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A new report shows how profoundly harmful and unnecessary policies that exclude transgender students from school facilities that match their gender can be on these children. ...
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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Tuesday signed Assembly Bill 99, a bill that requires child welfare and juvenile justice agencies in Nevada to treat transgender children in their care in accordance with their gender identity. ...
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GLAAD and Harris Poll shows Millennials more likely to identify as transgender or outside traditional genders. ...
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Tonya Smith, Rachel Smith, and their children/Lambda Legal

Tonya and Rachel Smith are a loving, committed same-sex couple living in Colorado. They have been married for seven years and have two children, ages seven and three. Rachel is also transgender. ...
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In a groundbreaking, 8-3 decision, the full Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates federal civil rights law. ...
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Gilbert Baker

Gilbert Baker, the creator of the iconic rainbow flag that has become a key symbol for the LGBTQ community, passed away in his sleep March 31 at age 65. ...
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According to the Census Bureau, the 2020 census will not include questions related to sexual orientation or identity. ...
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After more than 40 years together, Hal Birchfield and James Merrick Smith traveled to New York in October 2012 and got married. Tragically, less than a year later, in September 2013, James died at the age of 94. ...
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Jameka Evans/Photo: Lambda Legal

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit largely affirmed a lower district court’s ruling Friday dismissing the lawsuit of Jameka Evans, a security guard who was targeted for harassment and effectively terminated from her job at Georgia Regional Hospital because she is a lesbian and didn’t conform to gender norms in her appearance and demeanor. ...
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Family Equality Council, StoryCorps, and WMFE are partnering with The Center in Orlando to host survivors, crisis counselors, first responders, staff of local community organizations, family members of victims, and the artist behind the “angel wings” counter-protest at victims’ funerals. ...
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