Lesbian Rights

Lesbian Rights

National
The release of the theme study coincides with National Coming Out Day, a commemoration first celebrated in 1988 on the anniversary of the first March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. ...
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National
Non-biological, non-married, non-adoptive parents can seek custody and visitation of children who were born into their relationships with the consent of the child’s biological parent. ...
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International
Increasing homophobic and transphobic rhetoric by political and religious leaders has caused hostility toward the LGBTI community in Indonesia. ...
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Krista and Jami Contreras with their daughter, Bay Windsor. Photo: Detroit Free Press
Top News Health
A lesbian couple in Michigan say their six-day-old baby was refused care because of their sexual orientation. ...
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Top News Politics
The brief argues that marriage bans like Puerto Rico’s violate both the equal protection and due process guarantees of the United States Constitution. ...
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Report: LGBT Americans Still Face Wide-Spread Inequality
Top News National
Same-sex couples can marry in 35 states, but wearing a wedding ring can result in an LGBT worker being fired in 29 states. ...
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Employment Non-Discrimination Laws
Top News Politics
Over 151,000 of Georgia’s workforce isn’t covered by the state’s non-discrimination law because the law excludes sexual orientation in private sectors. ...
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Lady Gaga Serenades Her Friend and His Fiance After Proposing On Stage
Entertainment
Lady Gaga invited a guy onstage to propose to his boyfriend. She told the audience if they were uncomfortable, they were on "the wrong side of history." ...
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Top News Politics National
The United States District Court of Puerto Rico issued a ruling dismissing a lawsuit seeking to end the ban on marriage for same-sex couples in Puerto Rico. ...
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Young Catholics
Top News Faith and Religion
A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that 85 percent of Catholics between the ages 18 and 29 think gays and lesbians should be accepted by society. ...
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