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Seattle Pride Dine OUT: Restaurants Commit to LGBTQ Respect & Safety

Molly Moon's Grand Opening - University Village
Local
Seattle Pride Dine OUT is a collaboration with LGBTQ Allyship and leading Seattle restaurants, bars and cafes who have taken the Talk Gender to Me pledge. ...
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Court Asked to Clarify That Transgender North Carolinians Have Access to Public Facilities Consistent with Their Gender Identity

National
Transgender people in North Carolina will not be barred from using public restrooms and other facilities that match their gender identity under a consent decree proposed by Gov. Roy Cooper, Attorney General Josh Stein, the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, and LGBT North Carolinians who are challenging state anti-LGBT laws H.B. 2 and H.B. 142 in a federal lawsuit. The judge in the case must agree to the terms of the proposed consent decree before it takes effect. ...
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New Report Details Extensive Harms of Denying Transgender Students Access to School Facilities

National
A new report shows how profoundly harmful and unnecessary policies that exclude transgender students from school facilities that match their gender can be on these children. ...
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LGBT Refugees, Experts Explore Impact of Trump’s Travel Ban

Politics
Human Rights First co-hosted a congressional briefing Wednesday examining the administration's recent executive order targeting refugees and its impact on LGBT individuals. ...
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S.A.F.E. Act Introduced by LGBT Bar Association to Thwart Gay and Trans Panic Defenses

LGBT Bar Photo
Politics National
The Bar Association promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity. ...
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Mic Launches Unprecedented Database Tracking Transgender Murders in the U.S.

National
In the most comprehensive investigation of transgender-related homicide to date, Mic released a project looking at trans murder in America. ...
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Family Sues Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for Discriminatory Treatment of Transgender Teenager

Katharine Prescott holds a portrait of her son, Kyler Prescott, in the garden she built in his memory outside their San Diego-area home. He passed away in May 2015.
National
A transgender teenage boy was admitted to Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for in-patient care, released, and then died by suicide. ...
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Women Inkeepers of Provincetown Promise Year-Long Programming Benefiting True Colors Fund

Women's Week
Travel
The Women Innkeepers of Provincetown will produce several events throughout the year benefiting the True Colors Fund. ...
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Travel Ban and All-Gender Restroom Bills Clear California Assembly

Equality California Photo
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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What North Carolina’s HB 2 Means for Lesbian America, One Woman’s Story

Katie Benfield/Pride
Politics Editorial
I identity solely as a lesbian, so I can only imagine what this bill means for transgender people. My heart hurts for every single one of them. ...
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