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RightRides Offering Free, Safe Rides on Halloween Night

Getting home safely on Halloween night can be a challenge. That’s why one D.C. non-profit is offering a free ride service for women and D.C.’s LGBT community.

10/31/2014

File photo of two women exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. McAuliffe Officiates at Lesbian Wedding

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has become the first Virginia governor to preside over a same-sex wedding ceremony.

10/11/2014

The government is now interpreting federal law to explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination against transgender individuals. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Movie Postponed at Catholic University

A Catholic University student group postponed a screening of a movie about gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk after school officials raised questions about a flier linking the event to LGBT awareness month.

10/03/2014

U.S. Supreme Court members pose for photographs in 2010. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

32 States Ask Supreme Court To Settle Gay Marriage Issue Once And For All

A stinging rejection of same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana, issued by a unanimous and unequivocal U.S. appeals court, has brought hope to those fighting the laws that the Supreme Court will feel pressure to rule soon in their favor.

09/05/2014

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Smithsonian Adds LGBT History to Museum Collection

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show “Will and Grace.”

08/19/2014

Vice President Joe Biden watches as President Barack Obama announces his choice of Robert McDonald to be the next veterans affairs secretary on June 30, 2014 at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Immigrants ‘Fuel America’s Dynamism’

Vice President Joe Biden told protesters Thursday he shared their concern about the deportations of immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally.

07/18/2014

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports the legalization of same-sex marriage. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Collins Announces Support For Gay Marriage

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports legalized same-sex marriage.

06/25/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Rules For First Time That States Must Allow Gay Marriages

A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled for the first time that states must allow gay couples to marry, finding the Constitution protects same-sex relationships and putting a remarkable legal winning streak across the country one step closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

06/25/2014

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Obama Advances Transgender Rights With Little Fanfare Or Criticism

The administration has quietly made it easier for transgender people to update their passports, obtain health insurance, and get treatment at VA facilities.

06/21/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the Democratic National Committee LGBT Gala at Gotham Hall on June 17, 2014 in New York. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘It’s Not Just Laws That Are Changing, It’s Hearts And Minds’

To a raucous embrace, President Barack Obama told gay donors Tuesday that American society and its laws have advanced the cause of gay rights over the past 10 years but said the job was hardly over in the United States and especially abroad.

06/18/2014

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