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HUD Proposes Rule that Would Roll Back Protections for Transgender Homeless

Mara Keisling, the executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, called the HUD proposal a "heartless attack on…

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An Episode of the Kid’s Show ‘Arthur’ Featuring a Same-Sex Wedding won’t Air in Alabama

Programming director Mike McKenzie says Alabama Public Television has no plans to broadcast the episode.

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The Latest: 2020 Candidates Mourn Transgender Woman’s Death

Democratic presidential candidates are mourning Muhlaysia Booker, a 23-year-old transgender woman in Texas, who authorities say was the victim of…

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Taiwan Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage in Historic First for Asia

Lawmakers in Taiwan have approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first…

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Mormon Church Opposes LGBT Nondiscrimination Measure

The denomination said the Equality Act would “threaten religious employment standards, devastate religious education, defund numerous religious charities.”

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Jane Castor Elected First LGBTQ Mayor of Tampa, Florida

The former police chief won by more than 70 percent of the vote.

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Supreme Court will Take Up LGBT Employee Discrimination Cases Next Term

Lower courts have questioned whether the Civil Rights Act bans employers from discriminating against queer workers.

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Same-sex Couples Applying for a Mortgage Face More Rejection and Higher Rates, Study Says

Buying a home is an exciting step in any couple's relationship, but the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…

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Supreme Court Denies Death Row Appeal Over Anti-Gay Jurors

According to the appeal rejected Monday, a gay man was sentenced the death penalty because "a life in prison with…

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Pete Buttigieg Officially Announces Presidential Campaign

The out mayor of South Bend officially launched his crusade on Sunday.

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