Rhode Island

Rhode Island

State Senator Gayle Goldin: Why Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Backfires for Women in Office

Senator Gayle Goldin (left) attends a bill signing with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (center).
Politics Editorial
As a Rhode Island state senator, I know I’m already judged by the clothes I wear, the tone of my voice, and whether I'm likable enough. I'm expected to be a fierce champion and a team player—all while wearing lipstick and nice shoes. ...
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Pop-Up ID Clinic for Transgender New Englanders Launches

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Transgender individuals seeking to update their legal names and gender designations on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this program. ...
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Rhode Island: Non-Discrimination Language Added to Children’s Bill of Rights

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With this legislation, youth will be informed of their right to be treated free from discrimination based on race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or religion. ...
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NerdWallet Lists Top 10 LGBT-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

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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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GLAD Sues the Social Security Administration on Behalf of Widow

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After DOMA was struck down, SSA denied Deb’s appeal, claiming that Rhode Island would not have recognized Deb and Pat’s marriage at the time of Pat’s death. ...
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RI Becomes 10th State to Pass Marriage Equality

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After years of effort, over 1 million residents will soon be added to the ranks of state-level marriage equality. ...
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