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175 Mayors from 42 States Launch Coalition for LGBT Protections

Politics
"Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination" is a broad-based, nonpartisan coalition comprised of local officials who support equal protections and fair treatment for all LGBT people. ...
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Sean Hayes to Receive Outfest Trailblazer Award, Jill Soloway, Freeform Also Honored

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Entertainment
Outfest will honor Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) in addition to previously announced honorees Jill Soloway (Transparent) and Freeform at the 2016 Legacy Awards. ...
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Sia, Jessica Williams, Leslie Jones to Perform in Concert Supporting Abortion Rights

Entertainment Health
All Access will highlight the roadblocks that have been thrown in the way of individuals seeking to access their fundamental right to a safe and legal abortion. ...
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Chelsea Clinton Tells Logo She Hopes for LGBT President

Raymond & Chelsea Clinton
Politics
Logo has announced a multi-platform digital series focused on the issues that matter most to LGBT people and their families during this year’s Presidential election. ...
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Party Conventions to Create $360 Million in Direct Spending for Host Cities

Travel
Attendees of the two major-party conventions will be responsible for spending an estimated $360 million in their host cities this year. ...
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Ellen Page’s ‘Freeheld’ to Open Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

Freeheld
Entertainment Local
Page told Out magazine that it was Freeheld that inspired her to come out as a lesbian to the world. ...
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Iggy Azalea Cancels Pittsburgh Pride Appearance Following Anti-Gay Remarks

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Entertainment
Grammy decorated rapper Iggy Azalea has 99 problems and the gay community appears to be one. ...
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NerdWallet Lists Top 10 LGBT-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

Top News National
In honor of Pride Month, NerdWallet crunched the numbers to find the most LGBT-friendly cities in the U.S. Where did your city land? ...
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Wanda Sykes to MC National LGBT 50th Anniversary

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Entertainment
Entertainer and advocate Wanda Sykes will MC the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Ceremony on July 4 at Independence Hall. ...
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Supreme Court Plaintiff to Receive Award in Philadelphia

In this July 11, 2013 file photo, Jim Obergefell, left and John Arthur, right, are married by officiant Paulette Roberts, in a plane on the tarmac at Baltimore/Washington International Airport in Glen Burnie, Md. Photo: Glenn Hartong, The Cincinnati Enquirer (AP)
National
James Obergefell will attend the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration in Philadelphia and will receive the “Frank Kameny Award.” ...
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