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Friday, Governor Patrick approved a new budget that funds LGBTQ homeless programs and services for youth.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to build on the state’s 2010 anti-bullying law by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.
MassEquality Second Annual Icons awards honored those who have helped gain equality for everyone, including the Boston Bruins, who have helped advance the cause of LGBT acceptance in pro sports.
Liberal groups have launched twin online petitions aimed at pressuring Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to temporarily name former Congressman Barney Frank to Sen. John Kerry’s seat if Kerry is confirmed as secretary of state.
Although Barney Frank has only been out of Congress for a single day, he said he told Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick that he wants to be interim senator when Sen. John Kerry leaves to become secretary of state.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says his administration is reviewing a judge’s ruling ordering state prison officials to pay for sex reassignment surgery for a transgender inmate.
A new law that Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed on April 26 will allow doctors to test patients for HIV once they receive their verbal consent. They previously needed written consent from their patients before they could conduct the screening.
From the passage of the landmark transgender rights bill to gay Congressman Barney Frank’s announcement that he would leave Capitol Hill after more than three decades, 2011 proved a momentous year for LGBT news in Massachusetts.
Governor Deval Patrick released his own "It Gets Better" video on Friday, Aug. 5
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