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Support continues for California transgender teen after attack
After being constantly bullied, transgender 16-year-old student, Jewlyes Gutierrez, defended herself when she got into a fight with three of her peers. Following the incident, the District Attorney charged the teen with battery.
Oklahoma's ban on marriage equality ruled unconstitutional by federal judge
Today, Federal Judge Terence Kern ruled in favor of the filing parties and found that Oklahoma's ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional.
Chris Christie to trans people: No birth certificates without surgery
In addition to the recent "Bridgegate," he vetoed a bill today that would have allowed transgender residents of New Jersey to receive updated birth certificates accurately reflecting their gender identity, rather than their assigned gender.
BREAKING: Nigerian president signs draconian anti-LGBT law
Nigeria's president has signed the "Same Sex Prohibition Bill," providing sentences of 14 years in prison for same-sex couples and 10-year sentence for anyone that participates in a marriage ceremony for a same-sex couple or offers public support for LGBT people.