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Soni S.H.S. Wolf/Photo: Sarah Karlan

Soni passed peacefully of natural causes the night of Wednesday April 25. Soni was 69 when she died and is survived by Dykes on Bikes around the world who follow in her footsteps. ...
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The U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico issued its opinion, as promised in the order earlier in April, that denying accurate birth certificates to transgender people is a violation of their privacy. ...
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To celebrate the release of a U.S. postage stamp honoring pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, three trailblazing women will sit down together May 23 for a conversation on "Women in Leadership" hosted by Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego. ...
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Friday, a federal court in Seattle rejected the Trump Administration’s claim that its “new” discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services passes muster. ...
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For the first time, the agency will add specific check boxes for same-sex couples to identify themselves, and it will ask people who check the white or black race boxes to say more about their national origins. ...
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The Creating Change Conference is being placed in the experienced hands of Andy Garcia, ensuring it is on track for a powerful 31st convening in Detroit, 2019. ...
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The U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico struck down a policy that prevented transgender people born in Puerto Rico from correcting the gender marker on their birth certificates and ordered Commonwealth officials to allow such corrections. ...
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“Piggie Park wasn’t just about barbeque. And Masterpiece isn’t just about cake,” said Ineke Mushovic, executive director of the Movement Advancement Project. “Businesses and their owners have a right to their religious beliefs—but that freedom shouldn’t give businesses a license to discriminate.” ...
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The Bowman-Cryer family

Lambda Legal Friday urged the Oregon Supreme Court to deny a petition from the former owners of an Oregon bakery seeking to overturn a lower court ruling that they violated Oregon’s anti-discrimination law in 2013. ...
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Thursday, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) announced that after more than 22 years, Kate Kendell will be stepping down from her role as executive director at the end of this year. ...
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