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A group of LGBT labor activists is launching a nationwide campaign to push unions to bargain for transgender health benefits for their members.
Same sex couples would have access to many of the benefits and legal protections afforded to heterosexual married couples if a bill and several resolutions filed in the Texas Legislature gain approval.
The American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity today recognized three lawyers with the inaugural Stonewall Award during a ceremony at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Dallas.
Nick McDaniel lives within a couple of miles of the sites of some of his worst memories. Growing up in the farming community of Salinas, McDaniel, a transgender man, survived sexual assault and years of severe depression, multiple attempts at suicide, and many months spent in county psychiatric wards.
The clerk was nervous as he filled out the first same-sex marriage license ever issued in New Mexico. “He knew it was going to be controversial,” recalls Mary Houdek, one-half of the couple being issued a license. “That gentleman was shaking.”
According to a new report in the Washington Post, the Obama administration is currently considering a reversal on signing an sign executive order that would protect gay federal contractors from workplace discrimination.
Educators, service-club leaders and a local pastor were adamant before the Lake County SchoolBoard Monday that members not move forward with rules that would keep a 'gay-straight' student club from forming.
The state House Judiciary Committee has decided not to schedule a hearing for a bill that would legalize gay marriage, which means the issue is likely tabled for this legislative session.