North America

LGBT Rights in North America


ADDED ON: 11/22/2018

LGBT Couples With Migrant Caravan Hold Mass Symbolic Wedding at Mexico-U.S. Border Town

After making the arduous journey to the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a caravan of thousands of Central American asylum seekers, at least seven LGBT couples were able to celebrate their love…

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ADDED ON: 11/22/2018

Justin Trudeau Resists GOP Push to Gut LGBT Rights From Trade Deal

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has said that a trade deal with the US should represent “shared values,” as Republicans attempt to strip LGBT+ rights protections from the agreement. 40 US Republican lawmakers…

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ADDED ON: 11/20/2018

Trump’s Mexico-Canada deal hits trouble in Congress over LGBT Language

President Donald Trump may be touting his trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a victory, but emerging complaints from liberals and conservatives are threatening to sink the agreement in Congress. Democrats,…

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ADDED ON: 11/20/2018

Tijuana shelters reaching capacity as migrant caravan continues to stream into border city

Central American migrants continue to make their way toward Tijuana, even as the border city south of San Diego struggles to accommodate the more than 2,000 caravaners who have already arrived. Mexican media has reported that…

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ADDED ON: 11/19/2018

How the Catholic ‘Alt-Right’ Aims to Purge LGBTQ Members from the Church

Websites like Church Militant, LifeSite News and the Lepanto Institute are ratcheting up the rhetoric with personal attacks on supporters of gay Catholics.  The call for action against the "Forces of Organized Perversion"…

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ADDED ON: 11/19/2018

Gay Couple from LGBT Migrant Caravan Marry in Tijuana

A gay couple from an LGBT+ migrant caravan from central America married in an emotional ceremony in Tijuana. Pedro and Erick tied the knot in front of journalists and human rights workers…

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ADDED ON: 11/17/2018

LGBT Migrants Fled Persecution Back Home. Then They Fled the Caravan

For most of the people traveling as part of a thousand-person migrant caravan in the hope of reaching safety at the U.S. border, the group represents their best chance to escape persecution, violence and…

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ADDED ON: 11/16/2018

Trans Day of Remembrance set for Nov. 20

D.C.’s annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, which commemorates the lives of transgender people lost to violence each year, is scheduled to be held Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Metropolitan Community Church of…

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ADDED ON: 11/16/2018

Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Often Begins at Home, With Devastating Consequences

The new movie “Boy Erased”—about a gay teen’s ordeal when forced to attend a “conversion therapy” program—is shining a spotlight on a treatment deemed bogus and harmful by most experts. And new…

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ADDED ON: 11/15/2018

Activists Take Aim at anti-LGBTQ ‘Hate Group,’ Alliance Defending Freedom

Surrounded by the skyscrapers that tower over Times Square, a new billboard went up this week that in large black letters reads: “NO GAYS ALLOWED.” Just below, a smaller message states: “STOP…

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ADDED ON: 11/14/2018

LGBT Veterans Honored at D.C. Wreath Laying Ceremony

Close to 100 people, including LGBT veterans and active duty LGBT service members, assembled at the grave site of gay Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovich in D.C.’s Congressional Cemetery on Sunday to…

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ADDED ON: 11/13/2018

LGBT Migrants Leave Caravan over ‘Discrimination,’ Reach California Border

LGBT members of a caravan of Central American migrants heading toward the U.S. border appear to have reached the California border after leaving the main group behind over alleged discrimination from other…

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