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Former Major League Soccer player Matt Hatzke comes out as gay

Matt Hatzke
"I truly believed that I could never come out as gay while playing professional soccer. It was that year in MLS that I had reached my breaking point. My release from soccer put me on the path to coming out ...

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Kyrgyzstan passes draft anti-LGBT ‘propaganda’ bill that’s worse that Russia

Kyrgyzstan
The legislation passed through an initial reading in October, but had been stalled until Wednesday's vote. Another parliamentary vote is required before the legislation is submitted to Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, whose signature is necessary for the legislation to become ...

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal launches campaign for GOP presidential nomination

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.)
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday launched a long-shot campaign for the Republican presidential nomination that rests on courtship of evangelical voters and his reputation as a man of ideas. ...

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Clinton campaign releases new video honoring same-sex couples

Clinton-Equal
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on the constitutionality of states' same-sex marriage bans, Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign on Wednesday released a new video honoring gay couples across the country. ...

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Federal employee healthcare providers can no longer exclude transition-related services

Katherine Archuleta
The change, announced Tuesday by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, will be effective Jan. 1, 2016, and impacts plans that federal employees can select during open enrollment this fall. ...

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Poll: More Texans support marriage equality than oppose it

AP (File)
Texas voters are split on whether gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry and on whether businesses should be required to provide services to them, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. ...

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Seattle unveils 11 rainbow crosswalks in gay‑friendly Capitol Hill neighborhood

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (center) unveils one of 11 rainbow crosswalks in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Seattle has new rainbow-colored crosswalks for LGBT Pride Week, and it plans to keep them for years. Mayor Ed Murray, who is openly gay, unveiled one of the 11 new crosswalks in the historically gay-friendly Capitol Hill neighborhood on Tuesday. ...

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Pro wrestler ‘Money’ Matt Cage comes out as gay

Matt Hullum (a.k.a. "Money" Matt Cage)
Pro wrestler "Money" Matt Cage has come out as gay, posting on Facebook that he has spent the majority of his "life lying, hiding and depressed" because he felt like he couldn't truly be who he wanted to be. ...

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United Kingdom: College rewrites 650‑year‑old dress code to fit transgender students

St Catharine's College
Mark Elliot, the dean of St Catharine's College at Cambridge University, reworded the dress code after a campaign spearheaded by American transgender student who transitioned earlier this year. ...

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At Harvard, Schuyler Bailar will be first openly trans collegiate swimmer in U.S. history

schuyler-bailer
The Harvard freshman was recruited to swim on the school's women's team. But next season, he'll swim for the men's team after his transition, becoming the first openly transgender collegiate swimmer in U.S. history. ...

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