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After more than 40 years together, Hal Birchfield and James Merrick Smith traveled to New York in October 2012 and got married. Tragically, less than a year later, in September 2013, James died at the age of 94. ...
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National
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit largely affirmed a lower district court’s ruling Friday dismissing the lawsuit of Jameka Evans, a security guard who was targeted for harassment and effectively terminated from her job at Georgia Regional Hospital because she is a lesbian and didn’t conform to gender norms in her appearance and demeanor. ...
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National
House Bill 186, would repeal H.B. 2, but replace it with policies restricting local authority and continue to allow discrimination against LGBT North Carolinians. ...
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Politics
North Carolina sends a purposeful message that LGBT people are second-class citizens who are undeserving of the privacy, respect, and protections afforded others in the state. ...
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Politics
Senator Wiener and Assemblymember Gloria Wednesday introduced a bill to modernize laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV. ...
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Health National
On the advice of his doctor, Jionni decided to undergo a hysterectomy as medically necessary treatment for his gender dysphoria. ...
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Faith and Religion
Mississippi’s discriminatory anti-LGBT legislation was enacted in defiance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision granting marriage for same-sex couples nationwide. ...
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National
Janssen worked at Granite Mesa for nearly a year when he was abruptly fired in September 2013, two days after he notified the Director of Nursing that he had tested positive for HIV. ...
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National
The state of Wisconsin must now issue accurate birth certificates listing both parents for the children of married same-sex couples. ...
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National
A District Court Tuesday ruled that the U.S. State Department violated federal law when it denied a passport to Lambda Legal client Dana Zzyym. ...
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