LGBTQIA US News Roundup

By Tricia Boucher

Connecticut Recruiting LGBT Families to Adopt, Foster Kids

With 4,300 children in state care, Connecticut’s child welfare system is actively recruiting LGBT families for fostering and adoption.  This move copies initiatives in New York City and San Francisco.

Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

Apple should soon be deciding whether to build its new corporate hub in North Carolina – with up to 10,000 new jobs – unlike other gay-friendly businesses who have delayed adding jobs to the state due to HB2’s passage.

Police make arrest in killing of transgender woman in Dallas

Since she was killed during a robbery of her home, Carla Patricia Flores Pavon’s murder is not considered a hate crime – but because she was murdered in the course of a crime, it is considered a capitol offense.  


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