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Kristin Beck to speak at transgender conference, Southern Comfort, in Atlanta

On September 4 through 8, the 24th annual Southern Comfort Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Who is the Pope to judge: This week's Religion News Summary

When asked about LGBT people following the World Youth Day Pope Francis stated “who am I to judge?” And televangelist, Pat Robinson, stated that being transgender is not a sin during an airing of The 700 Club.

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TUNE IN: State Dept. hosts Google+ Hangout on immigration and visa applications for same-sex couples

The US State Department is hosting a Google+ Hangout to address questions about the process for binational same-sex couples to apply for visas. Tune in at 1:00 PM EDT to learn more.

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Take Action: Help University of North Carolina students protect gender-neutral housing

On Friday, August 9, the University of North Carolina's Board of Governors will vote on a policy that would ban gender-neutral housing at all seventeen UNC campuses, and threaten the safety and well-being of trans and gender non-conforming students living there. This policy was previously approved by a "Governance Committee" and is moving on to a final vote before the full board.

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Resource, Ohio-based marketing company, gives full support to transgender employee

A transgender man named Decker Moss recently transitioned while at work, and the Columbus, Ohio-based marketing company he works for, Resource, not only gave him their full support from the top down—they rewrote employee policies to be inclusive of all transgender employees' needs.

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August 8, 2013

What to Watch Thursday 8/8: Jesse Tyler Ferguson guest judges on Project Runway

Tonight, catch the season finale of The Winner Is... as well as new episodes of Project Runway, Degrassi, Hollywood Game Night and Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell.

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