North America

LGBTI Rights in North America


ADDED ON: 07/03/2018

Why the Supreme Court Opening Could Affect Gay Marriage as Well as Abortion

In the week since Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his retirement, the future of Roe v. Wade has dominated the conversation among both liberals and conservatives, becoming a flash point in the partisan…

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ADDED ON: 07/02/2018

Mexico’s New President (And What He Means for the Future of LGBT Rights)

The president-in-waiting, commonly referred to as AMLO, has been deemed a staunch populist seeking to end years of corruption, violence and inequity in Mexico. However, he has received criticism for his nationalist…

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ADDED ON: 07/01/2018

Thousands Celebrate Pride Day Across Latin America, Caribbean

Thousands of members of the LGBT community marched to celebrate International LGBT Pride Day Saturday with participants in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean taking to the streets to demand…

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ADDED ON: 07/01/2018

Anti-LGBTQ Campaign to Force Transgender Discrimination Onto the Ballot Fails in Montana

Today news broke that opponents of LGBTQ equality in Montana failed to submit the necessary number of signatures to qualify a discriminatory anti-transgender ballot measure proposed for the November 2018 election. The…

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ADDED ON: 07/01/2018

US Ambassador to Host Surprise LGBT Event

The United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman is expected to host a ceremony next Wednesday at his Herzliya residency honoring the LGBT community in Israel. The black-tie event’s invitation says the…

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ADDED ON: 06/30/2018

Oldest Catholic University Removes Pro-Abortion, Pro-LGBT Guide in Response to Petition

TFP Student Action, a part of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, launched a petition to get a resource guide with links to pro-choice and pro-LGBT groups…

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ADDED ON: 06/29/2018

Jared Polis’s Win Expands the List of LGBTI Candidates Winning Primaries

The LGBTI community has often felt ignored or set back in the Trump administration. President Trump’s refusal to recognize LGBTI Pride month and his support for a ban on transgender Americans enlisting…

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ADDED ON: 06/28/2018

Anthony Kennedy and the Four Supreme Court Rulings That Changed Gay Life in America

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

Days in the Life of a Mexican Feminist Activist

Without a strong government response to the rampant presence of violence against women, the task of seeking justice is often left to grassroots organizers. It was May 3rd, 2017, 72 hours shy…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

How to Kill LGBT Marriage Equality, One Wedding Cake and Bouquet of Flowers at a Time

Is it a hot potato, a tennis ball? Maybe both. The “it” is LGBT rights and equality, and the two sides eyeing its mysterious, contested trajectory high in the air are LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2018

‘This Is a very Important Day for Mexico’: Football Fans Mingle with Annual Gay Pride Parade

‘We are very glad to see that these two groups can share the space,’ says woman who went to pride march with her girlfriend in matching green soccer jerseys. Football fans have…

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ADDED ON: 06/24/2018

Trans March in Toronto Draws Hundreds in Support of Transgender Community

Hundreds of people took part in the Trans March in downtown Toronto on Friday night in solidarity with the city’s transgender community. Nicki Ward, a Toronto LGBT leader and director of the…

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