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CTV News
Chelsea Manning no threat to Canada, should be allowed in, advocates saynot just about the material she released but on her work as an advocate in her
CTV News / Posted 18 minutes ago
not just about the material she released but on her work as an advocate in her own right for government transparency and LGBT rights. "Letting Chelsea enter Canada would affirm Canada's values of dialogue, freedom of expression, and human... Read more
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Variety
Rita Moreno, Laverne Cox Celebrate Outfest, Talk the Weinstein Co.’s Withdrawal From Benefitwho was being given the James Schamus Ally Award for her many years as an ally
Variety / Posted 31 minutes ago
who was being given the James Schamus Ally Award for her many years as an ally and icon for those who identify as LGBT, spoke candidly about TWC’s withdrawal. “How about that for irony? I have a feeling he has a date with Bill Cosby,” she... Read more
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FOX News
Elton John goes after GOP state representative over HIV quarantine suggestionabout the legality of quarantining people with the disease in order to help sto
FOX News / Posted 33 minutes ago
about the legality of quarantining people with the disease in order to help stop it from spreading. Since then, a litany of LGBT and HIV/AIDS advocacy groups have been demanding an apology. John, who founded the Elton John AIDS Foundation, took... Read more
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FOX News
Elton John goes after GOP state representative over HIV quarantine suggestionabout the legality of quarantining people with the disease in order to help sto
FOX News / Posted 33 minutes ago
about the legality of quarantining people with the disease in order to help stop it from spreading. Since then, a litany of LGBT and HIV/AIDS advocacy groups have been demanding an apology. John, who founded the Elton John AIDS Foundation, took... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
gay Westboro Baptist pickets at Valencia College, 3 churches near Orlandotheir constitutional right to protest, we find the views of Westboro Baptist Ch
Orlando Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
their constitutional right to protest, we find the views of Westboro Baptist Church — especially those related to the LGBTQ community — repugnant and antithetical to the values of this college,” Valencia responded in a statement. “At Valencia,... Read more
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SKY News
Labour MP Jared O'Mara resigns over historic 'offensive' online commentsbetter man" and stay sitting on the equalities committee. After mounting criti
SKY News / Posted 2 hours ago
better man" and stay sitting on the equalities committee. After mounting criticism from fellow MPs, including those in the LGBT Labour group, he announced his resignation. A source told Sky News Mr O'Mara left before the weekly meeting... Read more
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New Now Next
What It's Like To Be Intersex In Russia: "My Doctors Never Explained Anything Honestly To Me"“Most people don’t even understand the difference between being gay and trans,
New Now Next / Posted 2 hours ago
“Most people don’t even understand the difference between being gay and trans, let alone any of the other letters in the LGBTQIA+ alphabet soup,” says Irene. “It’s all the same—just ’not normal’ and bad to them.” Irene once tried to talk to her... Read more
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The News & Observer
Off-Broadway play, making North Carolina debut, is set in the ’50s but is still relevant todaymethod.” Payne said he hopes the approach will help people consider how this s
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
method.” Payne said he hopes the approach will help people consider how this story relates to experiences beyond the LGBT community. “There will always be someone standing in opposition to the way you want to live your life,” he said. “The... Read more
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New Now Next
Intersex Model Hanne Gaby Odiele: "People Want To Put Us In A 'Male' Or 'Female' Box. But Sex Is On A Spectrum"and awareness, we spoke with Odiele about how her life’s changed since she came
New Now Next / Posted 3 hours ago
and awareness, we spoke with Odiele about how her life’s changed since she came out, her experiences within the broader LGBT community, and what she wishes more people knew about being intersex. October 26 is Intersex Awareness Day. For more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Murder trial to begin after 'gender-fluid' Iowa boy, 16, shot deadto death Sanders-Galvez goes to trial on Tuesday; Purham is locked up in Misso
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
to death Sanders-Galvez goes to trial on Tuesday; Purham is locked up in Missouri Iowa can't press hate crime laws for LGBT murders, so feds have been sent in A man accused of murdering a 'gender fluid' teenager in Burlington, Iowa, in March... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Pride mural at Nitecap Megastore: Staten Island's 'SolidariTree'and Pride Center of Staten Island to create “The SolidariTree, A Pride Project.
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 hours ago
and Pride Center of Staten Island to create “The SolidariTree, A Pride Project.” “It has been my honor to support the LGBT community and highlight the importance of equality, positivity, and empowerment for all humanity through [Staten]... Read more
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International Business Times
Russian pop star reportedly tortured and killed in 'gay purge' in Chechnya in Grozny and was picked up by police within three hours. Within 10 hours he wa
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
in Grozny and was picked up by police within three hours. Within 10 hours he was murdered," the source alleged. Russian LGBT Network founder Igor Kocketkov recently confirmed that Bakaev had been detained by Chechen authorities, but he did not... Read more
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Canberra Times
Amid Egypt's anti-gay crackdown, dating apps send tips to stop entrapmentEgypt. Photo: Facebook: Rainbow Egypt It was a rare public show of support for
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Egypt. Photo: Facebook: Rainbow Egypt It was a rare public show of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the conservative Muslim country, and it was met with a swift zero-tolerance response. Since then nearly 70... Read more
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New Now Next
How Grindr and Hornet Are Helping Gay Men Stay Safe During Crackdown In Egyptwithin the country,” said Amnesty International’s Najia Bounaim. “No one should
New Now Next / Posted 5 hours ago
within the country,” said Amnesty International’s Najia Bounaim. “No one should be punished for expressing solidarity with LGBT individuals or based on their perceived sexual orientation.” The secrecy under which gay men operated in Egypt makes it... Read more
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EuroNews
LGBTQ gun clubacknowledging our fear of a world in which conservatives are the only ones who
EuroNews / Posted 5 hours ago
acknowledging our fear of a world in which conservatives are the only ones who are armed.” The 18 paid-up members are all LGBTQ, meeting once a month to shoot still targets and clay pigeons. But the light mood affronts the incident that led to... Read more
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New Now Next
Michael Musto: "I Was Royally Screwed By Michael Moore's Broadway Show"but blue skies.Glitter and Be Gay I happen to have been in a couple of dizzyin
New Now Next / Posted 6 hours ago
but blue skies.Glitter and Be Gay I happen to have been in a couple of dizzying docs that played NewFest, New York’s LGBT film festival: Jeffrey Schwarz’s The Fabulous Alan Carr, about the caftan wearing showman, and Anthony&Alex’s Susanne... Read more
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New Now Next
Michael Urie On "Torch Song" In The Trump Era: "I'm Inspired By 'Drag Race' Queens"old dog who won’t learn new tricks. Contemporary queer theater owes a great de
New Now Next / Posted 6 hours ago
old dog who won’t learn new tricks. Contemporary queer theater owes a great debt to Torch Song, which means a lot to the LGBT community. How does it feel to perform such an important and influential piece? It’s a daunting task and a great... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Homotopia 2017 in Liverpool - what's on, tickets and everything you need to know- which will run all through November and end on December 1 - boasts more than
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 hours ago
- which will run all through November and end on December 1 - boasts more than 50 events and there will be more than 1,000 LGBT+ artists performing. So to help you learn more about the fantastic festival, we have put together an ultimate guide... Read more
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Breitbart
Georgetown LGBT Lobby Calls for Defunding of Pro-Marriage Student Group as ‘Homophobic’Leaders of LGBT organizations at Jesuit Georgetown have denounced the pro-marri
Breitbart / Posted 7 hours ago
Leaders of LGBT organizations at Jesuit Georgetown have denounced the pro-marriage group “Love Saxa” as homophobic, calling on the university to strip the group of funding and to deny it access to campus facility benefits. Love Saxa is a recently... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dannii Minogue poses with drag queens in Melbournetwo glamorous drag queens at Joel Creasey's 'Thirsty' book launch She's a gay
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
two glamorous drag queens at Joel Creasey's 'Thirsty' book launch She's a gay icon with an army of dedicated fans in the LGBT community. The 45-year-old was at the launch party for comedian Joel Creasey's new book, Thirsty. Right at home! It... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'It's being done as a back door, seedy deal: UUP's Beattie hits out at talks exclusion"political scavengers and opportunists" - making specific reference to its purs
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
"political scavengers and opportunists" - making specific reference to its pursuit of an Irish language act and support for LGBT rights. Questioned about it, he said: "We have a political party now, which runs about and it picks up ideas from other... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
‘It’s time’: Small conservative group brings LGBT equality movement to St. Johns Countymovement that champions the potential of every individual — including those who
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 9 hours ago
movement that champions the potential of every individual — including those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).” “We believe every individual should be free from discrimination and that no one should be fired or denied service... Read more
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Daily Star
‘A big name’ Ex-Premier League ace 'played with two openly gay footballers in England'49 people were killed during a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando in F
Daily Star / Posted 9 hours ago
49 people were killed during a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando in Florida. But despite the progression of LGBT rights, football has been distinctly lacking in openly gay men. In 2008, ex-footballer Paul Elliot estimated that at... Read more
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Daily Mirror
A community garden in Glasgow is a blooming good ideafrom the nearby Hillhead Primary School also come to the gardens to learn about
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
from the nearby Hillhead Primary School also come to the gardens to learn about where their food comes from, and LGBT families can meet other parents as part of the Rainbow Families project. This former derelict site is a welcoming space... Read more
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AceShowbiz
'Thor: Ragnarok' to Feature Marvel Studios' First Bisexual CharacterOctober 21, 2017 For those who don't know, Valkyrie is portrayed as bisexual in
AceShowbiz / Posted 10 hours ago
October 21, 2017 For those who don't know, Valkyrie is portrayed as bisexual in the comics. Aside from her, other LGBT characters in the comics are Loki, who is portrayed by Tom Hiddleston, and Korg, who is played by director Taika... Read more
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Swissinfo
‘People need to understand that normality doesn’t exist’all her life to be accepted as one. “This self-portrait is a declaration: I am
Swissinfo / Posted 11 hours ago
all her life to be accepted as one. “This self-portrait is a declaration: I am here, I am a woman, transgender.” What does LGBTIQ signify? The acronym LGBTIQ is used to designate people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Leeds watchdog investigates Yorkshire charity’s policy on sexual relationships between staff and service usersproject for boys and young men at risk of sexual exploitation, outreach work in
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 12 hours ago
project for boys and young men at risk of sexual exploitation, outreach work in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, and free HIV testing services. This weekend it emerged that Leeds Safeguarding Children Board was looking... Read more
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Daily Mail
Laverne Cox and Elizabeth Banks turn heads at Outfest Legacy AwardsRita Moreno will be honored with the James Schamus Ally Award. The benefit rec
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
Rita Moreno will be honored with the James Schamus Ally Award. The benefit recognizes those who have made an impact on LGBT storytelling and community. Hello gorgeous: Laverne wore her silky gold hair down in loose waves, while complimenting... Read more
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WA Today
Amid Egypt's anti-gay crackdown, dating apps send tips to stop entrapmentEgypt. Photo: Facebook: Rainbow Egypt It was a rare public show of support for
WA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
Egypt. Photo: Facebook: Rainbow Egypt It was a rare public show of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the conservative Muslim country, and it was met with a swift zero-tolerance response. Since then nearly 70... Read more
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The Age
Amid Egypt's anti-gay crackdown, dating apps send tips to stop entrapmentEgypt. Photo: Facebook: Rainbow Egypt It was a rare public show of support for
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
Egypt. Photo: Facebook: Rainbow Egypt It was a rare public show of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the conservative Muslim country, and it was met with a swift zero-tolerance response. Since then nearly 70... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Amid Egypt's anti-gay crackdown, dating apps send tips to stop entrapmentEgypt. Photo: Facebook: Rainbow Egypt It was a rare public show of support for
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
Egypt. Photo: Facebook: Rainbow Egypt It was a rare public show of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the conservative Muslim country, and it was met with a swift zero-tolerance response. Since then nearly 70... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Students, staff attend healing vigil for marginalized studentspoems, sang songs, and led attendees in prayer. During the event, students fro
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 13 hours ago
poems, sang songs, and led attendees in prayer. During the event, students from religious and ethnic minority groups, the LGBT community, and victims of sexual assault spoke about their experiences and healing. “This came about when multiple... Read more
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The Mercury News
The gaydar machine: a backlashhas argued that the point of the research is to alert people to what what could
The Mercury News / Posted 17 hours ago
has argued that the point of the research is to alert people to what what could be done by bad actors. The reaction in the LGBT community has been critical — although not completely so. I think the work deserves publication in a journal, though it... Read more
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CBS News
Report reveals city that ranks poorly for LGBT supportin the report that received a score of zero on the Human Rights Campaign's repo
CBS News / Posted 19 hours ago
in the report that received a score of zero on the Human Rights Campaign's report. The group advocates on behalf of the LGBT community. The rankings of more than 500 cities are based on factors such as whether a city prohibits discrimination... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Missouri city ranks poorly on support for gays, lesbiansin the report that received a score of zero on the Human Rights Campaign’s repo
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 20 hours ago
in the report that received a score of zero on the Human Rights Campaign’s report. That group advocates on behalf of the LGBT community. The rankings are based on factors such as whether a city prohibits discrimination against gay and lesbian... Read more
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The Middletown Press
A professor thought his 'Female or Shemale' quiz would be funny; students want him firedpronouns. The same month, violent clashes broke out at Georgia Tech after polic
The Middletown Press / Posted 21 hours ago
pronouns. The same month, violent clashes broke out at Georgia Tech after police fatally shot the leader of a campus LGBT group. Outraged students at Geneseo, for their part, aren't happy to wait and see whether the school takes any action... Read more
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The Register Citizen
A professor thought his 'Female or Shemale' quiz would be funny; students want him firedpronouns. The same month, violent clashes broke out at Georgia Tech after polic
The Register Citizen / Posted 22 hours ago
pronouns. The same month, violent clashes broke out at Georgia Tech after police fatally shot the leader of a campus LGBT group. Outraged students at Geneseo, for their part, aren't happy to wait and see whether the school takes any action... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Missouri city ranks poorly on support for gays, lesbiansin the report that received a score of zero on the Human Rights Campaign's repo
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 23 hours ago
in the report that received a score of zero on the Human Rights Campaign's report. That group advocates on behalf of the LGBT community. The rankings are based on factors such as whether a city prohibits discrimination against gay and lesbian... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Jefferson City ranks poorly on support for gays, lesbiansin the report that received a score of zero on the Human Rights Campaign's repo
KOMU Columbia / Posted 23 hours ago
in the report that received a score of zero on the Human Rights Campaign's report. That group advocates on behalf of the LGBT community. The rankings are based on factors such as whether a city prohibits discrimination against gay and lesbian... Read more
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ajc.com
A professor thought his 'Female or Shemale' quiz would be funny; students want him firedpronouns. The same month, violent clashes broke out at Georgia Tech after polic
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
pronouns. The same month, violent clashes broke out at Georgia Tech after police fatally shot the leader of a campus LGBT group. Outraged students at Geneseo, for their part, aren't happy to wait and see whether the school takes any action... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A professor thought his 'Female or Shemale' quiz would be funny; students want him firedpronouns. The same month, violent clashes broke out at Georgia Tech after polic
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
pronouns. The same month, violent clashes broke out at Georgia Tech after police fatally shot the leader of a campus LGBT group. Outraged students at Geneseo, for their part, aren't happy to wait and see whether the school takes any action... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Leeds watchdog investigates Yorkshire charity’s policy on sexual relationships between staff and service usersproject for boys and young men at risk of sexual exploitation, outreach work in
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
project for boys and young men at risk of sexual exploitation, outreach work in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, and free HIV testing services. This weekend it emerged that Leeds Safeguarding Children Board was looking... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What the future holds for ASEAN cinemato him, other countries are quite strict on the depiction of sensitive topics l
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
to him, other countries are quite strict on the depiction of sensitive topics like politics, religion and LGBT stories. “One country doesn’t even allow couple (characters) to hold hands on screen. But like the rest of Asia, things... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
North Little Rock artist hopes exhibit starts conversations about 'ugly legacy' of bigotrysix doors different colors, adding labels that evoke Jim Crow-era society and b
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
six doors different colors, adding labels that evoke Jim Crow-era society and beyond: "Whites Only," "Colored Only," "LGBT Only," "Immigrants Only," "Homeless Only" and "Human Beings." The doors were placed twice at the state Capitol, at the... Read more
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New Now Next
Mother Of Slain Genderfluid Teen Wants Trump To Fight For All LGBT Kidsis over.” Johnson is personally calling on Trump’s administration to provide m
New Now Next / Posted yesterday
is over.” Johnson is personally calling on Trump’s administration to provide more legal rights and protections for the LGBT community, “not just because it’s my son, but they need to do it for all.” Although many believe that Kedarie’s murder... Read more
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New Now Next
Paraguay Just Instituted A Russia-Style Ban On "Gay Propaganda"that promotes “non-traditional relationships,” Paraguay’s “gender ideology” ban
New Now Next / Posted yesterday
that promotes “non-traditional relationships,” Paraguay’s “gender ideology” ban prevents the schools from teaching an LGBT-inclusive curriculum. Norberto Duarte/AFP/Getty Images “We naturally respect different options, but we’re not going to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ohio school says flier post botchedvalue our marginalized students, faculty and staff.” The flier appeared on a b
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
value our marginalized students, faculty and staff.” The flier appeared on a bulletin board Oct. 12, the same day a new LGBT center opened on campus. It urged LGBT students to “follow” those who had killed themselves and showed a silhouette of a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Protesters call on government to help end LGBT persecution in EgyptProtesters in Ottawa are calling for the Canadian government to intervene after
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Protesters in Ottawa are calling for the Canadian government to intervene after members of the LGBT community were arrested in Egypt last month. Around a dozen people demonstrated outside the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt on Saturday... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Kind-hearted woman helps people with learning disabilities find loveis like. Our membership has tripled in the past year and we’re expanding to ot
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
is like. Our membership has tripled in the past year and we’re expanding to other parts of the UK, and developing our LGBT membership. Not long ago, the dad of a member called Matthew phoned me to say that since matching him with another... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City scores zero on LGBT equality surveyIndex." The ranking of more than 500 cities was compiled in part by the HRC, wh
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
Index." The ranking of more than 500 cities was compiled in part by the HRC, which advocates and lobbies on behalf of the LGBT community. The index based its scores on several categories including: non-discrimination laws, relationship... Read more
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