Topics :: GLBT equality

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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.

Tidying Up Maryland's Equality Statutes

POLITICS | By John Riley | Mar 10
Annapolis will consider a trio of bills during the month of March that could prove beneficial to LGBT families or individuals, which will effectively "clean up" Maryland's statutes regarding same-sex parenting or gender identity.

Study Finds Correlation Between LGBT Rights and Quality of Life

FAMILY | By Christiana Lilly | Feb 22
LGBT Americans living in states without protections are more likely to have a lower quality of life, according to a study released by the Williams Institute.

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