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Lambda Legal Applauds New York City Law to Ease Birth Certificate Changes for Transgender People


“This is significant news for many New Yorkers who face increased discrimination and harassment when they do not have identity ...

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HRC Releases Report Establishing Basis for Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination Bill


HRC commits to working toward vital and necessary non-discrimination legislation WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest ...

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Gambia: Life Sentence for ‘Aggravated Homosexuality’

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New Law Threatens LGBTI Community Human Rights Watch Press release (Dakar) NOVEMBER 21, 2014– Gambia’s recent passage of a homophobic law ...

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HRC Praises President Obama for Executive Action Stopping Deportation of Undocumented Immigrants


President’s action provides temporary relief to thousands of LGBT immigrants, Congress must provide overall permanent solution HRC Press Release -WASHINGTON ...

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Lambda Legal: Immigration Order Needs a Plan For LGBT Immigrants


Lambda Legal Press Release (Los Angeles, November 20, 2014) – President Obama today announced he is issuing an executive order   taking action ...

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Major U.S. Companies Advance Critical Policies for Transgender Employees


HRC Foundation’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index Spotlights LGBT Inclusion in the Workplace HRC Press Release WASHINGTON November 19, 2014– The nation’s ...

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Committee Recommendation on Change to Blood Donation Ban Continues to Stigmatize Gay & Bisexual Men


HRC Press Release – WASHINGTON 11/13/2014 – Today, the Human Rights Campaign, (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and ...

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‘Cross-Dressing’ Ban Ruled Unconstitutional in Malaysia

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Malaysia: Court Victory for Transgender Rights ‘Cross-Dressing’ Ban Ruled Unconstitutional Human Rights Watch Press Release (New York) NOVEMBER 7, 2014– ...

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Kazakhstan: Lawsuits Over Same-Sex Kiss on Poster


Freedom of Expression Should Trump Discomfort Human Rights Watch Press Release– (Berlin) OCTOBER 2, 2014 – Respect for freedom of ...

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UN: Landmark Resolution on Anti-Gay Bias

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Condemns Violence, Bias Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Human Rights Watch Press Release– (Geneva) SEPTEMBER 26, 2014– The UN ...

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