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Asia's youngest nation offers glimmer of hope for LGBT rights
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Asia's youngest nation offers glimmer of hope for LGBT rights

En Vnexpress - Campaigners say East Timor's first-ever pride parade last month was a milestone for the tiny, half-island nation.

LGBT outcry persuades Malaysia to amend sex education video contest
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LGBT outcry persuades Malaysia to amend sex education video contest

The move follows criticism by activists who said it could fan hatred and violence against LGBT people.

LGBT rights and judicial overreach: How GOP lawmaker sees landmark ruling
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LGBT rights and judicial overreach: How GOP lawmaker sees landmark ruling

Yahoo News When a federal court in Chicago expanded the definition of “sex discrimination” this week, ruling for the first time that federal civil rights protections extended to lesbian, gay,

Census dashes hopes for LGBT count. Will it affect community resources?
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Census dashes hopes for LGBT count. Will it affect community resources?

Yahoo News The 2020 Census will not ask respondents for information regarding their gender identity or sexual orientation, despite pushes from community advocates and members of Congress who say an

North Carolina fails to repeal LGBT law as culture wars rage
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North Carolina fails to repeal LGBT law as culture wars rage

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Repealing North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections at the close of a bitter election year was supposed to heal blows to the economy and perhaps open a truce in the culture

African nations fail to block UN's first-ever LGBT expert
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African nations fail to block UN's first-ever LGBT expert

A bid by African countries to delay the appointment of the first-ever UN expert tasked with investigating LGBT rights abuses worldwide was defeated on Monday. A draft resolution demanding talks on

African nations seek to get rid of 1st UN LGBT expert
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African nations seek to get rid of 1st UN LGBT expert

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — African nations are seeking to initially suspend and then get rid of the first U.N. independent expert charged with investigating violence and discrimination based on sexual

LGBT law, hurricane jostle close N. Carolina governor's race
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LGBT law, hurricane jostle close N. Carolina governor's race

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has been unable to quash the firestorm over his signing of a law limiting protections for LGBT people, while trying to focus his re-election bid on

Senate Democrats aim to block LGBT measure from defense bill
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Senate Democrats aim to block LGBT measure from defense bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are opposing a provision in the annual defense policy bill that they say would undercut protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual or gender

WHY IT MATTERS: LGBT
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WHY IT MATTERS: LGBT

NEW YORK (AP) — THE ISSUE: Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but there are other battlegrounds related to civil rights and nondiscrimination protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and

The Latest: North Carolina governor, rival clash on LGBT law
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The Latest: North Carolina governor, rival clash on LGBT law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the televised debate between North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and Democratic rival Roy Cooper (all times local):

XHamster blows a load of justice on North Carolina over anti-LGBT bill
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XHamster blows a load of justice on North Carolina over anti-LGBT bill

People that are pissed about House Bill 2 (HB2) -- legislation that robs North Carolina citizens of protection against discrimination ...

Zuckerberg, Cook and Dorsey join 80 other CEOs in protest of North Carolina anti-LGBT law
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Zuckerberg, Cook and Dorsey join 80 other CEOs in protest of North Carolina anti-LGBT law

Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg have teamed up with over 80 CEOs, as well as the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and ...