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Journalists bestow awards

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NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists held their annual convention from Aug. 29-Sept. 1 in New Orleans, La., with more than 450 journalists, news executives, communications professionals and educators from across the U.S.

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News Briefs for 08.23.19

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News from across the globe for 08.23.19.

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Buff Faye wins NEOY crown

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On July 28 Charlotte, N.C.’s Buff Faye was crowned Miss National Entertainer of the Year (NEOY) 2019 at the C2 Event Venue in Louisville, Ky.

MCC leader condemns Trump’s racist tweets

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The new moderator for the fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches has voiced her disdain over racist comments made by Donald Trump via Twitter. She joins a growing number of individuals globally who feel that Trump has stepped over the line.

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Orgs, experts file workplace discrimination amici briefs

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Williams Institute scholars, joined by other experts who study the LGBTQ population, filed amici briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in three cases that address whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity.

HRC releases sex discrimination report

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The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has published its “Inclusive Interpretations of Sex Discrimination Law,” a report that outlines how federal courts have developed a consistent legal narrative regarding discrimination against LGBTQ people as constituting unlawful sex discrimination under the nation’s civil rights laws.

MCC elects new moderator

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Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) elected Rev. Elder Cecilia Eggleston as their new moderator for a six-year term at the church body’s General Conference XXVII held recently.