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Judgment Free Zone

As acceptance and openness develops in society, some corporations understand the principle of respect and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, even if their customers are not always as tolerant. Transgender issues are in the news more recently, as individuals who had lived in silence find the courage to speak out. Recent studies […]

Transgender Story on the Evening News

As society opens to more tolerance and understanding toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, people are talking more about issues that have been shrouded in silence until recently. Transgender individuals are currently forbidden to serve in all branches of the U.S. military. An estimated 15,500 transgender people serve in silence despite the formal […]

LGBT Rights in the Military

As the Supreme Court prepares to consider whether states must license and recognize same-sex marriage, the U.S. military takes substantial steps in changing LGBT rights in the military. Due partly to prior Supreme Court decisions, including the Windsor case that struck down parts of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) in 2011, as well as the […]