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Attorney General: Federal government will recognize marriage equality in six more states

Today, U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, announced that the federal government will recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in six states that recently enacted marriage equality.

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October 24, 2014

Family Circle features its first gay dads

For the first time in the publication's history, Family Circle magazine has published a piece on a family with same-sex parents.

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Katie Couric talks to transgender teen author Jazz on Yahoo News

On a new segment from Yahoo News with Katie Couric, Katie sat down with Jazz Jennings, a 14-year-old girl who has been sharing her story with the world about being young and transgender. When she was just 6, Jazz first appeared in the media and has been speaking out about her experience ever since.

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October 22, 2014

Florida cities to the state: Let marriage equality begin

Tampa, St, Petersburg, Orlando, and Miami Beach all file joint amicus Brief in support of the plaintiffs suing for same-sex marriage. Many popular LGBT towns are also joining to show their support Wilton Manors, Biscayne Park which is in Miami-Dade County, also the government of Broward County who had approved a same-sex marriage resolution in June.

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U.S. Marine accused of killing Filipina trans woman misses first court hearing

Today, a U.S. Marine suspect subpoenaed by Philippine authorities for the murder a local transgender woman, 26-year-old Jennifer Laude of Olongapo, did not appear in court to face charges.

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Vatican scraps inclusion of LGBT people, for now. What next?

Over the weekend, the Vatican released a final document on marriage and family, and all neutral to positive mentions of LGBT people, as well as those who cohabit or divorce, were removed.

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Transgender organizations go purple for #spiritday

Today, transgender organziations across the country are joining millions of people to go purple for Spirit Day to take a stand against bullying and show support for LGBT youth. Check out some of the great organizations showing their purple today below.

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