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Uganda taken to court today by gay activist | Care2 Causes

Uganda taken to court today by gay activist | Care2 Causes | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Law barring gay people from employment being challenged in court as government tells UN that 'gays recruit'...
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Tennessee High School Principal Assaults Student Over Gay T-Shirt

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Tennessee High School Principal Assaults Student Over Gay T-Shirt
Oct 04, 2011 11:09 am |
The principal of Sequoyah High School in Tennessee assaulted a A 17-year-old senior after he wore a T-shi...
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Speaker Boehner Triples Fund to Deny Protections to Gay and Lesbian Couples | Backstory Blog

Speaker Boehner Triples Fund to Deny Protections to Gay and Lesbian Couples | Backstory Blog | It has to get better | Scoop.it
RT @HRC: Speaker Boehner Triples Fund to Deny Protections to Gay and Lesbian Couples -- http://t.co/idrls2TC...
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Obama Jokes About Lady Gaga, Supports LGBT Community at Dinner - Suite101.com

Obama Jokes About Lady Gaga, Supports LGBT Community at Dinner - Suite101.com | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Suite101.comObama Jokes About Lady Gaga, Supports LGBT Community at DinnerSuite101.comHe also voiced support for LGBT Americans.
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ESPN doc looks at reluctant transgender hero in 'Renee' [Review]

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Those shocked by the inclusion of Chaz Bono on this season’s “Dancing With the Stars” would do well to check out the ESPN documentary “Renée” about Renee Richards — there is nothing new under the sun, not even transgender individuals taking center...
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Great article! Guest post: Why does the media show transgender children more ...

Great article! Guest post: Why does the media show transgender children more ... | It has to get better | Scoop.it
I'm a girl, don't cause me to question if I'm a boy, transsexual transgender, intersexed or two spirited.” And of course there was the “psychiatrist” on Fox in the Toemaggedon story (you know the guy).
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Comments section terrifying> Canadian Anti-Transgender Ad: ‘Stop Confusing’ Children

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The Institute for Canadian Values began a petition to prevent government officials from updating grade school sex education curriculum with content that could "confuse" children about their sexual orientation and other LGBT topics that it deems are...
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Obama to headline gay rights dinner - The Associated Press

The Associated PressObama to headline gay rights dinnerThe Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is headlining the Human Rights Campaign's annual dinner Saturday night, addressing the gay rights group less than two weeks after the...
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Transgender law, others go into effect

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Nevada's estimated 25,000 to 50,000 transgender people finally become full-fledged citizens under state law today (Transgender law, others go into effect http://t.co/3hP8siWQ via @reviewjournal...
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Hypocrisy at its finest > Observers see gay agenda threatening religious freedom :: Catholic ...

Hypocrisy at its finest > Observers see gay agenda threatening religious freedom :: Catholic ... | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Legalizing “gay marriage” is having major repercussions for religious freedom, according to observers of the latest developments.
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After demise of 'don't ask,' activists call for end to military ban on transgenders - Washington Times

After demise of 'don't ask,' activists call for end to military ban on transgenders - Washington Times | It has to get better | Scoop.it
With homosexuals now able to serve openly in the military, the gay rights movement's next battleground is to persuade the Obama administration to end the armed forces' ban on "transgenders," a group that includes transsexuals and cross-dressers.
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Judge Rules Illinois Can End Contracts With Discriminating Catholic Charities

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A judge has ruled that the Illinois Department of Children and Family Service can begin canceling its contracts with Catholic Charities’ adoption and foster care services.
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European Parliament calls for end of classifying transgender people as mentally ill

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The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling for the World Health Organisation to stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill.
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Something brewing beneath transphobic ads in Ontario | rabble.ca

Something brewing beneath transphobic ads in Ontario | rabble.ca | It has to get better | Scoop.it
... term" as a "best practice for keeping parents/guardians/caregivers informed of all upcoming equity topics in the classroom," although lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT)-specific subjects aren't necessarily singled out.
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Trans Occupy Wall Street Protestor Says NYPD Mistreated Him After Arrest

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A man who attended the October 1 Occupy Wall Street protest on the Brooklyn Bridge is alleging that he was mistreated by the New York Police Department because he is transgender.
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Hardly a handful of activists! Companies Get Gay-Rights Heat Over "Christian" Donations

Hardly a handful of activists! Companies Get Gay-Rights Heat Over "Christian" Donations | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Advocates are pushing Apple, Microsoft and Wal-Mart to end indirect funding of anti-gay religious groups. (Companies get Gay-Rights heat over christian donations.
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Westminster Skeptics – Juliet Jacques thinking critically about transgender issues » The Pod Delusion - A Podcast about Interesting Things

Westminster Skeptics – Juliet Jacques thinking critically about transgender issues » The Pod Delusion - A Podcast about Interesting Things | It has to get better | Scoop.it
RT @flayman: Really enjoying @julietjacques talk on transgender issues from last night's @WestSkep, found here on the @poddelusion: http://t.co/ozbT0W4b...
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New York's Bravest Now Has Its First Transgender Firefighter ...

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New York's Bravest Now Has Its First Transgender Firefighter. 10/2/11 at 4:18 PM; Comment. The New York Fire Department just hired its first transgender firefighter. Well, there you go, Mr. Judge. The FDNY is so inclusive.
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Pride: Trans March puts the 'T' at the front of the line - The GA Voice

Pride: Trans March puts the 'T' at the front of the line - The GA Voice | It has to get better | Scoop.it
The GA VoicePride: Trans March puts the 'T' at the front of the lineThe GA VoiceThe Trans March seeks to bring visibility to a group of people often overlooked by many gay and lesbian people, Sheffield added.
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Gay pride march banned in Serbia - Sacramento Bee

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BBC NewsGay pride march banned in SerbiaSacramento BeeAP BELGRADE, Serbia -- Serbian authorities have banned a gay pride march and an anti-gay protest planned in the nation's capital this weekend to avoid violence.
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What fuels transgender backlash? - CNN.com

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Challenging gender norms can be incredibly controversial, as seen in the response to a story about transgender children. ("what fuels transgender backslash" article I wrote about today..got me pretty heated!
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Russia: Police detain campaigners for equal rights for women and LGBT community | socialistworld.net

Russia: Police detain campaigners for equal rights for women and LGBT community | socialistworld.net | It has to get better | Scoop.it
#CWI Russia: Police detain campaigners for equal rights for women and LGBT community: Far righ...
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Russian region bans 'gay propaganda' — RT

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The country's Arkhangelsk region has adopted a draft law banning all events promoting homosexuality, among them Gay Pride marches.
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Draconian Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Proposed in Nigeria | News | The Advocate

Draconian Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Proposed in Nigeria | News | The Advocate | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Box Turtle Bulletin reports that the bill would criminalize same-gender marriage — already illegal in Africa's most populous country — as well as impose criminal penalties against any individual who "witnesses, abets and aids the solemnization of ...
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Think It’s Hard Being A Gay Youth? Try Being A Transgender Child. / Queerty

Think It’s Hard Being A Gay Youth? Try Being A Transgender Child.  /  Queerty | It has to get better | Scoop.it
When Pauline Moreno and Debra Lobel adopted their son Thomas, they found that he seemed shy and often depressed. He didn't like playing with other kids, (RT @TGworldNews: Think It's Hard Being A Gay Youth?
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