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For the second year in a row, a campaign to rollback non-discrimination protections for transgender people failed to turn in enough signatures to qualify for the ballot in Washington state. ...
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Drew is 16-year-old boy who is transgender and he will begin his junior year at Allen D. Nease High School in Ponte Vedra, FL when he returns to school in August. He’s an honor student who wants to attend medical school to become a psychiatrist. ...
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Instructor Dillon Bartel encouraging participants in his morning class on May 20, 2017. Photo: Charles Johnson

Step inside The Little Gym of West Seattle and you’ll have a hard time deciding where the staff ends and the families begins. The gym is open and accepting of all families. They have families that come from all backgrounds, especially in the LGBT community. ...
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Asian and South Asian LGBT youth face unique obstacles to coming out, including the fear of shaming and dishonoring their parents and ancestors. These cultural obstacles often lead to self-loathing, depression and suicide. ...
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Lambda Legal filed papers Monday urging a federal court to strike down Puerto Rico’s policy denying transgender people accurate birth certificates in its case on behalf of three transgender people born in Puerto Rico and the advocacy group Puerto Rico Para Tod@s. ...
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The U.S. Supreme Court, in a summary reversal, overturned a decision of the Arkansas Supreme Court, in Pavan v. Smith, saying loud and clear that states may not treat same-sex married couples differently than other married couples. ...
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The U.S. Supreme Court announced it has granted review in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission – the Colorado case involving a Denver bakery that cited religious beliefs and refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple contrary to Colorado’s civil rights law. ...
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Many students looking at prospective colleges and universities aren’t sure how to ascertain whether or not the institutions are accepting of their LGBT students. ...
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Two years after the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states could not prohibit same-sex marriages, 10.2% of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) adults in the U.S. are married to a same-sex spouse. ...
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Durkan revealed to us her plans for Pride (hint: they include Bette Midler and Barbra Streisand), transgender rights and her plans to help small business owners - if she secures a spot on the August ballot. ...
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