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New Study Shows Social Networks Prevent Stigma for LGBT Youth

By EDGE | Jul 3
A new study from the Family Acceptance Project shows that the role of family, peers and community support make a difference in overall adjustment and well-being.

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GoFundMe Campaign Set Up to Assist Ailing Transgender Pioneer Holly Woodlawn

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 4
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to raise funds to pay for 24-hour home nursing care for iconic transgender Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn

Bakery Ordered to Pay $135K for Discriminating Against Same-Sex Couple

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 4
Owners of a Portland-area bakery that denied service to a same-sex couple must pay $135,000 in damages, the Bureau of Labor and Industries has ruled.

Montana's Unenforceable Same-Sex Marriage Ban to Remain in State's Constitution

NATIONAL | By Matt Volz | Jul 4
When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down same-sex marriage bans nationwide last week, it torpedoed a provision of the Montana Constitution that defined marriage as between a man and a woman.

America Welcomes Fourth with Hot Dogs, Cool Music, Cold Beer

NATIONAL | Jul 4
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

Dept. of Justice Backs Trans Student's Fight

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 4
The Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in federal court that appears to bolster a Virginia transgender high school student's fight to use the bathroom that comports with his gender identity.

Mixed Reaction to Scrapping of Anti-Gay Law in Mozambique

Mozambicans on Friday reacted cautiously to the government's decision to do away with a colonial-era anti-gay law.

Official Sued in Landmark Marriage Case Reads at Gay Wedding

NATIONAL | Jul 4
Ohio's health director, whose refusal to list a gay man as the surviving spouse on a death certificate led to last week's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, has delivered a Bible reading at a gay wedding.

Clinton Says She Takes a 'Backseat to No One' Among Liberals

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas | Jul 4
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds.

Chris Christie Vetoes Pro-LGBT Gestational Carrier Bill

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jul 4
Transgender advocates in New Jersey may be biting their nails after Gov. Chris Christie (R) issued a veto of a pro-LGBT surrogacy bill on Monday, June 30th.

Denver Campaign Would Allow Marijuana Use in Bars

NATIONAL | By Kristen Wyatt | Jul 4
Beer? Wine? Or weed?

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