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Added on: 06/11/2019
06/10/2019
Vice President Pence on Monday defended the State Department’s decision to bar U.S. embassies from flying rainbow flags on their flagpoles during LGBT Pride Month, saying that…

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Added on: 06/10/2019
Separate LGBT+ pride marches in the US were disrupted on Saturday, one by a stampede triggered over fears of a shooting and another by one of America’s…

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Added on: 06/09/2019
06/08/2019
On Friday, the Trump Administration was reportedly rejecting requests from U.S. embassies to display the rainbow pride flag on official flagpoles in celebration of Pride Month, according…

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Added on: 06/08/2019
06/07/2019
The journey north for migrants traveling through Mexico carries multiple risks—food insecurity, exposure to elements, assault, injury and more. Traveling with a caravan offers a measure of…

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Added on: 06/07/2019
06/07/2019
Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York’s police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department…

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Added on: 06/07/2019
06/05/2019
YouTube is one of many companies that has given its logo a rainbow-themed makeover to show support for LGBT rights – but, underneath the colourful veneer, a…

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Added on: 06/06/2019
“It’s LGBT Pride Month, but straight people aren’t going to let that stop them. Yesterday, news hit the wires that a group of men referring to themselves…

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Added on: 06/06/2019
06/05/2019
An LGBT tour operator has received death threats and hate messages on social media after launching a holiday to Ethiopia. Chicago-based Toto Tours’ 16-day trip to Ethiopia…

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Added on: 06/05/2019
06/04/2019
June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride-share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets passengers specify their preferred pronouns. In…

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Added on: 06/04/2019
06/03/2019
In the 1960s and ’70s, amid a climate of political upheaval and civil rights activism, LGBT communities across the US were uniting for visibility and change. Events…

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Added on: 06/02/2019
05/31/2019
On Friday, President Trump tweeted a message in support of Pride month, which was breathtakingly disingenuous given his administration’s systematic assault on LGBT rights. After ignoring LGBTQ…

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Added on: 06/02/2019
05/31/2019
The American embassy in South Korea is facing backlash from the country’s conservative and Christian groups for displaying a Pride flag on its building during Pride celebrations…

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Added on: 06/02/2019
06/01/2019
Two rainbow flags were set ablaze outside a New York City LGBTQ bar just as Pride Month festivities were set to get underway, police told NBC New…

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Added on: 05/29/2019
05/28/2019
In the United States, you could count the number of mosques like Masjid al-Rabia on two hands. It’s a small community built on “five pillars of inclusivity,”…

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Added on: 05/26/2019
05/24/2019
Protesters chanting “black trans lives matter” and “we will not be erased” on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United…

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Added on: 05/22/2019
05/21/2019
Michelle “Tamika” Washington, 40, is the fifth transgender person killed in 2019, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) reports. A longtime trans-rights advocate, Washington was fatally shot Sunday…

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Added on: 05/19/2019
Artist Nicolas Gonzalez-Medina spoke out from the stage on Saturday, in front of about 200 people: He’s an undocumented immigrant, living in the United States without government…

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Added on: 05/15/2019
The Trump administration does not support the Equality Act, which the House is expected to take a vote on Friday. “The Trump administration absolutely opposes discrimination of…

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Added on: 05/14/2019
The desperation of daily life in Honduras is driving thousands of people to join other Central American migrants in their long march northward toward what they hope…

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Added on: 05/13/2019
05/09/2019
Democratic lawmakers are trying to make amends for a dark period in U.S. history — when thousands of federal employees were fired or forced to resign between…

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Added on: 05/10/2019
04/10/2019
Pete Buttigieg has focused heavily on his background when stumping across the nation, touting his identity as a younger voice in the Democratic party, a veteran of…

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Added on: 05/08/2019
05/06/2019
First, it was the word “gay.” For decades, conservatives objected to people using the word to describe homosexuality on the grounds that it corrupted a perfectly good…

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Added on: 05/07/2019
A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home in 2016 with the news that a beloved old portrait hanging…

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Added on: 05/05/2019
05/05/2019
An American preacher who says homosexuals should be executed, and who was banned by Dutch authorities last week from entering the Schengen area, still plans to visit…

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Added on: 05/02/2019
President Donald Trump threw asylum seekers and immigration advocates another wrench April 29, proposing new restrictions targeting the United States’ southwestern border. Late Monday, Trump ordered acting…

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Added on: 05/01/2019
04/30/2019
In 2009, Raymond Buckley was the only openly gay state chairman in the Democratic Party. His state, New Hampshire, was one of very few that had passed…

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Added on: 04/30/2019
04/30/2019
Marriott International, among many big corporations, has gone on record in support of the LGBT community. Its CEO, Arne Sorenson, has been one of the most vocal…

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Added on: 04/26/2019
On April 23, the film “Pride” showcased for an audience of approximately 100 people in Flex Theatre in the HUB-Robeson Center at 7 p.m. Directed by Matthew…

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Added on: 04/24/2019
04/23/2019
The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would decide whether the Civil Rights Act of 1964 guarantees protections from workplace discrimination to gay and transgender people…

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Added on: 04/22/2019
04/20/2019
There’s at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America’s largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path…