Local and Regional News
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News that originates from and/or specifically impacts a local community, city, state, or region
The Indianapolis City-County Council voted in favor of providing benefits to domestic partners of city employees, including lesbian and gay partners.
Following the announcement that President Obama opposes discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America, Aaron Becker penned a piece penned a piece for the Daily Beast explaining why he is returning his Eagle Scout medal.
As violence against the trans community increases in our nation’s capital and adds onto the many forms of systemic discrimination trans people face, the DC Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to promote respect and educate the public on these issues in the first government-funded campaign of its kind.
Jennifer Tyrrell, the former den mother leading the efforts to end the Boy Scout’s discriminatory policies, will serve as Grand Marshall at the second annual Toledo Pride Parade and will speak at a commitment ceremony on the same day, hosted by Toledo Pride and Support Marriage Equality in Ohio.
Marci Alt, a mom in Georgia, has invited Chick-fil-A COO Dan Cathy to have dinner and a dialogue with her, her wife, and their two children. Friday she took her invitation to the Chick-Fil-A in Decatur, GA
A Connecticut judge ruled that a provision of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional.
North Dakota newspaper changes policy after GLAAD reaches out.
Forty-eight percent of new HIV infections are LGBT men of color? Why? Rod 2.0 founder and blogger Rod McCullom sits down with the CDC to discuss this epidemic during the International AIDS Conference which wrapped up in DC earlier this week.