indiana criticized by both sides
Press Herald
INDIANAPOLIS — Ever since Indiana drew widespread and mostly negative attention last year for a controversial religious objections law, Republican legislative leaders have sought a way to add LGBT civil rights protections into state law while also ...
Missouri Business Groups Divided on LGBT-Discrimination BanCBS Local
Why Do So Many Laws Protect Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People, but Not Transgender People?Cosmopolitan.com
Senate leader says gay rights bill to be called for a votewlfi.com
Indianapolis Star
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Bake sale proceeds to support LGBTQA scholarship - UTA The Shorthorn

Recent News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 18:36

UTA The Shorthorn

Bake sale proceeds to support LGBTQA scholarship
UTA The Shorthorn
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Ally Program members handed out information about upcoming events and sold cookies, cupcakes and muffins. The proceeds from the sale are going toward the LGBTQA scholarship that is given at the ...

LGBT Rights 2016: Gay Students Should Be Banned At Indonesia Universities From Showing Affection, Says Minister - International Business Times

Recent News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:16

International Business Times

LGBT Rights 2016: Gay Students Should Be Banned At Indonesia Universities From Showing Affection, Says Minister
International Business Times
GettyImages-452094186 An Indonesia minister has said that gay couples at Indonesia universities should be banned from involving in public displays of affection.Pictured: members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community ...
Dispatches: LGBT Backlash in IndonesiaHuman Rights Watch
Affectionate gay students should be banned from university campuses, Indonesian minister saysABC Online

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Latest: Indiana lawmaker calls LGBT proposals the right move - WSBT-TV

Recent News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 19:03

WSBT-TV

Latest: Indiana lawmaker calls LGBT proposals the right move
WSBT-TV
The Senate Judiciary Committee did not vote on Young's bill, and public testimony was not taken. The Senate is set to take up separate proposals Wednesday afternoon that would extend civil rights protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Civil Rights Legislation AdvancesIndiana Public Media
Panel OKs Gay Rights Bill but Leaves out Transgender RightsABC News
Live updates: How the LGBT rights debate played outIndianapolis Star
Indianapolis Business Journal
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India's first LGBT radio taxi service announced - The Hindu

Recent News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 18:11

The Hindu

India's first LGBT radio taxi service announced
The Hindu
India's first radio taxi service for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) community, Wings Rainbow, was flagged off on Wednesday. The initiative by Wings Travels and Humsafar Trust will have taxis chauffeured by LGBT community members, and is ...
India to get Wings Rainbow, a radio taxi for LGBT people in 2017MediaNama.com
Radio cabs run by LGBT community to hit city roadsThe Indian Express
'Wings Rainbow', India's first and only LGBT radio cab service to start in Mumbai soon!India.com
India Today -NDTV -Reuters
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Russian Parliament Rejects Anti-Gay Law - Voice of America (blog)

Recent News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 17:22

Voice of America (blog)

Russian Parliament Rejects Anti-Gay Law
Voice of America (blog)
Lokshina says it also has led to increased numbers of attacks on the LGBT community in Russia. Sandra is a transgender women living in Moscow. She told VOA that she was beaten in broad daylight after the law was passed. Her girlfriend called the police.

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Clinton receives endorsement from largest LGBT organization - U.S. News & World Report

Recent News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 15:38

U.S. News & World Report

Clinton receives endorsement from largest LGBT organization
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign was endorsed Tuesday by the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. But the campaign of her main rival, Bernie Sanders, disputed the group's decision, ...
Hillary Clinton is endorsed by largest LGBT rights groupWashington Post
Hillary Clinton earns big endorsement from LGBT groupMSNBC
Hillary Clinton is endorsed by largest LGBT rights group, Human Rights CampaignTampabay.com
Newsweek
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LGBT Group Endorses Hillary Clinton - U.S. News & World Report

Recent News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:20

U.S. News & World Report

LGBT Group Endorses Hillary Clinton
U.S. News & World Report
Bernie Sanders impressed progressives with his performance in Sunday night's Democratic presidential debate, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights organization offered its endorsement for president – to Hillary Clinton. And ...

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LGBT refugee shelter to open in Berlin - RT

Recent News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 07:07

RT

LGBT refugee shelter to open in Berlin
RT
An LGBT-only dormitory is set to welcome 120 homo- and transsexual refugees in the Treptow-Köpenick borough of Berlin in March, local media report. The move comes amid a considerable number of attacks against LGBT migrants reported in refugee ...

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Gay Jewish Group With Israel Ties Booted From LGBT Conference in Pinkwashing Feud - Forward

Recent News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 05:49

Forward

Gay Jewish Group With Israel Ties Booted From LGBT Conference in Pinkwashing Feud
Forward
A group of American and Israeli LGBTQ Jews that was scheduled to appear at the largest conference of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer activists in the United States this week has been booted from the event because of pressure by ...
National LGBTQ Task Force cancels event with Israeli gay leadersJewish Telegraphic Agency
LGBTQ Task Force Reverses Boycott of Israeli LGBTQ Community Group ReceptionJspace News

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M15 named best employer for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ... - Western Daily Press

Recent News - Tue, 01/19/2016 - 00:35

24dash (press release)

M15 named best employer for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
Western Daily Press
The Security Service MI5 has been named the best employer in the country for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) diversity. A survey revealed that the organisation – one of the most secretive in the world – last year provided staff with ...
Spy agency MI5 named top employer for LGBT equality in BritainReuters UK
Housing associations praised for LGBT work24dash (press release)
MI5 named Britain's most gay-friendly employerTelegraph.co.uk
The Indian Express
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Annex LGBT shelter to provide 'safe, supportive' space starting Feb. 1 - CBC.ca

Recent News - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 19:26

CBC.ca

Annex LGBT shelter to provide 'safe, supportive' space starting Feb. 1
CBC.ca
The YMCA Sprott House, on Walmer Road, is the first of two programs for LGBT homeless youth slated to open this year in Toronto and the largest of its kind in Canada. LGBT homeless youth aged 16 to 24 can move into the 25-bed transitional housing ...

Bergen Freeholders Confirm Appointments to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Advisory ... - Bergen Dispatch

Recent News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 22:20

Bergen Dispatch

Bergen Freeholders Confirm Appointments to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Advisory ...
Bergen Dispatch
The Bergen County Freeholders today confirmed a series of 14 appointments, populating the County's first Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Advisory Committee. Bergen County's LGBTQ Advisory Committee, the second such ...

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Nearly half of homeless youth are LGBTQ, first-ever city census finds - Washington Post

Recent News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 18:15

Washington Post

Nearly half of homeless youth are LGBTQ, first-ever city census finds
Washington Post
A new census of the District's homeless youth population found that 43 percent identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, the city announced Wednesday. In August, the Homeless Youth Census, the first such survey in the city's history, counted ...

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Was He Gay, Bisexual or Bowie? Yes - New York Times

Recent News - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 13:42

New York Times

Was He Gay, Bisexual or Bowie? Yes
New York Times
In the days since his death, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender fans have shared how the rocker influenced their lives and helped bring queer culture into the mainstream in the 1960s and 1970s. In essays, interviews, on Twitter and on Facebook ...

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Atlanta To Feature New School Aimed At Gay Kids - Daily Caller

Recent News - Tue, 01/05/2016 - 13:02

Advocate.com

Atlanta To Feature New School Aimed At Gay Kids
Daily Caller
The school's mission statement is “to provide LGBTQQIAA students, families and educators a safe, fun and rigorous learning environment free of homophobia and transphobia.” “LGBTQQIAA,” in this case, is shorthand for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, ...
School for LGBT youth called first of its kind in GeorgiaAtlanta Journal Constitution
Georgia's First Pride School Seeks LGBT Students, FacultyAdvocate.com

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Weyerhaeuser scores 95 out of 100 in LGBT equality scores - Federal Way Mirror

Recent News - Sun, 12/06/2015 - 14:16

Weyerhaeuser scores 95 out of 100 in LGBT equality scores
Federal Way Mirror
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, recently released the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, an annual report assessing LGBT inclusion in major companies and ...

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Will Makabayan support other LGBT abuse victims? - Inquirer.net

Recent News - Sun, 12/06/2015 - 11:39

Will Makabayan support other LGBT abuse victims?
Inquirer.net
AS A member of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community, I'm glad that Jennifer Laude got justice, which she deserves. Now that Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton has been found guilty of homicide for killing Laude, would militant groups ...

Hong Kong LGBT activist joins Democratic Party in bid to influence its stance ... - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Recent News - Sun, 12/06/2015 - 10:07

South China Morning Post (subscription)

Hong Kong LGBT activist joins Democratic Party in bid to influence its stance ...
South China Morning Post (subscription)
One of the city's most outspoken transgender women sent shock waves through the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender circle a few months ago when she showed interest in joining the Democratic Party. Not every LGBT activist wants to foster stronger ...

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