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  • How the Trans 100 Is Changing The World

    How the Trans 100 Is Changing The World | ARTICLE

    In a recent interview for Fusion TV, author Janet Mock flipped the script on talk show host Alicia Menendez, asking her a series of invasive questions about her body. "When you were going through puberty,...

    May 6, 2014 11:35 AM ET
  • Five Reasons Same-Sex Marriage Is Sweeping the Nation

    Five Reasons Same-Sex Marriage Is Sweeping the Nation | ARTICLE

    After marriage equality's historic gains in 2013, with six states legalizing same-sex unions (from Illinois to Hawaii), many expected the movement to slow down this year. But following a court decision overturning Utah's marriage ban in late...

    March 6, 2014 12:45 PM ET
  • The Next Five States to Legalize Marriage Equality

    The Next Five States to Legalize Marriage Equality | ARTICLE

    On November 20th, Illinois governor Pat Quinn signed legislation making the state the 16th to legalize same-sex unions. The marriage bill's ratification came just a week after Hawaii passed its own equality measure, capping off...

    November 27, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • Five Things to Know About the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

    Five Things to Know About the Employment Non-Discrimination Act | ARTICLE

    On Friday, November 7th, the U.S. Senate voted to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a bill that would outlaw discrimination against LGBT people in the workplace. The vote passed by a wide two-to-one margin, with 64 Senators...

    November 18, 2013 12:50 PM ET
  • Same-Sex Marriage Comes to Illinois

    Same-Sex Marriage Comes to Illinois | ARTICLE

    Jim Darby and Patrick Bova have been together for 55 years. On Tuesday, the pair watched as marriage equality passed the Illinois General Assembly by a vote of 61 to 54. As a Navy vet, Darby would...

    November 7, 2013 11:25 AM ET
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