Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Senator Gayle Goldin (left) attends a bill signing with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (center).
Editorial Politics
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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National
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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National
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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National Top News
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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National Top News
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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National Top News
After years of effort, over 1 million residents will soon be added to the ranks of state-level marriage equality. ...
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