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Over 200 LGBTQ leaders from the state-based movement for equality will convene in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the end of July for Equality Federation’s 21st annual Leadership Conference. ...
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Civil rights organizations asked a federal court to halt implementation of a new Department of Defense policy resulting in the discharge of service members living with HIV. ...
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Beth Burnett and Karen.Richard (L-R). Photo: Golden Crown Literary Society

The GCLS Literary Awards focus solely on lesbian content. Content in all categories must include significant lesbian characters and/or themes and meet certain criteria. ...
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Supporting hands make heart sign and wave in front of a rainbow flag flying on the sidelines of a summer gay pride parade

SDSU is the second university in the U.S. and the first in California to offer a major in LGBT studies, according to the school. ...
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The Colin Higgins Foundation has announced its 18th Annual Youth Courage Award winners, whom it will recognize for extraordinary leadership and advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ youth. ...
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Lambda Legal and the SPLC will review the documents provided by BOP and decide what legal actions, if any, need to be taken next to protect transgender people in the federal criminal justice system. ...
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Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Bermuda agreed to overturn the nation’s same-sex marriage ban and decided in favor of OUTBermuda and its co-litigants. ...
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Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed the religious right a limited, fact-specific victory, ruling that the Colorado civil rights agency violated the religious rights of a Denver baker who refused to sell a same-sex couple a wedding cake. ...
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Photo: MAP

A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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Dana Zzyym

Lambda Legal returned to federal district court this week to argue on behalf of U.S. citizen and Navy veteran Dana Zzyym, an intersex person whose gender identity is neither male nor female, to whom the U.S. State Department refuses to issue an accurate passport. ...
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