Archives for February 2017

Monthly Archives: February 2017

Marci Owens, Senator Patty Murray and Danni Askini in D.C.
Politics Local

Sen. Murray Invites LGBTQ Rights Champion Marci Owens to Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has announced that Marci Owens of Seattle will be her guest at Tuesday night’s Joint Address to Congress by Trump. ...
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Politics

60 Civil Rights Groups Urge DeVos to Select Assistant Secretary to Protect All Students

Monday, 60 civil rights groups sent a letter to Betsy DeVos emphasizing the importance of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights ...
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Angela Gilmore and Joaquin Carcaño
National

ACLU and Lambda Legal Oppose Latest HB2 Repeal Proposal

House Bill 186, would repeal H.B. 2, but replace it with policies restricting local authority and continue to allow discrimination against LGBT North Carolinians. ...
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Uncategorized

Female Heroes: Gaming Isn’t Just About the Men Anymore

There are a lot of female heroes visible via online gaming these days – within the games themselves and also playing the games. The ...
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Entertainment

Sarah, Brandy and Kersh Live on the Red Carpet at the Family Equality Council’s LA Impact Awards

Watch what happens live as Sarah Toce, Brandy Black and Kersh Branz take their fans behind-the-scenes at the Family Equality Council’s LA Impact Awards! ...
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National

Amid Chaos, Trump Administration Rescinds Title IX Protections for Transgender Students

The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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Peace Van Rentals
Travel

Peace Vans Rentals Kicks Off Second Year with Expanded Fleet, Additional Destinations

Peace Vans Rentals which launched in 2016, kicks off its second season in business with eight additional vehicles, new destinations and additional surprises for customers. ...
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Politics

LGBT Refugees, Experts Explore Impact of Trump’s Travel Ban

Human Rights First co-hosted a congressional briefing Wednesday examining the administration's recent executive order targeting refugees and its impact on LGBT individuals. ...
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Grey's Anatomy star Sara Ramirez/Twitter
Entertainment

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Sara Ramirez Fires at ABC for Biphobic Joke on ‘The Real O’Neals’

After a biphobic joke was made on ABC’s The Real O’Neals, Grey’s Anatomy’s actress Sara Ramirez said she “will invest my brand where I’m respected.” ...
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Sports

Abby Wambach and Christian Mom Blogger Glennon Doyle Melton Are Engaged

Soccer player Abby Wambach, 36, and Christian mom blogger Glennon Doyle Melton, 40, announced via social media that they are engaged. ...
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