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3 hrs ago | ABC News

Correction: Exxon Mobil-Gay Rights Story

In a story July 22 about new federal anti-discrimination rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the value of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares held by investors who supported amending the company's equal employment opportunity statement.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Gay/Lesbian, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Irving, TX

4 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Arrest made in transgendered woman's murder, burning

Police have made an arrest in the case of a transgender woman whose burned body was found behind a Fowler Street business in June .

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5 hrs ago | CBC News

Transgender foundation recruits on P.E.I.

A Newfoundland woman is visiting P.E.I. to ask for more support for people who are transsexual or transgender, and promote a new group she has founded.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

9 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

One activist and one photographer were arrested at the fifth annual...

Protesters were forced to stay in a fenced-in area on the Field of Mars. Photo: Sergey Chernov / for SPT One activist and one photographer were arrested at the fifth annual St. Petersburg LGBT Pride rally on Saturday, July 26. Nevertheless, the one-hour rally against the discrimination of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Russia went ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Riot

13 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Gay concerns at Doncaster school revealed

Some teachers are not happy talking in Doncaster's schools about gay issues, says a report by the borough's NUT.

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18 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Transgender CofC student Ansley Pope on inclusion, coming out, and 'top surgery'

Ansley Pope is a lot of things. He's a rising junior, a women's and gender studies major, and an orientation intern who greets incoming freshmen at the College of Charleston.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston, Aiken, SC, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

Abby: Family's dirty little secret is better left unexposed

DEAR ABBY: My husband's family talks about everyone and their problems, yet when something arises in their family, they want it kept hush-hush.

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Sunherald.com

LGBT rights group hires ex-pastor in Mississippi

Rob Hill grew up in Mississippi, and spent 12 years as a United Methodist pastor.

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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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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

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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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

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

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

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