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Neptune Beach council amends city personnel policy so it protects LGBT ... - Florida Times-Union

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 18:51

Neptune Beach council amends city personnel policy so it protects LGBT ...
Florida Times-Union
NEPTUNE BEACH | The Neptune Beach City Council voting unanimously Monday night approved a resolution amending the city's personnel policy so it bans discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The resolution changes the ...

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US park service to focus on LGBT landmarks, events for inclusion - Los Angeles Times

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:17

Canada.com

US park service to focus on LGBT landmarks, events for inclusion
Los Angeles Times
"The contributions of women, minorities and members of the LGBT community have been historically underrepresented in the National Park Service, and the LGBT theme study will help ensure that we understand, commemorate and share these key chapters ...
National Park Service's LGBT History Initiative Has Special Significance ...Huffington Post
New National Park Service Theme Study to Interpret, Commemorate Sites ...Sierra Sun Times
Fed agency focuses on preserving LGBT 'legacy'GOPUSA
Canada.com -Guardian Liberty Voice -New Pittsburgh Courier
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President Barack Obama Releases Proclamation Declaring June LGBT Pride ... - Huffington Post

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 09:48

Christian Post

President Barack Obama Releases Proclamation Declaring June LGBT Pride ...
Huffington Post
During Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, we celebrate victories that have affirmed freedom and fairness, and we recommit ourselves to completing the work that remains. Last year, supporters of equality celebrated the Supreme ...
Wasserman Schultz, Hastings mark June as lesbian, gay pride monthSun-Sentinel (blog)
'This is about equality for everyone' says Congressman Dan Kildee on LGBT ...The Flint Journal
DNC chair celebrates LGBT pride monthWND.com
Christian Post -MSNBC -PC Magazine
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Marriott ad campaign targets LGBT community - Detroit Free Press

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 08:13

Marriott ad campaign targets LGBT community
Detroit Free Press
Marriott International is going after the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with a new social media and marketing campaign that launches today, joining a number of major hotel chains aggressively trying to lure the lucrative clientele.

Stay with us! Marriott targets LGBT travelers - USA TODAY

Recent News - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 07:38

Timaru Herald

Stay with us! Marriott targets LGBT travelers
USA TODAY
Marriott International is going after the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community with a new social media and marketing campaign that launches today, joining a number of major hotel chains aggressively trying to lure the lucrative clientele.
Marriott Launches LGBT-Focused Marketing CampaignTIME
Hotel targets lucrative LGBT clienteleTimaru Herald
Whoever You Are, Wherever You Go - #LoveTravelsWall Street Journal
The Times (subscription)
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San Mateo County to vote on creating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and ... - San Jose Mercury News

Recent News - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 20:22

San Mateo County to vote on creating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and ...
San Jose Mercury News
REDWOOD CITY -- The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday whether to establish a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Commission, which supporters tout as the first of its kind in California. The nine-member commission ...

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White House marks LGBT Pride Month on eve of legal gay marriage in Illinois - The Guardian

Recent News - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 14:49

The Guardian

White House marks LGBT Pride Month on eve of legal gay marriage in Illinois
The Guardian
Photograph: Mark Makela/Reuters. Sunday is the first day of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, an occasion marked by the White House and couples in Illinois, the most recent state to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
Winnebago, Boone counties ready to issue same-sex marriage licensesRockford Register Star
Medicare coverage for transition-related health care in sight!10,000 Couples

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President of Our Hearts Barack Obama Proclaims LGBT Pride Month - Jezebel

Recent News - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 13:45

Houston Chronicle

President of Our Hearts Barack Obama Proclaims LGBT Pride Month
Jezebel
LGBT Americans have once again received strong support from the White House as President Barack Obama has formally declared June 2014 as "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month" in an official proclamation. The proclamation ...
President Barack Obama declares June 2014 as LGBT Pride MonthChicagoPride.com
Medicare Ban on Sex-Reassignment Surgery LiftedWall Street Journal

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Where do LGBT Americans fit into nation's history? - San Francisco Chronicle

Recent News - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 01:19

San Francisco Chronicle

Where do LGBT Americans fit into nation's history?
San Francisco Chronicle
A neon sign fills the window of The Stonewall Inn, in New York's Greenwich Village, Thursday, May 29, 2014. The National Park Service is launching an initiative to make places and people of significance to the history of lesbian, gay, transgender and ...
US announces effort to mark LGBT historical sitesSCNow
US aims to identify, promote historic LGBT sitesBelleville News Democrat

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Is social housing failing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents? - The Guardian

Recent News - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 04:02

The Guardian

Is social housing failing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents?
The Guardian
Significant progress has been made towards achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people over the last 50 years, culminating in the Equality Act 2010 – a single comprehensive and uniform equality statute. Yet legal ...

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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