Jun 25, 2019 | 14:26 pm
An increasing number of Americans support denying services based on sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and race
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Jun 25, 2019 | 13:28 pm
The Human Rights Campaign has named Alphonso David, a nationally-recognized LGBTQ civil rights lawyer and advocate, will lead the organization as its new president starting in August. David will be the first civil rights lawyer and the first person of color to serve as the organization’s president in its nearly 40-year history. He is the […]
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Elizabeth Warren says gay couples should be refunded $57 million for tax returns filed before marriage equalityJun 24, 2019 | 15:04 pm
Prior to the repeal of DOMA, married same-sex couples were denied tax benefits that heterosexual couples enjoyed
Jun 24, 2019 | 13:46 pm
Six out of seven nations surveyed found honor killings more acceptable than homosexuality
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Jun 21, 2019 | 19:22 pm
For the first time, Maryland’s historic Glen Echo Park will hold its first-ever LGBTQ Family Day on Sunday, June 23. The family-friendly Pride-themed event, hosted by openly gay Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass (D-At-Large), will feature a hands-on arts and crafts area, face painting, rides on the historic 1921 Dentzel Carousel, a Cat in the […]
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Jun 21, 2019 | 19:02 pm
AQUA DC, the local queer Asian Pacific Islander group, and LULAC Lambda, D.C.’s local LGBTQ Latinx organization, will host a joint fundraiser at the DC Eagle on Saturday, July 6. That night, representatives from both clubs will offer patrons Jell-O shots and draft beer in exchange for donations. Suggested donations are $2 per Jell-O shot, […]
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Jun 21, 2019 | 17:58 pm
The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee has unanimously approved a bill designed to remedy unequal treatment that married same-sex couples were previously subjected to under the federal tax code. The PRIDE Act, introduced by U.S. Reps. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and Andy Levin (D-Mich.), seeks to remove provisions from the tax code that don’t recognize […]
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Jun 21, 2019 | 16:55 pm
Repeating a pattern of behavior that has occurred over and over again during Donald Trump’s presidency, the U.S. Senate narrowly voted to confirm a judicial nominee to a lifetime appointment, despite concerns over his anti-LGBTQ record. On Thursday, the Senate voted 52-46 to confirm Matthew Kacsmaryk to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District […]
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Jun 21, 2019 | 12:22 pm
Anti-LGBTQ Republican lost his previous Senate race in 2017 to Democrat Doug Jones
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Jun 21, 2019 | 06:47 am
Findings square with another recent survey showing a super majority of Americans support open military service
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