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Supreme Court blocks Texas attempt to shut women’s health facilities

This will help keep America on the path toward greater equity and toward full recognition that women have the right to control their own bodies.

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This week in LGBTQ history: UN issues Free & Equal stamps

In February of this year, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) issued a set of six stamps promoting the UN Free & Equal campaign.

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Decades later, Mississippi is still burning

In 1964, the brutal slayings of three civil rights workers rocked the country. Their deaths cast a spotlight on horrifice violence and injustice.

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LGBTQ-Latino leader, Carlos Guillermo Smith, fights for Florida’s future

"This tragedy has impacted the central Florida LGBTQ community so much. It's got to be part of the conversation in the election cycle."

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Carrying on Muhammad Ali's fight for justice

Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.

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This month in LGBTQ history: A poem to the continuing struggle

"First job, keep her talking, keep / her alive. Get help. Where? How?"

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“Lynching” conviction of Black Lives Matter leader seen as crushing dissent

A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.

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Two of Virginia's Congressional districts get re-drawn over GOP objections

Judges re-drew Southern Va.'s 3rd and 4th Congressional districts; GOP lawmakers had concentrated the region's African-American voters into a single district.

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This week in LGBTQ history: Celebrating and honoring Christine Jorgensen

American transwoman was a pioneer in gender reassignment surgery and a fierce advocate for trans people's rights.

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Obama threatens defense bill veto over anti-LGBTQ, anti-worker provisions

The provisions, inserted in a huge DOD bill by House Republicans, are among the reasons the administration told Congress the president's  advisors "would recommend he veto the bill."

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