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Transgender Inmate Pleads For California’s First Sex Reassignment Surgery In Prison

Attorneys representing a transgender prison inmate on Wednesday asked a federal judge to stick with his order that California officials must immediately provide the inmate with sex reassignment surgery.

04/23/2015

Freitas Memorial Gymnasium at Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield, CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

5 Nuns From Marin Catholic High School Walk Out Of Class In Protest Of Gay Rights Group

The five nuns walked out last Friday to protest the sponsors of a program intended to protect gay and lesbian teens from bullying.

04/22/2015

JULY 22: Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., is interviewed by Roll Call in her Cannon Building office, July 22, 2014. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.

04/14/2015

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Russian Siri Accused Of Homophobia After Video Criticizing Questions About Being Gay Surfaces

A Russian speaking London man has “a few to Apple as a company about why its Russian Siri is so homophobic” after inquiries about gay marriage were dismissed and criticized by the personal assistant feature in an online video.

04/14/2015

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Hillary Clinton Ad Campaign Prompts 18+ Warning In Russia For Clip Of Gay Couple

A Russian TV channel slapped an 18+ age rating on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign video for featuring a gay couple.

04/13/2015

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Arkansas Governor Says No Need For More Gay Anti-Discrimination Protections

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he doesn’t see an urgent need to expand workplace anti-discrimination protections for gay and lesbian state employees after lawmakers reworked a religious objections measure to address concerns it was discriminatory.

04/10/2015

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Obama Calls For End To Gay ‘Conversion’ Therapy For Kids

President Barack Obama is calling for an end to psychiatric therapy treatments aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.

04/09/2015

Gay couple getting married at the beach in Massachusetts, the first state in the US to  legalize same-sex marriages.  (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

Alaska Airlines’ Gay Travel Webpage Offers Discounts To Pride Events, Wedding Destinations

Alaska Airlines has added an LGBT Travel section to its website, offering discounts to pride celebrations, gay wine tastings, and LGBT events across the country. The airline they are “longtime supporters of the LGBT community” and same-sex marriage.

04/08/2015

A still shot taken from the promotional video for Shred of Decency (credit: Shred of Decency)

Paper Company Uses Anti-Gay Leaflets For Wedding Confetti To Support Same-Sex Marriage In Ireland

A paper company is using a new product on its shelves as a creative comeback to opponents of same-sex marriage in Ireland.

04/07/2015

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Salesforce CEO Offers $50,000 In Relocation For Employees Uncomfortable With Indiana Law’s Effect On Gays

If Salesforce employees are uncomfortable working in Indiana, CEO Marc Benioff is helping transfer them out of state, sometimes with a $50,000 relocation package.

04/03/2015

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