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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.

GLAAD Issues Statement on New Jersey Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

New York -- GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, responded today to a New Jersey judge’s ruling that the state must allow same-sex couples to marry.

UPDATED: Tony Perkins got another job running law enforcement in Louisiana. What could go wrong?

Tony Perkins has an additional feather in his cap: the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. Perkins was appointed by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to the commission that will train and shape how the police in the state operate, specifically in regard to LGBT people.


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