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December 19, 2012

NCLR Says Farewell to Senator Daniel Inouye—Champion for LGBT Rights

Senator Daniel Inouye, one of the LGBT movement’s strongest congressional allies, passed away Monday after being admitted to the hospital for respiratory complications. At the time of his death, Sen. Inouye was the most senior member of the U.S. Senate, a nine-term Senator, a Medal of Honor Recipient, and the first Japanese-American to serve in…

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July 25, 2012

Obama Administration Takes New Steps to Protect Children of LGBT Federal Workers

Last week, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) took a major step towards ensuring family equality for its federal employees. In the Administration’s continued efforts to provide equal benefits to LGBT federal employees, OPM proposed a rule that will extend important benefits to children of same-sex couples. OPM’s proposed rule will allow federal employees…

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