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Added on: 02/10/2024
02/09/2024
LGBTQ+ advocates have settled with the city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, terminating an anti-queer ordinance that banned all events — including drag shows, pride celebrations and parades —…

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
Located in the suburbs of Tijuana, Mexico, the Casa Arco Iris migrant shelter is unassuming. That’s on purpose. Not so long ago, its exterior was graffitied with a homophobic slur….

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Added on: 02/08/2024
02/07/2024
As federal lawmakers consider tougher restrictions for asylum-seekers, we hear from two migrants fleeing homophobic violence. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Later today, the Senate is set to vote on that…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
02/06/2024
The National LGBTQ Task Force announced on Tuesday that long-time transgender rights activist and community leader Kris Hayashi has joined the organization as its director of advocacy…

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Added on: 02/06/2024
Gov. Kim Reynolds’ new attempt to enforce conservative values in Iowa, introducing a bill that would define the words “sex,” “man” and “woman” in state law, has…

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Added on: 02/03/2024
02/02/2024
Kentucky legislators passed some of the nation’s worst anti-LGBTQ+ laws in 2023. Alongside bans on gender-affirming care for minors and bans on teaching LGBTQ+ topics in public…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Tennessee Republican introduced legislation proposing a bill of rights for individuals who received gender reassignment surgeries and later wish to detransition. Republican Caucus Chair…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
01/30/2024
Florida will no longer allow transgender people to change the sex on their state driver’s license to reflect their gender identity, a policy change that muddles whether…

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Added on: 01/30/2024
01/29/2024
On a gray afternoon last June, the school board in Glendale, California, was preparing to make what was once a routine vote to honor June as LGBTQ+…

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Added on: 01/29/2024
Several Republican legislators from Michigan and Ohio were recorded in an online forum planning to try to ban trans health care for everyone, regardless of age. The discussion was hosted…

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Added on: 01/28/2024
01/27/2024
Closeted men who have sex with men were less likely to get vaccinated or treated for Mpox than those who were out, according to a new study….

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Added on: 01/27/2024
01/26/2024
The Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA) filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday against the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in which they are asking the VA…

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Added on: 01/26/2024
01/25/2024
The US swimmer Lia Thomas, who rose to global prominence by becoming the first transgender athlete to win a NCAA college title, is taking legal action in…

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Added on: 01/26/2024
01/25/2024
Nearly a third, or 28%, of Gen Z adults in the United States identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, a larger share than older generations,…

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Added on: 01/25/2024
Nearly two-thirds of Latinx LGBT immigrants without Green Cards live in poverty. A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that there are…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
01/22/2024
Non-binary marathon runner Cal Calamia made headlines last year when they became the first winner of the New York City Marathon’s non-binary division – but he’s still…

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Added on: 01/22/2024
01/22/2024
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced proposals this month that transgender advocates say could block access to gender-affirming care provided by independent clinics and general practitioners, leaving thousands…

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Added on: 01/21/2024
01/20/2024
Spoutible, an emerging social media platform launched last February as an alternative to X, has joined a growing number of platforms that have banned content promoting so-called…

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Added on: 01/20/2024
01/20/2024
A YouTube star has told furious homophobes to “grow up” after receiving backlash for sharing his wife’s artwork. YouTuber and game developer Karl Schecht, better known as…

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Added on: 01/18/2024
01/17/2024
The mass shooter who killed five at a Colorado LGBT nightclub in 2022 now faces dozens of federal hate crime charges, court documents show. Anderson Aldrich is…

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Added on: 01/18/2024
01/17/2024
For the third time in the last year, the Supreme Court unexpectedly turned away a case asking it to diminish the rights of young transgender Americans in much of the…

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Added on: 01/17/2024
01/16/2024
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined for now to weigh in on the contentious issue of bathroom access for transgender students by rejecting an Indiana school district’s…

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Added on: 01/16/2024
After years of experience working in the male-dominated carpentry industry, Kate Wilton and Greer Roberts — who both identify as queer — decided to create their own,…

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Added on: 01/14/2024
01/13/2024
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has come under scrutiny for criticizing US President Joe Biden’s economic policies, specifically targeting federal spending on promoting transgender rights in Bangladesh. However,…

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Added on: 01/13/2024
01/12/2024
West Virginia State Sen. Michael Azinger (R) introduced a slew of anti-transgender bills on Wednesday, including one that would ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth and one…

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Added on: 01/12/2024
01/12/2024
A second transgender woman’s attempt to run for public office in Ohio was challenged under a decades-old law that requires candidates to disclose previous legal names on election…

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Added on: 01/10/2024
01/09/2024
Space Force Col. Bree Fram, a distinguished transgender service member, advocate, and rocket scientist, recently faced a barrage of online attacks following a derogatory post by Chaya…

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Added on: 01/09/2024
01/08/2024
A lawsuit to block enforcement of Louisiana’s new ban on transgender health care procedures for anyone under 18 was announced Monday by LGBTQ+ advocates. The lawsuit was…

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Added on: 01/08/2024
01/07/2024
The Osage singer-songwriter Marx Cassity released their new album, “2Sacred,” on Nov. 5 as a response to a 3-year-old statistic of 33% of Native queer youth attempting…

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Added on: 01/07/2024
01/06/2024
The United States said on Friday it was troubled by comments from Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye, who last week called on citizens of the small African country…