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Florida Legislators Push for Statewide LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections

As cases show, real discrimination persists despite gains in some areas. Florida lawmakers are trying to change that and bring the state into line with 21st Century realities.

Portuguese Police Detain Ex-Premier in Fraud Case

INTERNATIONAL | By Barry Hatton | Nov 22
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday.

U.S. Rep Mike Quigley Discusses MSM Blood Ban with OutLaw

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 8
On March 31, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke to OutLaw, an organization for LGBT students at the University of Chicago Law School, highlighting the need to reevaluate the FDA’s blood donation criteria.

Virginia’s 2014 Session Setbacks

POLITICS | By John Riley | Mar 16
Equality Virginia came into this year’s legislative session with optimism, but two vacant state Senate seats, and a Republican-dominated House of Delegates conspired to defeat many of the organization’s top initiatives.

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