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On December 18, 2010, the Senate voted to repeal the 17-year-old anti-gay policy known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT). President Obama signed the repeal into law on December 22, 2010, making it one of...

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The military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) policy recently made headlines when U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips issued an injunction halting its enforcement. The Obama administration opposed Judge Phillips, just as they opposed overturning the...

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On October 14 in Minneapolis, 1,000 people gathered at a vigil in Loring Park to grieve the loss of students in the Anoka-Hennepin School District and talk about solutions to the national crisis of teen...

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Being an LGBT person means facing discrimination in the workplace, bullying at school and in many cases from family members, not being able to marry your loved one legally, and being faced with higher rates...

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These days, our society claims to promote tolerance, yet LGBT people still face outrageous and systematic oppression. These are the reasons why we must struggle: Over 1 in 4 LGBT youth who come out to...

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As lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals continue to face glaring discrimination while being denied many rights, the Obama Administration has done almost nothing. LGBT activists have taken matters into their own hands, calling...

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When Proposition 8 took away same-sex marriage rights in California last November, it was the last straw. Almost overnight, there was a major explosion of protest and activism for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)...

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On Tuesday, May 26, in a 6-1 ruling, California’s Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage. In response to this ruling and the continued discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)...

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The battle over same-sex marriage is heating up. Out of the bewildering stream of lawsuits, appeals, and legislative bills that have emerged over the past year, the stage is set for explosive battles in the...

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The past few months have been a tumultuous and exciting time for the struggle of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, with a series of dramatic developments regarding same-sex marriage. In...

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