“U.S. Considers Punishing Myanmar With Sanctions Over Treatment Of Rohingya Muslims”


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“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under its Global Magnitsky law, the State Department said on Monday.

“We express our gravest concern with recent events in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the violent, traumatic abuses Rohingya and other communities have endured,” it said in a statement.” MORE

“Silently protesting Muslim woman ejected from Trump rally”


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“Arkansas’s Gay Rodeo Tests Tolerance In A State That’s A Hotbed Of Rights Fight”


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DEL MAR, CA - SEPTEMBER 17:  Cowboys dance with one another on the eve of the gay-oriented 16th Annual San Diego Rodeo on September 17, 2004 in Del Mar, California. The San Diego Rodeo is put on by the Golden State Gay Rodeo Association (GSGRA), one of four founding associations of the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRS). This is the 20th IGRA-sanctioned gay rodeo season in California.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

DEL MAR, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Cowboys dance with one another on the eve of the gay-oriented 16th Annual San Diego Rodeo on September 17, 2004 in Del Mar, California. The San Diego Rodeo is put on by the Golden State Gay Rodeo Association (GSGRA), one of four founding associations of the International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRS). This is the 20th IGRA-sanctioned gay rodeo season in California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

“From ‘Cradle To Grave,’ Here’s Why Marriage Equality Is About Way More Than Just Marriage”


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Kelly Noe and Kelly McCracken are pictured with their daughter, Ruby. | Courtesy of Lambda Legal

Kelly Noe and Kelly McCracken are pictured with their daughter, Ruby. | Courtesy of Lambda Legal

“Supreme Court Seems To Be On The Verge Of Ruling In Favor Of Marriage Equality”


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Protesters hold a pro-gay rights flag outside the US Supreme Court on April 25, 2015, countering the demonstrators who attended the March For Marriage in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court meets on April 28 to hear arguments whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed in the United States, with a final decision expected in June. AFP PHOTO/PAUL J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images) | PAUL J. RICHARDS via Getty Images

Protesters hold a pro-gay rights flag outside the US Supreme Court on April 25, 2015, countering the demonstrators who attended the March For Marriage in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court meets on April 28 to hear arguments whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed in the United States, with a final decision expected in June. AFP PHOTO/PAUL J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images) | PAUL J. RICHARDS via Getty Images

“It Is Now Illegal For A Federal Contractor To Fire Someone For Being LGBT”


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“GOP Presidential Contenders Kowtow To Religious Right, Support Discriminatory Indiana Law”


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“Rand Paul rejects ‘rights based on your behavior’


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BREAKING NEWS


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The Arkansas House has approved a religious freedom measure that mirrors the one signed into law last week in Indiana that opponents there say opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday that he’d sign the measure.

Fourteen other states are considering similar proposals this year, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

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“Homophobia Hiding in Plain Sight”


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