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Added on: 07/02/2019
When the Storybook Pride Prom for LGBT teens in Jacksonville, Fla., was canceled after online conservative backlash, a local church made sure the story had a happy…

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Added on: 07/01/2019
06/29/2019
Glaad almost died in 2014. After years of fighting homophobic news coverage and working to bring about inclusion in the entertainment industry, the L.G.B.T. advocacy organization found…

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Added on: 06/30/2019
06/29/2019
For better or worse, iconic “gayborhoods” are getting way more expensive, pricing out LGBT people in the process. Neighborhoods such as San Francisco’s Castro district or New…

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Added on: 06/30/2019
06/30/2019
The Mexican LGBT community showed this Saturday how much it has advanced in demanding its rights with a huge march in the capital of a country where…

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Added on: 06/29/2019
06/25/2019
Death threats force a Chicago-based gay tour group to cancel an upcoming trip to Ethiopia. “One of the emails was you cannot come here you are not…

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Added on: 06/26/2019
06/25/2019
The gay bar is in trouble. Fifty years after the Stonewall Inn in New York became the symbol for a new wave of gay activism, the three…

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Added on: 06/25/2019
In another example of cross-fertilization between right-wing movements in the Americas and Europe, Tradition, Family and Property helped fund and train activists in the Netherlands who created…

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Added on: 06/25/2019
06/24/2019
Young people are often assumed to be progressive, especially when it comes to gay rights. But a new study reveals that acceptance of the LGBTQ community by…

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Added on: 06/23/2019
06/23/2019
The world has been transformed in many ways in the 50 years since the uprising at the Stonewall Inn, with major shifts in the past decade alone…

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Added on: 06/23/2019
06/22/2019
As the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean, dozens of queer Liberians and their friends and family gathered on a stretch of beach outside Monrovia, the West…

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Added on: 06/22/2019
06/21/2019
The Senate voted to confirm a Trump-appointed federal judge with a long history of anti-LGBTQ statements to a lifetime appointment Wednesday. The Senate voted to confirm Matthew…

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Added on: 06/20/2019
06/19/2019
A rainbow flag sways in the wind outside a pink two-story house in an out-of-the-way Juarez neighborhood. Inside, 38 men and boys tell jokes, try on new…

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Added on: 06/18/2019
06/18/2019
When Josh Howard began working on his documentary The Lavender Scare, way back in 2009, America was a very different place – not least for its LGBT…

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Added on: 06/17/2019
06/17/2019
The construction wasn’t quite finished on the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s new Anita May Rosenstein Campus in mid-May. There was still caution tape on some of the…

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Added on: 06/16/2019
06/14/2019
It took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department (NYPD) finally apologized for the infamous 1969 raid on the Stonewall gay…

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Added on: 06/16/2019
06/13/2019
A church sermon by a sheriff’s detective is being investigated after it called LGBT+ people to be arrested and executed. The Knox County Attorney General’s Office is…

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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,”…