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Stonewall 50 l WorldPride 2019 Photo

Prolific entertainer and internationally-recognized humanitarian, Whoopi Goldberg, will host the ceremony, featuring a growing medley of acclaimed speakers and performers. ...
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Arizona law prohibits instruction in HIV/AIDS curriculum that “[p]romotes a homosexual life-style,” “[p]ortrays homosexuality as a positive alternative life-style,” or “[s]uggests that some methods of sex are safe methods of homosexual sex.” ...
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A new report from the Public Religion Research Institute finds that strong majorities within all religious groups, including white evangelicals and Jehovah’s Witnesses, show sustained support for LGBT nondiscrimination policies. ...
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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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