8 Things You Need To Know This AM

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The next big fight for LGBTQ equality will be across-the-board protection from discrimination, and the legislation is already here. (Vox)
A modeling agency with an entirely transgender talent roster is opening an office in Los Angeles. (Refinery29)
A mob of young men attacked a gay couple in Ukraine after spotting them cuddling on a park bench. (The Guardian)
Hillary Clinton addressed racial inequality in a speech on Wednesday, saying "Black lives matter." (NY Daily News)
President Obama will kick off an official visit to Africa today, and people in Nairobi, Kenya, have a lot of feelings about it. (BBC)
Texas officials say that Sandra Bland’s autopsy showed no signs of homicide, and that she had marijuana in her system at the time of her arrest. (BuzzFeed)
Some of the world’s leading climate scientists believe the oceans could rise much faster than was previously expected if we don’t do a lot — and do it fast. (NBC News)
Former correspondent for The Daily Show Wyatt Cenac shared some less than flattering recollections of Jon Stewart with Marc Maron. (Vulture)

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