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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 12/06/2021

Anti-LGBT+ hate group appeals to Supreme Court to stop people calling it a hate group

An anti-LGBT+ hate group has asked the US Supreme Court to allow it to sue the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to overturn its hate group status. D James Kennedy Ministries, also…

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ADDED ON: 12/06/2021

“I’m Proud to Be Trans—but For Now Want to Feel Invisible MY CHOICE”

After years of distance between myself and my hometown of Amityville, Long Island, I returned in the spring for my cousin’s birthday. But this time, I had a new look. I was a…

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ADDED ON: 12/05/2021

On This Gay Day: The Bisexual Pride flag was unveiled for the first time

The Bisexual Pride flag with it’s three stripes of pink, lavender, and blue, was unveiled for the first time on this day in 1998. The flag was designed by Michael Page from…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2021

Former Owner of Moscow Gay Club Brings BK’s Russian-Speaking Queer Community Together

Three years ago this week, Leo Allenby arrived in New York, leaving Russia after an attack left him with injuries so severe he required surgery. As the owner of a gay club…

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ADDED ON: 12/03/2021

Bisexual goddess and anti-Nazi fighter Josephine Baker given one of France’s highest honours

French-American cabaret star and civil rights activist Josephine Baker has become the first Black woman to enter the Panthéon, nearly 50 years after her death. The bisexual icon is the sixth woman…

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ADDED ON: 12/01/2021

Five LGBTQ & two-spirit Native American people who are making the world a better place

As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, we wanted to honor some of the many LGBTQ and two-spirit Native American people working every day to make the world a better…

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ADDED ON: 11/29/2021

How a Seattle man became a lifeline for persecuted LGBTQ people in other countries

Michael Failla doesn't get much sleep. In the dead of the night, the Seattle resident gets panicked calls and messages from members of the LGBTQ community in the Middle East -- mostly…

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ADDED ON: 11/28/2021

Family Acceptance Project launches online resource to help LGBTQ youth

As the Covid-19 pandemic stretches into another year, the toll on children, youth and families has escalated. Last month, leading national child and adolescent medical groups designated a national emergency for children’s…

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ADDED ON: 11/27/2021

UNM Sociology Professor Takes Part In White House Intersex Awareness Event

Associate Professor Georgiann Davis from the Department of Sociology at The University of New Mexico was an invited speaker at a recent virtual roundtable event with the White House to commemorate Intersex…

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ADDED ON: 11/26/2021

Google literally erases bisexuals and pansexuals in woeful LGBT+ glossary

In a new LGBT+ glossary, aiming to educate the public and media on LGBT+ language and community, Google has literally erased bisexuality. Last week, the Google News Initiative announced the project in…

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ADDED ON: 11/25/2021

Texas mother organizes transgender story time after library faced threats over ‘Rainbow Storytime’

A mother in Texas last week organized a children’s book reading featuring transgender characters after her local public library canceled their Rainbow Storytime on Transgender Day of Remembrance over threats of violence.…

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ADDED ON: 11/23/2021

Petitioners Seek to End Nebraska Education Board Over LGBTQ-Inclusive Curricula

Apetition drive in Nebraska is trying to change the state’s constitution to eliminate the Nebraska State Board of Education and replace it with a new department accountable solely to the governor. The…

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