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The first GLAAD and Bonnier Publishing USA book to be released is Prince & Knight, by Daniel Haack and illustrated by Stevie Lewis. In this “illuminating fairy tale for young readers” (School Library Journal) a noble prince is in line to take the throne. ...
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 09: Gay Men's Chorus of Washington attends the PFLAG 45th Anniversary Celebration at the Mayflower Hotel on May 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for PFLAG)

Hundreds of people gathered at the Mayflower Hotel on Wednesday May 9 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of PFLAG - the nation's first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, their families, and allies. ...
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A new report examines how many state legislatures are attempting to limit LGBT equality efforts through “preemption,” or state laws that block or prevent local governments from passing their own laws on a range of issues. ...
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Laura Aguilar, “Plush Pony #2, 1992.” Gelatin silver print.

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University extends the East Coast premiere of critically acclaimed award-winning photographer Laura Aguilar’s “Show and Tell” exhibit through June 3 in Miami, Florida. ...
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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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