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Asia's LGBT people migrate to escape violence at home - TRFN - Daily Mail

Recent News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 19:04

Asia's LGBT people migrate to escape violence at home - TRFN
Daily Mail
To escape the beatings and find a sense of belonging, LGBT people in Asia flock to cities in their own country, and increasingly - with the Internet and social media easing migration for jobs and gay marriage - many like Wong are leaving their home ...

Valerie Jarrett: Protecting LGBT Workers Means Protecting All Workers - The White House (blog)

Recent News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 18:37

Advocate.com

Valerie Jarrett: Protecting LGBT Workers Means Protecting All Workers
The White House (blog)
Today, we take another important step toward equality and fairness with our LGBT brothers and sisters. On July 21, 2014, President Obama signed an executive order to expand the protections of anti-discrimination to apply to the LGBT community with ...
Op-ed: Protecting LGBT Workers Means Protecting All WorkersAdvocate.com

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LGBT federal employees now protected from discrimination - New York Daily News

Recent News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 15:01

New York Daily News

LGBT federal employees now protected from discrimination
New York Daily News
"When a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender American is denied fair treatment in the workplace, it should both offend and concern us all as to the sanctity of our collective rights as Americans,” Jarrett wrote. She estimates 1.5 million workers will ...
Another Step Toward Equality for LGBT WorkersThe White House (blog)
GOP lawmakers voice support for LGBT anti-discrimination policiesThe Hill (blog)
Obama order against LGBT discrimination takes effectWashington Blade
GovExec.com -Center For American Progress
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Most younger Americans support laws to protect LGBT people: poll - Reuters

Recent News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 14:00

USA TODAY

Most younger Americans support laws to protect LGBT people: poll
Reuters
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Most younger Americans are in favour of federal laws to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people from discrimination, paving the way for social change, according to a poll by a thinktank.
Griffin: Indiana fight opens door to wider LGBT rightsUSA TODAY
Florida Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill Enabling Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination Close ...Human Rights Campaign (blog)

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LGBT Protections Rescinded in Springfield, Mo. - Advocate.com

Recent News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:41

Advocate.com

LGBT Protections Rescinded in Springfield, Mo.
Advocate.com
Following a push from evangelical Christian leaders, Springfield, Mo., voters Tuesday repealed an expanded antidiscrimination ordinance that protected LGBT people in the realms of housing and employment. The "Yes on Question 1" campaign to repeal the ...
Springfield, Mo., voters repeal LGBT anti-discrimination lawLos Angeles Times
HRC Statement on Repeal of LGBT-Inclusive Ordinance in Springfield, MOHuman Rights Campaign (blog)
Voters in Springfield, MO, Repeal LGBT Civil Rights LawTheStranger.com (blog)
BuzzFeed News -National Monitor
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Jump in counselling for UK transgender children wins LGBT praise - Reuters UK

Recent News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:10

Jump in counselling for UK transgender children wins LGBT praise
Reuters UK
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A growing number of children in Britain are being referred to the state-funded National Health Service (NHS) for counselling for transgender feelings, a development activists hailed on Wednesday as a sign of ...

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Bargain Hunter: LGBT Business Builder Event April 15 - LA Daily News

Recent News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 19:20

Bargain Hunter: LGBT Business Builder Event April 15
LA Daily News
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender entrepreneurs can reserve a spot at the free LGBT Business Builder event April 15 at the Southern California Edision Energy Education Center in Irwindale. The event, hosted by the U.S. Small Business ...

Aetna targets LGBT community as insurers seek ways to market more to ... - Fox Business

Recent News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:41

Albuquerque Journal

Aetna targets LGBT community as insurers seek ways to market more to ...
Fox Business
Aetna has offered help finding LGBT-friendly providers for years, and it has long backed issues like domestic partner coverage, all of which it details on its new website. The insurer decided to package this into a marketing push after talking to its ...
Aetna aims for LGBT community with targeted marketing testAlbuquerque Journal

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Make LGBT Hoosiers a protected class - Indianapolis Star

Recent News - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 15:58

Indianapolis Star

Make LGBT Hoosiers a protected class
Indianapolis Star
In many states throughout the country, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals are still denied basic legal protections on the state and federal level. It is legal in Indiana to eject an LGBT person from a private hospital (requesting ...
Local laws do little to protect rights of LGBT HoosiersUSA TODAY
Editorial Roundup: The fight for LGBT rights continues after IndianaSouthCoastToday.com

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center Annual Dinner - Party ... - Style.com

Recent News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 12:08

Style.com

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center Annual Dinner - Party ...
Style.com
... 'Act like your life depends on it,'” he told the crowd. “With Transparent, I have to act like lives depend on it. This is so much bigger than me.” Culture / Parties: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center Annual Dinner - Party Pics ...

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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 ...

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