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Jan 23, 2015 International News

Human Rights Watch is an organisation that monitors governments around the world for abuse, operating in 90 countries. Kenneth Roth started his career as an attorney, but joined Human Rights Watch in 1987 and has been its Executive Director since 1993.

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Jan 21, 2015 Domestic News

So the Republican establishment is breathing easy now that the Supreme Court is on the verge of issuing a ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, thus taking the question out of nasty old politics? “I think it’s probably going to be a relief,” a Republican committeeman from California toldJeremy W.

Jan 21, 2015 Domestic News
The Food and Drug Administration’s proposal to change its 30-year-old policy that bans men who have had sex with another man from donating blood for life has highlighted a problem not often discussed in connection with the so-called “gay blood ban”: the policy’s incoherent, arbitrary treatment of transgender people.
Jan 15, 2015 Domestic News

On Friday, the Supreme Court justices will be meeting to decide whether to hear a case — or multiple cases — challenging a ban on same-sex couples’ marriages.

Jan 14, 2015 Domestic News

The Washington Blade has learned the State Department is considering phasing out domestic partner benefits for unmarried gay employees in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling that struck down a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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