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  • The Only Answer: Marriage Equality

    Andre LeJeune and Corey Davis

  • Community Speaks Out

    Lawrence King, a 15-year-old student at E.O. Green Middle School in Ventura County, California, was shot and killed by a classmate in February. Brandon McInerney, only 14 years old, was charged as an adult in the shooting. Students say McInerney targeted King because he was openly gay. A coalition of 27 groups fighting for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights is urging prosecutors to try McInerney in juvenile court, and not as an adult.

  • School Gets "F" on First Amendment Rights

    K.K. Logan attended West Side High School in Gary, Indiana during his junior and senior year. He expressed a deeply rooted femininity in his appearance and demeanor, and his classmates and teachers supported him when he wore clothes typically associated with girls his age. But when senior prom rolled around, everything changed.

  • A Guide to HIV Testing

    Did you know that an estimated 1 in 4 people with HIV do not know that they have HIV? This is one of the many reasons for National HIV Testing Day, on June 27.

  • World AIDS Day: Keep Fighting

    There are approximately 33 million people living with HIV worldwide, and there were 2.5 million new infections in 2007. Access to life-saving medications is often not available to those most effected by the disease, and there is still no cure for HIV disease.

  • Inspired by Her Legacy

    Lesbian and civil rights activist Del Martin leaves a legacy of courage that continues to inspire us.

  • New York Respects Government Employees' Out-of-State Marriages

    A special enrollment period beginning May 1, 2007 and lasting throughout the month will allow employees to enroll their same-sex spouse in the New York State Health Insurance Program.

  • Fighting Job Discrimination

    Transgender Woman Fights Job Discrimination

  • ENDA: Aim Higher

    In 2007, the United States House of Representatives passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), in a 235-184 vote, providing federal workplace protections for gays and lesbians, but not transgender people.

  • NY Respects Couples' Out-of-State Marriages

    The Supreme Court of New York for Westchester County held that County Executive Spano can recognize out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples living in Westchester County.

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