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06/20/2014 10:28 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

QueerView June 20: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News Stories

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past seven days. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up.

Is Obama's Executive Order Against LGBT Workplace Discrimination Enough?
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday it's "wrong" that nearly 30 states allow employers to fire or harass someone solely because they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, which is why he plans to sign an executive order that would ban such discrimination among federal contractors.

Women Dubbed 'Gang Of Killer Lesbians' Share Harrowing Story
A new documentary explores the idea that certain characteristics such as skin color and gender dictate how we feel about who has the right to self-defense.

Cyprus Celebrates First Pride, LGBT Community Is Still 'Not Very Vibrant'
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' Orthodox Christian Church lashed out against homosexuality Thursday after activists announced the country's first gay pride festival.

Gender Non-Conforming Teen Describes Humiliating DMV Experience
A transgender rights group is asking the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles to allow a gender non-conforming teen to retake his driver's license photo while wearing makeup.

Unicorn Of The Week: Luxembourg
QueerView's unicorn of the week is Luxembourg -- Josh explains why.

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