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San Bernardino County Sued Over Treatment of Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Inmates

San Bernardino County Sued Over Treatment of Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Inmates

Fifteen individuals filed a federal class action lawsuit against San Bernardino County over discriminatory policies at the West Valley Detention Center.

Equality Michigan Receives $3 Million-Plus Endowment

Over one million dollars was given directly to the organization two million dollars was donated to the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.

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New York Governor Cuomo Announces ‘End of AIDS’ Task Force

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the creation of the End of AIDS Task Force to implement his plan to end new HIV infections in the Empire State by 2020.

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Sweden’s Gender-Neutral Pronoun is Setting the Country Apart

Two years after the gender-neutral pronoun “hen” was introduced in Sweden, it seems to have finally started making an impact on gender equality.

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Seattle Fashion Show Raises Awareness about Cancer

Cherrisse Jackson established this event in 2013 because her motherwas diagnosed with cancer in 2004, and one of her cousin’s lost the battle in 2008.

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New York City Council, Department of Health Propose Birth Certificate Modernization for Transgender Citizens

According to a study, 40 percent of transgender people have faced harassment when presenting documents that did not match their gender identity/expression.

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INTERVIEW: James Clementi Remembers His Brother Four Years Later

Tyler Clementi’s older brother James discusses what his family has done since Tyler’s passing to make positive changes in our community.

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Lesbian Employee Sues Walmart for Health Care Damages

When Cote added her wife’s gender in the Walmart system, she was stopped. When she called the home office, she was told same-sex spouses were not covered.

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Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill

Sens. Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker announced the Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014.

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Suicide Prevention: Forefront’s Efforts Offer New Hope

Two years ago, Washington became the first U.S. state to enact legislation requiring that mental health professionals be trained in suicide prevention.

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