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LGBT Immigrants Stand Up for Dignity and Respect

On Oct. 5 I will be a voice in a national chorus. I will join others across 80 cities in mobilizing for the National Day for Dignity and Respect on behalf of our nation's undocumented men, women and children. With one voice we will say that the time for comprehensive, compassionate immigration reform is now. We won't live in the shadows, in fear of being deported or detained.

Huffington Post Latino Voices
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October 2, 2013
October 2, 2013

Prop 8 lawyer Ted Olson endorses ENDA

The Washington Blade reports, Ted Olson, who argued against California’s Proposition 8 before the U.S. Supreme Court and just this week joined another lawsuit seeking marriage equality in Virginia, announced he backs ENDA.

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October 2, 2013

The Atlantic Wire: Marriage equality "very likely" in New Jersey, "moderately likely" in Virginia, and "not likely" in Mississippi

Since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in J

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October 2, 2013

Caribou Coffee apologizes for erasing high school GSA artwork

Members of the gay-straight alliance at Northbrook High School expressed disappointment that their window decoration

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October 2, 2013

Anti-Violence Project reports highest homicide rate for intimate partner violence ever recorded

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs released its report yesterday of Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ, and HIV-Affected Communities in the United States in 2012. The timing of the report could not have been better, with today being The United Nation's sponsored "International Day of Non-Violence".

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October 1, 2013

68% of Americans support workplace protections for LGBT Americans

A majority of Americans support a federal law that would ban discrimination by employers based on someone’s sexual orientation according to a poll released by Americans for Workplace Opportunity campaign.

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