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Connecticut communities score high on LGBTQ issues, civil rights group says

Connecticut cities and towns scored higher than average in a national assessment of laws and policies supporting the LGBTQ community, with Stamford and Hartford at the top in the state,  according to a report released Tuesday by the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign. The campaign, which is the nation’s largest civil rights organization […]

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Connecticut’s new law helps lead the LGBTQ movement

This year, Connecticut passed groundbreaking legislation that once again proved it is a leader in the LGBTQ rights movement – the birth certificate bill. It allows transgender and intersex people to correct the gender designation on their birth certificates. By passing this bill, the state removed discriminatory policies and eliminated barriers preventing members of the transgender community from accessing their basic rights.