ICYMI - Recent LGBT News, April 18th

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In case you haven't been keeping up with LGBTQ+ news lately, here are some highlights:

  • Despite President Trump's push to ban transgender individuals from military service, Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft of the U.S. Coast Guard declared that he is "committed" to allowing them to serve. Whole Article
  • The Hawaii House of Representatives has passed a bill banning controversial "conversion therapy." Whole Article
  • A first grade teacher in Burlington, Illinois was reprimanded when his husband sent him flowers on Valentine's Day and he used the situation as a "teachable moment" to explain to his students that some families have two moms or two dads. Whole Article

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