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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.

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Former anti-gay activist: "I've never met an 'ex-gay' man I thought was not still attracted to men"

GLAAD's Jeremy Hooper gets into some of the nitty gritty of former "ex-gay" activist Yvette Cantu Schneider's work, her feelings toward the anti-LGBT movement, and what she has to say to those who she might have hurt.

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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.

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New report explains barriers to economic equality for LGBT young people

The Center for American Progress has released a new comprehensive report on the experiences of LGBT young people in the workforce and how this group is at a severe disadvantage.

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National Organization for Marriage launches its most ludicrous campaign yet

The National Organization for Marriage is launching a major boycott of JP Morgan Chase based on flimsy evidence, conjecture, and more than a little paranoia.

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Teen girl shunned by parents finds financial support online

When 19 year old Kate Koenig's parents found out she was pansexual and cut off their financial support, Kate never gave up on her dream of going to the University of Pittsburgh, and with the help of hundreds of supporters it looks like Kate's dream will come true.

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