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Nevada Legislature Passes Transgender Employment Protections

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The Nevada state Assembly gave final legislative approval to a bill that would prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis ...

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Committee Sends Civil Union Bill To Rhode Island House

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The Rhode Island house judiciary committee approved the bill by a 9 to 3 vote that would allow gay couples ...

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Governor Signs Delaware Civil Unions Bill‎

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Governor Jack Markell signed the same-sex civil union bill into law Wednesday night. Delaware has become the eighth state to ...

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Maj. Margaret Witt Wil Retire With Full Benefits

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Major Margaret Witt reached a settlement with the Department of Justice that allows her to retire with full benefits and ...

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Ugandan Lawmakers Hold Hearings On ‘Kill The Gays’ Bill

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Uganda’s anti-gay bill is under discussion in the Ugandan parliament today for the second time. The Associated Press reports: A ...

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Justice Dept. Will Continue To Enforce DOMA

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A spokeswoman for Atty. Gen. Eric Holder says that the Justice Dept. will continue to enforce the Defense of Marriage ...

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Josh And Henry Celebrate Deportation Postponement

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Citing a clear shift in the federal government’s stance on the 1996 Defense of Marriage act and how it affects ...

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Uganda Kill The Gays Bill May Be Ready To Be Passed

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Uganda’s anti-gay bill is under discussion in the Ugandan parliament today, it could receive its final vote next week before ...

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Deportation Of Josh Vandiver’s Husband Henry Velandia Halted

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Good news for Josh and Henry, the gay bi-national couple who face deportation. A judge just granted an adjournment of ...

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Attorney General Eric Holder Asks To Stop Gay Man’s Deportation

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Attorney General Eric Holder halts deportation of gay couple in New Jersey. The Associated Press reports: Attorney General Eric Holder ...

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