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Story to Watch: Washington State to Revisit Marriage Equality Debate in 2012

Washington State Rep. Jim Moeller (D-Vancouver) announced Thursday that he and a group of other Democratic legislators, along with a coalition of LGBT and civil liberties groups, will be advocating for marriage equality in the state next year.

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Utah Moms Voice Support for Their Trans Children

A panel of 5 moms shared their stories of supporting their transgender and intersex children at the 3rd annual TransAction Gender Conference hosted by the Utah Pride Center in Salt Lake City this Saturday. Their stories were featured in the Salt Lake City Tribune.

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November 14, 2011

Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard Launches Interfaith Initiatives with Outreach to Homeless LGBT Youth

Tomorrow night, November 15, the Park 51 Islamic Center and the Center for Inquiry NYC will host A New Way to Be Nonreligious at Harvard and Beyond, and the launch of two new initiatives spearheaded by the Humanist Chaplaincy of Harvard University.

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November 10, 2011

Lesbian Competing for Miss Long Beach, Gaining Media Coverage

Jenelle Hutcherson moved to Long Beach from Bakersfield about three years ago to work at The Den Salon.  Whil

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2011 Election Roundup: LGBT Equality Victories

Voters across the country demonstrated their support for equality and the LGBT community Tuesday. Yesterday’s election saw a slew of victories for LGBT candidates and equality.

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