North America

LGBTI Rights in North America


ADDED ON: 09/17/2018

5 Things You Need to Know about One of the Anti-LGBT Movement’s Biggest Events: The ‘Value Voter Summit’

One of the most powerful anti-LGBT hate groups, the Family Research Council (FRC), is getting ready for its annual gathering in the nation’s capital. Thousands of supporters and partner organizations are gearing…

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ADDED ON: 09/17/2018

Judge Rules Against Faith-based Agency in Landmark Case over Lgbt and Religious Rights

A federal judge Friday in Michigan allowed a lawsuit to move forward that experts say impacts faith-based charities across the country that provide adoption services as well as LGBT couples seeking to…

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ADDED ON: 09/16/2018

Christian Right Looking to Putin’s Russia to Save Christianity from the Godless West

At a gathering of some of the world’s most virulent opponents of LGBT equality, Russian conservative activist Dmitry Komov warned of the destructive agenda underlying the spread of liberal values. The West,…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2018

Muslim Council Asks Government to Stop Evangelical Preacher With Links to Trump Visiting UK

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has called on the Home Office to stop an evangelical preacher from the US coming to the UK. Franklin Graham, the son of the evangelist Billy Graham, is linked to Donald…

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ADDED ON: 09/07/2018

Conversion Therapy Ban Coming to Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia will move to ban conversion therapy — a widely discredited and controversial treatment designed to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity. Both Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservatives and the NDP introduced bills Friday at…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2018

Apple Blocks the Gay Pride Watch Face in Russia

Russia continues to heavily discriminate against the LGBT community, and Apple has quietly complied and blocked its rainbow Gay Pride watch face for any Apple Watches linked to an iPhone with its…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2018

Conference to Empower LGBT+ Community in Mexico’s Workplace

The Mexican Federation of Entrepreneurs (FME) LGBT + held the fourth international conference Empower LGBT + 2018, which brought together corporate, entrepreneur, organizations, government and diverse talent to present conferences and workshops…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2018

Conversion Therapy Bill Dies at the Hand of Gay Politician in California

Democratic Assemblymember Evan Low unexpectedly withdrew his support yesterday for his own conversion therapy bill. It would have made the fraudulent practice illegal for adults in California. And now the religious right is…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2018

We Cannot Forget Jamel Myles’ Name – His Death Must Move Us All To Work Harder For LGBTI Equality

Last Thursday Jamel Myles took his own life in his family home in Colorado. He was nine-years-old. It had only been four days since he started in the fourth grade. Over the summer…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2018

Pioneering Gay Pastor, Who Called for Church to Welcome LGBTI People in 1960s, Dies Aged 95

Robert Wood, who called on churches to welcome gay people in the 1960s, has died aged 95. Wood passed away at his home in New Hampshire on August 19, his friend Rejean Blanchette, who cared…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2018

How a Rainbow-colored Armband Led to a Soccer Riot

A year ago, soccer player Guram Kashia lay in bed filled with fear and anxiety while facing social media threats, denouncements, political commentary and protests from a small pocket of people in…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2018

How Are Queer Musicians Subverting Religious Oppression? By Spinning It into Perfect Pop

Anti-queer messages of hatred and disapproval, spread via religion, have inevitably shaped the way society – devout or not – sees the LGBTQ+ community. But animosity is often the greatest catalyst for…

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