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White House hires first openly transgender staff member

19 Aug 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The White House has hired its first openly transgender employee, according to a U.S. official, winning praise from activists for President Barack Obama's support for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

White House hires first openly transgender staff member

19 Aug 2015

LONDON, Aug 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The White House has hired its first openly transgender employee, according to a U.S. official, winning praise from activists for President Barack Obama's support for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

Singer Elton John slams Venice mayor for ban on gay children’s books

18 Aug 2015

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Singer-songwriter and gay rights advocate Elton John has criticised the new mayor of Venice on social media as "boorishly bigoted" for banning books about homosexuality from the Italian city's schools.

Singer Elton John slams Venice mayor for ban on gay children's books

18 Aug 2015

LONDON, Aug 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - S inger-songwriter and gay rights advocate Elton John has criticised the new mayor of Venice on social media as "boorishly bigoted" for banning books about homosexuality from the Italian city's schools.

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