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LGBT group calls for attorney's apology after he argues transgender murder victim wasn't a "certain class" of person
Last week, the lawyer for a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in New York told a judge that his client's sentence should be lessened because the victim was a transgender woman and allegedly involved in sex work.
Snapshots: Taking action for LGBT Vietnamese-Americans, advocating for homeless youth, and speaking out for ENDA
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Hispanic caucus endorses ENDA
The Washington Blade reports that the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted Wednesday to endorse the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, (ENDA) legislation, which would prohibit anti-LGBT bias in the workforce, as a result of a resolution proposed by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.).
Parade of nonsense: On the 'Kinky Boots' non-controversy
The American Family Association has led a multi-platform, multi-spokesperson rhetorical assault against the decorated musical, Kinky Boots, its costuming, and its themes of acceptance.
Transgender Connecticut police officer files charges over hostile work environment
Francesca Quaranta, a transgender police officer in Middletown, Connecticut, has filed a complaint claiming her supervisors created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity.