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Added on: 12/31/2023
12/30/2023
It’s been a big year for history-making events in the LGBTQ+ community. There were notable firsts in the U.S. Senate, at the Grammy and Tony awards, in…

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Added on: 12/31/2023
12/30/2023
As 2024 draws near, LGBTQ+ activists are taking stock of a traumatic year for the queer community. Lawmakers across the country introduced hundreds of anti-LGBTQ+ laws, with…

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Added on: 12/30/2023
12/29/2023
Ohio’s Republican governor has vetoed legislation that would have barred transgender youth from receiving gender-affirming care, he said Friday. Signing the bill would “be saying that the…

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Added on: 12/30/2023
12/29/2023
Every once in a while, the right in the U.S. can’t help but look longingly at countries where repression of LGBTQ is a matter of law. But…

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Added on: 12/29/2023
12/28/2023
A new study from the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy at the UCLA School of Law finds the LGBTQ+ population in…

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Added on: 12/28/2023
12/27/2023
SÃO PAULO – Catholic members of LGBT+ communities in Latin America have welcomed a new Vatican declaration on the possibility of blessings for same-sex couples, including in…

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Added on: 12/27/2023
12/26/2023
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida announced the arrest of a man who allegedly used the alias Larry on the gay dating and hookup app Grindr…

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Added on: 12/26/2023
12/25/2023
A journalist asked Florida Governor Ron DeSantis directly how he would feel if one of his kids came out as gay or trans. The question came up…

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Added on: 12/25/2023
12/24/2023
Kentucky’s version of a “Don’t say gay” law is creating many problems for LGBTQ+ students — and the parents and teachers who want to support them, numerous…

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Added on: 12/24/2023
12/23/2023
With Uganda’s controversial Anti-Homosexuality Act being challenged in court, Biden-Harris administration officials are vowing to continue holding the African nation accountable, even as the United States simultaneously…

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Added on: 12/24/2023
12/23/2023
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a Seattle hospital to hand over records regarding gender-affirming treatment potentially given to children from Texas, according to court filings that…

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Added on: 12/23/2023
12/22/2023
A Massachusetts police chief apologized after an officer searched a middle school for a copy of “Gender Queer: A Memoir,” an illustrated book on gender identity that…

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Added on: 12/22/2023
12/21/2023
A quarter of Methodist congregations in the U.S. are leaving the United Methodist Church as one of the country’s largest Protestant denominations wrestles with issues of sexuality and…

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Added on: 12/21/2023
12/20/2023
It has been 70 years since the Lavender Scare, when thousands of gay people in the US government were fired or forced to resign from their jobs….

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Added on: 12/20/2023
12/19/2023
On the very same day the Pentagon announced in September it was taking steps to help LGBTQ veterans, Marine Corps vet Donnie Ray Allen was taking a…

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Added on: 12/19/2023
12/18/2023
Erik Lundstrom was about 14 when he secretly purchased the coming-of-age novel “Rainbow Boys” and hid it in his room, waiting until he was alone to become…

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Added on: 12/17/2023
12/16/2023
The United States is witnessing a concerning decline in public support for LGBTQ+ rights, marking a departure from the previous trend of increasing acceptance. The 2023 American…

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Added on: 12/16/2023
12/15/2023
One-hundred LGBTQ Muslims gathered for a jummah prayer for Palestine in front of the Stonewall National Monument on Friday to demonstrate that there is “no pride in…

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Added on: 12/15/2023
12/14/2023
A 25-year-old gay man who has been living and working in Edmonton since 2018 is concerned for his safety because he’s being deported back to Uganda. The man,…

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Added on: 12/12/2023
12/11/2023
Discord has expanded its Hateful Conduct Policy to explicitly include prohibitions against misgendering and deadnaming in a policy update. Accompanying this policy update, Discord has also implemented…

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Added on: 12/11/2023
12/10/2023
The National Defense Authorization Act for 2024, encompassing an $886 billion defense policy, has marked a pivotal moment in Congress, particularly regarding LGBTQ-related issues, as most of Republicans’…

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Added on: 12/10/2023
12/8/2023
In a fundraising email to supporters on Thursday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis bashed President Joe Biden for saluting the gay Pride flag and falsely accused “radical liberal…

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Added on: 12/08/2023
12/07/2023
The first openly two-spirit Miss Eeyou Eenou Iskwaau (MEEI) in northern Quebec says they didn’t feel welcome to attend a regional pageant to crown their replacement and…

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Added on: 12/07/2023
12/06/2023
KAMPALA, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Uganda’s government on Wednesday denounced the United States’ expansion of visa restrictions against its officials, accusing Washington of pushing an “LGBT agenda”…

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Added on: 12/06/2023
Hundreds of youth dressed as their authentic selves laughed, danced and watched Indigenous drag performers at a night celebrating queer joy last May. It was exactly the…

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Added on: 12/05/2023
Nineteen states, including Nebraska, joined last week to oppose a proposed federal rule that aims to protect LGBTQ youth in foster care and provide them with necessary…

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Added on: 12/04/2023
12/03/2023
In a photo series titled “DESPERATE BELONGING,” one of the images features a figure in a qipao and black heels standing expressionless on the sidewalk of a…

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Added on: 12/02/2023
A tight-knit community in San Francisco has suddenly found itself divided over the ongoing conflict in Gaza, leaving some feeling cut off from the support of their…

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Added on: 11/30/2023
Ian Lundy
Alturi Contributor
The Event I was due to give a history lecture about Indigenous LGBTQ and Two-Spirit history on June 2, 2023. I was excited to do it, despite…

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Added on: 11/29/2023
Several families are suing to stop Iowa’s new law that bans books from school libraries, forbids teachers from raising LGBTQ+ issues and forces educators in some cases…