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Transgender woman allowed to marry partner in Hong Kong

May 14, 2013

Hong Kong has just granted a transgender woman permission to marry her partner. Although the country still does not permit same-sex marriage, this is a major mile stone in transgender equality. As reported by USA Today, "The surprise decision only covers the right of a transgender person who was born male to marry a man, and for one who was born female to marry a woman."

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May 14, 2013

Video: Adam Lambert Takes Part in AT&T Live Proud PSA Campaign Raising Funds for The Trevor Project

GLAAD Media Awards honoree Adam Lambert partnered with AT&T for a PSA campaign that empowers LGBTQ youth to be proud of who they are.

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International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is May 17

The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is May 17th. There are many events and actions happening throughout the country and around the world!

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May 14, 2013

Grassroots LGBT organization, Queer Rising, to hold rally and march in NYC

Queer Rising, a grassroots LGBTQ organization that prides itself on demanding queer rights through direct action is holding a rally on May 15th. "Queers taking back the night" will begin at 7PM, in front of the Madison Square Garden. In connection with the NYPD, Queer rising hopes to bring more awareness to the recent attacks against members of the LGBTQ community in the neighboring area.

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May 14, 2013

Take action: Write a Letter to the Editor in support of inclusive Scouting

Help bring equality to the Boy Scouts by submitting a Letter to the Editor to your local paper today. Your community needs to hear from you about why gay youth and parents should be able to participate in the Boy Scouts.

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WATCH: Gay Latino Binational Couple Fights for Their Dreams

In this moving video op-ed, journalist Jens Erik Gould profiles the dreams of this gay Latino couple, as well as their fears and the uncertainty caused by lack of federal protections as a gay couple and because of an unjust immigration system.

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