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Friends Outraged After Idaho Family Buries Trans Woman as a Man

| By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 25, 2014
Friends of a transgender woman from Idaho who suddenly died from a brain aneurysm in October are outraged after the woman's family held an open casket and buried her as a man.

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NCLR and UN Opposes Gay Conversion Therapy

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
Earlier this month, the United Nations Committee Against Torture and the National Center for Lesbian Rights opposed gay conversion therapy being used on LGBT youth in the United States.

AP Interview: Kansas Attorney General Says His Fight Against Gay Marriage is Good for All

| Nov 24
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says that his vigorous defense of the state's gay marriage ban is designed to get a final decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ky. City's Public Schools Try to Improve Supports for Gay Students

| Nov 24
Jefferson County Public Schools has formed a districtwide committee in an effort to better accommodate students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Marriage OK, But No Kissing! Say Straights to Gays

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
A new study led by an Indiana University researcher has found that although straights support legal rights for same-sex couples, they still don't want to have it flaunted in their faces.

Reaction on Lifting of Montana's Gay Marriage Ban

| Nov 20
A ruling by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris overturning Montana's ban on same-sex marriage made the state the 34th in the country to permit gay marriage.

19 Kids and Cancelled? Petition to Have The Duggars Fired Launched Online

| By EDGE | Nov 20
An online petition on Change.org is urging TLC to cancel the highly rated reality show "19 Kids and Counting" for the Duggar family's active involvement in anti-LGBT causes.

Gay Couples Wed in Kansas, But Not in All Counties

| Nov 18
Gay and lesbian couples have wed on the steps of a historic courthouse in Wichita.

BREAKING NEWS: Marriage Equality Comes to South Carolina: 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Denies Stay

| By EDGE | Nov 18
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied an emergency stay requested by South Carolina's attorney general, paving the way for marriage equality in the Palmetto State.

Same-Sex Couple's Divorce Case Before Mississippi Supreme Court

| Nov 17
The attorney for a woman who wants the state of Mississippi to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce says his client's case is on a parallel track to the efforts in federal court to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage.

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