Equality

Equality

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International
While marriage equality is just one issue facing the LGBTQ+ community, OUTBermuda believes it is well positioned to provide a legal voice on a topic that has recently been handled like a political football in Bermuda. ...
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Local Politics
The Washington Legislature officially passed the Equal Pay Opportunity Act (HB 1506), the first update to the state’s equal pay law since 1943. ...
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National
New data analysis released by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) shows increased investments in LGBT organizations, perhaps as donors seek opportunities to respond to the new political climate. ...
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National
The late Edie Windsor remembers a 2007 briefing in which she was told by an LGBT movement leader that marriage equality would be addressed “a couple years down the line.” The fierce and feisty activist recalls retorting:  “‘I’m 77 years old and I can’t wait!!" ...
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National
Civil rights legend Edith Windsor passed away at the age of 88 in New York on Tuesday. Windsor was the plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court case  Windsor v. United States – which effectively struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and paved the way for nationwide marriage equality in 2015. ...
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Local
Gender Odyssey Seattle is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender-diverse people, their loved ones, and professionals who serve them. ...
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Politics
The Refund Equality Act would permit same-sex couples to amend their tax returns, allowing them to file jointly and to secure an estimated total of $67 million in refunds to which they are entitled. ...
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Politics
Canon built a legal practice representing people against government and big corporations. Notably, he was one of a team of lawyers who took the landmark marriage equality case to the Supreme Court of the United States. ...
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National
NARAL Pro-Choice America Tuesday launched its new Times Square billboard (43rd St. & Broadway), which calls for gender equality across the United States and around the world. ...
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National
After Bob died, the nursing home provided Picayune Funeral Home with necessary information confirming Bob’s death and identifying Jack as his husband. The nursing home called their nephew John and informed him that Picayune Funeral Home was now refusing to pick up the body and perform the cremation. ...
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