National Center for Lesbian Rights

National Center for Lesbian Rights

Utah Public Schools Challenged in Historic LGBT Rights Lawsuit

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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Arizona Court Holds Decision Protecting Children Born to Married Same-Sex Couples

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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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Family Sues Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for Discriminatory Treatment of Transgender Teenager

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.
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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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Report Finds U.S. Criminal Justice System Endangers LGBTQ Youth

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The Unjust report highlights several factors in the overrepresentation of LGBT young people in the juvenile justice system. ...
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Free Babygay Cupcakes to Celebrate Cupcake Royale’s $8,000 Check to NCLR

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Cupcake Royale raised $8,000 in June via sales from The Gay cupcake and Make America Gay Again merchandise. ...
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District Court Hears Challenge to Federal Guidance Protecting Transgender Students and Employees

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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Gay Widower Sues KRON4 Pension Plan for Refusing to Provide Survivor Benefits

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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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Transgender Ad Goes Viral Ahead of Debut at Republican National Convention

Trans Ad will run during RNC
Politics
An ad depicting the challenges faced by transgender people in accessing public restrooms has been viewed more than 2 million times online. ...
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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene to Receive Seattle Women’s Pride Crusader Award

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene at SCOTUS
Politics Local
U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene (WA-1) will receive the Seattle Women's Pride Crusader Award on Saturday, June 18, 2016. ...
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Puget Sound Birth Center Owner Ali Tromblay to Receive Community Award

Puget Sound Birth Center owner Ali Tromblay
Health Local
Seattle Women's Pride has announced that Bastyr University Adjunct Professor Ali Tromblay will receive the Seattle Women's Pride inaugural Community Champion Award on June 18, 2016. ...
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