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Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions Advised Trump on Selecting VP Mike Pence

Sessions endorses Trump in February (John Bazemore/AP)
Politics
Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney General and his nomination is being publicly contested. ...
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Dictionary.com Names ‘Identity’ 2015 Word of the Year

National
Reflecting the rapidly expanding and increasingly fluid nature of conversations about gender and sexuality in particular, the Dictionary.com Word of the Year is identity. ...
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Remembered: Former NAACP Chairman, Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond

Julian Bond/AP Photo/Paul Sancya
Politics
In 1965, Bond was one of eight black men to win election to the Georgia House of Representatives. His fellow white members refused to let him take a seat. ...
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Houston Unites Launches Campaign to Support Equal Rights Ordinance

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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Over 70 LGBT Journalists Convene in Philly to Discuss Hot Topic Media Issues

Philadelphia was the site of the 6th Annual LGBT Media Journalists Convening
Top News Travel
Over 70 LGBT journalists from 23 states came together in Philadelphia for the 6th Annual LGBT Media Journalists Convening March 13-15. ...
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MTV, Logo Launch Theme Week Culminating with ‘Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word’

Laverne Cox/MTV
Entertainment
A robust, week-long programming initiative across MTV, mtvU and Logo TV will shine a spotlight on the important issues of race, gender and anti-LGBT bias. ...
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President Obama Officially Supports Marriage Equality in Washington State

President Obama Officially Supports Marriage Equality in Washington State
The Seattle Lesbian received word just after noon on Thursday that President Barack Obama publicly issued his support for Washington State’s marriage equality law – asking voters to ...
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Austin City Council Unanimously Approves Marriage Equality

Austin City Council Unanimously Approves Marriage Equality
On Thursday, the Austin City Council voted unanimously to approve a marriage equality resolution sponsored by Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole and co-sponsored by Mayor Lee Leffingwell and ...
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NAACP Throws Support Behind Marriage Equality Movement

NAACP Throws Support Behind Marriage Equality Movement
The organization has voted to support marriage equality as a continuation of its historic commitment to equal protection under the law. ...
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