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Under Mississippi Law, It's Okay To Turn Gays Away

By Donyea Lewis | Oct 14
According to a Mississippi law that went into effect Oct. 10, government and private businesses can deny service to individuals based on their religious beliefs.

Queen Elizabeth Vows to Protect LGBT Community

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jun 25
On Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II addressed Parliament claiming she will handle discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC, Embark on Southern Equality Tour

Jun 19
The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) has embarked on its first-ever bus tour of the south entitled Southern Equality Tour, traveling to states that have discriminatory laws against the LGBTQ community.

Corporate America Presses for Equality as GOP Turns its Back on LGBT

By Richard Hack | Jun 12
Forget equality. The President and the GOP party he represents seem hell-bent on ostracizing, if not actually killing, the LGBT community. But a rainbow is rising in the corporate world.

Fourth Global LGBTQI Human Rights Conference in Miami Aims to Make Powerful Statement in Uncertain Times

Apr 27
Thought leaders from around the globe will converge on Miami for the 4th Global LGBTQI Human Rights Conference, May 26 - 29, as part of World OutGames Miami 2017, the world's largest 10-day Sports, Culture and Human Rights event.

HRC's Groundbreaking Conference Supporting LGBTQ Youth to Be Held April 28-30 in Washington, D.C.

Apr 26
In its fourth year, this premier event of the HRC Foundation will address safety, inclusion and well-being for LGBTQ and questioning youth, and bring together a wide range of youth-serving professionals.

As Trump's Inauguration Draws Near, LGBT Activists Hope to 'Hold The Line'

By Michael d'Oliveira | Jan 21
Some local LGBT activists are looking back on 2016 with a sense of accomplishment. But there's a different feeling looking ahead to 2017 with the incoming Trump Administration and Republican-controlled Congress.

California Equality Group Hires First National Policy Director

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 14
The LGBT advocacy group Equality California has hired its first national policy director.

No Rainbow Ahead for LGBT Americans

By Peter Jackson | Jan 7
The sobering, gun-in-your-face reality is that big challenges to the rights of every LGBT American lie ahead in 2017.

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

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

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