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Gay Couples Line Up For Civil Union Licenses

Civil unions are now legal in Illinois. Gay and lesbian couples began lining up hours before county clerk’s offices opened ...

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Rhode Island Senate Will Review Civil Union Bill

Rhode Island Senate is set to review a bill that could allow gay couples to enter into civil unions. The ...

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Federal Goverment Issued Transgender Worker Guidance

Federal Government issues new guidance regarding the employment of transgender individuals in the federal workplace. Metro Weekly reports: The director ...

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Lesbian Betty Tibikawa Faces Deportation From UK To Uganda

Betty Tibikawa, 22, is currently detained at a removal center in Bedfordshire UK awaiting deportation orders back to Uganda. Guardin ...

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Rockford Diocese Ends Adoptions Over Gay Rights Law

The Rockford Diocese of the Catholic Church announced it would end its state-funded adoption and foster care service for fear ...

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US Concerned Over Freedom Of Assembly In Russia

U.S. State Department deputy spokesperson Mark C. Toner issued an statement expressing concern over Russia’s goverment violent actions against gays ...

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Signs Trans Protections Bill

Nevada’s Governor Brian Sandoval signed legislation to protect trans people from discrimination in the workplace. Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: Job, ...

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Signs Bill Permitting LGBT Discrimination

Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill that overturns Metro’s nondiscrimination ordinance. The Human Rights Campaign has issued an statement regarding ...

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The Nevada Assembly Gave Final Approval To Transgender Protection Bills

Bills to protect transgender people from discrimination in housing and public accommodations won final legislative approval Monday in Nevada. The ...

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Rhode Island House Passes Civil Unions

The civil union bill that will grant legal rights to same-sex partners was passed by the full Rhode Island House ...

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