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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…

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Added on: 01/06/2024
01/05/2024
Monasteries on Mount Athos, an important Orthodox Christian spiritual centre for centuries, have denied that the Archbishop Elpidophoros of America’s visit to the monestaries was canceled because…

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Added on: 01/06/2024
01/05/2024
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) has signed an executive order banning hospitals in the state from performing gender-affirming surgeries on minors. The ban went into effect immediately,…

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Added on: 01/04/2024
01/03/2024
At least 510 anti-LGBTQ bills were introduced in state legislatures across the United States last year — a new record, according to American Civil Liberties Union data as…

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Added on: 01/03/2024
01/02/2024
United States President Joe Biden has officially removed Uganda and three other African countries from the beneficiaries of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa), effectively ending…

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Added on: 01/03/2024
01/02/2024
Former Kentucky clerk Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to LGBTQ+ couples in 2015. Nearly a decade later, she’s facing $360,000 in damages and attorney fees….

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Added on: 01/02/2024
Enforcement of binary gender norms has led to unwanted medical interventions on intersex and cisgender children. In 1976, a woman from Roanoke, Virginia, named Rhoda received a…

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Added on: 01/02/2024
01/01/2024
US lawmakers are embroiled in a contentious debate over Uganda’s anti-gay legislation, highlighting the intricate dance between human rights advocacy, international relations, and the respect for national…

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Added on: 01/02/2024
12/31/2023
Seattle has canceled a proposed plan to build a playground at a nude beach following backlash from the city’s LGBTQ+ community. As The Seattle Times reported, funding…

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Added on: 01/02/2024
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Minneapolis mourns artist Robert Skafte, a gay, queer dancer whose light shines no longer. On Friday, December 8, 2023, a suspect senselessly and lethally attacked Robert while…

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Added on: 12/31/2023
12/30/2023
It’s been a big year for history-making events in the LGBTQ+ community. There were notable firsts in the U.S. Senate, at the Grammy and Tony awards, in…

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Added on: 12/31/2023
12/30/2023
As 2024 draws near, LGBTQ+ activists are taking stock of a traumatic year for the queer community. Lawmakers across the country introduced hundreds of anti-LGBTQ+ laws, with…

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Added on: 12/30/2023
12/29/2023
Ohio’s Republican governor has vetoed legislation that would have barred transgender youth from receiving gender-affirming care, he said Friday. Signing the bill would “be saying that the…

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Added on: 12/30/2023
12/29/2023
Every once in a while, the right in the U.S. can’t help but look longingly at countries where repression of LGBTQ is a matter of law. But…

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Added on: 12/29/2023
12/28/2023
A new study from the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy at the UCLA School of Law finds the LGBTQ+ population in…

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Added on: 12/27/2023
12/26/2023
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida announced the arrest of a man who allegedly used the alias Larry on the gay dating and hookup app Grindr…

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Added on: 12/26/2023
12/25/2023
A journalist asked Florida Governor Ron DeSantis directly how he would feel if one of his kids came out as gay or trans. The question came up…

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Added on: 12/25/2023
12/24/2023
Kentucky’s version of a “Don’t say gay” law is creating many problems for LGBTQ+ students — and the parents and teachers who want to support them, numerous…

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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…