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Following the terror and hate crime committed at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub on Sunday morning, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden delivered separate remarks about the attack and what the U.S. needs to do next.

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The Transgender bathroom bill failed to pass in Tennessee on Monday. The bill that was being proposed required all students in public schools and universities to use bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender at birth.

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A new private school in Georgia will open later this year to accommodate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and educators.

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While nearly just 16 percent of U.S. residents indicated they're bisexual, a whopping 31 percent of individuals under the age of 30 consider themselves something other than heterosexual, according to new research.

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LGBTQ, civil and immigrant rights advocates are mounting the pressure on President Barack Obama regarding the abuses of detention facilities. Several dozen national, regional and state level organizations wrote to Obama about news regarding transgender women transferring to the Adelanto Detention Facility in Southern California.

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With the formation of Chicago's first Gay Caucus, and involvement with the city's Latino Caucus, Alderman Raymond Lopez has focused his first city council term to raise issues of awareness on all levels of government for Latinos, LGBT and African American communities.

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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced new guidelines when detaining transgender immigrants.

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Pride NYC, a celebration of all things LGBTQ, is upon us. More than 40 years since Pride launched, not only is it important to know what cool Latino LGBT events are happening in and around New York City and beyond, but what sparked the annual push for visibility and rights.

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In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees the freedom for equal marriage -- a victory for LGBT rights advocates.

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An immigrant transgendered woman heckled President Barack Obama while honoring LGBT Pride Month in the White House on Wednesday. She explained her reasons to interrupt Obama in a post on Thursday.

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While approximately 4.9 million undocumented immigrants may be eligible for President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions, one group did not receive as much protection from possible deportation: the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community.

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For many, the anti-LGBT sentiment is connected to religious teachings and upbringings within Latino households. And when deep rooted religious understanding is paired with machismo attitudes and incorrect information about homosexuality, it perpetuates hostility and homophobia.

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For the first time ever, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed lawsuits seeking to protect transgender workers under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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David Tyree has been named the New York Giants Director of Players Management. Many people and groups are criticizing this decision because Tyree has voiced his displeasure with the homosexual community in the past.

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President Obama will sign an executive order Monday that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT individuals.

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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that members of the LGBT community are more likely to smoke, drink excessively and experience serious psychological distress than their heterosexual counterparts. But the same report also found that, when looking at other areas of health, those with "alternative lifestyles" fare better than straight individuals, according to the new report published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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