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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…

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Added on: 01/20/2024
01/20/2024
A YouTube star has told furious homophobes to “grow up” after receiving backlash for sharing his wife’s artwork. YouTuber and game developer Karl Schecht, better known as…

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Added on: 01/18/2024
01/17/2024
The mass shooter who killed five at a Colorado LGBT nightclub in 2022 now faces dozens of federal hate crime charges, court documents show. Anderson Aldrich is…

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Added on: 01/18/2024
01/17/2024
For the third time in the last year, the Supreme Court unexpectedly turned away a case asking it to diminish the rights of young transgender Americans in much of the…

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Added on: 01/17/2024
01/16/2024
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined for now to weigh in on the contentious issue of bathroom access for transgender students by rejecting an Indiana school district’s…

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Added on: 01/16/2024
After years of experience working in the male-dominated carpentry industry, Kate Wilton and Greer Roberts — who both identify as queer — decided to create their own,…

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Added on: 01/16/2024
LGBTI groups protested at Mexico’s National Palace on Monday, in response to the death of activist and politician Samantha Fonseca, the fourth trans woman murdered in the…

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Added on: 01/14/2024
01/13/2024
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has come under scrutiny for criticizing US President Joe Biden’s economic policies, specifically targeting federal spending on promoting transgender rights in Bangladesh. However,…

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Added on: 01/14/2024
A gay employee of Global Affairs Canada posted in China, who travelled to the U.S. for the birth of his child through surrogacy, will have those expenses…

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Added on: 01/13/2024
01/12/2024
West Virginia State Sen. Michael Azinger (R) introduced a slew of anti-transgender bills on Wednesday, including one that would ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth and one…

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Added on: 01/12/2024
01/12/2024
A second transgender woman’s attempt to run for public office in Ohio was challenged under a decades-old law that requires candidates to disclose previous legal names on election…

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Added on: 01/10/2024
01/09/2024
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador apologized Tuesday following accusations of misgendering a transgender legislator. “I want to … offer an apology to a colleague who identifies…

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Added on: 01/10/2024
01/09/2024
Space Force Col. Bree Fram, a distinguished transgender service member, advocate, and rocket scientist, recently faced a barrage of online attacks following a derogatory post by Chaya…

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Added on: 01/09/2024
01/08/2024
A lawsuit to block enforcement of Louisiana’s new ban on transgender health care procedures for anyone under 18 was announced Monday by LGBTQ+ advocates. The lawsuit was…

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Added on: 01/08/2024
01/07/2024
The Osage singer-songwriter Marx Cassity released their new album, “2Sacred,” on Nov. 5 as a response to a 3-year-old statistic of 33% of Native queer youth attempting…

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Added on: 01/07/2024
01/06/2024
The United States said on Friday it was troubled by comments from Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye, who last week called on citizens of the small African country…

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Added on: 01/06/2024
01/05/2024
Monasteries on Mount Athos, an important Orthodox Christian spiritual centre for centuries, have denied that the Archbishop Elpidophoros of America’s visit to the monestaries was canceled because…

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Added on: 01/06/2024
01/05/2024
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) has signed an executive order banning hospitals in the state from performing gender-affirming surgeries on minors. The ban went into effect immediately,…

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Added on: 01/04/2024
01/03/2024
At least 510 anti-LGBTQ bills were introduced in state legislatures across the United States last year — a new record, according to American Civil Liberties Union data as…

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Added on: 01/03/2024
01/02/2024
United States President Joe Biden has officially removed Uganda and three other African countries from the beneficiaries of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa), effectively ending…

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Added on: 01/03/2024
01/02/2024
Former Kentucky clerk Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to LGBTQ+ couples in 2015. Nearly a decade later, she’s facing $360,000 in damages and attorney fees….

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Added on: 01/02/2024
Enforcement of binary gender norms has led to unwanted medical interventions on intersex and cisgender children. In 1976, a woman from Roanoke, Virginia, named Rhoda received a…

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Added on: 01/02/2024
01/01/2024
US lawmakers are embroiled in a contentious debate over Uganda’s anti-gay legislation, highlighting the intricate dance between human rights advocacy, international relations, and the respect for national…

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Added on: 01/02/2024
A recent Ontario court ruling signals people using dangerous anti-LGBTQ slurs can’t hide behind certain free speech protections to shield themselves from legal accountability, a lawyer for…