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Trans Women of Color-Stop the Violence PSA Video

Listen and learn. Buck Angel’s (Buck is not in this video) Public Service Announcement on the violence towards trans women of color. Trans people of color are at higher risk for unemployment, underemployment, discrimination, harassment and abuse in most settings. Learn more at http://www.transpoc.org http://buckangelentertainment.com http://www.incite-national.org/ http://colorlines.com/ http://transgenderlawcenter.org/cms/

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Omaha Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections (Video)

  Today, after weeks of debate, the Omaha City Council passed an ordinance that will protect LGBT individuals from discrimination in employment and public accommodations with a 4-3 vote. Mayor Jim Suttle has promised to sign the changes into law. A poll found last year that 90 percent of U.S. voters believe that such employment protections already exist at […]

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“I Want to Know What It’s Like…” Video: Second Class Citizens Documentary

  ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY: www.kickstarter.com A second class citizen is defined as: a person whose rights and opportunities are treated as less important than those of other people in the same society. There are many areas in which gays, lesbians, & bisexuals do not have the same rights & opportunities as others in society. We must […]

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Three Out Of Four Americans With HIV Don’t Receive Regular Health Care

  HIV does not discriminate, but  health care does. Medical progress now ensures that HIV/AIDS is no longer a death sentence, but only for those who can access good medical care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that almost three out of four Americans with HIV are not receiving enough medicine or regular health care […]

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Documentary Exploring LGBT Discrimination in Schools “Breaking the Silence” – Trailer

  Breaking the Silence is a feature-length documentary exploring the issues of LGBT discrimination in schools. Director Shea Alexander Dietz leads us through the film chronicling his journey of coming out in high school and turning into an award winning activist. This is Shea Alexander Dietz’s debut feature film that trying to answer his own […]

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Catholic Charities Asserts Right to Discriminate

Would it be childish to say, “Go to hell Catholic Charities?” By Andrew Harmon As one Catholic Charities official sees it, it’s simply a matter of protecting child welfare. In what may be an unprecedented lawsuit, three Illinois Catholic Charities agencies are demanding that they be exempted under state law from licensing unmarried couples. And same-sex […]

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Male Student in High Heels Booted from Class

Lets not jump to conclusions. Maybe they were ugly heels? _______________________________________________________________________ By Advocate.com Editors A male student at a Florida high school was removed from class when the response to his wearing high heels sparked “safety” concerns from the principal. Fox Tampa Bay reports on the incident involving an unidentified student at Riverview High School. […]