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There’s no great way to say, “I’m sorry for persecuting you because of your sexuality,” but putting someone on the national currency is a good start.

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23% of young black women now identify as bisexual.

Young people – especially young black women – are more willing to explore their sexuality.

Since 1972, social scientists have studied the General Social Survey to chart the complexities of social change in the United States.

The survey, which is conducted every couple years, asks respondents their attitudes on topics ranging from race relations to drug use. In 2008, the survey started including a question on sexual identity.

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The Mormon Church still doesn’t accept same-sex couples – even if it no longer bars their children.

How can it support the children of same-sex families when its teachings claim that they are “counterfeit and alternative lifestyles” and not part of the family organization willed by God?

President Russell M. Nelson, center, during the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints conference on April 6, 2019. AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

Top leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have reversed a policy that prevented minor children of same-sex married couples from joining the church and participating in its sacred rituals since 2015.

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After a bigoted hardware store owner posted a ‘No Gays Allowed’ sign, he got roasted on Yelp.

The SCOTUS’ ‘wedding cake’ decision gave people permission discriminate against the LGBT community under the guise of religious freedom.

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The U.S. Supreme Court may have legalized gay marriage on 2015, but in 2018 it said that people have the right to oppose it. The court ruled 7-2 in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. The baker cited his Christian beliefs as the reason for his opposition.

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Barack Obama wrote a beautiful letter to a 10-year-old girl who was being bullied about her gay parents.

“In America, no two families look the same. We celebrate this diversity. And we recognize that whether you have two dads or one mom what matters above all is the love we show one another.”

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Back in 2015, the Supreme Court’s decision to support marriage equality changed America for the better. In the realm of politics, it effectively put “the marriage debate” to rest. And the vast majority of America has followed suit, with polls showing ever-growing majority support for marriage equality.

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Trump has quietly started firing servicemembers living with HIV just before the holidays.

“Anyone willing to put their life on the line to defend our country deserves respect, not discrimination.”

Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN client Nick Harrison.

This story was syndicated with permission from Lambda Legal. You can view the original version here.

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