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Added on: 04/21/2019
04/19/2019
A Honduran transgender woman who was detained in a US immigration facility for seven months despite being granted asylum has been released after a legal challenge. Nicole…

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Added on: 04/21/2019
04/19/2019
A pioneering LGBTQ ally and psychiatrist has died at the age of 82. Richard Green was one of the first psychiatrists to speak out against labelling homosexuality…

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Added on: 04/18/2019
04/17/2019
Pete Buttigieg is confronting another sign that his history-making candidacy is rising to the top tier of the Democratic presidential race: protesters. A few anti-LGBT protesters, including…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
When more than 100 members of Congress raised worries in 2014 over plans to include Brunei in a sweeping Pacific trade deal, envoys from the tiny sultanate…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
For transgender people in the U.S. military, April is shaping up to be a bittersweet month. But mostly bitter. Just a few days before the implementation of…

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Added on: 04/13/2019
04/12/2019
When the news broke that Rep. Bella Abzug had introduced a bill to protect lesbian and gay people from discrimination to Congress, David Mixner cut out the…

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Added on: 04/10/2019
04/09/2019
A petition has been signed almost 5,000 times calling for anti-LGBT+ pastor Steven Anderson to be banned from entering Ireland. Anderson—a preacher with the Faithful Word Baptist…

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Added on: 04/09/2019
04/08/2019
More than half of the top 11 most frequently challenged and banned books of 2018 include LGBTQ content, according to a report released Monday by the American…

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Added on: 04/08/2019
04/06/2019
The sound of drums, singing and prayers marks the opening of a powwow in Phoenix on a Saturday afternoon. Marchers carry the flags of the United States…

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Added on: 04/06/2019
04/04/2019
LGBT people are typically depicted as city and coastal dwellers. And those who live in rural America are often characterized as people yearning to escape rural life…

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Added on: 04/04/2019
04/02/2019
With Pete Buttigieg’s campaign saying he raised an impressive $7 million in the first fundraising quarter, the South Bend, Indiana mayor is looking more and more like…

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Added on: 03/31/2019
The sound of drums, singing and prayers marked the opening of a powwow in Phoenix on a Saturday afternoon this month. Marchers carried the flags of the…

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Added on: 03/30/2019
03/27/2019
US Christian right ‘fundamentalists’ linked to the Trump administration and Steve Bannon are among a dozen American groups that have poured at least $50 million of ‘dark…

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Added on: 03/28/2019
The Trump administration’s long-wished-for transgender military ban now is officially – and legally – cleared to proceed. Different variations of the ban have been floating in legal…

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Added on: 03/26/2019
03/26/2019
Nearly 70 percent support nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, though support has fallen since 2015. A majority of Americans across every state and…

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Added on: 03/26/2019
LGBT political movers and shakers were thrilled when Pete Buttigieg won a spot on the debate stage—but say he has to keep impressing them if he wants…

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Added on: 03/26/2019
In the pictures, Jess Enriquez Taylor wears artful makeup and her hair is carefully styled. But her face was bare as she rode the bus toward the…

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Added on: 03/25/2019
Michigan will no longer fund adoption agencies that turn away parents who are LGBT because of religious objections, a move that was part of the terms of…

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Added on: 03/23/2019
03/23/2019
United Airlines will now offer travellers booking flights non-binary gender options for identifying themselves, the airline announced Friday. “United is determined to lead the industry in LGBT…

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Added on: 03/23/2019
03/21/2019
Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló said he will sign an executive order banning so-called gay conversion therapy on minors. Rosselló announced the decision on Wednesday (March 20),…

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Added on: 03/22/2019
03/22/2019
Two students from Blue Springs South High School made a presentation to the city’s Human Relations Commission this week, asking for assistance in lobbying for increased protection…

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Added on: 03/20/2019
03/19/2019
Presidential challenger Cory Booker has pledged to reverse a number of Trump administration policies undermining LGBT+ rights. The Democratic senator, one of 14 candidates who are seeking…

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Added on: 03/20/2019
03/18/2019
The U.S. Supreme Court handed a defeat on Monday to a bed and breakfast owner in Hawaii who turned away a lesbian couple due to her Christian…

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Added on: 03/19/2019
03/18/2019
Emma Haruka Iwao, a queer software engineer at Google, who calculated pi to a new world record, has said that she hopes her achievement will inspire others…

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Added on: 03/16/2019
Members of Fresno’s LGBT community are “outraged” over a plea deal reached with a man charged in the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman nearly four years…

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Added on: 03/15/2019
03/13/2019
This may seem like a strange time to feel optimistic about the future of L.G.B.T. rights in America. But as a queer transgender woman who has spent…

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Added on: 03/12/2019
American contestant Jazell Barbie Royale was crowned “Miss International Queen” in Thailand on Friday at a beauty pageant for transgender women, becoming the first person of colour…

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Added on: 03/12/2019
03/09/2019
Donald Trump has invited Brazil’s anti-LGBT president Jair Bolsonaro to the White House. The far-right Brazilian leader, who holds extreme anti-LGBT beliefs, will meet with Trump at…

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Added on: 03/12/2019
03/07/2019
In 1971, gay couple Michael McConnell and Jack Baker applied for a marriage license from Blue Earth County, Minnesota. The clerk, not realizing one of the individuals…

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Added on: 03/10/2019
Equality Florida, the only statewide LGBT rights group, is sounding an alarm over HB 3, which could threaten local LGBT rights protections if passed. “So House Bill…