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The State Secrets Senator Mark Udall Should Reveal


Senator Mark Udall. (photo: Brendon Smialowski/Getty Images) hen Mark Udall lost his Senate seat in the midterm elections, civil libertarians familiar with his efforts to inform Americans about the CIA and NSA had the same thought: Before leaving office, the … Continue reading

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“Gay no more” man arrested for fraud earlier this year


John Aravosis | America Blog | November 14, 2014 “Cured” homosexual Andrew Caldwell is facing increasing scrutiny after it was revealed that he was arrested for insurance fraud back in May of this year. Caldwell, you might recall, was the lovely … Continue reading

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Republican Politicians Are Fighting Net Neutrality, but Their Constituents Support It


A protest to support net neutrality in May. (photo: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images) Lily Hay Newman | Slate Magazine | Reader Supported News | November 13, 2014 n Monday, President Obama came out in strong support of net neutrality and advised … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Is Showing Us the Socialist Way to Run for President


David Freedlander | The Daily Beast | Reader Supported News | November 4, 2014 Let Hillary and Elizabeth stump for the big-ticket candidates—the Vermont senator is jumping into a tiny California town’s fight against Chevron and keynoting the ‘Fighting Bobfest.’   … Continue reading

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The PFLAG Voice


October 2014 Take Action! Get Support! Become a Member! Transgender Day of Remembrance Each November, usually between the 19th and 28th (depending on location), the world honors the International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). Now in its 16th year, TDOR … Continue reading

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Estonia Becomes the First Country of the Former USSR to Legally Recognize Same-Sex Families


ILGA Europe | October 30, 2014 Thus Estonia became the first country of the former USSR to legally recongise same-sex families. The cohabitation law also allows unmarried cohabiting couples to jointly apply for child adoption. Gabi Calleja, Co-Chair of ILGA-Europe’s … Continue reading

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Preparing for Election Day: Voting While Trans Guide


Hayley Miller| Digital Media Associate | October 29, 2014 Don’t let voting new voter ID laws stop you from voting on November 4. Exercise your voting rights. A new guide from the National Center for Transgender Equality highlights how voter ID … Continue reading

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Crimea’s Gay Community Moves Out as Russian Homophobia Sets In


Simon Shuster @shustry | Time Magazine | October 16, 2014 The Qbar was always an awkward fit in the nightlife of Sevastopol. It was the only place in the Ukrainian city to host the occasional drag show, and certainly the only … Continue reading

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Youth Are on the Frontlines in Ferguson, and They Refuse to Back Down


Muna Mire  | The Nation | October 16, 2014 Protesters stand with an upside down American flag at the “Justice for All” national march in downtown St. Louis for Ferguson October. “This moment is consecrated in blood,” a representative from … Continue reading

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Ebola quarantine: First video from hospital room of nurse Nina Pham


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