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Colombian authorities allowed a same-sex couple to jointly register a child with the civil registry, a move celebrated by LGBT rights groups as another step toward equal treatment of gay and lesbian citizens in the South American country.

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Mexico's highest court on Jan. 26 legalized same-sex marriage in Jalisco state, which is home to more than 7 million inhabitants and contains the country's second-largest city, Guadalajara.

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A Chinese court is set to hear a case that could help pave the way for gay marriage in the world's most populous country, which currently does not legally recognize same-sex unions in any form.

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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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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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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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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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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has called for comprehensive immigration reform and support of President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions, but the former secretary of state also spoke about reforms on immigrant detention and its practices.

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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 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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A coalition of Latino, Asian-American and LGBTQ advocacy and civil rights groups have urged President Barack Obama to ensure the LGBTQ community is included in any potential action regarding undocumented immigrants.

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On Monday, Oregon became the 18th state to permit same-sex marriage after a federal judge ruled that the state's voter-approved ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

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Same-sex marriages in Arkansas were put on hold on Friday after the state Supreme Court suspended the ruling of a lower court that struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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Gay Marriage is still a hot topic in this country despite the fact that more American citizens approve of same-sex unions than not.

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Collaboration performance will be about gay rights in America

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Will Lindsey Vonn complete the most unlikely comeback in Skiing history?

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