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Broken Justice System Targets and Harms LGBT People, Study Finds

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Originally publish on The Seattle Lesbian

From Senate Republicans to Hillary Clinton, there is a rare and growing consensus across the political spectrum that, with the highest incarceration rate in the world, the United States’ criminal justice system in need of reform. However, one population has been largely absent from the discussion: lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

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Social Security Grants Spousal Benefits to Lesbian Widow in Lambda Legal Case

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Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian

Lambda Legal has announced the resolution of its lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) brought on behalf of Kathy Murphy, a Texas widow denied spousal benefits after the death of her wife, and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (the National Committee).

“The Social Security Administration has finally...

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Same-Sex Adoption Wins Big At The Supreme Court

By The Seattle Lesbian

World

Monday, the United States Supreme Court reversed an Alabama Supreme Court decision refusing to recognize a lesbian mother’s prior adoption of her three children in Georgia. Monday’s summary reversal restores V.L. full rights as an adoptive parent.

“I am overjoyed that the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the Alabama court decision,” said the adoptive mother, V.L. “I have been my...

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Blog: Keep Pushing & Stay Focused On This Election

By Tom Butts

2016 election

The Next Family has worked hard to show that a family is a family.  The HRC has fought for marriage equality and have won, thanks to the Supreme Courts’ narrow decision.

I think now is the time to keep pushing ahead for our brothers, sisters and questioning friends. 

As a gay man, I am now married to my husband of 15 years Scott, that’s awesome.

What’s missing…hmmm…

Equal pay for my...

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Lesbians Aim to Set World Record with Mass Wedding in Provincetown During Women’s Week

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Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian

On October 15, 2016, women from all over the planet will converge on Provincetown with a singular intention – to marry at Bride Pride, a group wedding scheduled during Provincetown’s legendary Women’s Week, now in its 32nd year.

According to Allison Baldwin and Ilene Mitnick, Bride Pride organizers and owners of the award-winning Roux Bed and Breakfast...

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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Strikes A Pose For Pride Toronto

By The Seattle Lesbian 

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Pride Toronto, the city’s most vibrant and inclusive arts and cultural festival and North America’s largest Pride celebration, has unveiled its 2016 Pride Month theme, announcing to the world that this June, “You Can Sit with Us.” The campaign for Canada’s first-ever Pride Month features Canada’s top political leaders: noted “sexiest man alive” and “politician dreamboat”...

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Meet Georgia’s 24-Year-Old Queer Legislator Taking on Anti-LGBT Bills

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Park Cannon may be only 24, but she has her sights set on changing the world, starting with her own state, Georgia.

Cannon was elected to the Georgian House of Representatives this week as a representative of District 58 in Atlanta. She replaces Representative Simone Bell who was the first African American lesbian in Georgia’s state legislature.

Cannon’s new appointment brings a fresh face and...

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LGBT YouTubers React to Major LGBT Moments of 2015

YouTubers TrentAndLuke brought together huge LGBT YouTube stars to look over major moments that occurred within the LGBT community in 2015 and their reactions are priceless.

Big names like Steve Grand, Philip Green, Jack Merridew, Brendan Jordan, Mike Rizzi, Miles Jai, Dion Yorkie, and BriaAndChrissy were a part of this collaboration, and if you don’t know who they are, no worries, as this is a...

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India Launches Queer Taxis

By The Seattle Lesbian 

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Driven to Empower India’s Queer Community, Start-Up LGBT Cab Companies Emerge

You know it could be a great plot for a Bollywood movie: a story about India’s first-ever queer-owned and operated taxi companies, Gender Taxi and Rainbow Wings.

However, it’s a true story. Last month two start-up taxi cab companies were launched. Rainbow Wings, the Mumbai-based cab company...

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Adidas Steps Up for LGBTI Athletes and Love

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Adidas has been in the news lately and all for the right reasons!

They recently added a clause to their sponsorship contracts that will now protect athletes who come out as LGBTI. This move was in response to many athletes who have feared losing sponsorships and endorsements if they come out, however, Adidas has assuaged those fears and are committing to standing by their athletes.

“Adidas...

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Gender Identity Protected With New York’s Anti-Discrimination Regulations

By The Seattle Lesbian 

IN OCTOBER 2015, GOVERNOR CUOMO BECAME THE FIRST EXECUTIVE IN THE NATION TO ISSUE STATE-WIDE REGULATIONS PROHIBITING HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF GENDER IDENTITY, TRANSGENDER STATUS OR GENDER DYSPHORIA

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Dolce And Gabbana Release New Apparel Line Featuring LGBT Families

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By Alex Temblador

Dolce and Gabbana are in the news again and it’s for a reason you might not expect from the Italian designers.

In March 2015 during an interview with the magazine Panorama, the duo made some anti-same-sex family statements that had people confused and very angry. They stated in the interview that children born through IVF are “children of chemistry, synthetic children. Uteruses...

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