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Added on: 12/24/2023
12/23/2023
With Uganda’s controversial Anti-Homosexuality Act being challenged in court, Biden-Harris administration officials are vowing to continue holding the African nation accountable, even as the United States simultaneously…

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Added on: 12/24/2023
12/23/2023
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a Seattle hospital to hand over records regarding gender-affirming treatment potentially given to children from Texas, according to court filings that…

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Added on: 12/23/2023
12/22/2023
A Massachusetts police chief apologized after an officer searched a middle school for a copy of “Gender Queer: A Memoir,” an illustrated book on gender identity that…

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Added on: 12/22/2023
12/21/2023
A quarter of Methodist congregations in the U.S. are leaving the United Methodist Church as one of the country’s largest Protestant denominations wrestles with issues of sexuality and…

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Added on: 12/21/2023
12/20/2023
It has been 70 years since the Lavender Scare, when thousands of gay people in the US government were fired or forced to resign from their jobs….

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Added on: 12/20/2023
12/19/2023
On the very same day the Pentagon announced in September it was taking steps to help LGBTQ veterans, Marine Corps vet Donnie Ray Allen was taking a…

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Added on: 12/19/2023
12/18/2023
Erik Lundstrom was about 14 when he secretly purchased the coming-of-age novel “Rainbow Boys” and hid it in his room, waiting until he was alone to become…

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Added on: 12/17/2023
12/16/2023
The United States is witnessing a concerning decline in public support for LGBTQ+ rights, marking a departure from the previous trend of increasing acceptance. The 2023 American…

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Added on: 12/16/2023
12/15/2023
One-hundred LGBTQ Muslims gathered for a jummah prayer for Palestine in front of the Stonewall National Monument on Friday to demonstrate that there is “no pride in…

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Added on: 12/12/2023
12/11/2023
Discord has expanded its Hateful Conduct Policy to explicitly include prohibitions against misgendering and deadnaming in a policy update. Accompanying this policy update, Discord has also implemented…

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Added on: 12/11/2023
12/10/2023
The National Defense Authorization Act for 2024, encompassing an $886 billion defense policy, has marked a pivotal moment in Congress, particularly regarding LGBTQ-related issues, as most of Republicans’…

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Added on: 12/10/2023
12/8/2023
In a fundraising email to supporters on Thursday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis bashed President Joe Biden for saluting the gay Pride flag and falsely accused “radical liberal…

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Added on: 12/07/2023
12/06/2023
KAMPALA, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Uganda’s government on Wednesday denounced the United States’ expansion of visa restrictions against its officials, accusing Washington of pushing an “LGBT agenda”…

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Added on: 12/06/2023
Hundreds of youth dressed as their authentic selves laughed, danced and watched Indigenous drag performers at a night celebrating queer joy last May. It was exactly the…

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Added on: 12/05/2023
Nineteen states, including Nebraska, joined last week to oppose a proposed federal rule that aims to protect LGBTQ youth in foster care and provide them with necessary…

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Added on: 12/04/2023
12/03/2023
In a photo series titled “DESPERATE BELONGING,” one of the images features a figure in a qipao and black heels standing expressionless on the sidewalk of a…

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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…

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Added on: 11/30/2023
Ian Lundy
Alturi Contributor
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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…