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Born that Way: A Star Trek Episode for Today

Friends of Padre Steve’s World

Judy and I were watching a Star Trek the next Generation video the other night and both of us were moved by it. 955 more words


Conservatives dump candidate who called homosexuality ‘unnatural’ and supported conversion therapy

OTTAWA — The Conservative party says a candidate in suburban Toronto who defended therapies that attempt to turn gays straight is no longer an official candidate for the party. 942 more words


Examining intersections of religious freedom with other rights

PCHR Executive Director Rue Landau joined an expert panel  at the Philadelphia Bar Association for a brown-bag discussion Friday on modern interpretations of religious freedom amid new legal protections for LGBT people and shifting reproductive rights. 222 more words

Philadelphia Commission On Human Relations

Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden focus on transgender rights in speeches

On Saturday, at an event for the Human Rights Campaign — an influential gay rights organization — both Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden gave forceful speeches in support of the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. 160 more words

Human And Civil Rights

New York’s first transgender model agency changes the face of fashion

Since opening in March, Trans Models NYC – the city’s first transgender modeling agency – has recruited 19 models, been booked by significant clients (including Smirnoff and Budweiser) and been fielding inquiries about featuring in a reality TV series. 253 more words

Human And Civil Rights