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Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

Tobacco giant Reynolds American is buying Lorillard and acquiring Newport, a popular menthol cigarette.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Letter: Moral center lost

There is a third moral deconstruction occurring in our country. It is based on the white Southern strategy of 150 years ago that attacks voting rights, fair taxes, organized labor, women, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, the poor, minorities, public education, civil rights and immigrant rights.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Activists say transgender woman raped at Arizona i...

Rights activists called on Thursday for the immediate release of a transgender women allegedly raped by her cellmate at an Arizona immigrant detention center, accusing authorities of refusing to provide for her safety.

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Related Topix: Corrections Corporation of America, Security

The Olympian

PEBB votes to add transgender services to health coverage starting in January

Transgender state employees in Washington will be assured of getting health coverage including office visits, hormonal treatment and mental health care as soon as January 2015 under a plan approved by a state board Thursday.

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The Miami Herald

Man charged in death of transgender woman

Police reports in southwest Florida indicate a man accused in the slaying of a transgender woman may have been angry she outed him on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Florida, Social Software

Law.com

Avoid Discrimination Issues With Transgender Employees

The American Pacific Corp. hired a transgender applicant who presented as male, but when it found out he was biologically female and hadn't undergone sex reassignment surgery, the company asked him to delay his start date until he had done so, explains Vaudreuil.

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People

Robina Asti Wins an Important Legal Battle for Transgender Couples

In the Navy during World War II, Robert Astey flew combat missions, and later became a commercial pilot, a mutual fund senior vice president, as well as a husband and father to three children.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Life, Veteran Affairs

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Time

Man Arrested for Stabbing Transgender Teen on D.C. Metro

A suspect has been charged with assault using a deadly weapon and could face a longer sentence if convicted of a hate crime Authorities say a 15-year-old transgender teenager who was stabbed on the Green Line Metro in Washington D.C. on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. is currently recovering from her non-life-threatening injuries at a local hospital, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Greenbelt, MD

WUSA-TV Washington

Police: Stabbing of transgender teen possible hate crime

Police: Stabbing of transgender teen possible hate crime Police say the stabbing of a transgender teen on a metro train may have been a hate crime.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC

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

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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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

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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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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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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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

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