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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 10/28/2020

Trump-linked groups spending millions campaigning against LGBT and women’s rights in Europe

Right-wing US groups, some with links to Donald Trump, are spending millions of pounds campaigning against LGBT and women's rights in Europe, it has been revealed An investigation by the website OpenDemocracy…

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ADDED ON: 10/27/2020

Intersex Activists Push Hospitals to Ditch Nonconsensual Surgeries on Children

When Marissa Adams was a toddler, she underwent surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital to make her genitalia look more like a doctor’s idea of “normal.” Like as many as 1.7 percent of…

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ADDED ON: 10/27/2020

The Supreme Court’s next major case starts the day after the election

With Amy Coney Barrett poised to become the next Supreme Court justice, many Americans are wondering what — if anything — the outcome of the upcoming presidential election will mean for the…

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ADDED ON: 10/26/2020

Media coverage of transgender issues is ‘catalyst’ in young people seeking support

Media coverage of trans issues has been linked to an increase in the number of young people seeking support at specialist gender clinics, a landmark study has found. In the past 10…

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ADDED ON: 10/26/2020

How intersex Latter-day Saints struggle to stay in a ‘two gender’ faith

Courtney Skaggs always felt, well, different from other girls growing up, but she didn’t really know how different until she had the birds-and-the-bees talk with her parents as she inched toward adolescence.…

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ADDED ON: 10/24/2020

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Dozen Anti-LGBT Candidates

The Log Cabin Republicans, which describes itself as “the nation’s original and largest organisation representing LGBT conservatives and straight allies”, has endorsed 34 candidates from across the United States ahead of the…

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ADDED ON: 10/22/2020

QAnon’s ‘SaveOurChildren’ Slogan Has Long Anti-LGBT History

Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen recently shared the devastating news with her social media followers: she and her husband, singer John Legend, had lost their child halfway through her pregnancy. She…

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ADDED ON: 10/22/2020

Trump administration forces university to start discriminating against trans athletes

New Hampshire’s Franklin Pierce University has agreed to abolish its trans-inclusive policy for athletics, after pressure from the Trump administration and anti-LGBT+ activists. The university agreed to ditch its trans inclusion policy…

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ADDED ON: 10/22/2020

Barrett Was Trustee at Private School With Anti-Gay Policies

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain that…

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ADDED ON: 10/20/2020

Entrepreneurs innovate to help LGBTQ, minority youth online

Headstream, a San Francisco-based tech incubation project of SecondMuse, an impact and innovation company, is conducting its second Accelerator program, which will give grants to entrepreneurs with innovative ideas about how to…

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ADDED ON: 10/20/2020

The military is having a hard time providing evidence that supports the transgender ban, advocate says

The military is having a hard time providing documented evidence in support of its transgender ban. In Karnoski v. Trump, one of four challenges to the transgender military ban, the argument is…

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ADDED ON: 10/18/2020

Amy Coney Barrett Puts Reversal of Marriage Equality ‘Clearly Within Sight’

While many Republicans and right-wing activists are pretending that they have no idea how Amy Coney Barrett will rule on major issues, anti-equality activists like National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown…

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