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ADDED ON: 06/19/2021

Two Trans Women Elected to Congress for First Time in Mexico’s History

For the first time in the country’s history, two trans women have been elected to Congress in Mexico. Maria Clemente Garcia and Salma Luevano are members of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s…

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ADDED ON: 06/19/2021

Pride Exhibit Debuts on White House Ground Floor

The White House partnered with the Smithsonian Institution for an exhibit that displays information on LGBTQ+ history and features photos, documents, and memorabilia. The exhibit is on the Ground Floor Corridor of…

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ADDED ON: 06/18/2021

Supreme Court sides with Catholic adoption agency that refuses to work with LGBT couples

The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a unanimous defeat to LGBT couples in a high-profile case over whether Philadelphia could refuse to contract with a Roman Catholic adoption agency that says its…

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ADDED ON: 06/17/2021

Mexico’s Wild Ride to Marriage Equality

Twenty of Mexico's 31 states and the federal capital Mexico City have marriage equality and same-sex couples can marry in the other 11 states if they go to a federal judge and…

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ADDED ON: 06/17/2021

I’m a gay, Christian pediatrician and have no doubt: Jesus would reject anti-trans laws

“What would Jesus do?” This slogan has been used by Christians for decades, serving as a reminder to act in the way Jesus did (and would today) by showing love, mercy, compassion…

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ADDED ON: 06/16/2021

Canada’s LGBTQ population now 1 million — but hate crimes are rising too: Statistics Canada

Canada is now home to about one million people who identify as members of the LGBTQ community, with people under the age of 25 accounting for a disproportionately large share of the…

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ADDED ON: 06/15/2021

Brooklyn Liberation March Brings Attention to Trans Youth

For a second consecutive year, a large crowd of people donning white shirts marched in the historic Brooklyn Liberation demonstration — and this time the focus was placed squarely on transgender youth.…

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ADDED ON: 06/14/2021

In US, wave of anti-transgender legislation casts shadow on Pride Month festivities

It’s Pride Month, and gay Americans should have a lot to celebrate: A new president who has pledged to advocate for LGBTQ people, an easing of a pandemic that has disrupted their…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2021

Transgender athletes fight Florida’s new ban

They’ve spent months in limbo, anxiously waiting to figure out how they would be able to celebrate Pride Month 2021. They could emerge from more than a year of isolation to celebrate…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2021

LGBTQ activists react to Justice Department defense of Title IX religious exemption

LGBTQ advocates are criticizing the Justice Department for a court filing in which the DOJ wrote it would "vigorously" defend a religious exemption that allows federally funded religious colleges and universities to…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2021

Manitoba gay couple lose fight to have 1974 marriage validated

A gay Winnipeg couple have lost their fight to have their marriage of nearly five decades registered by the province of Manitoba. Chris Vogel and Richard North got married in 1974, becoming…

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ADDED ON: 06/09/2021

FIRST GAY BLACK MAN ELECTED IN TEXAS, BEATS ANTI-LGBT INCUMBENT

Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, a high school math teacher and graduate student who has lived in San Antonio since 2013, beat his former boss and incumbent in the runoff race for the San Antonio…

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