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Michigan House Passes ‘License to Discriminate’ Bill

Michigan House Passes ‘License to Discriminate’ Bill

The Michigan bill may allow EMTs to refuse emergency treatment to a gay person, or pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions based on religious beliefs.

Witness to Stonewall Uprising, Danny Garvin, Dies at 65

Danny Garvin, one of the most important witnesses to, and participants in, the legendary Stonewall Uprising in 1969, has passed away at the age of 65.

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California Public Schools to Teach LGBT History in 2015

Though the LGBT history bill will take effect in January, textbooks won’t be updated until later in 2015. This is the first bill of its kind in the U.S.

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Report: LGBT Americans Still Face Wide-Spread Inequality

Same-sex couples can marry in 35 states, but wearing a wedding ring can result in an LGBT worker being fired in 29 states.

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Duggars Inadvertently Raise $25,000 for LGBT Community

The Duggars, stars of the show 19 Kids and Counting, accidentally helped raise over $25,000 for the LGBT community by appearing in an ad for Lucie’s Place.

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The Russian Tide: 34% Increase in U.S. Asylum Seekers

The Department of Homeland Security shows 969 Russians have applied for asylum in the 2014 fiscal year, a 34 percent increase from 2012.

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Michigan House: No Vote on LGBT Discrimination Law

House Bill 5804 would add sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression to the list of communities protected under the Civil Rights Act of 1976.

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Trans Veterans Gain Victory in Discrimination Battle

Two transgender veterans have won a victory in a battle to change their names on a key military identification document, with nationwide implications.

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Coalition Explores Storage Issues for Homeless Youth

A coalition of foundations and advocates came together to address the issue of storage of personal belongings for youth experiencing homelessness Chicago.

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Apartment Adoption Project for Homeless Chicago Youth

The 750 Club Apartment Adoption Project is launching this week in Chicago to provide private apartments for youth moving out of transitional housing.

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