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Added on: 05/17/2019
05/16/2019
Mexican singer and actor Vicente Fernandez said in a recent interview he refused a liver transplant fearing the donor was gay, or a drug addict, causing controversy….

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Added on: 05/15/2019
The Trump administration does not support the Equality Act, which the House is expected to take a vote on Friday. “The Trump administration absolutely opposes discrimination of…

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Added on: 05/14/2019
The desperation of daily life in Honduras is driving thousands of people to join other Central American migrants in their long march northward toward what they hope…

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Added on: 05/13/2019
05/09/2019
Democratic lawmakers are trying to make amends for a dark period in U.S. history — when thousands of federal employees were fired or forced to resign between…

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Added on: 05/13/2019
05/10/2019
The internet has sent a picture of LGBTI Mexicans, purportedly arrested for homosexuality in 1935, viral in the past few days. The photo belongs to the collection…

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Added on: 05/12/2019
Mexico’s Supreme Court asked the state of Jalisco on Wednesday to grant a new birth certificate to a resident there to reflect the fact the person changed…

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Added on: 05/10/2019
04/10/2019
Pete Buttigieg has focused heavily on his background when stumping across the nation, touting his identity as a younger voice in the Democratic party, a veteran of…

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Added on: 05/08/2019
05/06/2019
First, it was the word “gay.” For decades, conservatives objected to people using the word to describe homosexuality on the grounds that it corrupted a perfectly good…

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Added on: 05/07/2019
A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home in 2016 with the news that a beloved old portrait hanging…

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Added on: 05/05/2019
05/05/2019
An American preacher who says homosexuals should be executed, and who was banned by Dutch authorities last week from entering the Schengen area, still plans to visit…

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Added on: 05/02/2019
President Donald Trump threw asylum seekers and immigration advocates another wrench April 29, proposing new restrictions targeting the United States’ southwestern border. Late Monday, Trump ordered acting…

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Added on: 05/01/2019
04/30/2019
In 2009, Raymond Buckley was the only openly gay state chairman in the Democratic Party. His state, New Hampshire, was one of very few that had passed…

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Added on: 04/30/2019
04/30/2019
Marriott International, among many big corporations, has gone on record in support of the LGBT community. Its CEO, Arne Sorenson, has been one of the most vocal…

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Added on: 04/27/2019
04/25/2019
A new space in downtown Regina will be a hub for queer and trans youth — one that organizers hope will help combat problems like depression and…

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Added on: 04/26/2019
On April 23, the film “Pride” showcased for an audience of approximately 100 people in Flex Theatre in the HUB-Robeson Center at 7 p.m. Directed by Matthew…

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Added on: 04/24/2019
04/23/2019
The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would decide whether the Civil Rights Act of 1964 guarantees protections from workplace discrimination to gay and transgender people…

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Added on: 04/22/2019
04/20/2019
There’s at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America’s largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path…

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Added on: 04/22/2019
A transgender woman made her first public comments Saturday, a week after she was attacked by a large group in east Oak Cliff. Edward Dominic Thomas was…

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Added on: 04/21/2019
04/20/2019
Converse has unveiled its Pride collection for 2019 and we couldn’t be happier to finally see the flag that represents the transgender community be included in the…

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Added on: 04/21/2019
04/19/2019
A Honduran transgender woman who was detained in a US immigration facility for seven months despite being granted asylum has been released after a legal challenge. Nicole…

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Added on: 04/21/2019
04/19/2019
A pioneering LGBTQ ally and psychiatrist has died at the age of 82. Richard Green was one of the first psychiatrists to speak out against labelling homosexuality…

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Added on: 04/19/2019
04/17/2019
Thousands of Mexicans living with HIV or at risk of infection could be left without life-saving services after the government changed the way it funds treatment, according…

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Added on: 04/18/2019
04/17/2019
Pete Buttigieg is confronting another sign that his history-making candidacy is rising to the top tier of the Democratic presidential race: protesters. A few anti-LGBT protesters, including…

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Added on: 04/17/2019
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A new dollar coin designed to commemorate 50 years of homosexual rights has sparked a dual backlash — from both members of Canada’s LGBT community and from…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
04/12/2019
OutSaskatoon says $1.1 million in new federal funding to provide support for LGBT people, particularly youth, who are survivors of gender-based violence will help the organization make…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
When more than 100 members of Congress raised worries in 2014 over plans to include Brunei in a sweeping Pacific trade deal, envoys from the tiny sultanate…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
For transgender people in the U.S. military, April is shaping up to be a bittersweet month. But mostly bitter. Just a few days before the implementation of…

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Added on: 04/14/2019
04/11/2019
The cancellation of an LGBT Pride festival in Edmonton, Canada is both shocking and cause for concern. It comes in the same year that Pride festivals around…

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Added on: 04/13/2019
04/12/2019
When the news broke that Rep. Bella Abzug had introduced a bill to protect lesbian and gay people from discrimination to Congress, David Mixner cut out the…

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Added on: 04/12/2019
04/10/2019
Two city councillors and the mayor of Castlegar have condemned controversial comments made during a question period at last week’s televised council meeting. During question period, resident…