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Bias against LGBT is on basis of 'sex'

The Detroit News - 25 minutes ago
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette was never going to win hero-of-the-year award for civil rights. But his actions last week to block LGBT persons from having the same protections as everyone...

DOJ, gay groups differ on bias in cake case

Bay Area Reporter - 26 minutes ago
The DOJ equates the refusal of Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker, to sell a cake to a same-sex couple for their wedding reception to the refusal of parade organizers to allow an openly LGBT contingent...

Political Notebook: Former SF homeless advocate seeks East Bay Assembly seat

Bay Area Reporter - 26 minutes ago
For five years in the late 1990s Judy Appel served as director of the civil rights legal division at the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness. She then spent four years focused on drug policy...

Bay Area schools plan to purchase LGBT textbooks

Bay Area Reporter - 26 minutes ago
Schoolchildren in the Bay Area will be among the first to use recently approved textbooks that include LGBT history lessons as local districts are making plans to purchase the new materials once they...

Fountaingrove Lodge residents return home

Bay Area Reporter - 26 minutes ago
Residents of the Fountaingrove Lodge, an LGBT senior living facility in Santa Rosa's Fountaingrove neighborhood, were happy to finally return to the lodge November 13, following the October...

LGBT homeless youth in Cleveland have few options to turn to during the holidays

News 5 Cleveland - 2 hours ago
Each year, thousands of LGBT kids nationwide have nowhere to spend Thanksgiving. It's a problem in Cleveland as well, with nowhere for many of them to spend the holiday. It's estimated LGBT...

A school where LGBT is part of everyday life

Independent.ie - 3 hours ago
"Everything we do around LGBT is set within a broader framework of equality and justice. It is very much part of school life and not just something that is achieved in a single initiative."...

Pageant winners champion LGBT rights

Jakarta Post - 4 hours ago
A Bali-based NGO is advocating for the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community through creative channels and methods. The NGO, the Gaya Dewata Foundation, is one of...

Equality California Honors Palm Springs LGBT Civil Rights Trio

Palm Springs Life - 4 hours ago
For their leadership in the fight to advance LGBT civil rights and social justice, Equality California recently honored Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Palm Springs City Councilmember Ginny...

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Political Notebook: Former SF homeless advocate seeks East Bay Assembly seat

Bay Area Reporter - 26 minutes ago
Now Appel, who serves on the Berkeley school board, hopes voters in the 15th Assembly District will elect her next year to the state Legislature, where she would be the first LGBT lawmaker from the...

GLAAD Funds Feature Documentary 'TransMilitary'

Breitbart News - 56 minutes ago
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has agreed to fund a new documentary about transgender people serving in the military, Deadline has revealed. The project, titled...

Jeanine Lawson is 100% Right: Every Child Has The Right To Their Mother and Father

The Republican Standard - 1 hour ago
Lawson's offense is that she holds an opinion different than the one instilled in the 15 year old young lady — or at least, the one instilled in her by the lesbian couple responsible for her...

MGM Resorts Named One of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

TSNN Trade Show News - 2 hours ago
For the sixth consecutive year, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has rated MGM Resorts International as among the nation's leading companies for workplace equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

A Celebration of Queerness: Zanele Muholi receives a French knighthood

Daily Maverick - 7 hours ago
She was part of the recent exhibition at the Foundation Louis Vuitton and also at the Rencontres d'Arles, an annual photography festival in the city of Arles. It was 11 years ago that Zanele...

Republican Lawmaker Tells Daughter Of Lesbian Couple She “Deserves” A Father

NewNowNext - 8 hours ago
A lesbian couple in Virginia is understandably upset a local lawmaker told their daughter she “deserved” to have a dad. Rose BruMar, 15, was campaigning outside a middle school in Gainesville on...

Six PN MPs Go Rogue Against Adrian Delia's Disaster IVF Motion

Lovin Malta (press release) - 9 hours ago
Six PN MPs, including former leader Simon Busuttil, have refused to back Opposition leader Adrian Delia's motion against a legal notice which grants vacation leave to lesbian couples and...

Was Walt Whitman 'gay'? New textbook rules spark LGBTQ history debate

41 NBC News - 10 hours ago
According to scholars, the term “homosexual” did not enter common usage until the early 20th century, while “gay” became popular in the 1930s and '40s, and “lesbian” emerged in the...

Lesbian couple beaten, held captive for days over borrowed car, police say

ActionNewsJax.com - 10 hours ago
INDIANAPOLIS - Three Indiana men and a woman have been booked on more than 30 separate criminal charges in connection with the alleged beating and kidnapping of a married lesbian couple. One of the...

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