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Transgender rights groups hope to get GENDA bill to Senate floor

Juli Grey-Owens, Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition executive director and member of the New York state Transgender Rights Coalition, alongside members of the Interfaith Impact of New York State are urging lawmakers to pass legislation this session that will protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.

The Legislative Gazette
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April 30, 2013

Gay vets fight for rights, benefits

Retired Army Col. Stewart Bornhoft wants to make sure he and his spouse, Stephen McNabb, can be buried side by side at Arlington National Cemetery. They want the same veterans health benefits as any other married couple.

The Sacramento Bee
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April 29, 2013
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Don Lemon, Zach Wahls Debate Anti-Gay Scoutmaster

We bet John Stemberger probably didn't know what he was getting into when he joined CNN earlier this week to discuss the Boy Scouts' ban on gay members. The Boy Scouts of America announced last week that it would consider repealing the ban for scouts (but not for scout leaders.)

Gay Voices (The Huffington Post)
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April 26, 2013
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