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Added on: 08/27/2023
A judge on Friday ruled against Texas’ ban on gender-affirming health care for minors while a separate judge in Missouri let a similar ban take effect, jumbling…

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Added on: 08/26/2023
08/25/2023
August 28 will mark the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. During that march, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. declared his…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 08/23/2023
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Africa The World Population Review provides metrics for tracking laws impacting sexual orientation and gender identity globally. Our World in Data offers data on extreme poverty by…

Global News

Added on: 08/22/2023
08/21/2023
Every year, the University of Victoria’s Transgender Archives attract visitors from all over the world looking to study and learn from its history. The archives are the…

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Added on: 08/22/2023
08/21/2023
To the outrage of national Republicans, the California GOP is trying to broaden its appeal by removing language opposing abortion and critical of same-sex marriage from its…

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Added on: 08/21/2023
08/21/2023
CNN — A Southern California clothing store owner was shot and killed after an argument about a rainbow Pride flag hanging outside her business, police said, as the LGBTQ+ community continues…

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Added on: 08/19/2023
08/18/2023
Kelly Lamrock, New Brunswick’s Child and Youth Advocate, has completed his scathing review of Premier Blaine Higgs’ Progressive Conservative government’s changes to Policy 713, which is supposed…

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Added on: 08/19/2023
08/18/2023
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), an LGBTQ+ nonprofit organisation, revealed in data analysis published on Wednesday (16 August) that almost 80 per cent of LGBTQ+ adults feel…

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Added on: 08/17/2023
08/16/2023
During a church meeting, 97 per cent of the attending representatives indicated their support for leaving the United Methodist Church (UMC). The reason for their leave is…

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Added on: 08/16/2023
A Pride event held in Maskwacis last month shows support is building across the community, organizers say. Local advocate Chevi Rabbit noted the event was put on…

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Added on: 08/16/2023
States that declared themselves refuges for transgender people have essentially issued an invitation: Get your gender-affirming health care here without fearing prosecution at home. Now that bans…

Global News

Added on: 08/14/2023
08/13/2023
MONTREAL, Aug. 13, 2023 /CNW/ – Breaking down barriers, addressing all forms of discrimination, and empowering 2SLGBTQI+ communities help create a stronger, more diverse and inclusive society. Today,…

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Added on: 08/14/2023
08/13/2023
Over 7,000 people attended the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) 114th National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts from July 26 to August 1. Along…

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Added on: 08/13/2023
08/13/2023
A same-sex couple from Toronto took on Italy’s ruling right-wing political party and won after a moving image of their first moments with their newborn son was…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 08/13/2023
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Changing Legal Landscape  It has scarcely been eight years since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, but recent legislation has dramatically changed LGBTQIA+ rights for the worse,…

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Added on: 08/13/2023
08/12/2023
A federal court judge is considering issuing an injunction to halt Georgia’s new transgender health law until a trial can determine if it’s constitutional. That law prohibits…

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Added on: 08/12/2023
08/11/2023
When Jodi Jeloudov walked into the West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs center for her monthly doctor’s appointment this summer, she felt on edge. For eight years, she…

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Added on: 08/08/2023
08/07/2023
In a victory for LGBTQ rights, a broad swath of the U.S. population of gay and bisexual men Monday became newly able donate blood, thanks to the…

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Added on: 08/07/2023
08/06/2023
As night fell in southern Brooklyn on Aug. 4, a crowd of people equipped with pictures and Rainbow Flags swarmed the Brooklyn gas station where an out…

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Added on: 08/06/2023
08/05/2023
A 17-year-old male has been charged with murder as a hate crime in the stabbing death in New York City of a man who was dancing at…

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Added on: 08/05/2023
08/04/2023
The American Academy of Pediatrics reaffirmed on Thursday its existing policy supporting gender-affirming care for transgender youth, but the group also plans to conduct an additional review…

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Added on: 08/04/2023
08/03/2023
Gay Games organizers in Guadalajara say that the games will go on in the Mexican city this November, regardless of historic-low registration numbers. It is, for the…

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Added on: 08/03/2023
08/02/2023
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Wednesday its first-ever LGBTQI+ inclusive development policy, which will guide the agency’s inclusion of LGBTQ+ rights support in…

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Added on: 08/02/2023
08/01/2023
Republican presidential candidate Mike Pence said that if he wins the White House he would ban transgender people from the military again. Pence was speaking to reporters…

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Added on: 07/31/2023
07/28/2023
(NewsNation) — A Texas church was firebombed Sunday, weeks after it was the subject of an anti-LGBTQ Christian YouTuber’s video, according to multiple news reports. Community Unitarian Universalist Church in…

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Added on: 07/30/2023
07/28/2023
Of the 20 states restricting gender-affirming hormone therapy, nearly half are being challenged in federal court. At the heart of these lawsuits is this question: Do bans…

Global News

Added on: 07/29/2023
When AJ DePre, a trans rights organizer, heard that a House subcommittee was holding a hearing about “The Dangers and Due Process Violations of ‘Gender-Affirming Care,’” on…

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Added on: 07/27/2023
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University Medical Center is being sued by its transgender clinic patients, who accuse the hospital of violating their privacy by turning their records…

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Added on: 07/26/2023
07/25/2023
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is being sued by its transgender clinic patients, who accuse the hospital of violating their privacy by turning their records over to Tennessee’s…

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Added on: 07/25/2023
07/24/2023
A conservative school board in southern California reversed course and approved a social studies curriculum that references gay rights activist Harvey Milk, after Gov. Gavin Newsom threatened…