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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit largely affirmed a lower district court’s ruling Friday dismissing the lawsuit of Jameka Evans, a security guard who was targeted for harassment and effectively terminated from her job at Georgia Regional Hospital because she is a lesbian and didn’t conform to gender norms in her appearance and demeanor. ...
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Family Equality Council, StoryCorps, and WMFE are partnering with The Center in Orlando to host survivors, crisis counselors, first responders, staff of local community organizations, family members of victims, and the artist behind the “angel wings” counter-protest at victims’ funerals. ...
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The Utah Legislature passed a bill Wednesday repealing a state law prohibiting supportive discussions of homosexuality in public and charter school curricula and classrooms. ...
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Six-in-ten female officers say they have been verbally abused by a citizen while on duty in the past month, compared with 69% of men. ...
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Angela Gilmore and Joaquin Carcaño

House Bill 186, would repeal H.B. 2, but replace it with policies restricting local authority and continue to allow discrimination against LGBT North Carolinians. ...
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The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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The Bar Association promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity. ...
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The SF LGBT Center launched #HireTrans Wednesday, a mass transit PSA campaign aimed at encouraging employers to hire transgender workers. ...
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Among all regions, the West Central region continues to have the lowest percentage who identify as LGBT. ...
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Virginia Full House Chamber

Earlier this week, the Privileges and Elections Constitutional Subcommittee killed HJ 538, which would have repealed Virginia’s now mute constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. ...
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