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Added on: 04/19/2024
04/18/2024
Jules was driving to their friend’s house in St. Petersburg, Florida, last year when a police officer pulled them over for a busted taillight. Jules wondered if…

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Added on: 04/17/2024
04/16/2024
A federal appeals court struck down a West Virginia law that barred transgender athletes from competing on girls’ and women’s sports teams in public schools and colleges….

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Added on: 04/16/2024
04/15/2024
The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let a Republican-backed law in Idaho that criminalizes gender-affirming care for transgender minors broadly take effect after a federal judge…

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Added on: 04/15/2024
04/14/2024
Over the weekend in Denton, the North Texas Fair and Rodeo hosted a groundbreaking event—a gay rodeo show that drew crowds from all over the state. The Texas Gay…

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Added on: 04/13/2024
Today, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed SB 233, which, if enacted, would ban crucial, medically necessary health care for transgender youth. This is the latest anti-LGBTQ bill…

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Added on: 04/10/2024
Everywhere is Queer, founded by Charlie Sprinkman, is linking people to LGBTQ+ owned businesses with a new mobile app, making finding local community more accessible. There are…

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Added on: 04/09/2024
04/08/2024
Fifty years ago, the nation’s psychiatrists effectively put gay people’s mental health — and their very place in society — to a vote. Five months prior, on…

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Added on: 04/08/2024
04/07/2024
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Students and teachers can discuss sexual orientation and gender identity in Florida classrooms, provided it’s not part of instruction, under a settlement reached…

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Added on: 04/07/2024
The Ugandan court that endorsed the nation’s 2023 “Kill the Gays” law drew inspiration from the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022 decision overturning its previous Roe v. Wade…

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Added on: 04/07/2024
04/06/2024
Former first lady Melania Trump will be headlining a Mar-a-Lago fundraiser later this month for Log Cabin Republicans, the largest organization representing LGBT conservatives in the United…

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Added on: 04/06/2024
04/05/2024
Former First Lady Melania Trump is set to make a rare campaign appearance during a fundraiser for the Log Cabin Republicans, according to Politico. Log Cabin Republicans…

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Added on: 04/06/2024
04/05/2024
The ripple effects of Dobbs continue to emerge in unexpected places — and to threaten other civil liberties. Yesterday, Uganda’s constitutional court, the country’s second-highest judicial body,…

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Added on: 04/03/2024
04/02/2024
Wisconsin’s Democratic Gov. Tony Evers rejected a proposal Tuesday to ban transgender student-athletes from competing on sports teams consistent with their gender identity, calling the Republican-led legislation…

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Added on: 04/02/2024
As millions celebrated Easter this weekend, the Biden administration was criticized by many on social media, including several Republican politicians, for supposedly disrespecting the Christian holiday. The…

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Added on: 04/01/2024
The capital city of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran, announced in early March that transgender people should not appear in popular sections of the metropolis. The Tehran…

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Added on: 04/01/2024
03/31/2024
Republicans, led by Donald Trump, are sounding off on Joe Biden after he issued a statement recognising Trans Visibility Day becasue it happened to coincide with Easter Sunday this…

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Added on: 03/31/2024
03/30/2024
President Joe Biden has officially proclaimed March 31 – which, this year, is also Easter Sunday – as Transgender Day of Visibility. He reaffirmed his administration’s commitment…

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Added on: 03/30/2024
03/29/2024
Sacramento is a sanctuary city for transgender people following the City Council’s unanimous vote Tuesday night. While California was already a sanctuary state, the city’s resolution, which…

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Added on: 03/28/2024
03/27/2024
WASHINGTON | The U.S. National Security Council met with Ugandan LGBTQ rights activist Frank Mugisha on Monday, according to a spokesperson who reaffirmed America’s opposition to civil…

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Added on: 03/27/2024
03/26/2024
Even as people fight for justice, some cries remain unheard and voices unanswered. In American society, many of these lost voices belong to the incarcerated, who are…

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Added on: 03/26/2024
03/25/2024
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, signed a law last week that includes a mandate for the state’s public schools to teach LGBTQ history, as red and…

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Added on: 03/25/2024
03/24/2024
A settlement has been reached in court between the State of Florida and parents, teachers, students and advocacy groups that challenged what has been called by opponents…

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Added on: 03/25/2024
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STRENGTH In 2023, Pew Research reported on voter participation, or lack thereof, in the 2018, 2020, and 2022 United States elections. What stands out is that people…

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Added on: 03/24/2024
03/23/2024
Advocates for LGBTQ+ rights expressed outrage following an announcement that no criminal charges will be filed against the Oklahoma teens involved in a high school bathroom fight…

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Added on: 03/23/2024
A bill that could lead to LGBTQ youth being placed in families with moral or religious objections to their sexual orientation or gender identity was approved by…

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Added on: 03/22/2024
A niche policy rider that House Republicans tucked into text for the final appropriations legislation has fanned culture war flames heading into a critical vote on Friday. Among the provisions included…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
There’s a reason the American Right pursues a politics of moral panic. While the irrational and conspiratorial beliefs that accompany this fear-mongering are false, that’s a feature rather…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
Inside one of the many skyscrapers in the center of Manhattan, James Martin heads to his office at America, the Jesuit magazine where he is an editor. Martin’s…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
Ruth Schmidt said it’s been a couple of months since she was fired from her position as a senior director at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena. The…

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Added on: 03/18/2024
03/17/2024
MADISON, Wis. — During Women’s History Month, Violet LaClair, a nursing assistant at UW Health, reflected on her journey towards acceptance and fulfillment in her career. LaClair’s role…