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At New Delhi Pride Parade, Marchers Call for End to Anti-LGBT Laws

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. AP Photo by Tsering Topgyal The marchers protested India’s ban on gay sex as well as other instances of discrimination. By Trudy Ring November 27 2016 1:09 PM EST LGBT rights activists marched in New Delhi’s Pride parade Sunday, calling for the repeal …

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South Dakota may vote on transgender bathroom access in 2018

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A ballot measure that would require transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their sex at birth may go before voters in 2018, Attorney General Marty Jackley said Tuesday. Jackley announced that he has filed an explanation of the …

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Transgender cop blocked from LGBT event she organized due to uniform

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Officer Christina Garcia YouTube (City of San Diego) A transgender cop was recently barred from entering the San Diego LGBT Community Center over concerns her police uniform would be upsetting to event attendees at the center. Christine Garcia, San Diego’s first and only …

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Equality House Defaced With Slurs, Bullets

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. Equality House is under attack. The rainbow-painted house — a symbol of LGBT pride located across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka Kan. — has been targeted multiple times in recent weeks, according to its founder, Aaron Jackson. Jackson, whose …

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Texas justice: Four Latina lesbians finally exonerated, 19 years late

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. One day before Thanksgiving, four lesbian women known as the “San Antonio Four” — who were wrongly convicted of sexually abusing young children in their care nearly two decades ago — were declared innocent by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. “Those defendants have …

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Collectible Cher dolls lead to arrest of prolific Portland burglar

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. A pair of collectible Cher dolls recently helped police link a rash of residential burglaries to their suspect, KATU reports. Portland Police charged Jordan Bradley Payne, 21, with 30 counts of burglary after they searched the hotel where he was staying and found …

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Utah same-sex marriage ban author Christensen wins re-election by three votes

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. LaVar Christensen YouTube Screenshot SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Republican lawmaker who authored Utah‘s now-overturned same-sex marriage ban has won re-election by three votes. Salt Lake County’s election canvass on Tuesday showed the razor-thin win by Rep. LaVar Christensen of Draper over …

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4 Steps to being a better transgender ally this Thanksgiving

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. The National Center for Transgender Equality put out a great infographic in 2014 that still works to this day, showing you four easy ways to be a great transgender ally for Thanksgiving, or any day, really. Yes, just four easy steps: Got any tips …

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