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New Defense Secretary Wants To Let Transgender Americans Serve In US Military

President Obama is supporting a push by newly appointed Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.

02/23/2015

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Pope Francis Compares Transgender People To Nuclear Weapons In New Book

Pope Francis is making waves in the LGBT community again with his most recent comments comparing transgender people to nuclear weapons, saying both do not “recognize the order of creation.”

02/20/2015

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Rep. Mike Honda Tweets He’s The ‘Proud Grandpa Of A Transgender Grandchild’

Democratic congressman Mike Honda said on his Twitter account he has a transgender grandchild, an announcement that comes amid a national conversation about people who struggle with gender identity.

02/19/2015

Transgender community die in at a rally at San Francisco City Hall, February 10, 2015. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Murders Of Transgender Women Prompt Rally, ‘Die-In’ At San Francisco City Hall

Members of San Francisco’s transgender community along with their supporters and advocates staged a symbolic die-in in front of City Hall Tuesday afternoon as part of an event called Trans Liberation Tuesday.

02/10/2015

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7 Percent Of LGBT Community Opposes Same-Sex Marriage, Survey Finds

Those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender aren’t universal in their support of their own right to marry, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center.

01/29/2015

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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Russia Bans Gay Drivers To ‘Reduce Deaths From Traffic Accidents’

Decree Number 1604 gives officials the right to deny drivers licenses to people with certain “disorders.” The list includes everything from sexual preference and gender identity, to schizophrenia and pathological gambling.

01/08/2015

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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

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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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