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Added on: 11/03/2023
Edythe Eyde was a secretary at RKO Studios in 1947 when she found she had time on her hands and made a groundbreaking decision. While at work,…

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Added on: 11/02/2023
11/02/2023
Fierce opposition from conservative lawmakers is casting doubt on the future of PEPFAR, the U.S. government’s most successful global-health program, which was set up two decades ago…

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Added on: 11/01/2023
10/31/2023
Two congressional Democrats put forth the first-ever resolution recognizing October 26 as Intersex Awareness Day. The resolution, introduced by U.S. Rep. Becca Balint (D-Vt.) and Mark Pocan…

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Added on: 11/01/2023
10/31/2023
Tijuana officials said they will consider a proposal to create a “Pink Zone” in the downtown area that will include at least 10 bars and clubs catering…

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Added on: 10/31/2023
10/30/2023
Former US president Donald Trump has pledged to defund schools teaching critical race theory and “transgender insanity” if he is re-elected in 2024. At a rally in…

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Added on: 10/30/2023
10/29/2023
When Pidgeon Pagonis was born in a Chicago hospital 37 years ago, her doctors saw something that alarmed them. “I was born looking female on the outside,”…

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Added on: 10/28/2023
10/27/2023
After this year’s record high of legislative attacks on LGBTQ+ rights, transgender youth across the U.S. are being impacted by adopted policies. The Gulf Coast has the…

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Added on: 10/27/2023
10/26/2023
The unexpected elevation of fourth-term Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana to speaker of the House on Wednesday swiftly prompted unforgiving criticism and fresh scrutiny on the once…

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Added on: 10/25/2023
10/24/2023
Government officials and non-profit leaders held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 24 to celebrate the completion of a supportive housing development in Harlem with services for homeless…

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Added on: 10/25/2023
The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) hosted a virtual Climate Change Forum on October 21, for Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Métis citizens, their families and allies. Featuring a…

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Added on: 10/24/2023
10/23/2023
Brennen Yonnie can imagine his future wedding. It takes place on a clear fall day on a mountain on the Navajo reservation, where he and the man…

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Added on: 10/23/2023
Georgia state employees and their families who are insured by the Georgia State Health Benefit Plan can access transgender-related health care after the state agreed to a…

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Added on: 10/22/2023
10/21/2023
The official trailer for Netflix’s eagerly-anticipated Bayard Rustin biopic starring Fear the Walking Dead‘s Colman Domingo has finally landed – and the civil rights activist’s identity as…

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Added on: 10/21/2023
10/20/2023
In response to increasing attacks on transgender communities in the U.S., the Hawai‘i Department of Health recently released its “Statement on Transgender Rights and Public Health.” In…

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Added on: 10/18/2023
The energy and determination were evident, demonstrating that, through unity and collective action, challenges can be overcome to create a more inclusive and respectful society….

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Added on: 10/17/2023
10/16/203
Anti-LGBTQ hate crimes rose sharply in 2022, jumping more than 19 percent over 2021, according to the FBI’s annual crime report released Monday. More than 11,600 hate…

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Added on: 10/16/2023
10/15/2023
Alexis Perkins thought her OB-GYN’s office in Atlanta would be just the place to get a prescription for the type of drug that reduces a person’s risk…

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Added on: 10/14/2023
On the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington this summer, a few Black queer advocates spoke passionately before the main program about the ongoing struggle for…

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Added on: 10/13/2023
It’s been 25 years since Matthew Shepard, a gay 21-year-old University of Wyoming student, died six days after he was savagely beaten by two young men and tied…

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Added on: 10/12/2023
10/11/2023
GRAPEVINE, Texas — High school teacher Em Ramser felt her stomach drop when she noticed an empty seat in her second-period English class one morning in January…

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Added on: 10/12/2023
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There is an underreported and counterintuitive effect of denying abortion access: When abortion is safe, legal, and accessible, the abortion rate is typically lower. When abortion is…

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Added on: 10/11/2023
Kuujjuaq, an Inuit town in northern Quebec, has been hosting 2SLGBTQ+ pride parades for the past few years – but Two-Spirit youth from the community say a…

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Added on: 10/10/2023
10/09/2023
Staff and congregants at Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ are no strangers to protests. The Oak Lawn church, known as the largest church in the…

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Added on: 10/09/2023
10/08/2023
Women and femmes have long been the LGBTQ+ community’s invisible force, often holding hands on the front lines but never quite making the cut of importance and…

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Added on: 10/07/2023
10/06/2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Oct. 2 rolled out draft guidelines recommending the use of the antibiotic doxycycline as a form of post-exposure…

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Added on: 10/06/2023
10/05/2023
A Wisconsin school district has been granted a temporary restraining order against the leader of a local Gays Against Groomers chapter, following accusations of harassment. A Brown…

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Added on: 10/05/2023
10/04/2023
Political and religious leaders who have long fought to put God and prayer back in schools are seizing on a growing backlash against transgender people to advance…

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Added on: 10/03/2023
10/02/2023
The woman chosen by Gov. Gavin Newsom to replace late Sen. Dianne Feinstein will be the first Black lesbian to serve in Congress in history and the…

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Added on: 09/30/2023
06/29/2023
LGBTQ pride groups in northwestern Ontario are calling for an urgent meeting with Conservative MP Eric Melillo over what they’re calling transphobic policy resolutions passed by the…

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Added on: 09/30/2023
06/29/2023
A federal appeals court on Thursday allowed Tennessee and Kentucky to enforce laws banning gender-affirming medical care for minors, such as puberty blockers, hormones and surgery. By…