North America

LGBTI Rights in North America


ADDED ON: 07/12/2018

Mexico: Anti-Abortion, Anti-LGBT Rights Conservative Party in Morena’s Coalition to Disappear

The Mexican electoral authorities are preparing a team to manage and eventually liquidate the assets of the Social Encounter Party (PES) and the New Alliance Party (PANAL), which ran in coalition with…

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ADDED ON: 07/11/2018

What Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination Means for LGBTQ Rights

President Trump, America’s top drama queen, did everything he could to infuse his second Supreme Court nomination with ratings-grabbing suspense and pageantry. But for queer Americans, there was only one question to…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2018

Trump Policies Will Send LGBT Asylum Seekers to Their Deaths

The Department of Justice is hoping to restructure the U.S. asylum system to bar anyone who enters the country illegally from applying for asylum, news that Vox broke recently. The proposed changes…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2018

By Day, He Runs for President of South Sudan. By Night, He Unloads Trucks at Lowe’s.

Just minutes into the night shift at Lowe’s, beads of sweat sparkle on Bol Gai Deng’s forehead. He’s at the back of the suburban Richmond store, unloading a 54-foot truck crammed with…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2018

These Five Court Cases Could Change the Future of LGBT Rights

The Supreme Court nominee President Trump is expected to announce on Monday could play as large a role in unraveling LGBT rights as retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy did in recognizing them. As…

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ADDED ON: 07/06/2018

U.S. Experts Applaud U.K. Ban on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

LGBTQ advocates in the U.S. hope that a move by the British government to end the "abhorrent practice" of so-called gay conversion therapy, announced on Tuesday, will affect legislation on this side…

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ADDED ON: 07/05/2018

On Last Day Of Pride, YouTube Apologizes To LGBT Creators

YouTube, which is owned by Google, has apologized for the ways it has “let the LGBTQ community down.” “It's the last day of Pride Month and we wanted to reach out to…

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ADDED ON: 07/04/2018

Mexico’s President-elect Cites LGBT Community in Victory Speech

Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Sunday became Mexico’s first leftist president in decades, winning in a landslide victory with more than 50 percent of the vote.López Obrador — commonly known by his…

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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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