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House Dems Push Obama to Fight Harder For LGBT Workers' Rights

Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Obama to fight harder to end discrimination against LGBT people in the workplace.

More than 70 Democrats sent a letter to Obama Tuesday asking the president to adopt an executive order explicitly prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

The Hill
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April 4, 2012
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Transgender Woman Killed In Detroit

Detroit Police say a transgender woman was killed during an early morning shooting on Tuesday.

Police found the body of 35-year-old Coko Williams around 6:25 a.m. outside of a home on Parkhurst near Woodward, just north of McNichols.

Details are still emerging about the killing and no arrests have been made. Witnesses have stated that suspects in the killing fled the scene in a gold-colored car.

CBS Detroit
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April 4, 2012

More Videos from the 'I AM: Trans People Speak' Campaign

Last month, GLAAD and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) announced the upcoming national launch of the “I AM: Trans People Speak” video campaign. The campaign has since received considerable attention from advocates and the media, and more user-created videos have been added to the campaign’s video channel. In addition to the campaign trailer, you can view some of the user-created videos below.

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