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Supporting hands make heart sign and wave in front of a rainbow flag flying on the sidelines of a summer gay pride parade

SDSU is the second university in the U.S. and the first in California to offer a major in LGBT studies, according to the school. ...
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The Colin Higgins Foundation has announced its 18th Annual Youth Courage Award winners, whom it will recognize for extraordinary leadership and advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ youth. ...
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Lambda Legal and the SPLC will review the documents provided by BOP and decide what legal actions, if any, need to be taken next to protect transgender people in the federal criminal justice system. ...
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Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Bermuda agreed to overturn the nation’s same-sex marriage ban and decided in favor of OUTBermuda and its co-litigants. ...
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Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed the religious right a limited, fact-specific victory, ruling that the Colorado civil rights agency violated the religious rights of a Denver baker who refused to sell a same-sex couple a wedding cake. ...
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A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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Dana Zzyym

Lambda Legal returned to federal district court this week to argue on behalf of U.S. citizen and Navy veteran Dana Zzyym, an intersex person whose gender identity is neither male nor female, to whom the U.S. State Department refuses to issue an accurate passport. ...
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Outgoing National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Kate Kendell, right, enjoying a moment with the Human Rights Campaign’s Director of Public Education and Research Ashland Johnson, left, at the 41st annual NCLR Gala at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, May 19, 2018. Photo: NCLR

It was a night to party. It was a night to say goodbye. It was a night to raise a lot of money for LGBT rights. It all happened in one amazing Saturday night at the NCLR sold out 41st annual dinner gala and party at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco on May 19. ...
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The Biden Foundation and YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) Monday announced a joint three-year effort to foster LGBTQ inclusion and equity at YMCA locations nationwide. ...
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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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