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ADDED ON: 10/05/2022

Challenge to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law Thrown Out by Judge

A federal court in Florida dismissed a challenge to the state’s “don’t say gay” law last week, but left open the possibility the case could be refiled in the future. In a…

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ADDED ON: 10/05/2022

Chinese LGBTQ-plus couples are getting married virtually through weddings hosted in Utah

Chinese LGBTQ-plus couples are using digital technology to circumvent China’s non-recognition of same-sex marriages. Since 2021, around 200 Chinese and Hong Kong couples have tied the knot via virtual weddings hosted in…

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ADDED ON: 10/04/2022

Transgender Guatemalan woman’s deportation case to get U.S. Supreme Court review

The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that it will take up a transgender Guatemalan woman's bid to avoid being deported after a U.S. immigration board said she did not prove that…

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ADDED ON: 10/03/2022

A Portland initiative to help unhoused LGBTQ people is facing backlash

The American Rescue Plan provided more than $5 billion for housing and services for homeless people, and cities are using that money in a variety of ways. In Portland, Ore., a cluster…

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ADDED ON: 10/03/2022

Scottish pro Zander Murray inspires fellow soccer player to come out as gay

Two weeks after making headlines as the first-ever senior Scottish pro soccer player to come out as gay, Zander Murray is revealing the impact his courageous decision has had on at least…

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ADDED ON: 10/03/2022

A trans woman made a map of affirming clinics. Hateful people turned it into a hit list

When transgender activist Erin Reed first started transitioning, she found it difficult to locate gender-affirming health centers that provide informed consent around hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and its effects. So, as an…

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ADDED ON: 10/02/2022

Religious Freedom vs. Gay Rights: Why mainstream Jewish groups didn’t defend Yeshiva University

The latest exchange in the ongoing battle between Yeshiva University and the YU Pride Alliance, a student LGBTQ club, allowed for at least a temporary ceasefire between the two sides. But the…

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ADDED ON: 10/02/2022

Tennessee GOP urges pediatric clinic to stop providing gender-affirming surgeries

A group of GOP lawmakers in Tennessee sent a letter Wednesday to Vanderbilt University Medical Center calling on the hospital’s Pediatric Transgender Clinic — the only one of its kind in the…

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ADDED ON: 09/28/2022

Cardinals Cupich, Dolan blast HHS plan to require transgender procedures over religious objections

Two of America’s most prominent Roman Catholic leaders — Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich and New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan — said Tuesday that a Biden administration proposal to require Catholic hospitals to…

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ADDED ON: 09/25/2022

The Most Dominant Toxic Election Narratives Online

Ballot mules. Poll watch parties. Groomers. These topics are now among the most dominant divisive and misleading narratives online about November’s midterm elections, according to researchers and data analytics companies. On Twitter,…

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ADDED ON: 09/23/2022

In a political first, two gay candidates face off in congressional election

A historic number of LGBTQ candidates will appear on ballots across the country in November. At least 1,095 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people have run or are still running for…

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ADDED ON: 09/21/2022

Michigan Senate passes resolution condemning state’s controversial LGBTQ teacher training videos

In the first Senate session day since July, a resolution voted along party lines condemning controversial Michigan Department of Education (MDE) teacher training videos was adopted in the Michigan Senate Monday, Sept.…

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