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Added on: 09/29/2023
When One magazine published its first issue in January 1953, it became the first widely distributed gay publication in the United States. Created by One Inc., the…

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Added on: 09/28/2023
09/26/2023
Sept 26 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Texas ruled on Tuesday that the state’s new law limiting public drag performances was an unconstitutional restriction on speech…

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Added on: 09/26/2023
09/25/2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several bills over the weekend aimed at bolstering the state’s protections for LGBTQ people, after issuing a controversial veto that was criticized…

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Added on: 09/25/2023
09/24/2023
AYESHA RASCOE, HOST: What is your current gender? And what best represents how you think of yourself? Gay, lesbian, straight, bisexual – or do you prefer a different…

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Added on: 09/25/2023
09/24/2023
PETALING JAYA: The government will not condone excessive action or harassment against those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar…

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Added on: 09/24/2023
09/22/2023
In 2012, an undocumented immigrant from Indonesia named Rio Djiwandana began his studies at Georgetown University. During his first semester, he enrolled in the Deferred Action for…

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Added on: 09/23/2023
09/22/2023
Some of the protesters at this week’s march against LGBTQ-inclusive education in Halifax were noted to be wearing visible signs of their Muslim faith. But Syed Adnan…

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Added on: 09/22/2023
09/22/2023
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Local lawyer and former Progressive Conservative leader Ches Crosbie was among the crowds of protesters and counter-protesters at the Confederation Building on Wednesday…

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Added on: 09/21/2023
09/20/2023
The U.S. Census Bureau asked the Biden administration Tuesday for permission to test questions about sexual orientation and gender identity for people age 15 and above on…

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Added on: 09/20/2023
09/19/2023
San Francisco has become a beacon for many LGBTQ asylum seekers — and the LGBT Asylum Project is meeting the need, having provided legal representation for nearly…

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Added on: 09/20/2023
09/19/2023
As more Canadians are faced with the evolving nature of gender identity, gaps in the ways different groups view the subject are growing, according to a recent…

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Added on: 09/19/2023
Younger generations may find it hard to believe that less than 50 years ago LGBTQ Jews in Montreal were denied space at the Jewish community centre—and even…

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Added on: 09/18/2023
09/17/2023
A transgender woman won election to a seat on Nashville’s city council, becoming the first openly transgender person to be voted into political office in Tennessee. Olivia Hill, 57,…

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Added on: 09/17/2023
09/16/2023
When Frankie Miranda first heard of the possibility of ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bills in the US, it took him back to his upbringing in Puerto Rico. The…

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Added on: 09/16/2023
09/15/2023
My friend, Harriet Perl, of blessed memory, lived well into her 90s and died in 2013. A life-long lesbian, Harriet had been an L.A. public high school…

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Added on: 09/16/2023
09/15/2023
Mexican transgender rights activists Kenya Cuevas and Andrea Luna sat in front of their longtime friend Paola Buenrostro’s pink grave in Mexico City. “You don’t have to…

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Added on: 09/15/2023
09/14/2023
A gay couple has been awarded $100,000 by a federal jury after a former county clerk refused to give them a marriage license. Kentucky couple David Ermold and…

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Added on: 09/15/2023
09/14/2023
“We’re here to demand that Nigeria release all the detainees and drop all the charges.” On Tuesday, a group of Black American LGBTQ lawmakers protested in front of…

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Added on: 09/14/2023
09/13/2023
TORONTO (AP) — Bayard Rustin, the civil rights activist and primary architect of the 1963 March on Washington, who often worked tirelessly out of the limelight, takes…

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Added on: 09/12/2023
09/11/2023
The war against queer and trans rights in Canada is ramping up after members of the Conservative Party voted overwhelmingly to advance anti-LGBTQ2S+ policies at their annual…

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Added on: 09/11/2023
09/10/2023
After using their dead name, the doctor opened the door to greet Leighton Schreyer, who was waiting in the exam room to discuss fertility preservation. The rest of…

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Added on: 09/10/2023
Sixty groups forming an Ibero-American Catholic LGBTQ+ network have written to Pope Francis asking for LGBTQ+ people to be directly involved in the Synod assembly next month,…

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Added on: 09/09/2023
09/08/2023
Referring to the Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE) 2023 model policies for the treatment of transgender students, attorney Wyatt Rolla of the ACLU of Virginia said Governor…

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Added on: 09/08/2023
09/07/2023
MIAMI, Fla. (CITC) — The Miami-Dade County School Board rejected a proposal to recognize October as LGBTQ+ history month at a meeting that lasted until early Thursday morning. The meeting,…

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Added on: 09/06/2023
Assemblymember Matt Haney (D–San Francisco) hosts a press conference to announce that every August hereafter will be known in California as Transgender History Month. California has long…

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Added on: 09/04/2023
Only two states in the nation, Louisiana and Mississippi, have never elected an openly L.G.B.T.Q. lawmaker. Now, there will be only one. On Tuesday, Fabian Nelson won a Democratic…

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Added on: 09/03/2023
09/02/2023
A public county library in Virginia is at risk of shutting down after a group of far-right community members launched a campaign to defund it on accusations…

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Added on: 09/02/2023
09/01/2023
When Jake Kleinmahon and his husband, Tom, decided to move back to New Orleans in 2018, they had plans to live there forever. Kleinmahon, a pediatric cardiologist,…

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Added on: 09/01/2023
08/31/2023
Canada has updated its travel advisory to warn LGBTQ residents visiting the United States about local laws and policies that may “infringe on your human rights” amid…

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Added on: 09/01/2023
08/31/2023
Human rights groups are concerned about recent crackdowns targeting LGBTQ people in parts of Africa under laws that restrict their very existence. Police in Nigeria arrested more than 60…