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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…

World Voices

Added on: 11/30/2023
Ian Lundy
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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…

Global News

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…

Global News

Added on: 11/28/2023
11/27/2023
The Iranian LGBTQ+ community has long been kept invisible by mainstream overseas Iranian opposition, but a US LGBTQ+ award to exiled Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi seems to…

Global News

Added on: 11/28/2023
11/27/2023
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Andy Ogles (R-Tenn) have introduced bicameral legislation that would ban all federal government employees and federally funded entities from using anything…

Global News

Added on: 11/27/2023
11/26/2023
The owner of an Omaha, Nebraska apartment complex has painted the building rainbow at the request of his three daughters, ages five, seven, and nine. While his daughters…

Global News

Added on: 11/26/2023
11/25/2023
A progressive poll found most voters don’t believe state legislatures have the right to ban abortion or gender-affirming care. The Data For Progress think tank surveyed more…

Global News

Added on: 11/25/2023
11/24/2023
Transgender orthodoxy may soon become a litmus test for parenthood, according to the logic of a new policy working its way through the Department of Health and…

Global News

Added on: 11/24/2023
11/23/2023
(CNN) — Mike Johnson, the new speaker of the House, voiced support for revisiting Supreme Court decisions that struck down restrictions on the use of contraception, barred…

Global News

Added on: 11/22/2023
11/21/2023
A Florida Republican wants to expand the some of the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” gender identity restrictions into the Sunshine State’s workplaces. On Tuesday, Florida state Rep….

Global News

Added on: 11/21/2023
11/20/2023
Eddie Ashley was looking for a hookup. So like countless others on a Saturday night in New York City, he went to The Ritz, a gay bar…

Global News

Added on: 11/20/2023
Juan A. Reynoso, whose Ipai-Kumeyaay name is ‘nemuuly’ (neh-mool), is a two-spirit storyteller, advocate and educator who helps run the nonprofit The Queer Sol Collective and also…

Global News

Added on: 11/18/2023
11/17/2023
The first time Toni Atkins acted as the governor of California, she used her powers to honor the passing of San Diego Padres baseball player Tony Gwynn…

Global News

Added on: 11/18/2023
11/17/2023
Reviews of two LGBTQ+-styled nutcracker ornaments sold by Target have become deeply polarized after a Fox News report—but seemingly not because of the culture war over inclusive…

Global News

Added on: 11/17/2023
The fiscal year 2024 appropriations process has been littered with anti-LGBTQ attacks. Republican members of the House of Representatives have inserted anti-LGBTQ provisions into all 12 of…

Global News

Added on: 11/16/2023
11/15/2023
House Speaker Mike Johnson sits on the board of a Christian publishing house that suggested getting “monkeypox” was “an inevitable and appropriate penalty” for being gay and…

Global News

Added on: 11/15/2023
Thirty-two activists from around the world attended the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Global Innovative Advocacy Summit that took place [Oct. 31 – Nov. 3] in Washington, D.C….

Global News

Added on: 11/14/2023
11/13/2023
A United Nations committee says it is “deeply concerned” about numerous U.S. human and civil rights abuses in a new report, including the ongoing rise in state-level…

Global News

Added on: 11/13/2023
11/12/2023
Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley took a firm stand on the House floor last Monday against a Republican-led housing appropriations bill that omitted critical support for The Pryde, an LGBTQ+…

Global News

Added on: 11/12/2023
11/11/2023
The Trevor Project, a national suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth, announced it is leaving X, formerly known as Twitter, because of “increasing hate…

Global News

Added on: 11/11/2023
11/10/2023
Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey, a Democrat who became the nation’s first openly gay governor when he admitted to having an extramarital affair with a male…

Global News

Added on: 11/10/2023
In its review of the United States’ record on civil and political rights, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) condemned a flood of discriminatory state legislation…

Global News

Added on: 11/08/2023
11/07/2023
SAGE, the largest advocacy organization for LGBTQ older people since 1978, has celebrated the launch of a new community center for LGBTQ seniors in the Bronx. SAGE…

Global News

Added on: 11/07/2023
11/06/2023
William “Bill” Schultz has more than 23 years experience in law enforcement, has led innovations in the Fort Lauderdale Police Department (FLPD), and is a proud member…

Global News

Added on: 11/06/2023
11/05/2023
As the White House implements a new strategy (first announced in June) to address anti-LGBTQ+ violence and discriminatory laws, Admiral Rachel Levine, assistant secretary for health at…

Global News

Added on: 11/04/2023
11/03/2023
“Dear younger JR. Becoming the best you will take time and understanding. That knot in your stomach — the one that makes you feel confused, isolated, lost…

Global News

Added on: 11/04/2023
11/03/2023
With climbing global temperatures increasing the risk of weather-related disasters fivefold in the last fifty years, it’s safe to say that climate change is affecting everyone. However,…

Global News

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,…

Global News

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…

Global News

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…