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Human Rights

It’s Not Just Indiana: Anti-LGBT Bills Introduced in 28 States

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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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Working Party, 24 EU Member States Discuss Hate Crimes

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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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California ‘Kill the Gays’ Bill Proceeds Through Legal System

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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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Randy Berry Announced First-Ever Special Envoy for LGBT Rights

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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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Judith Light’s ‘Wonderful’ Return to Broadway

Tony Award winner and Transparent actress Judith Light has just taken on a new role on Broadway. The former Who’s the Boss? gay icon will be reading during an invitation-only presentation of Wonderful – A New Play on February 26.
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Judith Light has just taken on a new role on Broadway. The gay icon will read during an invitation-only presentation of Wonderful – A New Play on Feb. 26. ...
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State Department Announces Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT People

The special envoy will be tasked with advancing the State Department’s initiatives to protect the human rights of LGBT people, with responding to discrimination and violence against LGBT people, and with building partnerships with LGBT activists around the world.
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The State Department has indicated that the new human rights special envoy will be a career foreign service officer who is openly gay. ...
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Gambia Anti-Gay Bill Touted As ‘Serious Human Rights Setback’

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Gambia: Bill compares consensual homosexual relationships to pedophilia, familial sexual abuse, or knowingly infecting a partner with HIV. ...
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Murray, Senators to Obama: It’s Time to Appoint Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights

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While the rights of the LGBT community have been supported and in the U.S., more than 80 nations around the world have laws that criminalize homosexuality. ...
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Human Rights First: Obama Missed Chance to Discuss Human Rights at Meetings with African Leaders

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The summit takes place less than a week after Uganda overturned the Anti-Homosexuality Act - a key step forward for securing Uganda’s LGBT community. ...
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Bipartisan International Human Rights Defense Act Introduced in the House

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Congressman John F. Tierney, Congressman Chris Gibson and Congressman Richard Hanna, introduced the International Human Rights Defense Act. ...
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