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LGBT Refugees, Experts Explore Impact of Trump’s Travel Ban

Politics
Human Rights First co-hosted a congressional briefing Wednesday examining the administration's recent executive order targeting refugees and its impact on LGBT individuals. ...
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Trump’s Anti-Muslim America Has No Place in Seattle

SeaTac Muslim Ban Protest/S. Toce/The Seattle Lesbian
Politics National
The executive order banning Muslims from entering the United States came on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. ...
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ISIS Militants Sentence Gay Man to Death, Throw Him Off Roof

International
After being sentenced to death by an Islamic court for homosexuality, a 15-year-old was thrown off a roof by ISIS militants in Syria. ...
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Gallivanting Women Get Inspired to Explore The World

Julia Cosgrove of AFAR Magazine, Paula Froelich, of Yahoo! Travel, and noted journalist Laura Ling (l-r)/Photo: Heather Cassell
Travel
It was an enthralling two days all about women and travel at the Women’s Travel Fest last year, which means that the third annual Fest in 2016 will be even bigger and better. ...
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After Paris: The Search for Goodness in Humanity

Editorial
They tell you to have a thick skin in media, but sometimes I forget to guard my soul. I am confused at our cannibalistic ways. ...
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ORAM Urges U.S. Government to Safeguard 500 Slots for LGBTI Refugees

Syrian refugees and migrants along a railway line as they try to cross from Serbia into Hungary near Horgos on Sept. 1, 2015. Photo: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
International
ORAM launched a petition urging the U.S. government to safeguard 500 of the 10,000 slots for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) refugees. ...
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Obama Cites Gay Rights, International Security Threats in United Nations Address

Top News Politics
Obama: "We can renew the international system that has enabled so much progress, or allow ourselves to be pulled back by an undertow of instability." ...
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