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February 4, 2014

Son of Indiana lawmaker 'devastated' that his own father voted against marriage equality

Christopher Smith is the openly gay son of Indiana lawmaker Milo Smith.

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The debate is over when anti-LGBT activists compare LGBT families to slavery

When attempting to score points against debate opponents, there are certain ideas that commentators should not call to mind. Never. Like ever.

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Happy Lunar New Year! Viet Rainbow allowed to march in Tet Parade

On Saturday, February 1, the city of Westminster will hold the annual Tet Parade to celebrate the Lunar New Year, and unlike last year, Viet Rainbow of Orange County (VROC) will be marching.

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Court rules trans students can choose bathroom they identify with, sets legal precedent

For the first time in the US, a court ruled it unlawful and a violation of human rights to prevent transgender students from using the bathroom of the gender with which they identify. This decision was reached after a three-year-long case in Maine, filed on behalf of high school girl Nicole Maines, who is trans.

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January 31, 2014

TAKE ACTION: Today is "Stand with Mr. Z" day!

In response to the recent firing of Eastside Catholic High School Vice Principal, Mark Zmuda, student leaders have organized Z Day 2014 in support of their beloved educator, who was terminated for legally marrying his husband.
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