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Transgender Student’s Discrimination Suit Settled for $800,000

January 10, 2018 BY TRUDY RING The Advocate A settlement has been reached between a transgender student and the school district he sued for discrimination. Ash Whitaker had sued Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin because it barred him from using the boys’ restroom [...]

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LGBT candidates hoping to ride Democratic wave

January 10, 2018 By Chris Johnson Washington Blade With President Trump facing low approval ratings, signs continue to point to a political wave against him in this year’s mid-term elections — and LGBT candidates are hoping to benefit. A record number of openly LGBT [...]

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Controversial Mississippi Law Limiting LGBT Rights Not Heading To Supreme Court

January 8, 2018 By MERRIT KENNEDY NPR The Supreme Court says it will not take up a challenge to a Mississippi law that allows businesses and government officials to deny services to LGBT people if doing so would conflict with certain "sincerely held" religious beliefs. By rejecting [...]

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MEET ALEXANDRA CHANDLER, THE TRANSGENDER MILITARY INTELLIGENCE ANALYST RUNNING FOR CONGRESS

January 4, 2018 BY CHRISTIANNA SILVA Newsweek In 2017, the U.S. elected its first ever openly transgender woman to the Virginia State House. In 2018, it might elect its first out transgender woman to Congress—Alexandra Chandler. “I recognize that I would be a first, and I [...]

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2 Men Charged In Murder Of Same-Sex Couple, Children In Upstate New York

January 3, 2018 By Curtis M. Wong Huffpost Two men wanted in a quadruple homicide that traumatized an upstate New York town have been captured. Justin C. Mann and James W. White of Schenectady, New York, were charged with first-degree murder and four counts of second-degree murder, Troy police [...]

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After coming out, H.S. football star is headed to Indiana State

January 3, 2018 By Julie Compton NBC News High school football star Jake Bain is tackling homophobia head on. In October, he came out during an assembly at his high school in St. Louis, Missouri. Then in December, the athlete accepted a scholarship to Indiana [...]

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These two anti-LGBT Republicans may run for Senate in 2018

January 2, 2018 By Chris Johnson Washington Blade Shakeups in the U.S. Senate led to news Tuesday that two prominent Republicans and former presidential candidates who have anti-LGBT records — Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann — may run in 2018. Following passage of tax [...]

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The LGBT Economy Is America’s Future

January 2, 2018 BY JUSTIN NELSON AND CHANCE MITCHELL The Advocate Money talks. And now, more than ever, the private sector is listening to the collective voice of the LGBT community. In many ways, our dollar is as strong as our votes at the ballot [...]

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