Human Rights

Human Rights

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National
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Division of Human Rights has adopted new regulations that ban discrimination and harassment against transgender people. ...
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Local Politics
Seattle City Council announced its tentative plan for committee assignments Friday, in preparation for work in 2016. ...
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International
For the first time ever, the president of the General Assembly addressed a U.N. forum on LGBTI issues. ...
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Barbra Streisand is one of the 17 recipients
Entertainment
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions. ...
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Politics
Houston is the most diverse city in the country, but is also the only city of its size in the country lacking an equal rights ordinance. ...
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International Top News
Human Rights First believes that the passage of this bill would violate Principle 6 of the Olympic Charter that was updated by the IOC. ...
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Politics Top News
The wave of anti-LGBT bills filed across the country continues to swell. Lawmakers have introduced more than 85 anti-LGBT bills in 28 state legislatures. ...
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International Top News
FRA and the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU hosted the second meeting of the Working Party on combating hate crime, with 24 EU Member States. ...
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National Top News
Matt McLaughlin’s Sodomite Suppression Act ballot proposes killing those that preform sexual acts with the same sex with “bullets to the head." ...
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Politics Top News
The special envoy will be tasked with advancing the State Department’s initiatives to protect the human rights of LGBT people. ...
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