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Shirley Phelps-Roper (R) and her daughter Megan of the Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas church known for its vehement anti-gay positions. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Bans Anti-LGBT Hate Group Westboro Baptist Church

Twitter has allegedly suspended the accounts of a fundamental anti-LGBT baptist church and its leader.

01/15/2015

A sign is posted on the exterior of a Saks Fifth Avenue store on July 29, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Saks Fifth Avenue Says Transgender Employees Are Not Protected Against Discrimination

High-end retailer Saks & Co. has asked a Texas federal court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed against the company by a former Saks Fifth Avenue employee, arguing that transgender people are not protected by the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

01/13/2015

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San Francisco Police Investigate Stabbing Of Transgender Woman Before Considering Hate Crime Charges

San Francisco police continue to investigate an attack on two transgender women that left one of them with a pair of stab wounds over the weekend.

01/05/2015

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New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned Businesses

The law requires big public utilities in the state to report how much work they do with LGBT business owners.

01/02/2015

A blood donation bag. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA To Ease Ban On Blood Donations By Gay, Bisexual Men, Activists Slam 1-Year Celibacy Requirement

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

12/23/2014

A blood donation bag. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA Favors Dropping 31-Year-Old Ban On Gay Blood Donations

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

12/23/2014

Rick Imirowicz (L) and his husband Terrance Health hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony at All Souls Unitarian Church on the first day same-sex couples are legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has become the sixth in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Stop Same-Sex Marriages In Florida, Licenses Could Be Issued January 5th

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings.

12/19/2014

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Salvation Army Denies It’s Anti-Gay After LGBT Website Surfaces Controversial Internal Documents

The Salvation Army, widely known for its homeless shelters, thrifts stores and holiday bell ringers, has many LGBT advocates thinking twice about dropping coins into those red tin coffers.

12/18/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Longtime Major League Baseball Umpire Dale Scott Comes Out As Gay

Two weeks after Jason Collins retired as the NBA’s first openly gay player, Dale Scott added his name Tuesday to a growing list of gay and lesbian sports figures taking similar public steps.

12/02/2014

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Australian Parents Publish Transgender Son’s Birth Announcement 19 Years Later

It’s not everyday you see a birth announcement posted 19 years after the fact.

12/02/2014

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