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Help the Bureau of General Services - Queer Division raise $50K in 50 Days

The Bureau of General Services – Queer Division is holding a continuous fundraiser from July 26 through September 13 in efforts to keep this valuable queer resource available to New York City.

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IOC stands by Russia's reassurance on anti-gay law

The International Olympic Committee said for the time being it is standing by reassurances that athletes and visitors attending the 2014 Sochi Games in Russia will not be affected by anti-gay legislation.

USA Today
August 2, 2013
August 1, 2013

The Olympic Games Facebook page policy is amended after LGBT community speaks out

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) changed its social media moderation policy in response to advocates who pointed out concerning language contained in the "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual" section that sanctioned the use of the phrase "that's so gay."

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California teen delivers petition to bring equality and protection to transgender students

Transgender high school student Ashton Lee of Manteca, California, delivered nearly 6,000 petition signatrues to Gov. Jerry Brown's Sacramento office, in support of a pending bill which would provide protection for transgender students in the state.

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