Gay New York Skydiving Instructor Files Employment Discrimination Suit

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has granted en banc review in Zarda v. Altitude Express, the case of a New York skydiving instructor who was fired from his job because he was gay. ...
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LGBT Racing Team Enters the 2017 British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta

Trekr Adventures Founder Sultan Shakir
Trekr Adventures and The Moorings that will focus on increasing the participation and visibility of the LGBT community within the sport of sailing. ...
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New Nevada Law Requires Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Agencies to Respect Gender Identity of Youth in Care

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Tuesday signed Assembly Bill 99, a bill that requires child welfare and juvenile justice agencies in Nevada to treat transgender children in their care in accordance with their gender identity. ...
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Sarah Paulson, Kim Kardashian, Tig Notaro, Julie Bowen Come Out to Support Family Equality Council in Beverly Hills

Sarah Paulson and Cheyenne Jackson at the LA Impact Awards/Family Equality Council
Top News Entertainment
The stars aligned to raise more than $400,000 for Family Equality Council in Beverly Hills on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the LA Impact Awards. ...
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Will ‘Alien: Covenant’ Pass the Bechdel Test?

All of the films in the Alien franchise (except for Alien 3, which is generally best forgotten) pass the test, including Prometheus. ...
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PFLAG National Lauds Appointments of Catherine Lhamon and Debo Adegbile to Civil Rights Commission

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Special Council Debo Adegbile talks to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Adegbile argued before the court in Shelby County v. Holder, a legal challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
As Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Civil Rights, Catherine Lhamon has been one of this Administration’s key leaders in advancing civil rights. ...
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My Sunday School Guide to Gay

Entertainment Faith and Religion
When I was a kid, my church boycotted Disney…because they offered health-care benefits to their employees’ same-sex partners. ...
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Statement of Affinity Bar Associations on the Post-Election Increase in Hate Crimes

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As diverse bar associations, we have a unique opportunity to serve as voices for individuals and communities who are targeted based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. ...
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Iran’s Treatment of Trans People: A Double Edged Sword

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Editorial International
Iranian authorities firmly root trans experiences in pathological explanations, believing that it is a psychosexual disease. ...
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Thirty-One Retired Military Officers Release Statement on Minority Troops Under Trump Presidency

In response to potential Trump administration members’ comments this week targeting minority military members, a statement was released. ...
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