Archives for March 2016

Monthly Archives: March 2016

National

Advocacy Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging North Carolina’s Sweeping Anti-LGBT Law

Lambda Legal, the ACLU, and the ACLU of North Carolina are filing the lawsuit together as co-counsel in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. ...
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Age of Mythology
Entertainment

Age of Mythology: Colliding the Worlds of Gaming and Education

Some people think video games impact kids negatively, while others are convinced that video games enhance basic skills. ...
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Politics

Murray, Cantwell, DelBene Commend SSA for Ensuring Same-Sex Beneficiaries Not Penalized

The Social Security Administration has adopted a streamlined waiver process to address errors in SSA’s treatment of SSI beneficiaries in same-sex marriages. ...
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Toronto PFLAG's interactive poster will start appearing in TDSB middle and high schools this week. (CNW Group/Toronto Pflag)
International

Toronto Schools Roll Out LGBTQ Interactive Poster Campaign

The interactive posters have been shipped to approximately 120 middle and secondary schools in Toronto and will start appearing in hallways this week. ...
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Local

Easter Pet Tips from Seattle Humane

Every Easter, adorable baby rabbits, chicks and ducklings are given as gifts. Sadly, many are often abandoned or admitted to shelters when the holiday is over. ...
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Columns

Bigger Expectations: 10 Ways to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

We are bombarded with advice, ads for “tummy tamers,” diet suggestions and stories of celebrities who were back in their bikinis just four hours weeks postpartum. ...
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Health

New Federal Report Shows Increasing Support of Same-Sex Adoptions

A new report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows increasing national support for adoptions by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents. ...
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Politics

Lambda Legal asks Court of Appeals to Intervene in Puerto Rico Marriage Case

The court is being asked to decide if the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling applies to Puerto Rico. ...
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National

Clorox, Burt’s Bees Urged to Oppose North Carolina’s Anti-Gay Ordinance

These new legal protections mean that as of April 1 businesses in Charlotte can’t discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender customers. ...
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Health

Discrimination Linked to Increased Stress, Poorer Health, American Psychological Association Survey Finds

Nearly seven in 10 adults in the U.S. report having experienced discrimination, and 61 percent said they experience day-to-day discrimination. ...
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