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Hagel confirmed as defense secretary

The U.S. Senate confirmed former Sen. Chuck Hagel as defense secretary on Tuesday following assurances that he would work on behalf of LGBT military families and controversy over his anti-gay past.

The Washington Blade
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February 27, 2013
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February 26, 2013

LGBT Advocates in Maryland Testify in Nondiscrimination Ordinance Hearing

LGBT advocates in Maryland participate in Senate hearing on SB 449, a nondiscrimination ordinance that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression.

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February 26, 2013

Today is the last day to make your voice heard to protect LGBTI detainees

The national center for transgender equality will be hand delivering a petition to capitol hill with hopes on bringing more attention to the mistreatment of ntersex, transgender, and non-gender conforming immigrant detainees.

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Lesbian Widow Urges Supreme Court To Declare DOMA Unconstitutional

Edith Windsor made her case to the Supreme Court in a filing Tuesday, telling the justices that the Defense of Marriage Act's dictate that the federal government cannot recognize her marriage to a woman is unconstitutional and should be struck down.
BuzzFeed
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February 26, 2013
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February 26, 2013

Katie Couric Explores Stories of Trans Youth

This afternoon, Katie Couric will be devoting her entire hour to exploring the stories of transgender youth - in particular, the journeys they've been on with their families, and specific medical advances that are allowing some trans youth to transition more safely than ever before
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