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Bermuda approves bill prohibiting discrimination against gays

Saturday, June 15, 2013
HAMILTON, Bermuda -- Legislators in Bermuda have approved a bill that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. [ Read more → ]

Social Security Administration updates policy on changing gender marker

Friday, June 14, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The Social Security Administration on Friday announced a new policy for changing the gender designation in Social Security records to provide transgender people improved privacy and prevent unnecessary outing to Social Security staff and healthcare providers. [ Read more → ]
Nitza Quiñones Alejandro

U.S. Senate confirms first openly gay Latina to serve on the federal bench

Thursday, June 13, 2013
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed the first ever openly gay Hispanic woman to serve on the federal bench. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

Rubio: ‘I’m done’ with immigration bill if gay couples are included

Thursday, June 13, 2013
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) -- the most prominent Republican in the “Gang of Eight,” a group of senators who developed the bipartisan immigration reform bill -- said Thursday he will revoke his support if an amendment is added that allows immigration benefits to foreign-born, gay partners of American citizens. [ Read more → ]

N.J. Assembly panel approves bill banning conversion therapy on minors

Thursday, June 13, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. — An Assembly panel in the New Jersey state legislature is set to consider a measure that would prohibit licensed therapists from performing controversial gay-to-straight conversion therapy on minors. [ Read more → ]

Calif. Senate committee advances transgender student rights bill

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
SACRAMENTO -- A California Senate committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would require public schools to respect a transgender student’s gender identity in all school programs, activities, and facilities. [ Read more → ]
Charlie Morgan

N.H. Senator testifies in support of military benefits for same-sex spouses

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) on Wednesday urged members of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to pass a bill that would provide key military benefits for same-sex spouses of gay service members. [ Read more → ]

Transgender rights bill appoved by Canadian Senate committee

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada -- A bill that would add gender identity to the list of classes protected from discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act cleared a Senate committee on Monday. [ Read more → ]

‘America’s Got Talent’ contestant disowned by family because he is gay

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Jonathan Allen, a 20-year-old aspiring singer from Lawrenceburg, Tenn., appearing Tuesday night on NBC's "America's Got Talent," captured the hearts of judges and viewers after learning that, at age 18, he was disowned by his family because he is gay. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)

Leahy files amendment to immigration bill to extend rights to binational, gay couples

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Tuesday filed an amendment to a comprehensive immigration reform bill that would extend immigration benefits to foreign-born, gay partners of American citizens. [ Read more → ]
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