National Center for Lesbian Rights

National Center for Lesbian Rights

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Politics
The California Legislature Wednesday approved a bill that would create a “bill of rights” for LGBTQ seniors in long-term care. ...
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Local Politics
Despite the fact that Rachelle had been a stay-at-home parent to the couple’s three children for 15 years, the trial court gave primary custody to the father. The trial court also restricted Rachelle from discussing religion, homosexuality or so-called “alternative lifestyle concepts” with the children. ...
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National
The Utah Legislature passed a bill Wednesday repealing a state law prohibiting supportive discussions of homosexuality in public and charter school curricula and classrooms. ...
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National
The lawsuit alleges that the laws violate the U.S. Constitution and federal education law by discriminating against LGBT people. ...
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National
Suzan McLaughlin and her former wife, Kimberly, were married in 2008. Suzan and Kimberly jointly decided to have a child together using an anonymous sperm donor. ...
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Katharine Prescott holds a portrait of her son, Kyler Prescott, in the garden she built in his memory outside their San Diego-area home. He passed away in May 2015.
National
A transgender teenage boy was admitted to Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for in-patient care, released, and then died by suicide. ...
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Justice
National
The Unjust report highlights several factors in the overrepresentation of LGBT young people in the juvenile justice system. ...
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Local
Cupcake Royale raised $8,000 in June via sales from The Gay cupcake and Make America Gay Again merchandise. ...
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National
Five leading national civil and LGBT rights organizations urged the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to reject an effort to block the Obama administration’s interpretations of several federal laws pending trial in Texas v. United States. ...
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National
The widower of a former KRON4 employee sued Young Broadcasting of San Francisco and the KRON/IBEW Local 45 Pension Plan for refusing to provide him with a spousal pension benefit even though the couple were registered domestic partners. ...
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