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Asian Pacific rights group elects first openly gay chair

Each community has a stake in immigration reform, he said, from family reunification to visa programs. "We as a coalition have been finding ways to raise our voices."

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Oklahoma LGBT activists with a potential big win

A change such as this in the constitution to one of the "Bible Belt" states shows continued momentum from the progress that was made in 2013.

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McConnell tries to make ENDA contingent on right to work for less

Mitch McConnell and his BFF, Rand Paul, are trying to weaken or kill ENDA by attaching to it a provision that would have created a national "right to work" for less law.

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Standing with history, Illinois passes Marriage Equality

Jubilation swept Illinois after the state legislature passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on Nov. 5. Illinois becomes the 15th state to pass a marriage equality law.

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Senate reaches 60 votes for landmark anti-discrimination bill

Republican Nevada Senator Dean Heller indicated his support for the anti-discrimination bill, ENDA today, saying, "that supporting this legislation is the right thing to do."

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ENDA nears passage in Senate

Two Republican senators signed on as co-sponsors of the bill, and all Democrats have either signed on as co-sponsors or pledged to vote for it.

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Catholic diocese settles with fired gay teacher

After a hard fought four-month campaign, the Columbus, Ohio, Catholic Diocese has been forced to reach agreement with a discharged 19-year teacher, Carla Hale.

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Gay marriage backers put the spotlight on Illinois

"We are a stable family, why shouldn't we have the same respect and the same rights as any other couple, as any other family?"

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Rally in Tenn. demands LGBT rights

All across the state, similar rallies took place to petition President Obama to sign an executive order barring discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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LGBT hunger striker: I want the same rights as you

Sometimes, it's a good thing to go hungry. Throughout the state, Michigan's "anti-equality environment" is being protested with a 100-day hunger strike.

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