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Hundreds of LGBTQ Leaders to Convene in the South for Equality Conference

National
Over 200 LGBTQ leaders from the state-based movement for equality will convene in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the end of July for Equality Federation’s 21st annual Leadership Conference. ...
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Lambda Legal Challenge to Military Trans Ban on Course to Proceed to Trial

National
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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California Legislature Passes ‘Bill of Rights’ for LGBTQ Seniors in Long-Term Care

Politics
The California Legislature Wednesday approved a bill that would create a “bill of rights” for LGBTQ seniors in long-term care. ...
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Bill Announced to Modernize California’s Discriminatory HIV Criminalization Laws

Politics
Senator Wiener and Assemblymember Gloria Wednesday introduced a bill to modernize laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV. ...
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Travel Ban and All-Gender Restroom Bills Clear California Assembly

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Politics
AB 1732 would enact the most progressive statewide restroom access policy in the nation, requiring all single-occupancy restrooms to be available to everyone. ...
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Transgender Employees in California Protected Under New Equal Benefit Law

Politics
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a landmark bill Wednesday that protects transgender people who work for companies doing business with state agencies. ...
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Jerry Brown Signs Landmark Assisted Reproduction Law

Politics
Without AB 960, a sperm donor might end up being required to pay child support by the state, for example, if the parents conceived through at-home insemination. ...
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Two Landmark Transgender Rights Bills Pass California Assembly

Politics
The California State Assembly passed bills protecting transgender people working for companies doing business with state agencies and children in foster care. ...
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Clinton Announces 2016 Campaign, Same-Sex Couples Featured in Video

Hillary Clinton has announced her run for president in 2016
Top News Politics
Hillary Clinton has announced her run for president in 2016. Her announcement video features same-sex couples. ...
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Equality California Endorses Hillary Clinton for 2016

Hillary Clinton/Photo: Steph Brusig
Top News Politics
A new Gallup poll released March 13, 2015 showed that Clinton was the “clear leader in favorability among democrats” leading into the 2016 election. ...
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