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Added on: 02/14/2024
02/13/2024
Several states are considering legislation that would create legal definitions for “man” and “woman” based on their reproductive system. This controversial proposed legislation — dubbed by Republican…

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Added on: 02/13/2024
02/12/2024
Kansas’s far-right Republican attorney general, Kris Kobach, has ordered school districts to out transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming students to their parents, saying that failing to do so…

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Added on: 02/12/2024
02/11/2024
A seismic shift is reverberating through the University of California (UC) system. According to data released in January 2024, the number of students who identify as transgender…

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Added on: 02/11/2024
02/09/2024
The Canadian province of Alberta has proposed a range of gender policies restricting surgery and hormone treatment for minors – measures criticised by doctors, teachers and rights…

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Added on: 02/11/2024
02/10/2024
In many communities in Baja California, there is a need for more LGBTQ+ input in government decisions, according to María Teresa Díaz Estrada, political director for Baja’s…

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Added on: 02/10/2024
02/09/2024
LGBTQ+ advocates have settled with the city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, terminating an anti-queer ordinance that banned all events — including drag shows, pride celebrations and parades —…

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
Located in the suburbs of Tijuana, Mexico, the Casa Arco Iris migrant shelter is unassuming. That’s on purpose. Not so long ago, its exterior was graffitied with a homophobic slur….

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Added on: 02/08/2024
02/07/2024
As federal lawmakers consider tougher restrictions for asylum-seekers, we hear from two migrants fleeing homophobic violence. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Later today, the Senate is set to vote on that…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
02/06/2024
The National LGBTQ Task Force announced on Tuesday that long-time transgender rights activist and community leader Kris Hayashi has joined the organization as its director of advocacy…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
02/06/2024
Sept. 20 was a hard day for some Edmonton queer and trans youth who watched their classmates leave their high school to join their parents at a…

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Added on: 02/06/2024
Gov. Kim Reynolds’ new attempt to enforce conservative values in Iowa, introducing a bill that would define the words “sex,” “man” and “woman” in state law, has…

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Added on: 02/05/2024
02/04/2024
EDMONTON – Groups opposed to Alberta’s planned policies around transgender youth held rallies in Calgary and Edmonton over the weekend, with many of the attendees warning the…

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Added on: 02/03/2024
02/02/2024
Guillermo Barraza buzzed with a nervous energy as he watched himself transform. Hands delicately painted stripes of bright pink eyeshadow onto Barraza’s angular face as newscasters and…

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Added on: 02/03/2024
02/02/2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling Alberta’s new proposals on the treatment of transgender youth the “most anti-LGBT of anywhere in the country.” Trudeau says that if…

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Added on: 02/03/2024
02/02/2024
Kentucky legislators passed some of the nation’s worst anti-LGBTQ+ laws in 2023. Alongside bans on gender-affirming care for minors and bans on teaching LGBTQ+ topics in public…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Tennessee Republican introduced legislation proposing a bill of rights for individuals who received gender reassignment surgeries and later wish to detransition. Republican Caucus Chair…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith announced a new pronoun disclosure policy for schools on Wednesday, in addition to other restrictions on transgender treatments and sports. The pronoun policy…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
01/30/2024
Florida will no longer allow transgender people to change the sex on their state driver’s license to reflect their gender identity, a policy change that muddles whether…

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Added on: 01/30/2024
01/29/2024
On a gray afternoon last June, the school board in Glendale, California, was preparing to make what was once a routine vote to honor June as LGBTQ+…

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Added on: 01/29/2024
Several Republican legislators from Michigan and Ohio were recorded in an online forum planning to try to ban trans health care for everyone, regardless of age. The discussion was hosted…

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Added on: 01/28/2024
01/27/2024
Closeted men who have sex with men were less likely to get vaccinated or treated for Mpox than those who were out, according to a new study….

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Added on: 01/27/2024
01/26/2024
The Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA) filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday against the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in which they are asking the VA…

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Added on: 01/27/2024
01/26/2024
Hola Friends! Before we close this season and take a little break, we wanted to leave you with the story of Jardín de las Mariposas, a shelter…

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Added on: 01/27/2024
01/26/2024
Quebec has finally issued its first drivers’ license with an X gender marker, after years of advocacy and legal action by queer activists—but it could be years…

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Added on: 01/26/2024
01/25/2024
The US swimmer Lia Thomas, who rose to global prominence by becoming the first transgender athlete to win a NCAA college title, is taking legal action in…

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Added on: 01/26/2024
01/25/2024
Nearly a third, or 28%, of Gen Z adults in the United States identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, a larger share than older generations,…

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Added on: 01/25/2024
Nearly two-thirds of Latinx LGBT immigrants without Green Cards live in poverty. A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that there are…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
01/22/2024
Non-binary marathon runner Cal Calamia made headlines last year when they became the first winner of the New York City Marathon’s non-binary division – but he’s still…

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Added on: 01/22/2024
01/22/2024
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced proposals this month that transgender advocates say could block access to gender-affirming care provided by independent clinics and general practitioners, leaving thousands…

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Added on: 01/21/2024
01/20/2024
Spoutible, an emerging social media platform launched last February as an alternative to X, has joined a growing number of platforms that have banned content promoting so-called…