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EWU Gender Awareness Week Activities

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Join the Eastern Washington University Pride Center and Eagle Pride, their LGBTQIA student club, as they host Gender Awareness Week 2013, from Monday, November 18 – Friday, November 22. ...
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Boehner’s House Urged to Pass ENDA

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President Obama said, "I urge the House Republican leadership to bring this bill to the floor for a vote and send it to my desk so I can sign it into law. On that day, our nation will take another historic step toward fulfilling the founding ideals that define us as Americans.” ...
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Guidance to Hospitals for Treating Transgender Patients

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A unique, groundbreaking publication hopes to provide much-needed guidance to hospitals seeking to improve health care for transgender patients. ...
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ENDA Clears First Senate Hurdle with 61-30 Vote

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Seven Senate Republicans joined 54 Democrats to vote in favor of moving the legislation along, avoiding a filibuster. The final vote was 61-30. Final passage of the law is expected by Friday, November 8. ...
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Denver: Gender-Neutral Restroom Signs Delivered

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The gender neutral restroom signs have been adopted by Colorado Youth Matter, Compassion Road Academy, and New York's The Ali Forney Center: Housing for Homeless LGBT Youth. ...
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NY High Court Urged to Reinstate Hate Crime Conviction

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The New York Court of Appeals is being urged to reinstate the 2009 conviction of Dwight DeLee, who was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter as a hate crime in the 2008 shooting death in Syracuse of Lateisha Green, a transgender woman. ...
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Victory: Transgender Name Changes in CA

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Last week by a vote of 56-18, Assembly Bill 1121 passed through the California State Legislature which would make name changes for transgender people easier in the state. ...
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SD Transgender Employee Wins Landmark Settlement

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McCreery's settlement affirms the EEOC's position on workplace protections for transgender employees and the types of severe penalties employers could face if they attempt to discriminate against their transgender employees. ...
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Meet Lisa Evans of Black is Blue

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In Cheryl Dunye's latest project Black is Blue, the dashing Kingston Farady plays Black - a transman living a life as a cis-gendered man working for a security firm with a highly homophobic culture. ...
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The Fight to Care for Chelsea Manning

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Thursday, following the announcement that the Chelsea Manning may not receive proper care in prison, Lambda Legal issued the following statement. ...
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