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Surprise, Surprise: Trump Opposes the Equality Act

Surprise, Surprise: Trump Opposes the Equality Act

The bill, up for a full House vote this week, would grant federal non-discrimination protections to the LGBTQ community.

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Massachusetts Bans Conversion Therapy

Massachusetts Bans Conversion Therapy

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed the bill into law after it passed with overwhelming support in the House and Senate.

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Transgender

Insane Federal Bill Would Strip Trans People of Their Civil Rights – Broadly

Insane Federal Bill Would Strip Trans People of Their Civil Rights – Broadly:

“The Civil Rights Uniformity Act of 2017” was introduced in June. Advocates say it’s highly unlikely to become law—but what precedent does writing transphobic bills set?

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LGBT, Transgender

Ohio conservatives consider ‘license to abuse’ bill for parents of transgender kids – ThinkProgress

Ohio conservatives consider ‘license to abuse’ bill for parents of transgender kids – ThinkProgress:

Conservatives in Ohio are pushing a bill that would make it incredibly easy for parents to block their transgender kids from accessing the care they need. It’s perhaps one of the most dangerous anti-trans bills that has been introduced in any state.

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LGBTQIA, Transgender

Here’s how N.J. could soon give a big boost to transgender rights | NJ.com

Here’s how N.J. could soon give a big boost to transgender rights | NJ.com:

The law in New Jersey does not allow transgender people to change their birth certificates to reflect their gender unless they have sexual reassignment surgery, which happens less often. And their death certificates must record the physical identity to which they are born.

A package of legislation that passed the state Assembly on Thursday seeks to rectify those indignities, according to Assemblywoman Valerie Vaineri Huttle, D-Bergen, one of the prime sponsors of the three-bill package.

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