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Austin Police Launch Training Guidelines Dealing With LGBT Community - Patch.com

Recent News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 14:23

Patch.com

Austin Police Launch Training Guidelines Dealing With LGBT Community
Patch.com
AUSTIN, TX -- Police have joined forces with Equality Texas -- the state's largest organization advocating for LGBT rights -- to raise awareness of hate crimes and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender members of the community.

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Massachusetts governor booed off stage over transgender rights bill - CNN

Recent News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 11:04

CNN

Massachusetts governor booed off stage over transgender rights bill
CNN
Baker, a Republican and a supporter of same-sex marriage, was booed off a stage Wednesday night at a Boston networking event for the LGBT community when he didn't signal whether he'd sign a bill that supporters say would protect transgender people's ...
Gov. Baker Defends His Record On LGBT Issues After Booing IncidentCBS Local
Amid boos, Gov. Charlie Baker exits LGBT event as protesters demand support for transgender billMassLive.com

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This Is the Fiery Backlash Against States With New Anti-LGBT Laws - Huffington Post

Recent News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:09

Huffington Post

This Is the Fiery Backlash Against States With New Anti-LGBT Laws
Huffington Post
The acronym stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender. The letter Q is often appended to signify Queer (or, according to some, Questioning). It's often used as a blanket term for all non-straight and non-cis individuals. (If you're cis, that means ...

Louisiana governor signs order to protect LGBT state workers - PBS NewsHour

Recent News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:19

PBS NewsHour

Louisiana governor signs order to protect LGBT state workers
PBS NewsHour
John Bel Edwards signed an anti-discrimination executive order on Wednesday for LGBT state workers, marking the first time the state's government has provided protection for its transgender employees. The order forbids discrimination against state ...
Louisiana governor signs order protecting LGBT rights, calls it 'good for business'Religion News Service
John Bel Edwards signs executive order barring LGBT discrimination in state governmentThe Advocate
Louisiana governor signs executive order to protect LGBT rightsThe Hill
Raw Story -WDSU New Orleans
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Gay Israeli lawmakers speak out against LGBT laws in North Carolina - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Recent News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 09:44

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Gay Israeli lawmakers speak out against LGBT laws in North Carolina
Jerusalem Post Israel News
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory used an executive order on Tuesday to restore the right to sue in state court for discrimination on those grounds, but the Republican stood firm on a controversial provision barring transgender people from using ...

Deutsche Bank cancels US growth plans over LGBT laws - The Local.de

Recent News - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 08:22

The Local.de

Deutsche Bank cancels US growth plans over LGBT laws
The Local.de
The decision was "due to state-wide legislation enacted in North Carolina on March 23 that invalidated existing protections of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender fellow citizens in some municipalities and prevents municipalities from ...
Deutsche Bank says "nein" to North Carolina LGBT lawCBS News
Deutsche Bank is latest business to protest North Carolina anti-LGBT lawThe Guardian
North Carolina governor tweaks transgender law after backlashReuters
CNBC -The Hill
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Mississippi Businesses Are Speaking Out On The LGBT Battle With These Three Words - Daily Caller

Recent News - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 15:41

Mississippi Businesses Are Speaking Out On The LGBT Battle With These Three Words
Daily Caller
Demonstrators with the group GetEQUAL hold a protest with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals affected by the country's immigration policies during a rally outside the White House in Washington, DC, September 9, 2014. AFP PHOTO ...

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PayPal cancels North Carolina expansion over LGBT discrimination law - Los Angeles Times

Recent News - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 09:34

Los Angeles Times

PayPal cancels North Carolina expansion over LGBT discrimination law
Los Angeles Times
PayPal says it's canceling plans to bring 400 jobs to North Carolina after lawmakers passed a law that restricts protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The San Jose-based company said Tuesday it was canceling its planned ...
North Carolina's Terrible Anti-LGBT Law Is Even Worse than We ThoughtMother Jones
PayPal withdraws project over US state's 'anti-LGBT' lawPhys.Org
Backlash Grows Over North Carolina LGBT Discrimination LawABC News
The Detroit News -SFGate
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Sridhar Rangayan's LGBT film 'Breaking Free' wins a National Award - Daily News & Analysis

Recent News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 08:42

Daily News & Analysis

Sridhar Rangayan's LGBT film 'Breaking Free' wins a National Award
Daily News & Analysis
Equal rights activist and filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan's documentary film Breaking Free that highlights the impact and implications of Sec 377 on the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community won the National Award for Best Editing ...

Biz Buzz: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group lauds Kaiser in report - Fairfield Daily Republic

Recent News - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 01:07

Biz Buzz: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group lauds Kaiser in report
Fairfield Daily Republic
VACAVILLE — Kaiser Permanente's 38 hospitals, including Vacaville, have been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, part of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights ...

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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