North America

LGBTI Rights in North America


ADDED ON: 09/05/2022

Tijuana’s Gay Men’s Chorus harnessing the power of music to make LGBT community more visible

The chords and notes from the Tijuana Gay Men’s Chorus spilled out from the basement of the red brick Casa de la Cultura and into the still night. The immense border city…

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ADDED ON: 09/04/2022

Doctors already in short supply in Alberta. Now, imagine trying to find one who’s gay

Finding a family doctor is a challenge for most Albertans. The number of physicians in the province taking new patients has dropped by half since 2020. For those who have unique medical…

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ADDED ON: 09/04/2022

Gay man helps queer families fleeing red states with ‘above ground railroad’

A Texas estate agent has developed a programme to help LGBTQ+ homeowners across the US “flee red [Republican] states”. When broker Bob McCranie and his partner bought their first house together in…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2022

EXPLAINER-What is Drag Queen Story Hour and why are the events under attack?

Children's storytime sessions led by drag queens are growing in popularity in countries from the United States to Japan – while fierce opposition campaigns are also gathering pace. Drag Queen Story Hour…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2022

Armed left- and right-wing protesters face off at ‘drag brunch’ in Texas

Right- and leftwing protesters, some heavily armed with semi-automatic rifles, faced off outside a “drag brunch” at a restaurant in Roanoke, Texas, video showed. The standoff on Sunday was filmed by a…

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ADDED ON: 09/01/2022

The secret millions behind Florida religious schools banning gay children

Bill Mutz had served on the board of Lakeland Christian School near Tampa, Florida for more than 20 years. As the mayor of Lakeland and a devout believer himself, he had sent…

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ADDED ON: 08/31/2022

Chinese activist continues fight for LGBTQ, intersex rights from U.S.

Yanhui Peng, co-founder of LGBT Rights Advocacy China, a Chinese advocacy group, in 2014 sought to expose doctors and therapists who practice so-called conversion therapy. He saw an ad on Baidu, a…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2022

Texas Conservatives Mobilize Against New Social Curriculum Adding Gender, LGBT and CRT Ideology

Texas conservatives are revolting over proposed State Board of Education changes that will eliminate edifying the U.S. Constitution and founding principles in some grade levels while including ideologies on white supremacy, LBGT…

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Daniel Arzola – Artivista Mundial

Click for English Daniel Arzola es un “artivista” e inmigrante venezolano queer. Joel Klausler de Alturi conoció a Daniel en Twin Cities Pride y quedó cautivado por su arte. Su conversación se…

ADDED ON: 08/29/2022

‘Straight Pride’ rocked by violence as Proud Boys and LGBTQ+ protesters clash

A “Straight Pride” event organised by an anti-LGBTQ+ and anti-abortion group ended in violence when the few dozen participants clashed with LGBTQ+ counter-protesters. Police wearing tactical riot gear arrested three people and detained…

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ADDED ON: 08/26/2022

Nebraska school officials close newspaper after LGBTQ issue

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — Administrators at a Nebraska school shuttered the school’s award-winning student newspaper just days after its last edition that included articles and editorials on LGBTQ issues, leading press freedom…

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ADDED ON: 08/26/2022

LGBT migrants receiving ‘humanitarian parole’ at California port of entry

SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — About 120 asylum-seekers who are members of the LGBT community are being allowed into the U.S. on a daily basis. Enrique Lucero, the director of the Migrant Affairs…

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