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Added on: 06/08/2023
06/07/2023
Democratic politicians across California condemned a volatile anti-gay protest outside a suburban Los Angeles school board meeting on Tuesday, as the school board heard public comment on…

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Added on: 06/07/2023
06/06/2023
For the first time in its four-decade history, America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization has declared a national state of emergency for…

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Added on: 06/05/2023
06/05/2023
A federal judge has ruled that Tennessee’s law restricting drag performances in public or where children were present was unconstitutional, striking a blow to efforts in U.S….

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Added on: 06/02/2023
06/01/2023
June is Pride Month, a celebration of LGBTQ+ rights in the United States and around the world. The month commemorates the Stonewall Riots of 1969, when LGBTQ+ people…

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Added on: 06/01/2023
Jacqui Bunch
Alturi Contributor
Ash is an unstoppable force in activism without ever trying to be. Her fearless, relatable, and hilarious approach has made her a sought-after speaker, regularly crushing it…

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Added on: 05/31/2023
05/30/2023
Leaders in Congress are forcefully condemning a sweeping new anti-gay law in Uganda, calling on the Biden administration to reconsider assistance to the East African nation. “Uganda’s…

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Added on: 05/29/2023
05/28/2023
Repressive social backlash and extreme anti-LGBTQ sentiment are complicating Pride celebrations in the US this year, even potentially inciting violence against queer people and gatherings meant to celebrate the LGBTQ…

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Added on: 05/27/2023
05/26/2023
Vermont’s Republican governor, Phil Scott, is going against his party by protecting access to gender-affirming care and abortion instead of restricting or banning the procedures. Without much…

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Added on: 05/24/2023
05/23/2023
Target, which rolled out its Pride Collection at the start of May, is pulling some products from its stores after facing customer backlash, saying it was acting…

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Added on: 05/23/2023
05/22/2023
A state Superior Court has temporarily halted the implementation of a new policy requiring school staff to disclose students’ sexual and gender identities to parents in the…

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Added on: 05/20/2023
05/19/2023
The parents of three transgender children in Florida are trying to get a federal judge to block a new law that bans gender-affirming care for minors, a…

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Added on: 05/18/2023
Mexico City, May 17 (EFE).- Mexico is commemorating the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia as Latin America’s No. 2 country in terms of hate crimes…

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Added on: 05/16/2023
05/15/2023
Three Texas Democrats helped their Republican colleagues pass a controversial state bill that would ban transgender youth from getting hormone therapies, puberty blockers and transition-related surgeries. This…

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Added on: 05/15/2023
05/14/2023
Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld is a U.S. Navy combat veteran who will be inaugurated as the American Medical Association’s (AMA) first out gay president on June 13 –…

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Added on: 05/15/2023
05/14/2023
A Halifax artist who is queer and disabled is working to make markets and pop-up stores more inclusive and accessible for people like her. Kayti Baur is the…

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Added on: 05/13/2023
05/12/2023
A candidate to become governor of Kentucky has vowed to purge transgender kids from the state’s schools, in her bid for Republican nomination. On Monday (8 May),…

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Added on: 05/12/2023
05/11/2023
Gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships can give blood in the US without abstaining from sex under updated federal health guidelines that focus on donors’ behavior,…

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Added on: 05/12/2023
05/11/2023
WashingtonCNN — The Supreme Court cleared the way for a transgender woman from Guatemala to appeal her deportation from the United States in federal court. The woman argues that she…

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Added on: 05/10/2023
05/09/2023
Minors seeking gender-affirming care in Washington will be protected from the intervention of estranged parents under a measure Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Tuesday. The new…

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Added on: 05/09/2023
05/08/2023
If public libraries have become the battleground for LGBTQ rights, Patricia Ginn of Strathroy, Ont., is on the front line. At 70, Ginn, who regularly sports a…

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Added on: 05/07/2023
04/06/2023
Tennessee organizers booked more than 50 drag entertainers for next month’s Mid-South Pride festival in Memphis now that the state’s new law placing strict limits on cabaret…

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Added on: 05/07/2023
A Texas hospital’s care for transgender minors is being investigated by state Attorney General Ken Paxton, who said Friday he’s seeking evidence of alleged “potentially illegal activity”…

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Added on: 05/06/2023
05/05/2023
Felipa Deleon Mousseau and Monique “Muffie” Mousseau, who grew up on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, talk about falling in love, and gay people not…

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Added on: 05/05/2023
05/05/2023
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s populist prime minister likened liberalism to a “virus” in an opening speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in the Hungarian capital…

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Added on: 05/05/2023
The Family Research Council has launched a new “Association of Churches and Ministries” dedicated to “impacting the culture with biblical truth.” According to FRC, “The Association of…

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Added on: 05/04/2023
The new City Council will soon have Chicago’s highest-ever representation of lesbian, gay and bisexual alderpeople, offering key opportunities to strengthen the city’s reputation as a beacon…

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Added on: 05/03/2023
Republican lawmakers in Kansas passed a sweeping law last week that will restrict the kinds of public spaces and services transgender and nonbinary Kansans will have access…

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Added on: 05/02/2023
This little tourist town in the Santa Ynez Valley is best known for its Danish windmills, aebleskivers and Viking-themed tchotchkes. In the self-described Danish Capital of America,…

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Added on: 05/01/2023
04/30/2023
Just weeks before stepping foot on Smith College’s campus, Avery finally came to understand something that cast doubt on whether the small women’s college in Northampton, Massachusetts,…

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Added on: 04/30/2023
04/29/2023
Some conservative commentators and celebrities began calling for a boycott of Bud Light after the beer was featured in a social media promotion by a transgender influencer,…