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Lambda Legal Sues Kansas for Discriminatory Anti-Transgender Policy

Lambda Legal Sues Kansas
National
Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging Kansas’s refusal to correct the gender marker on Kansas birth certificates for transgender individuals. ...
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LGBTQ & women’s rights champion Robbie Kaplan to receive 2018 WNBA Inspiration Award

Robbie Kaplan
National Sports
Robbie Kaplan also helped launch #TimesUp Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to women who have experienced sexual violence, abuse or harassment. ...
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Seattle Files Lawsuit Against Trump’s ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Executive Order

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Politics Local
San Francisco also sued Trump over the sanctuary cities Executive Order earlier this year, also saying his order was unconstitutional. A hearing has been set for April 14. ...
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No Human is Illegal: Suggested Precautions to Take Now

National
Applications filed today will be decided and granted on the basis of the laws and rules while Obama is in office. So, take care of these as soon as possible. ...
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DelBene Introduces Bill to Prohibit Religious Registry Under Trump Presidency

Politics Faith and Religion
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene introduced the No Religious Registry Act to ensure individuals of all faiths are protected from the establishment of a national religious registry. ...
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How the Supreme Court’s Decision for Same-Sex Marriage Could Affect Religious Institutions

ACLU/Movement Advancement Project
Faith and Religion National
Even before the Supreme Court’s decision granting same-sex couples a constitutional right to wed, legal scholars and others have been trying to determine how such a ruling might affect religious institutions. ...
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Federal Court Orders Alabama Marriage Equality Statewide

Top News Politics
A federal district court ordered that all Alabama probate judges comply with the U.S. Constitution and may not refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples. ...
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Oregon Passes Equal Rights Amendment with Two-Thirds Vote

Oregon passes gender equality law in 2014 General Election with two-thirds of the vote.
Top News Politics National
Oregon became the 23rd state to guarantee gender equality in its constitution when the Equal Rights Amendment passed last week. ...
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Texas Widow Sues Social Security Administration for Spousal Benefits

Texas Widow Sues Social Security Administration for Survivor Benefits
Top News Politics
The couple lived in Texas, which refuses to recognize their marriage. Social Security is denying Kathy survivor’s benefits earned by Sara. ...
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Eight Same-Sex Couples Challenging Nevada’s Marriage Ban

Eight Same-Sex Couples Challenging Nevada’s Marriage Ban
The lawsuit claims that Nevada's law barring same-sex couples from marriage violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution. ...
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