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Woman honored for LGBT health issues work

When Caitlin Ryan was a teenager in the 1960s, "lesbian" and "bisexual" weren't in the mainstream lexicon. The library was virtually the only place someone could go for accurate information about homosexuality. And when she came out to her own parents, they had no idea how to react.

The San Francisco Chronicle
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May 22, 2013
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Leahy withdraws gay couples amendment in immigration bill

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced, but ultimately withdrew, an amendment that would have allowed gay and lesbian U.S. citizens to use the nation's immigration system to petition for their partners they married in other countries.

USA TODAY
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May 22, 2013
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Nation's Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Respond to Senate Judiciary Committee Failure to Consider UAFA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 21, 2013

Nation’s Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Respond to

Senate Judiciary Committee Failure to Consider UAFA

 

This statement can be attributed to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, United We Dream and Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, Lambda Legal, Equality Federation and the National Center for Transgender Equality.

GLAAD and other LGBT groups speak out on immigration reform

GLAAD and other LGBT groups call on Congress to maintain family unity at the heart of immigration reform. The groups support changes to the immigration bill that will provide an accessible pathway to citizenship, and ardently oppose draconian amendments that would make immigrants permanent second-class citizens.

LGBT Groups to Senate Judiciary Committee: Amendments to Immigration Legislation Must Provide Reasonable and Fair Path to Citizenship

Following is a statement regarding amendments to the Title II provisions of the immigration bill that the Senate Judiciary Committee will debate this week.

The statement can be attributed to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, United We Dream and Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, Equality Federation, National Center for Transgender Equality.

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