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Nepal's Sexual Minorities Parade to Demand Rights

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 30
Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital Sunday to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution.

Florida Legislators Push for Statewide LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections

NATIONAL | Aug 15
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.

LGBT State Groups Gather in Charlotte, NC for Nat'l Conference

NATIONAL | By Matt Comer | Jul 25
More than 200 LGBT activists and state-based advocacy leaders from across the U.S. have gathered in the Queen City this weekend for the Equality Federation's annual summer meeting.

National LGBT Leaders Endorse New Comprehensive Federal Equality Act

NATIONAL | By Matt Comer | Jul 23
Leaders representing LGBT state-based equality groups across the country and other national LGBT civil rights leaders today endorsed landmark, comprehensive federal legislation designed to prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination in a wide range of areas.

New Coalitions for Some? Or for All?

NATIONAL | By Caleb Rainey | Jun 14
When men like Griffin and the people who belong to this "new coalition" attain their marriage equality rights, will they still be in the fight? Or will we see them and their funding disappear as so many of us still struggle?

Philly Celebrates its Gay Past

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | May 31
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of early GLBT civil rights demonstrations, the people of Philly are coming together in a big way.

Murray, Israel Introduce Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 16
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation on Wednesday to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in credit and lending.

Judy Shepard Carries Her Son's Torch

NATIONAL | By Norm Kent | May 2
In a unique and milestone event designed to unite the South Florida LGBT community. Stuart Milk will present the Harvey Milk Honors Medal to Judy Shepard.

Pot, Meet Kettle: Virginia, Meet Indiana

POLITICS | By John Riley | Apr 11
Virginia had its own run-in with RFRA-style laws earlier in the year when Del. Bob Marshall introduced measures that would allow licensed businesses and state contractors to discriminate against LGBT people under the guise of religious freedom.

Outserve-SLDN's Leadership Conference Features Big Goals, Top Speakers

CULTURE | By Chris Carpenter | Mar 22
The Fourth Annual OutServe SLDN Leadership Conference takes place from Thursday, March 26 through Sunday, March 29 at the W Hotel in San Diego. this year features top speakers and authors from the forefront of the equality battleground.

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