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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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September 30, 2013

Gov. Christie appeals NJ marriage equality ruling

An hour after the Hon.Mary Jacobson ruled that New Jersey  is violating the state's constitution by denying same

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September 30, 2013

Illinois Judge Says Lawsuit Challenging Illinois Ban on Marriage Equality Can Proceed

Judge Sophia Hall ruled that a lawsuit filed on behalf of several Cook County same-sex couples wishing to marry can proceed.

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Star-Ledger newspaper repeatedly misgenders trans woman killed in New Jersey

Earlier this week, a transgender woman of color was found stabbed to death in her home in New Jersey, as reported by Monica Roberts and others. Eyricka Morgan, who was 26 years old, was a former student at Rutgers University and involved with the New Jersey Community Research Initiative.

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