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Your Marriage Will be Fine (and Other Questions Post-Election)

FAMILY | By Connie J. Vetter, Esq. | Dec 4
LGBT people are understandably worried about what will happen when Donald Trump takes over the presidency.

National Coming Out Day is October 11

NATIONAL | By Denise Royal | Oct 8
For many, coming out is a journey; it is a way to embody gay pride instead of fear and shame. For others it may be just the opposite.

From the Ashes of Freedom to Marry, A New Group Emerges to Replace It

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | May 22
Even before the Supreme Court made its historic ruling clearing the way for marriage equality in all 50 states, one group was already looking ahead to the next fight.

Year in Review 2015: To Love, Honor and Cherish

NATIONAL | By Chris Tittel | Dec 26
2015 was a banner year for dignity, family parity, and the equality of LGBTs in the United States and around the world. At the same time, anti-gay forces have never been more implacable. Here's a quick recap of some major events.

Gay Rights Activists March in New Delhi Parade

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 29
Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi on Sunday.

CA Gov. Brown Signs Slate of GLBT Bills

NATIONAL | By Mathew S. Bajko | Oct 17
California will begin collecting LGBT demographic data and restrict how much insurers can charge for AIDS medications under laws signed this year by Governor Jerry Brown.

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Introduce LGBT Nondiscrimination Bill

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 6
A bipartisan group of Pennsylvania lawmakers on Wednesday introduced House and Senate versions of a bill that would prohibit discrimination against LGBT people.

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.

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