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Intersex Information and Resources

Intersex

“Intersex” is a general term used for a variety of conditions in which a person is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t seem to fit the typical definitions of female or male. Intersex Resources Intersex Resource Facebook Page: Intersex Resource Intersex Discuss Twitter Page: twitter.com/intersexdiscuss Intersex Awareness Day: www.intersexday.org        

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Strict Voter ID Laws Impose Added Costs for Transgender Voters

Transgender Voting Rights

Transgender people may experience barriers to voting at the polls in states with strict voter identification laws if there are inconsistencies between their ID, voter registration information, and appearance, according to a new report by Taylor N.T. Brown, Policy Analyst, and Jody Herman, Scholar of Public Policy, from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. To help ensure the ability to vote […]

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LGBT Leaders Share their New Year’s Resolutions for 2015

The Road Ahead

It’s that time of year that we start thinking about our goals and plans for the year’s ahead.  I asked several of our LGBT community leaders to share their resolutions for the coming year.  Some resolutions are very personal (self-care resolutions for these hard workers are encouraged) and many are about the work ahead for our movement.  Presented here, unedited, […]

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LGBT Equality: 5 State Strategies to Move us Forward

LGBT State Equality Strategies

This past week saw a significant shift in strategy on the federal level for LGBT equality.  After more than a decade of striving to pass the Employment Non Discrimination Act, and following the lead of local grassroots LGBT activists, National LGBT organizations switched to a new strategy: comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections. And even as consensus built around the Senator Jeff Merkley’s […]

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