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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature last week passed two bills designed to ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors and protect residents from discrimination based on their gender identity. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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In the past two years, we’ve seen an outpouring of hate, attempts at overt discrimination and attempted rollback of basic human rights protections at the federal level. Read more

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Twice, reader O’Neill has agonized over democracy “under assault.” Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Adirondack North Country Pride Parade returns next weekend. Read more

The Sun

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BURLINGTON | With only two months left until the 2018 midterm elections, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) joined Christine Hallquist (D) and other key leaders at Burlington City Hall last week... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

So, it hit the news today that Vermont businesses are not complying with the new “gender neutral” bathroom law. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Despite losing part of his base to a rival conservative candidate, Gov. Phil Scott Aug. 14 won the Republican gubernatorial primary and now must face Christine Hallquist, a liberal Democrat and the nation’s first transgender major-party nominee... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | Funding is now available for new or existing projects, programs, and organizations that serve LGBTQ communities in Vermont through the Samara Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Hundreds packed Trinity Park in Plattsburgh last Saturday to rally against the Trump administration and the Republican-led Congress. Read more

The Sun

Federal rulemaking slowed dramatically in 2017, with the Trump administration issuing two-thirds fewer regulations in its first year (1,136) than both Presidents Barack Obama (3,356) and George W. Bush (3,927). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Over 100 people gathered at Trinity Park last Saturday for the second annual Adirondack Pride Parade Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Rainbow flags will fly in downtown Plattsburgh next weekend. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Kelly Metzgar ran into a roadblock in 2012 as she tried to find a doctor to prescribe hormones during her male-to-female transition process. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH – Congressional candidate Mike Derrick stands with campaign volunteers at the inaugural Plattsburgh Pride parade held in Trinity Park on Oct. 1. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — To promote love, acceptance, respect and unity: that is the goal of the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — The journey from transitioning from male to female was a struggle for Kelly Leigh Metzgar. Read more

The Sun

In a short two week span President Obama has enacted two new laws without any representation from we the people. Read more

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I think we can all agree that America is in a period of sharp and rapid change. The real question: is this change for the good or change for the sake of change? Read more

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