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Tuesday, the city of San Francisco issued an official proclamation declaring it is an Open to All city, pledging to welcome everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, or disability. ...
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Connor Thonen-Fleck along with his parents speaking at a press conference announcing the lawsuit in front of the Federal Courthouse in Durham.

Lambda Legal and Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) filed a federal lawsuit against North Carolina officials today for discrimination in state employee health care. ...
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Meghan McCain/Diversity Honors

The 5th anniversary gala taking place on March 30 at 7 p.m. will recognize TV personality, political blogger and best-selling author Meghan McCain as the recipient of the Harvey Milk Foundation Lilla Watson Medal. ...
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Supporters cried while others vented their anger after delegates, on a 449-374 vote, defeated a proposal that would have let regional and local church bodies decide for themselves on gay-friendly policies. ...
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On average, nearly one-third of the population of transwomen in San Francisco were infected with HIV from 2010 to 2016, with 90 percent having a confirmed diagnosis. ...
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ABA House of Delegates Resolution 113 reaffirms that LGBTQ+ individuals are equal under the law and therefore possess the fundamental right to parent and raise children free from discrimination or unreasonable interference from all forms of government. ...
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Phoenix Gay Pride/Creative Commons

Earlier this year, over 250 businesses filed an amicus curiae brief in support of the City of Phoenix stating that treating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people fairly and serving them equally is important for maximizing productivity and ensuring a thriving economy. ...
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Donald Trump/GLAAD Accountability Project

The report documents examples of second-year actions taken by the Trump Administration that undermine the health and well-being of LGBT people and people living with HIV. ...
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During the Obama Administration, Bond served as Deputy Director for the White House Office of Public Engagement and primary liaison for the LGBTQ community. ...
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The release of state-specific data allows advocates, educators, administrators, and policymakers, among others, to evaluate school climate in their individual state. ...
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