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Added on: 05/28/2024
05/27/2024
The federal government in 2020 and 2023 changed who it said could safely donate organs and blood, reducing the restrictions on men who have had sex with…

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Added on: 05/27/2024
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fuller Theological Seminary, an evangelical school in Pasadena, California, is deliberating whether to become more open to LGBTQ+ students who previously faced possible…

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Added on: 05/26/2024
05/25/2024
Listen, we’re big fans of underrated and lesser-known LGBTQ+ fictional characters here at Them, but we have to be the bearer of bad news: despite what Google’s…

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Added on: 05/26/2024
05/25/2024
R. Derek Black’s coming out story is complicated. As a child, Black came out to the world as a white nationalist on the syndicated daytime talk program…

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Added on: 05/25/2024
05/24/2024
Minnesota has banned book bans, making it illegal for libraries to remove titles based on ideology. Democratic Gov. Tim Walz signed HF3782 into law last week, which…

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Added on: 05/24/2024
05/23/2024
Her message? “Don’t be weak and gay.” In turn, the response on social media was strong and decidedly gay. Valentina Gomez, one of eight Republican candidates in the…

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Added on: 05/22/2024
05/21/2024
A Donald Trump-appointed federal judge in Alabama has threatened to jail several prominent LGBTQ+ civil rights lawyers involved in a long-running forum-shopping dispute. U.S. District Judge Liles…

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Added on: 05/21/2024
05/20/2024
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case about a Maryland school district’s policies to support transgender students and when parents may challenge…

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Added on: 05/19/2024
05/18/2024
The U.S. State Department on Friday issued a worldwide caution security alert, saying it is aware of increased potential for foreign terrorist organization-inspired violence against LGBTQ+ people…

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Added on: 05/18/2024
05/17/2024
A federal appeals court rejected a bid from a group of Maryland parents to require Montgomery County Public Schools to allow them to opt their children out…

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Added on: 05/17/2024
05/16/2024
GABORONE (Reuters) – President Ian Khama of Botswana said on Tuesday he had ordered the arrest and deportation of U.S. pastor Steven Anderson, who was banned from…

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Added on: 05/15/2024
05/14/2024
Eighteen Republican-led states sued the Biden administration late Monday over new federal guidance that aims to protect transgender Americans from workplace discrimination. In a lawsuit filed against…

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Added on: 05/14/2024
05/13/2024
In the bucolic, and conservative, small town of Broadview Heights, Ohio — south of Cleveland, north of Akron and right next door to the spectacular Cuyahoga Valley…

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Added on: 05/13/2024
05/12/2024
Like any competitive swimmer, Meghan Cortez-Fields knows how high the stakes can be in a sport where mere hundredths of a second can mean the difference between…

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Added on: 05/12/2024
05/11/2024
Former President Trump said Friday he would roll back transgender student protections enacted last month by the Biden administration “on day one” of his presidency if he…

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Added on: 05/12/2024
The Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration had a homecoming in the San Francisco Bay Area in an effort to drum up support and talk about its…

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Added on: 05/11/2024
05/10/2024
In a revealing new memoir titled The Klansman’s Son: My Journey from White Nationalism to Antiracism, R. Derek Black, once known as a figurehead of American white…

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Added on: 05/09/2024
05/08/2024
The largest scouting organisation in the US announced on Tuesday (7 May) that it will change its name to Scouting America as part of an initiative to…

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Added on: 05/08/2024
05/07/2024
Seven more Republican-led states sued Tuesday to challenge a new federal regulation that seeks to protect the rights of transgender students in the nation’s schools. Republican plaintiffs…

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Added on: 05/07/2024
05/06/2024
Reducing barriers to comprehensive and affirming health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) populations requires physicians to receive LGBTQI+ health content during undergraduate…

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Added on: 05/05/2024
05/04/2024
Members of the Austin City Council voted Thursday afternoon to approve offering some protections to local transgender people seeking gender-affirming care, though it may lead to more…

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Added on: 05/04/2024
05/03/2024
Aetna has agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the health insurer of discriminating against LGBTQ+ customers in need of fertility treatment. Under the deal announced Friday,…

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Added on: 05/02/2024
United Methodist delegates in the US repealed their church’s longstanding ban on LGBT clergy with no debate on Wednesday, removing a rule forbidding “self-avowed practising homosexuals” from…

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Added on: 05/01/2024
Annie Clark
Alturi Contributor
In 2013, Uganda passed one of the harshest anti-LGBTQ laws in the world. Under the Anti-Homosexuality Act, which took effect in February 2014, conduct between same-sex individuals…

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Added on: 05/01/2024
04/30/2024
Several Republican state attorneys general are challenging a federal regulation that seeks to protect the rights of transgender students in the nation’s schools by banning blanket policies…

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Added on: 04/30/2024
04/29/2024
A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that state health insurance plans must provide coverage for gender-affirming care in North Carolina and West Virginia. Trans advocates say…

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Added on: 04/29/2024
04/28/2024
A Massachusetts-based pro-Palestinian drag event for children from two weeks ago has drawn international criticism, according to global media reports from the last week. Drag queens were recorded encouraging young…

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Added on: 04/28/2024
04/27/2024
The Biden administration announced a new rule Friday expanding safeguards against potential discrimination of gay and transgender Americans seeking medical care, in a reversal of Trump-era limitations…

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Added on: 04/27/2024
04/26/2024
Erik Beda’s mere existence is practically a death sentence in Russia. He’s transgender, which is illegal and considered an act of terror in the country. “There is…

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Added on: 04/27/2024
04/26/2024
On Friday, the Biden administration released its final Title IX rules, which include protections for LGBTQ+ students by clarifying that Title IX forbids discrimination based on sexual…