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Violent preaching video targets not LGBT couples, but their clergy allies

Matt Brown, the lead pastor of Sandals Church in Riverside, California, preached to his congregation about whether they should attend the wedding of a gay or lesbian couple. He spoke of being the best neighbor possible to the LGBT couple, but had particularly violent words for clergy who bless the marriage. Read More

Philadelphia trans community and allies gather in Love Park, hold vigil for Diamond Williams

Last night, family and friends gathered in Philadelphia's Love Park to hold a vigil in honor of Diamond Williams, a trans woman of color who was brutally murdered and dismembered last week in an act of transphobic violence.

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Univision airs first gay wedding in network history

While LGBT characters are nothing new in U.S. Spanish-language television, this week Univision made history when it aired its first wedding between a gay couple in novela "Amores Verdaderos," or "True Love."Read More

 
July 24, 2013

More Light Presbyterians announces first transgender executive director

More Light Presbyterians as announced its decision to appoint Alex McNeil, an openly transgender man has their new executive director.

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July 24, 2013

Transgender migrants encounter extreme violence in Mexico

According to a study done by the Mexican National Institute of Public Health, 36% of transgender people who stopped at a migrant shelter in Mexico experienced violence while at the shelter.

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