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49 min ago | Daily Herald

Illinois warns insurers of discrimination ban

The Illinois Department of Insurance bulletin issued to insurers this week details nondiscrimination provisions in the federal Affordable Care Act along with Illinois laws.

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2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

Human rights and gay rights activists are urging President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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5 hrs ago | The Argus

PM backs Pride 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband joined Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas in giving their best wishes to revellers preparing for the weekend's celebrations.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom

9 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Crist announces first day policies if elected

Former Gov. Charlie Crist says he will sign five executive orders on his first day back in office if he's elected in November.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist

13 hrs ago | The Hollywood Gossip

Cosmopolitan Publishes Girl-on-Girl Sex Positions Gallery, Draws Praise From EVERYONE

In a move we never saw coming but will receive no criticism from any sane male OR female, Cosmopolitan has published a list of sex tips specifically for women.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The name Poof back in vogue at Ponsonby bar

Due to popular demand, a Ponsonby Rd bar has changed its name back to Poof, only months after complaints led its owner to drop the title.

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JD Journal

Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Florida has once again become the latest to rule state-wide bans against same-sex marriage as unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Florida, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Transgender attacked in Mid-City

The New Orleans Police Department said sexual orientation is the reason behind and attack happened over the weekend in Mid-City.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Transgender woman attacked in Mid-City; Police urge community for tips

The New Orleans Police Department said sexual orientation is the reason behind an attack happened over the weekend in Mid-City.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Advocate

Report: Discrimination, Harassment Harms Transgender Health

Sixty-five percent of respondents to a study of transgender Massachusettsans say they had experienced some form of discrimination in a public accommodations setting within the last year.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Deval Patrick, US Governors

The Willits News

Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

This Jan. 10, 2014 file photo shows Laura Jane Grace, formerly known as Tom Gabel, of the band Against Me!, in New York.

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Related Topix: Punk, Against Me!, Austin, TX, Dennis Christopher

McClatchy

A policy of discrimination

What does transgenderism have in common with drug abuse and schizophrenia? According to the Department of Defense, they are all reasons to bar troops from military service.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Healthcare Law, Law

International Business Times

Super Model Andreja Pejic Confirms Identity As Transgender

"According to a statement emailed to The Huffington Post by GLAAD notes, Pejic will only be modeling women's clothing going forward and has received support from her agency, friends and family."

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

DNA India

Fifth Kerala LGBT parade pride held

It was a joyous moment for the hundreds of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community members when they held the fifth Kerala queer parade pride march in Kochi to assert their rights.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Nine-Year-Old Transgender Declares Identity

Hundreds of LGBT supporters marched through downtown Reno Saturday afternoon for northern Nevada's Pride Parade, where for one nine-year-old, it was a place to express who she really is.

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Queerty

Federal Government Grants Christian Colleges Right To Expel Transgender Students

You can't say that Christian Colleges aren't keeping up with the times. Now they've discovered transgender people.

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Related Topix: Spring Arbor University, Simpson University, Spring Arbor, MI

Breitbart.com

Concerns that British Prisoners Are 'Pretending to be Transgender' to Win Privileges

The has been a sharp rise in the number of male prison inmates in Britain claiming to be transgender, leading to fears that some could be lying to officials to gain privileges.

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Examiner.com

Androgynous supermodel comes out as a transgender woman

Andreja Pejic has gained international acclaimed in the modeling industry for her androgynous look which has enabled her to model both men's and women's fashions.

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Related Topix: Jean Paul Gaultier, Fashion, Designers, Marc Jacobs

New York Daily News

Transgender woman thrown off TV show after botched boob job

Nicole Sanders says she filmed a breast correction for a new pro-plastic surgery show on E! and ended up suffering complications that affected her ability to work and pay her bills.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Georgina Beyer joins Mana Party

Fomer Labour MP Georgina Beyer will stand for the Mana Party in Te Tai Tonga, saying she was doing so partly to atone for voting for the Foreshore and Seabed Act in 2004.

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