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Archive for March 2012

HRC Poll: 73% Support Federal Equal Benefits Order

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A poll conducted by the nation’s largest LGBT rights group shows that voters overwhelming support an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against workers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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SoulForce Embarks on Fifth ‘Equality Ride’

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Gay rights activists looking to free members of the LGBT community from “religious and political oppression” are taking their message of inclusion and acceptance on the road for another cross-country ‘Equality Ride.’

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Written by Xorje Olivares

March 26, 2012 at 7:45 AM

INTERVIEWS: 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in NYC

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The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation–or GLAAD–held its 23rd Annual Media Awards in New York City on Saturday, March 24th.

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Fred Karger Narrowly Beats Ron Paul in Puerto Rico Primary

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For the first time this primary season, openly-gay Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger has outperformed one of the major 2012 competitors vying for his party’s nomination.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

March 20, 2012 at 7:45 AM

MN School District Settles Anti-Gay Bullying Lawsuits

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The students who sued Minnesota’s largest school district over its handling of anti-gay bullying and harassment say they’re excited to return to what’s expected to be a safer learning environment.

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Revised ICE Guidelines Protect Transgender Detainees

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The federal government is taking steps to protect transgender people detained in immigration facilities across the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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