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Lambda Legal and 75 Orgs Urge HHS Not to Grant SC License to Discriminate

Faith and Religion National
South Carolina had requested the waiver on behalf of Miracle Hill Ministries, one of the state’s largest foster agencies that explicitly rejects non-Protestant and LGBT potential foster and adoptive families and people seeking to mentor children in its care. ...
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Enter for a chance to win Cher’s DANCING QUEEN! 

Dancing Queen Album Cover
Entertainment Contests
Enter for a chance to win Cher's latest album, DANCING QUEEN!  ...
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New PSA shows how to help transgender students safely access the bathroom at school

Hallway PSA
National
Hallway depicts the harassment transgender students often face when they need to use the restroom at school - and how school administrators and supportive students alike can help. ...
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Moody Refuses to Stand Up to LePage on LGBTQ+ Discrimination in Maine

Politics
Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued sharp criticism of Moody for his refusal to take a clear stance on LePage’s actions and on the issue of workplace discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community. ...
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Two Moms and Six Kids at the Beach: You Can Imagine the Assumptions

Columns
This is happening to biological parents that their kids do not resemble them. I feel bad for all interracial or blended families that happen to like to do fun things with their kids. ...
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Paris Goes for the Gold with Gay Games X

The Eiffel Tower lit up in a rainbow with the message #lovewins
Sports Travel
“Gay Paree” is currently super gay because more than 40,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender athletes from around the world have descended upon the “City of Lights” for Gay Games X. ...
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Queer LGBTQ ClexaCon Comes to London

Clexacon
Entertainment
Building from the massive success of ClexaCon, which has taken place in Las Vegas, NV for the past two years, the European edition will bring together in London the best in queer television, movies, books, blogs, and more. ...
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Study: LGBT Community Centers Serve More Than 40,000 People Each Week

National
The sixth edition of the report provides a crucial snapshot of the centers that provide vital services, programs, and advocacy for LGBT people. ...
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14th Annual Golden Crown Literary Society Award Winners Announced

Beth Burnett and Karen.Richard (L-R). Photo: Golden Crown Literary Society
National
The GCLS Literary Awards focus solely on lesbian content. Content in all categories must include significant lesbian characters and/or themes and meet certain criteria. ...
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SDSU Receives $1 Million Donation for Pride Center, LGBT Studies

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