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CNN interviews Catholic educator who was fired for being a lesbian #StandWithMargie

CNN's Michael Smerconish interviewed Margie Winters about her termination at a Philadelphia Catholic school after a parent discovered and complained about her marriage to a woman.

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West Virginia DMV changes photo policy after transgender women threaten lawsuit

On July 1st, the West Virginia DMV officially changed its license photo policy to be trans-inclusive, allowing trans individuals to be photographed as they regularly appear, without being required to alter their gender expression by doing things such as removing makeup and other items.

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Episcopal Church supports marriage equality in historic vote

78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church votes to create LGBT-inclusive reforms nationwide.

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LGBT Christians to Indiana Lawmakers: Get to know us before making laws against us

LGBT Christians marched to the Indiana capital to call on Governor Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers to learn more about the LGBT community before passing any more harmful laws.

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Girl Scouts return $100K donation to transphobic donor and launch #ForEVERYGirl campaign

Earlier this year, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a $100,000 donation to help fund their activities. However, the donor later requested that the money not be used to help transgender girls.The troop then returned the money, saying "Girl Scouts is for every girl, and every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to."

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Free, full-length documentary spotlights Mississippi gay couple for marriage equality

New documentary tells the story of Mississippi gay couple to promote marriage equality and LGBT visibility in South

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