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Dec 17, 2014 International News
In a few months, writing these words might get me thrown in prison. I live in Kyrgyzstan, where soon any public mention of homosexuality will likely be forbidden by law.
Dec 4, 2014 Domestic News

WASHINGTON — As barriers tosame-sex marriage fall across the country, gay rights advocates are planning their next battle on Capitol Hill: a push for sweeping legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination, similar to the landmark Civil Rights Act that President Lyndon B. Johnson signed in 1964.

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release
The House Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today praised the announcement of the Department of Labor’s final rule banning contractors from receiving federal government contracts unless they have a policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This rule was promulgated following Executive Order 13672, which was signed by President Obama on July 21. The Caucus had actively called for the order, with members most recently joining a bicameral March letter signed by 220 Members of Congress.
Nov 14, 2014 International News

This is the second ruling from an African court this year upholding the right to form LGBT organizations.

Oct 28, 2014 International News
A court awarded them $188,000 because of a poster of 19th-century Kazakh composer Kurmangazy Sagyrbayuly kissing Russian poet Alexander Pushkin.