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In 2012, Kristene Chapa and Mollie Olgin, a couple of five months, were brutally attacked at Violet Andrews Park in Portland, Texas. The two were shot in the head, execution style. Mollie died at t

Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.

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Russia's Olympic Playbook

"It’s led to a huge increase in antigay violence, including murders. It’s led to attacks on gay and lesbian clubs and film festivals… and because these laws are passed supposedly to protect children, the people who are most targeted or have the most to fear are LGBT parents…LGBT people have an incredible amount to fear right now, especially if they have children.” 
– Russian author and activist Masha Gessen to ABCNews.com

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End healthcare discrimination for transgender people

Most health insurance policies and programs, including New York State Medicaid, specifically exclude transgender people from accessing care. This doesn't have to be the case for trans and gender non-conforming New Yorkers, especially those who are low-income and qualify for Medicaid.

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