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Added on: 10/12/2023
Alturi Project Strategist
There is an underreported and counterintuitive effect of denying abortion access: When abortion is safe, legal, and accessible, the abortion rate is typically lower. When abortion is…

Global News

Added on: 10/10/2023
10/09/2023
Staff and congregants at Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ are no strangers to protests. The Oak Lawn church, known as the largest church in the…

Global News

Added on: 10/09/2023
10/08/2023
Women and femmes have long been the LGBTQ+ community’s invisible force, often holding hands on the front lines but never quite making the cut of importance and…

Global News

Added on: 10/07/2023
10/06/2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Oct. 2 rolled out draft guidelines recommending the use of the antibiotic doxycycline as a form of post-exposure…

Global News

Added on: 10/06/2023
10/05/2023
A Wisconsin school district has been granted a temporary restraining order against the leader of a local Gays Against Groomers chapter, following accusations of harassment. A Brown…

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Added on: 10/05/2023
10/04/2023
Political and religious leaders who have long fought to put God and prayer back in schools are seizing on a growing backlash against transgender people to advance…

Global News

Added on: 10/03/2023
10/02/2023
The woman chosen by Gov. Gavin Newsom to replace late Sen. Dianne Feinstein will be the first Black lesbian to serve in Congress in history and the…

Global News

Added on: 09/30/2023
06/29/2023
A federal appeals court on Thursday allowed Tennessee and Kentucky to enforce laws banning gender-affirming medical care for minors, such as puberty blockers, hormones and surgery. By…

Global News

Added on: 09/29/2023
09/28/2023
A family are desperately trying to raise $15,000 to leave Texas as they claim it becomes “more hostile” to the LGBT+ community. They say they hate to…

Global News

Added on: 09/29/2023
When One magazine published its first issue in January 1953, it became the first widely distributed gay publication in the United States. Created by One Inc., the…

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Added on: 09/28/2023
09/26/2023
Sept 26 (Reuters) – A federal judge in Texas ruled on Tuesday that the state’s new law limiting public drag performances was an unconstitutional restriction on speech…

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Added on: 09/26/2023
09/25/2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed several bills over the weekend aimed at bolstering the state’s protections for LGBTQ people, after issuing a controversial veto that was criticized…

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Added on: 09/25/2023
09/24/2023
AYESHA RASCOE, HOST: What is your current gender? And what best represents how you think of yourself? Gay, lesbian, straight, bisexual – or do you prefer a different…

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Added on: 09/25/2023
09/24/2023
PETALING JAYA: The government will not condone excessive action or harassment against those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar…

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Added on: 09/24/2023
09/22/2023
In 2012, an undocumented immigrant from Indonesia named Rio Djiwandana began his studies at Georgetown University. During his first semester, he enrolled in the Deferred Action for…

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Added on: 09/21/2023
09/20/2023
The U.S. Census Bureau asked the Biden administration Tuesday for permission to test questions about sexual orientation and gender identity for people age 15 and above on…

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Added on: 09/20/2023
09/19/2023
San Francisco has become a beacon for many LGBTQ asylum seekers — and the LGBT Asylum Project is meeting the need, having provided legal representation for nearly…

Global News

Added on: 09/18/2023
09/17/2023
A transgender woman won election to a seat on Nashville’s city council, becoming the first openly transgender person to be voted into political office in Tennessee. Olivia Hill, 57,…

Global News

Added on: 09/17/2023
09/16/2023
When Frankie Miranda first heard of the possibility of ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bills in the US, it took him back to his upbringing in Puerto Rico. The…

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Added on: 09/16/2023
09/15/2023
My friend, Harriet Perl, of blessed memory, lived well into her 90s and died in 2013. A life-long lesbian, Harriet had been an L.A. public high school…

Global News

Added on: 09/15/2023
09/14/2023
A gay couple has been awarded $100,000 by a federal jury after a former county clerk refused to give them a marriage license. Kentucky couple David Ermold and…

Global News

Added on: 09/15/2023
09/14/2023
“We’re here to demand that Nigeria release all the detainees and drop all the charges.” On Tuesday, a group of Black American LGBTQ lawmakers protested in front of…

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Added on: 09/14/2023
09/13/2023
TORONTO (AP) — Bayard Rustin, the civil rights activist and primary architect of the 1963 March on Washington, who often worked tirelessly out of the limelight, takes…

Global News

Added on: 09/11/2023
09/10/2023
After using their dead name, the doctor opened the door to greet Leighton Schreyer, who was waiting in the exam room to discuss fertility preservation. The rest of…

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Added on: 09/09/2023
09/08/2023
Referring to the Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE) 2023 model policies for the treatment of transgender students, attorney Wyatt Rolla of the ACLU of Virginia said Governor…

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Added on: 09/08/2023
09/07/2023
MIAMI, Fla. (CITC) — The Miami-Dade County School Board rejected a proposal to recognize October as LGBTQ+ history month at a meeting that lasted until early Thursday morning. The meeting,…

Global News

Added on: 09/06/2023
Assemblymember Matt Haney (D–San Francisco) hosts a press conference to announce that every August hereafter will be known in California as Transgender History Month. California has long…

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Added on: 09/04/2023
Only two states in the nation, Louisiana and Mississippi, have never elected an openly L.G.B.T.Q. lawmaker. Now, there will be only one. On Tuesday, Fabian Nelson won a Democratic…

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Added on: 09/03/2023
09/02/2023
A public county library in Virginia is at risk of shutting down after a group of far-right community members launched a campaign to defund it on accusations…

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Added on: 09/02/2023
09/01/2023
When Jake Kleinmahon and his husband, Tom, decided to move back to New Orleans in 2018, they had plans to live there forever. Kleinmahon, a pediatric cardiologist,…