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  1. labor
    To Truly Protect LGBTQ Workers, Get Rid of At-Will EmploymentWeak labor protections leave workers vulnerable to discrimination.
  2. civil rights
    The Woman at the Center of a Major Trans Rights Case Has DiedAimee Stephens, whose life was at the center of a case currently being heard by the Supreme Court, died at home on Tuesday.
  3. politics
    Beto O’Rourke Doesn’t Know Much About the ConstitutionAs tempting as it might be to punish anti-gay churches, O’Rourke’s proposal goes too far.
  4. the law
    At Supreme Court Hearing on Gay Rights, Liberals Take a Page From ScaliaSure, the relevant law was written in 1964 — but what do the words say?
  5. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: When the Ideologues Come for the KidsAdults are being forced to obey the new norms of social justice or face ostracism. Meanwhile, children are being indoctrinated.
  6. President Trump Signed Order to Ban Transgender People From Joining MilitaryTrump follows through on his tweets, but leaves the status of openly transgender active service members up to Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
  7. equal rights
    North Carolina Lawmakers Announce Deal on Bathroom LawLGBT groups dismissed the compromise, saying it’s just “doubling down on the discrimination.”
  8. lgbt
    Ohio Judge Upholds Federal Guidelines for Transgender StudentsHe called on a local school district to treat a female transgender student “like the girl she is.”
  9. lgbt
    North Carolina Boycott Continues As ACC Pulls League ChampionshipsThe state stands to lose at least $30 million from the protest over its transgender “bathroom law.”
  10. Chelsea Manning
    Army Agrees to Gender-Transition Surgery for Chelsea Manning“This is all that I wanted,” said Chelsea. “For them to let me be me.”
  11. 5 States Sue the Federal Government Over Transgender Health-Care ProtectionsThe states, along with Christian health-care providers, argue that treating transgender patients could violate their religious rights.
  12. Judge Blocks Obama’s Transgender-Student Bathroom GuidelinesThe injunction blocks rules that would allow students to use bathrooms corresponding to their gender identity.
  13. orlando nightclub attack
    Orlando Gunman Discussed ISIS With Police, Called Boston Bombers His ‘Homeboys’A total of 49 people were killed and 53 injured when gunman Omar Mateen, who is suspected of having ties to Islamic extremism, opened fire at a crowded club.
  14. DOJ: NC’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ Violates Civil Rights The Justice Department has determined that any employer who bans transgender employees from accessing their preferred bathroom is in violation of the Civil Rights Act.
  15. The Potty DecidesWill Trump’s opposition to North Carolina’s bathroom bill be the one “gaffe” that actually hurts him?
  16. SCOTUS Reverses Lesbian Adoption Court OrderStates have to recognize other states’ laws, says the Constitution. 
  17. de mayor
    Mayor de Blasio Ends St. Patrick’s Day Parade Boycott After LGBT Ban Is DroppedHe hasn’t participated during his two years in office.
  18. identity
    Change.org Petition Wants to Take the T Out of LGBTOne anonymous gay man’s fight against supposed transgender tyranny.
  19. lgbt
    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.”
  20. elections
    Houston Rejects LGBT Nondiscrimination Measure Due to Bathroom-Related FearsThe slogan “No Men in Women’s Bathrooms” was key.
  21. same-sex marriage
    Kim Davis Sent to Jail in KentuckyShe will be released as soon as she agrees to comply with the court’s order.
  22. 2016
    Ellen Page Asks Ted Cruz About LGBT Rights at Iowa State FairThe Texas senator was unaware he was debating a famous person.
  23. sports
    Prospect Becomes First Openly Gay Active Baseball PlayerDavid Denson, a 20-year-old first basemen in the Brewers farm system, has made baseball history. 
  24. same-sex marriage
    Hardware-Store Owner Amends ‘No Gays Allowed’ Sign to Make It ‘Nicer’“People told me I ought to do it a little bit more, make it a little nicer because I’m a very blunt person.”
  25. Scenes From New York’s 2015 Pride ParadeThe rain gave way to rainbows as the city showed its pride. Here are some photos from today’s celebration. 
  26. supreme court
    Supreme Court Rules that Same-Sex Couples Can Now Get Married Nationwide“The court now holds that same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry. No longer may this liberty be denied to them.”
  27. lgbt
    New DOD Policy Protects Gay and Lesbian Troops From Discrimination“Discrimination of any kind has no place in America’s armed forces,” said Ashton Carter.
  28. boy scouts
    Robert Gates Says Ban on Gay Boy Scout Leaders Must End“We must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be.”
  29. 66-Year-Old Nebraska Woman Sues All Gay PeopleThe seven-page handwritten lawsuit is titled Driskell v. Homosexuals.
  30. encounter
    Talking to Chicago Cubs Co-owner Laura RickettsThe LGBT activist loves her family a lot.
  31. Kate Brown Just Became the Nation’s First Bisexual GovernorThe country has yet to elect an openly LGBT governor, however.
  32. hate crimes
    Transgender Woman Attacked in Brooklyn Hate Crime“Transgender people are still not safe in what is supposed to be the safest LGBT city in the world.”
  33. scary and sad things
    3 Arrested for Anti-LGBT Attack in BrooklynIt’s being treated as a hate crime. 
  34. bill de blasio’s new york
    NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Finally Ends Ban on Openly Gay GroupsAfter it started affecting the parade’s finances.
  35. the sports section
    ESPN Sorry for Michael Sam Shower ReportAfter defending it yesterday.
  36. equal rites
    Where the Gay Rights Movement Stands, 1 Year After the Repeal of DOMANineteen states have gay marriage, but there are many battles ahead.
  37. equal rites
    Gay Republicans Are Including Partners in AdsLess surprisingly: in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and California.
  38. media
    ABC Fired Transgender Employee Dawn Ennis After a Complicated SagaA transition in the workplace.
  39. politics
    Obama Will Ban Gay Job Discrimination by HimselfThe White House is drafting an executive order, since Congress won’t pass ENDA.
  40. early and awkward
    Rick Perry Thinks Being Gay Is a Lifestyle Choice, Just Like Being an Alcoholic“I may have the genetic coding that I’m inclined to be an alcoholic, but I have the desire not to do that, and I look at the homosexual issue the same way,” he said. In San Francisco.
  41. changes
    Medicare Will Likely Start Covering Sex-Change OperationsAn official review board found that the procedure is often medically necessary.
  42. early and awkward
    Aaron Schock ‘Not Gay,’ New York Times Winks The Republican politician’s body gets another coy article.
  43. equal rites
    Pennsylvania Won’t Fight Gay Marriage Governor Tom Corbett realizes it’s a losing battle.
  44. history
    Lowlights of Government’s Old Anti-Gay PolicyA depressing reminder that the homosexuals were officially barred from federal jobs until 1977.
  45. equal rites
    Gay Marriage Is Now Legal Across the Entire NortheastPennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban is the latest to fall.
  46. the sports section
    Jason Collins: Michael Sam Was Smart to Put Football Before a Reality ShowThe gay NBA player says he, too, had an offer from Oprah for a show.
  47. equal rites
    Hagel Is ‘Open’ to Reviewing Transgender BanThey’re currently banned from serving.
  48. media beef
    Shep Smith Scoffs at ‘Horseshit’ Gawker Report, Sneaks in CNN DisThe Fox News host strikes back against reports about his sexuality.
  49. cable news news
    Did Fox News Force Shep Smith to Stay Closeted?Roger Ailes denied the gay anchor’s request, Gawker reports.
  50. the sports section
    Men’s College Basketball Has an Openly Gay Player Now, TooUMass guard Derrick Gordon comes out.
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