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Elkhart Mayor Asks City Council To Withdraw LGBT Ordinance - WFYI

Recent News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 13:21

The Elkhart Truth

Elkhart Mayor Asks City Council To Withdraw LGBT Ordinance
WFYI
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Elkhart's mayor has asked city council members to withdraw his proposed ordinance seeking anti-discrimination protections for gays, lesbians and others after it sparked strong local opposition. Mayor Dick Moore sent a letter ...
Elkhart Mayor Moore asks that LGBT ordinance be withdrawn, conservative foe of ...The Elkhart Truth

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LGBT magazine coming out Sept. 1 - Memphis Commercial Appeal

Recent News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 11:13

Memphis Commercial Appeal

LGBT magazine coming out Sept. 1
Memphis Commercial Appeal
A new magazine devoted to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender news and information is scheduled to debut Sept. 1 with "The Coming Out Issue." Cooper Young-based Ray Rico Freelance will publish "Focus Magazine" online and bimonthly in print to ...

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Sen. Jeff Merkley: It Doesn't 'Feel Right' To Separate LGBT Equality Act From ... - Huffington Post

Recent News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 09:11

Huffington Post

Sen. Jeff Merkley: It Doesn't 'Feel Right' To Separate LGBT Equality Act From ...
Huffington Post
There was an avalanche of hope and excitement last week among supporters of full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people when Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) introduced the sweeping, comprehensive Equality ...
Equality Act seeks to codify LGBT rights, protections nationwideBusiness Insurance
Advocates push for workplace equality with legislationGoDanRiver.com
Lawmakers introduce Equality ActWindy City Times
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription) -Human Rights Campaign (blog) -Mic
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Pope Francis Urged By Gay, Transgender Catholics To Stand With LGBT Community - International Business Times

Recent News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 08:14

International Business Times

Pope Francis Urged By Gay, Transgender Catholics To Stand With LGBT Community
International Business Times
On the heels of a historic victory in the United States for same-sex marriage, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics say it's time for the church to make more history. Gay and transgender believers want the church to embrace their cause.

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Boy Scouts Gay Leader Ban Lifted, But Anti-LGBT Culture Remains As Fewer ... - International Business Times

Recent News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 07:50

International Business Times

Boy Scouts Gay Leader Ban Lifted, But Anti-LGBT Culture Remains As Fewer ...
International Business Times
The decision comes amid a decade of declining membership and a national push to extend equal rights to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. But while many former Scouts welcomed the new policy, its effect on membership and the future of ...
As Boy Scouts of America Takes Historic Step, Local Exemptions Will Allow ...Human Rights Campaign (blog)

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Swedish ice hockey club launches LGBT appeal - The Local.se

Recent News - Tue, 07/28/2015 - 05:44

The Local.se

Swedish ice hockey club launches LGBT appeal
The Local.se
Based in the northern Swedish mining town of Kiruna, the ice hockey club made history in 2014 when it became the first sports club to acquire a so-called LGBT-certification by Sweden's biggest gay rights organization RFSL. Part of this involves ...

Kenyan Leaders Respond to Obama's Support for LGBT Rights - Newsweek

Recent News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 17:01

Newsweek

Kenyan Leaders Respond to Obama's Support for LGBT Rights
Newsweek
Gay sex, defined in the Kenyan penal code as “carnal knowledge of any person against the order of nature,” is criminalized with a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison. The State Department highlighted discrimination against LGBT persons in Kenya in ...

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Minister Fights For Right To Counsel LGBT Juvenile Offenders That They're ... - ThinkProgress

Recent News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 16:19

ThinkProgress

Minister Fights For Right To Counsel LGBT Juvenile Offenders That They're ...
ThinkProgress
The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has a policy (Policy 912) that requires that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) juveniles be treated with respect for their identities. A minister who volunteered to ...
Religious group threatens lawsuit over Kentucky policy banning anti-gay ...Lexington Herald Leader
Group threatens to sue over ban on anti-gay comments at juvenile jailsHopkinsville Kentucky New Era

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LGBT activists protest Scott Garrett for his anti-gay stance - NJ.com

Recent News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 15:20

NJ.com

LGBT activists protest Scott Garrett for his anti-gay stance
NJ.com
GLEN ROCK — Andrea Bowen did not expect an answer Monday when she knocked on the door of U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett's office in Glen Rock. Bowen, the executive director of Garden State Equality, had just come in from the sidewalk, where she led about ...

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No gay parade... but LBGT to stage 'PRIDE' events during Emancipendence week - Jamaica Gleaner (subscription)

Recent News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 00:04

Jamaica Gleaner (subscription)

No gay parade... but LBGT to stage 'PRIDE' events during Emancipendence week
Jamaica Gleaner (subscription)
The Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community has said all is in place for its Pride 2015 celebrations, the first of its kind in Jamaica, which coincides with the week of Emancipation and Independence celebrations from August 1 to 5. Latoya ...

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Ashland Sailors embrace LGBT Month - DVIDS (press release)

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 20:53

Ashland Sailors embrace LGBT Month
DVIDS (press release)
Sailors celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) month with poetry, stories and a cake cutting ceremony in the mess decks on board the USS Ashland (LSD-48). Ashland is assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is ...

For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers - NPR

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 16:51

For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers
NPR
The Mennonite church encompasses an incredibly diverse group of people, including a small minority that still use a horse and buggy to get around. The largest organization in the faith — Mennonite Church USA — has nearly 100,000 members.

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After Marriage Equality, What's Next For The LGBT Movement? - NPR

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 16:42

NPR

After Marriage Equality, What's Next For The LGBT Movement?
NPR
Amid celebrations about the Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage, some within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are also raising concerns about what may lie ahead for them. J. Bryan Lowder, an editor at Slate, outlined ...
LGBT workplace policies should become 'front-burner issue'Crain's Cleveland Business
Brands Back Equality To Lure LGBT Dollars Over The RainbowAdvocate.com
Filipino LGBT community rejoices after US legalizes gay marriageCNN
Green Bay Press Gazette -U.S. News & World Report (blog)
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Istanbul Gay pride quashed by riot police, rubber bullets and water cannon - euronews

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 11:30

Heavy.com

Istanbul Gay pride quashed by riot police, rubber bullets and water cannon
euronews
For residents of Istanbul, the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Pride Parade is a familiar sight. But attendees at the Turkish city's 13th annual march were forcibly prevented from celebrating. Riot police used water cannon and rubber ...
WATCH: Turkish Police Water Cannon Istanbul Pride CelebratorsHeavy.com
Istanbul Police Clear Gay Pride March With Water Cannons, Rubber BulletsHuffington Post
Turkish police fire pepper spray and rubber pellets to break up gay pride paradewhnt.com

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LGBT members undertake 'Pride Parade' - Business Standard

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 09:15

LGBT members undertake 'Pride Parade'
Business Standard
Members of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community today participated in a host of functions including parades, conferences and cultural programmes here, in an attempt to assert their space in the society. Around 500 members holding ...

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Gay Pride Quotes 2015: 15 Inspiring LGBT Sayings - International Business Times

Recent News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 07:00

International Business Times

Gay Pride Quotes 2015: 15 Inspiring LGBT Sayings
International Business Times
Gay Pride Week is celebrated June 21-28. As millions of people get ready to march around the country Sunday, why not mark the event with some inspiring quotations? Some of the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender sayings are listed below, with a ...

After marriage, LGBT activists prepare for next challenge - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Recent News - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 19:18

San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

After marriage, LGBT activists prepare for next challenge
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
And after Friday's Supreme Court decision striking down bans on same-sex marriage, the culmination of a dream come true, Leno and other key lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists say they'll celebrate — but not for long. San Francisco's ...

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Advocates Call for Release of Some LGBT Asylum-Seekers - Texas Tribune

Recent News - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:01

Texas Tribune

Advocates Call for Release of Some LGBT Asylum-Seekers
Texas Tribune
As millions waited this week for a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, dozens of LGBT immigrants sat in American detention centers after fleeing what they say is persecution in their homelands because of their sexual orientation.

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LGBT Pride celebrations around the USA - USA TODAY

Recent News - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 15:54

USA TODAY

LGBT Pride celebrations around the USA
USA TODAY
Friday's Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage added a giant exclamation point to the weekend conclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. Some of the celebrations: NEW YORK: The festivities, which began Friday, carry even ...
LGBT pride around the worldBaltimore Sun
Filipino LGBT people celebrate Gay Pride, US court decisionU.S. News & World Report
Share “Filipino LGBT people celebrate Gay Pride,...”NewsOK.com
Philippine Star
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UCSF to Use Apple's ResearchKit for LGBT Health Study - KQED

Recent News - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 14:32

KQED

UCSF to Use Apple's ResearchKit for LGBT Health Study
KQED
Mitchell Lunn and Juno Obedin-Maliver, both clinical fellows at the University of California, San Francisco, have spent the past decade studying the health problems that many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer identified people face. Their ...
San Francisco Doctors Tap App For Nationwide LGBT Health StudyGPB

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