Top LGBTQ Headlines You Might Have Missed This Week: July 4-8, 2016

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  1. 1.
    The Fight Against HB2 Continues
    68 major corporations file brief supporting DOJ challenge of NC’s HB2… Best invite ever: party for equality at NC Gov. Mansion…DOJ asks federal judge to stop implementation of discriminatory HB2…NC lawmakers shamefully end session without repealing discriminatory HB2.
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    Gun Violence Continues to Ravage Nation
    HRC horrified and profoundly saddened by the recent murders of two Black men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile…Shock and horror in wake of Dallas shooting.
  3. 3.
    Around the Globe
    Rise in anti-LGBTQ violence in Brazil…Taiwan on path to be first Asian country with full marriage equality…Puerto Rico unveils first-ever LGBTQ monument honoring victims of Orlando tragedy.
  4. 4.
    Across the U.S.
    Judge rules Medicaid must cover medically-necessary surgeries for trans people in New York…Miss. Gov. to appeal HB 1523 ruling…HRC slams Texas AG Paxton for attack on trans youth… Florida poised to protect LGBTQ foster children…New LGBTQ advisory board in Houston.