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Katharine Prescott holds a portrait of her son, Kyler Prescott, in the garden she built in his memory outside their San Diego-area home. He passed away in May 2015.

A transgender teenage boy was admitted to Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for in-patient care, released, and then died by suicide. ...
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Trish Bendix/Twitter

Bendix was not allowed to post her goodbye message on AfterEllen and was denied severance and asked to leave two days early. ...
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Trish Bendix/AfterEllen

Trish Bendix writes, "After 14 years, AfterEllen as we know it will be effectively shutting down as of Friday." ...
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Chelsea and Jessamy with their son.

The state of Wisconsin must now issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the children of married same-sex couples. ...
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In its initial decision, the court said that Brewer should have tried to marry in another state or brought a lawsuit challenging Illinois’s marriage ban. ...
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Thousands converged at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando to remember those lost in the mass shooting on Sunday. Speakers declared, “We are stronger than fear. Love will conquer hate. Orlando united!” Andy Campbell/HuffPost

Donations for the Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund will continue to be accepted until 5 p.m. EST on Friday, September 23. ...
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Justice

The Unjust report highlights several factors in the overrepresentation of LGBT young people in the juvenile justice system. ...
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Non-biological, non-married, non-adoptive parents can seek custody and visitation of children who were born into their relationships with the consent of the child’s biological parent. ...
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Campus Pride Shame List

Campus Pride has released its 2016 "Shame List" highlighting for the first time a national list of “The Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth.” ...
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Lesbian Wedding/theknot.com

Love won and now mainstream jewelers Shane Co. and Zales are eyeing to attract lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. ...
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