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    The U.S. Just Made Life Harder on LGBT Diplomats and U.N. StaffIn a change, same-sex partners will now only be granted visas if they’re married.
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    House Republicans Block Vote on LGBT Protections After Orlando ShootingThe bill would’ve prevented federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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    Massachusetts to Expand Protections for Transgender PeopleThey’ll now be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
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    Court Won’t Change Virginia Transgender RulingThe ruling was the first to find transgender students are protected under Title IX.
  5. The GOP’s Civil War Over LGBT Rights Just Killed a Spending BillForty-three Republicans helped pass an amendment barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay people. The rest of the GOP caucus then killed the entire bill.
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    11 States Sue Obama Over Transgender PolicyThe suit calls Obama’s policy a “massive social experiment” and objects to his interpretation of Title IX.
  7. GOP Defends Liberty of Homophobic Arms MerchantsThe House was on the cusp of barring defense contractors from discriminating against gay people, when the GOP leadership strong-armed its members into switching their votes.
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    North Carolina Governor Blames His State’s Bathroom Law on U.S. Government“Congress has been sitting on the sidelines.” 
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    Obama Issues Trans-Discrimination GuidelinesThe letter will be distributed to every public-school district in the nation today.
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    California Assembly Passes Bill to Make All Public Bathrooms Gender-NeutralTake that, North Carolina.
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    Alabama Chief Justice Suspended for Blocking Same-Sex MarriageRoy Moore said he intends to fight the suspension.
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    Obama to Name Stonewall Inn First-Ever National Monument for Gay RightsJust in time for Pride Month.
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    Pennsylvania Governor Issues Orders Banning LGBT Discrimination“Pennsylvania is open for business no matter who you are or whom you love.”
  14. Tennessee Bill Would Let Therapists Reject GaysTennessee may become the first state where mental-health professionals can refuse patients in deference to their religious beliefs.
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    Mississippi Senate Passes Most Sweeping Anti-LGBT Legislation in the U.S.Just a week after North Carolina.
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    Major Businesses Condemn North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT LawIncluding the NBA.
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    North Carolina Passes Sweeping Anti-LGBT Law Over Transgender Bathroom FearsThey rushed to pass the law in less than a day, at a cost of $42,000.
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    Obama Is Really Proud of His Daughters’ Generation When It Comes to LGBT Rights“To Malia and Sasha and their friends, discrimination in any form against anyone doesn’t make sense.”