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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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U.S. State Department’s Randy Berry Delivers Keynote on Being ‘Out in the World’

(L to R) U.S. Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry, Founder and CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates Selisse Berry, and President of Walt Disney Resorts and Parks George Kalogridis at the Out & Equal Executive Forum Conference in San Francisco, March 22–24, 2016. Photo: Out & Equal
Politics
During his keynote speech to 90 senior LGBT and ally executives, Berry appealed to the business leaders why he believes they hold a key role in advancing LGBT rights around the world. ...
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PayPal Withdraws Plan for Charlotte Expansion, 400 Jobs to Move Elsewhere

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Editorial Faith and Religion
Two weeks ago, PayPal announced plans to open a new global operations center in Charlotte and employ over 400 people in skilled jobs. ...
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New Mexico Rings in the New Year with Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

Politics Faith and Religion
The New Mexico "religious freedom" bill would allow all businesses of all sizes to discriminate against the LGBT community because of religion. ...
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A Break Down of the LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

Top News National
Currently, only 22 states plus the District of Columbia have laws that protect LGBT persons from discrimination. ...
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Freedom Indiana to Help Enact Local Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBT Hoosiers

Freedom Indiana supporters Angie and Cynthia Alexander
Top News Politics
Freedom Indiana will focus its efforts for the rest of 2015 on helping cities and towns craft local nondiscrimination policies that protect LGBT Hoosiers. ...
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United We Are Strong Launches in Wake of Nationwide Religious Freedom Bills

United We Are Strong
Top News Politics
A new campaign aimed at uniting LGBT military personnel and veterans has launched. The effort, spearheaded by OutServe-SLDN, is titled United We Are Strong. ...
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NASCAR, Angie’s List Respond to Indiana RFRA

Top News Politics Faith and Religion
Celebrities from Miley Cyrus to Stephen King and Ashton Kutcher have tweeted their disappointment at the law as well. ...
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Miley Cyrus, John Mellencamp Discuss ‘Religious Freedom’

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Entertainment
Miley Cyrus chatted with TIME’s Eliana Dockterman Tuesday about the “dinosaurs” that are coming out of the woodwork for anti-gay legislation. ...
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Pence Signs Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Thanks Clinton

Top News Politics
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill that would allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate on religious grounds. ...
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