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November 1, 2013

One last wish: Colorado woman and dying partner fly to New York to wed

Colorado couple Lisa Dumaw and Therese Pieper have been in a loving relationship for fifteen years. For the past five years Lisa has been battling cancer.

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November 1, 2013

Heartfelt video reveals Illinois longing for marriage equality

A video produced by Illinois Unites for Marriage demonstrates the urgency behind the push for marriage equality in Illinois.

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Marriage equality is coming to Hawaii

After hours upon hours of testimony from Hawaii citizens, and debate the Hawaii House has passed marriage equality. The legislation passed a concurrance vote in the Senate, and is onto Governor Neil Abercrombie, who has said he will sign the bill into law.

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October 31, 2013

Transwoman denied access to women's locker room at LA Fitness

Yanel Valenzuela, a transwoman from Montclair, California, was denied access to the women's locker room at an LA Fitn

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GLAAD to media: Don't get duped by fabricated stories of transgender youth harassing students

Following the passage of the Schools Success and Opportunity Act, anti-transgender organizations like the Pacific Justice Institute have fabricated stories in order to scare people into opposing fair treatment for transgender students.

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October 31, 2013

Watch Hawaii move closer to marriage equality live

The Hawaii state Senate helped move Hawaii closer to marriage equality. With a vote of 20-4 in favor of marriage equality, the bill now moves to the full House for a hearing and a vote that will be much closer than the Senate vote.

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October 31, 2013

A new generation of AIDS advocates

AIDS advocates are beginning to bring the issue of HIV and AIDS to the front pages again. The movement to stop AIDS is not over is the message they are sending.

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