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Michigan AG relegates one anti-LGBT brief to birdcage—but is it all that different?

Bill Schuette, the Republican Attorney General for the state of Michigan, has publicly denounced a group called Traditionalist Youth Network for an amicus brief it filed against marriage equality. But what is really astounding is just how run-of-the-mill this brief really is.

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Maryland legislature passes transgender protections

The Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill that would ban discrimination against transgender people. It was passed by the Maryland Senate in January, and is expected to be signed by Governor Martin O’Malley in the coming weeks.

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March 27, 2014

Spelman and Morehouse Kick off their annual pride week

Historically Black colleges Spelman and Morehouse College hosted their fifth annual ever pride week in Atlanta Georgi

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