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A Suit Designed To Make Transgender Men And Butch Women Feel Handsome - Co.Design

A Suit Designed To Make Transgender Men And Butch Women Feel Handsome - Co.Design | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
A Suit Designed To Make Transgender Men And Butch Women Feel Handsome Co.Design Over at the New York Times, John Leland tells the story of Rachel Tutera and Daniel Friedman, who together shook up a heteronormative fashion world and began designing...
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Commentary: Why the Transgender Day of Remembrance Matters to Black People

Commentary: Why the Transgender Day of Remembrance Matters to Black People | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“Black transgender community faces violence and homicide.”
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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013 Virtual Vigil 1 Minute Silence - Transgender Zone

For those that are isolated or unable to attend a vigil for TDOR 2013 on or around November 20th but want to take part in some way. Can also be used as an ed...
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Transgender HS Coach Comes Out - Advocate.com

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A high school baseball coach in rural Rhode Island came out as transgender in a profile for Outsports Tuesday.
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With Hawaii and Illinois, U.S. crosses a same-sex marriage mark

With Hawaii and Illinois, U.S. crosses a same-sex marriage mark | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
When same-sex marriage becomes legal in Hawaii and Illinois in June, more than 1 in 3 Americans will live where same-sex marriage is legal. (RT @freedomtomarry: MILESTONE: More than 1/3 of Americans live in a jurisdiction with the freedom to marry.
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These are the Next Gay Marriage Battlegrounds | TIME.com

These are the Next Gay Marriage Battlegrounds | TIME.com | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Breaking down the fight for gay marriage in the U.S. (Love Is a Battlefield: On Saturday, Hawaii became the 16th state to approve a bill that legalizes gay marriage...
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Reid: Mormons evolving on gay rights - Politico

Reid: Mormons evolving on gay rights - Politico | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“Politico Reid: Mormons evolving on gay rights Politico The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members are gradually changing their views on gay rights, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.”
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Hawaii to Become Next Stage in Gay Marriage Debate - ABC News

Hawaii to Become Next Stage in Gay Marriage Debate - ABC News | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Hawaii to Become Next Stage in Gay Marriage Debate ABC News Many credit a Hawaii case that started in 1990 with prompting action in courts, statehouses and Congress, leading to the federal Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 that was eventually struck...

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Russell Roberts's curator insight, October 26, 2013 12:04 PM

According to ABC news, a Hawaii case that began 23 years ago many have prompted the current gay marriage issue.  Informative article.  Aloha, Russ.

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Restroom battles emerge in transgender rights cases - USA TODAY

Restroom battles emerge in transgender rights cases - USA TODAY | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Restroom battles emerge in transgender rights cases USA TODAY These cases, along with milestones such as the University of Northern Iowa's crowning of transgender student Steven Sanchez as its homecoming queen this month, bring visibility to a new...
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Transgender student named homecoming queen at Iowa university - Bangor Daily News

Transgender student named homecoming queen at Iowa university - Bangor Daily News | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Advocate.com Transgender student named homecoming queen at Iowa university Bangor Daily News Transgender student Steven Sanchez danced in gold sequined pumps and lip-synched Selena Gomez's “Like a Champion” and “Come and Get It” to become...
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NJ Judge Refuses to Delay Start of Gay Marriage - ABC News

NJ Judge Refuses to Delay Start of Gay Marriage - ABC News | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
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A state judge refused Thursday to delay the start of same-sex marriage in New Jersey until a legal appeal can be settled, denying efforts by Gov.
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After coming out, college basketball player finds passion for sport at all-time high

After coming out, college basketball player finds passion for sport at all-time high | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“"I realized that I could be an athlete, be a friend, be a son, be a brother, be an artist, and be gay as well."”
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What Happened When Anti-Gay Mormon Parents Discovered Their Son Was Gay

What Happened When Anti-Gay Mormon Parents Discovered Their Son Was Gay | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“SALT LAKE CITY -- SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wendy and Tom Montgomery went door-to-door in their California neighborhood in 2008 campaigning for the passage of an anti-gay marriage proposition.”
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Opinion: 'Gay generation gap' over HIV?

Opinion: 'Gay generation gap' over HIV? | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Unprotected sexual behavior among men who have sex with men has risen steadily since 2005, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control. ('Gay generation gap' over HIV?
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Advisers help LGBT students with study abroad plans

Advisers help LGBT students with study abroad plans | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it

Still, when Education Abroad adviser Conrad Zeutenhorst assists LGBT students who want to study abroad, he doesn't discourage them from traveling to countries where LGBT people...


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Weighing Free Speech in Refusal to Photograph Lesbian Couple's Ceremony - New York Times

Weighing Free Speech in Refusal to Photograph Lesbian Couple's Ceremony - New York Times | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Weighing Free Speech in Refusal to Photograph Lesbian Couple's Ceremony
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So she turned down a request from a lesbian couple, Vanessa Willock and Misti Collinsworth, to document their commitment ceremony.
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Why is job discrimination the last piece of the gay-rights puzzle? - Denver Post

Why is job discrimination the last piece of the gay-rights puzzle? - Denver Post | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Why is job discrimination the last piece of the gay-rights puzzle?
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Same-sex marriage is legal in almost 16 states and gays can serve openly in the military, but a business can still fire someone over their sexual orientation.
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Ireland: 76% of voters support equal marriage

Ireland: 76% of voters support equal marriage | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
The first poll since the announcement of a same-sex marriage referendum has found that an overwhelming majority of voters support the proposal.

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What Does the Future Hold for Gay Synagogues?

What Does the Future Hold for Gay Synagogues? | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
New York’s Congregation Beit Simchat Torah made news recently when it announced the purchase of a three-level space in a landmark tower on the west side of Manhattan.

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European Court: Gay Refugees May Have Grounds for Asylum | TIME.com

European Court: Gay Refugees May Have Grounds for Asylum | TIME.com | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“Decision impacts all 28 member states (European Court: #Gay #Refugees May Have Grounds for #Asylum http://t.co/kPsWGymXIN via @TIMEWorld #lgbt)”
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'Modern Family' Star: Gay Benefits 'Defining Civil Rights Movement of Our Time' - Big Hollywood

'Modern Family' Star: Gay Benefits 'Defining Civil Rights Movement of Our Time' - Big Hollywood | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Boston Globe 'Modern Family' Star: Gay Benefits 'Defining Civil Rights Movement of Our Time' Big Hollywood Jesse Tyler Ferguson, the openly gay actor who is one of the stars of Modern Family, told Oprah Winfrey that the gay rights movement is “the...
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'Ex-gay' movement targets Va. universities, demands 'conversion' option be ... - Washington Post (blog)

'Ex-gay' movement targets Va. universities, demands 'conversion' option be ... - Washington Post (blog) | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
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Albury shows Equal Love for same-sex marriage - ABC Local

Albury shows Equal Love for same-sex marriage - ABC Local | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Albury shows Equal Love for same-sex marriage
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Ms Meachen said that compared to Melbourne, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Intersex (LGBTQI) people in regional areas were treated "really badly".
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'Queer Eye' Reunion Premieres October 20th

'Queer Eye' Reunion Premieres October 20th | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
Cheers, Queers! The Fab Five of #QueerEye are back for a 10th Anniversary sit down with @andy! Details: http://t.co/7wt6lIfkxG
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Queer History Month: Day 8 x Rachel Maddow

Queer History Month: Day 8 x Rachel Maddow | GLBTAdvocacy | Scoop.it
“Rachel Maddow is a television host, radio personality and political commentator. She is the first out lesbian to anchor a prime-time show. As an aspiring journalist, it's really inspiring to know...”
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