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Iowa Senate Subcommittee Advances Anti-Conversion Bill, Students Meet with Legislators

Luke and Anna meet with Rep. Liz Bennett (center) at One Iowa's Student Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Des Moines.
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A Senate subcommittee advanced a bill in Iowa that would outlaw conversion therapy - also commonly referred to as ex-gay therapy or reparative therapy. ...
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Eight Ways OK Lawmakers are Attacking LGBT People, Families

Two of the nation’s top LGBT civil rights organizations join Oklahoma’s state equality organization to strongly condemn eight appallingly vicious bills attacking LGBT people and their families
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Two of the nation’s top LGBT civil rights organizations join Oklahoma’s state equality organization to condemn eight bills attacking LGBT people, families. ...
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Robert Pitman Becomes First Openly Gay Judge to Sit on Federal Bench in Texas

Robert L. Pitman, the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Texas, speaks during a news conference Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Midland, Texas, about the dangers of designer drugs. (AP Photo/Odessa American, Courtney Sacco
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The U.S. Senate has confirmed Robert Pitman, making him the first openly gay judge to sit on the federal bench in Texas. ...
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Michigan House Passes ‘License to Discriminate’ Bill

If it passes, some worry it will become a “license to discriminate” bill, allowing people like EMT’s to refuse emergency treatment to a gay person, or pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions based on religious beliefs.
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The Michigan bill may allow EMTs to refuse emergency treatment to a gay person, or pharmacists to refuse to fill prescriptions based on religious beliefs. ...
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Cuomo: Gender Reassignment Surgery Must be Covered by Insurance

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The new rule bars insurance companies from denying medically necessary care because the treatment is for gender dysphoria. ...
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Michigan Coalition Opposes Trans Discriminatory Bill

Michigan coalition members oppose new bill that would discriminate against transgender people.
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Freedom Michigan coalition members are speaking out against a bill that would allow continued discrimination against transgender individuals in Michigan. ...
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