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ADDED ON: 07/21/2021

California appellate court rules Trans pronouns law violates freedom of speech

The State of California Third District Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that a state statute requiring nursing home staff to use the correct pronouns for trans and nonbinary patients is a…

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ADDED ON: 07/20/2021

ACLU files suit over Montana transgender birth certificate law

The ACLU of Montana filed a lawsuit against the state, seeking to challenge a recently passed birth certificate law that it alleges makes it "difficult, if not impossible" for people to change…

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ADDED ON: 07/18/2021

Protests over transgender rights at LA spa turn violent

Police arrested several dozen people and fired non-lethal projectiles to disperse an unruly crowd on Saturday after a dueling protest over transgender rights at a Los Angeles spa turned violent. The protests…

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ADDED ON: 07/17/2021

New York City Hospitals Prohibit Unnecessary Intersex Surgeries

New York City Health & Hospitals, the largest public healthcare system in the United States, has instituted a policy to defer all medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children. The move is a…

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ADDED ON: 07/16/2021

These 15 Historical Examples Of LGBTQ Culture Around The World You Might Not Have Known About

Nonbinary Vikings - Viking imagery in contemporary culture is heavily associated with stereotypes surrounding masculinity; long-haired, heavily muscled warriors are used to sell everything from beer to sports. While gender boundaries were…

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ADDED ON: 07/16/2021

At the Tenacious Unicorn Ranch, trans farmers raise alpaca, patrol for threats

WESTCLIFFE, Colorado, July 16 (Reuters) - The ranch hand walks along rocky ground, the beam of her flashlight cutting through the moonlit night. She holds a shotgun loosely at her side during…

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ADDED ON: 07/16/2021

Cornell University study on impact of discrimination on LGBTQ of color

ITHACA, NY. – Cornell University’s What We Know Project in conjunction with a coalition of leading LGBTQ rights groups last month published a comprehensive curation of data on studies that chart the…

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ADDED ON: 07/15/2021

American LGBTQ+ Museum coming to N.Y.C.’s oldest museum as part of expansion

New York’s oldest museum will soon expand to incorporate a museum dedicated to LGBTQ history. Representatives for the New-York Historical Society, established in 1804, announced earlier this month that the museum will…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2021

The fight to save one of America’s last lesbian bars: ‘We’re like an endangered species’

There are only 21 lesbian bars remaining in the US – a vertiginous drop from 200 in the 1980s. The much-loved Cubbyhole is one of them. Everyone at the Cubbyhole has an…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2021

U.S. concerned by reports of China LGBTQI Plus social media curbs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it was concerned about reports that China had restricted use of social media accounts of LGBTQI Plus student groups and non-governmental organizations.…

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ADDED ON: 07/04/2021

Gay couple wins case against florist after Supreme Court rejects appeal

Over the objections of three conservative justices, the US Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a Washington State flower shop that violated state anti-discrimination law by refusing to serve a…

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ADDED ON: 07/03/2021

In Mexico, transgender politicians make strides

Salma Luévano was arrested for publicly identifying herself as transgender in provincial Mexico in 1985. Now she is set to take office as a member of Congress It has been a long…

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