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LGBT inspiration Janet Mock named contributing editor of Marie Claire magazine
President Obama signs executive order protecting LGBT federal workers and contractors
Today, President Obama signed an executive order that prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity against federal workers and contractors.
Transgender George Fox student faces discrimination and is denied appropriate campus housing
A transgender student, Jayce, was denied his housing request to live with male friends by Portland, Oregon's George Fox University, a privately owned Quaker school that receives federal funding, based on so-called theological principles.
WATCH: Mom's speech challenges bias against her transgender 6-year-old
Debi Jackson, the mother of a 6-year-old transgender girl named A.J., gave a speech about her daughter several months ago at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City. A video of the speech has gone viral with more than 200,000 views, and was shared in an article from the Huffington Post and in a tweet from Ricky Martin.