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Nation's Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Respond to Senate Judiciary Committee Failure to Consider UAFA

Nation's Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Respond to Senate Judiciary Committee Failure to Consider UAFA

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May 21, 2013

Nation’s Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Respond to

Senate Judiciary Committee Failure to Consider UAFA

 

This statement can be attributed to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, United We Dream and Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, Lambda Legal, Equality Federation and the National Center for Transgender Equality.

LGBT Groups to Senate Judiciary Committee: Amendments to Immigration Legislation Must Provide Reasonable and Fair Path to Citizenship

LGBT Groups to Senate Judiciary Committee: Amendments to Immigration Legislation Must Provide Reasonable and Fair Path to Citizenship

Following is a statement regarding amendments to the Title II provisions of the immigration bill that the Senate Judiciary Committee will debate this week.

The statement can be attributed to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, United We Dream and Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, Equality Federation, National Center for Transgender Equality.

Egypt’s Growing Gay-Rights Movement

Ramy Yosef, a 21-year-old man from Egypt's Nile Delta, came out on Twitter last year. His family responded by forcing him from their home. Tarek, 28, recounts being beaten and robbed for "dressing like a faggot"—and avoiding the police for fear that they, too, would target him for being gay.

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May 21, 2013

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