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1 hr ago | Fox News

Key high-risk groups threaten progress in global AIDS battle, WHO warns

A child flies a kite with a red ribbon during a World AIDS Day event in Beijing November 30, 2008.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health

4 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

Fighting the taboo: Advocates support growing API transgender movement

Gwen Yeh and members of the Gender Justice League at Seattle Pride 2014. ) year's Pride weekend.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Thu Jul 10, 2014

EDGE

Trans Lobby Day to Bring Awareness to Capitol Hill

Transgender Lobby Day is July 14-15. It's an opportunity for transgender people and advocates from across the country to educate their members of Congress and lobby for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Gay/Lesbian, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Breitbart.com

Emmy Noms Honor Climate Change Doc, Obama, Transgender Star

Today's Emmy nominations included the usual snubs and surprises, but one factor bled through several categories.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

The Times-Tribune

Venue refused to serve gays; sets off social media firestorm

When Pennsylvania's gay marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court, Desiree Mark of Greenfield Twp.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Scranton, PA

National Public Radio

Pelosi Backs Gay-Rights Bill Despite Concerns

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she still supports a Senate-passed bill to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay and transgender people.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

Townsend Times

Emmys nominations odds, ends, facts and figures

PROUD TO BE NOMINATED: "Orange Is the New Black" co-star Laverne Cox is breaking down another barrier: She's the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Celebrities, Nathan Lane

Star-Telegram.com

Emmys nominations odds, ends, facts and figures

PROUD TO BE NOMINATED: "Orange Is the New Black" co-star Laverne Cox is breaking down another barrier: She's the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Celebrities, Nathan Lane

EDGE

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Supports Repeal of Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Broward County, FL, Gay/Lesbian, Marketing

EDGE

Survey: Over 5K Same-Sex Couples Have Married in Ill.

Gay rights advocate Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US Supreme Court, Equality, IL

The Leaf-Chronicle

Laverne Cox tears up: 'My whole life is different'

This morning, the actress was nominated for her first Emmy, for Orange is the New Black .

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Advocate

Op-ed: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Isn't Dead Yet

Too many men and women have been forced out of the military after being raped. I've heard these heartbreaking stories, but never in a homeless shelter.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, ACLU, Opinion

Switched

Homosexuality Is 'Unique From Any Other Sin' And An 'Attack On God,' Mat Staver Claims

The Liberty Counsel 's Mat Staver fired off at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in an impassioned speech at a " Celebrate America " event in Washington D.C. this month.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Maiden, NC

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Judge quashes assault charge for man accused of touching transgender lover

The case might have been simple. An engaged couple gets into a domestic dispute in public.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

Examiner.com

Kendra Wilkinson divorce? Kendra and Hank 'discussing divorce' after scandal

A Kendra Wilkinson divorce might be closer than you think. According to a new report, Kendra and her husband, Hank Baskett , are talking about splitting up, after Hank allegedly cheated on Kendra with a transgender model.

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World Magazine

Gay-rights groups drop ENDA support over religious exemption

The American Civil Liberties Union and a slew of gay rights groups on Tuesday announced they are withdrawing support for the Employee Non-Discrimination Act-popularly known as ENDA-because it includes an exemption for those with religious objections.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, ACLU

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Rift over religious exemption in anti-bias order

In the intensifying debate over religious liberty, President Barack Obama faces pressure from opposite flanks as he prepares to issue an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay and transgender people in hiring.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Southland Times

Out, proud and ready to retire

The first generation of openly out and proud gay and lesbian people are reaching retirement age and a new "silver rainbow kit" has been put together to prepare carers.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

WFIE-TV Evansville

Atherton SBDM council makes no change in restroom policy

Tuesday night, several students and parents appealed the decision claiming it is not an issue of sexuality, but of safety and privacy.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

KABC-AM Los Angeles

ACLU, LGBT Groups Withdraw Support for Employment Non-Discrimination Act

A number of national social organizations withdrew their support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act on Tuesday citing the recent Supreme Court decision in Burwell v.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Gay/Lesbian

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