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UCLA Study: Female-Female Couples Not As Likely to Stay Together as Male-Male Couples

National
A new study examining the predictors of relationship termination in same-sex and married heterosexual couples found that male-male couples were the least likely to break up. ...
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Tegan and Sara Foundation Announces Coordinated Fight Against Assaults on Justice

Entertainment
The convening was a natural next step for the recently launched Tegan and Sara Foundation that was established last fall following a nationwide "listening and learning tour". ...
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Washington State Ballot Initiative Restricting Restroom Access Would Put $4.5 Billion in Federal Funding At Risk

Washington Won't Discriminate
Local
The study analyzes the potential fiscal impact on Washington as a result of conflicts between Initiative 1515 and seven federal laws. ...
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Women in Lesbian Relationships Feel More Parental Stress Than Straight Couples, Study

Health
A study from the University of California has found women in lesbian relationships feel more parental stress than straight couples. ...
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U.S. State Department’s Randy Berry Delivers Keynote on Being ‘Out in the World’

(L to R) U.S. Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry, Founder and CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates Selisse Berry, and President of Walt Disney Resorts and Parks George Kalogridis at the Out & Equal Executive Forum Conference in San Francisco, March 22–24, 2016. Photo: Out & Equal
Politics
During his keynote speech to 90 senior LGBT and ally executives, Berry appealed to the business leaders why he believes they hold a key role in advancing LGBT rights around the world. ...
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Study Shows the Groups More Likely to Support Transgender Rights in the U.S.

National
A new study shows that people who think they are more informed about transgender people or LGB people are more supportive of transgender rights. ...
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Support for Same-Sex Marriage is Rising in All 50 States, Study

Top News Politics National
If the trend continues, public support for same-sex marriage will be at 40 percent or higher in every state by 2016, according to the report. ...
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States Without Same-Sex Marriage Missing Out on $750 Million, New Study

This map shows where marriage is currently legal (yellow) and where it is not (blue).
Top News Politics
The resource estimates that the nationwide economic boost from marriage of same-sex couples could be up to $2.6 billion in just the first three years. ...
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Thousands of Georgia’s Workforce Not Covered by Non-Discrimination Laws, Study

Employment Non-Discrimination Laws
Top News Politics
Over 151,000 of Georgia’s workforce isn’t covered by the state’s non-discrimination law because the law excludes sexual orientation in private sectors. ...
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Study: $334 Million Economical Boost with Recent Marriage Rulings

Marriage equality will boost the economy, according to a new study by the Williams Institute.
Top News Politics
Research from the Williams Institute suggests an estimated 45,000 same-sex couples will likely marry in the next three years, generating $334 million. ...
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