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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 06/19/2021

Pride Exhibit Debuts on White House Ground Floor

The White House partnered with the Smithsonian Institution for an exhibit that displays information on LGBTQ+ history and features photos, documents, and memorabilia. The exhibit is on the Ground Floor Corridor of…

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ADDED ON: 06/18/2021

Supreme Court sides with Catholic adoption agency that refuses to work with LGBT couples

The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a unanimous defeat to LGBT couples in a high-profile case over whether Philadelphia could refuse to contract with a Roman Catholic adoption agency that says its…

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ADDED ON: 06/17/2021

Mexico’s Wild Ride to Marriage Equality

Twenty of Mexico's 31 states and the federal capital Mexico City have marriage equality and same-sex couples can marry in the other 11 states if they go to a federal judge and…

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ADDED ON: 06/17/2021

I’m a gay, Christian pediatrician and have no doubt: Jesus would reject anti-trans laws

“What would Jesus do?” This slogan has been used by Christians for decades, serving as a reminder to act in the way Jesus did (and would today) by showing love, mercy, compassion…

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ADDED ON: 06/15/2021

Brooklyn Liberation March Brings Attention to Trans Youth

For a second consecutive year, a large crowd of people donning white shirts marched in the historic Brooklyn Liberation demonstration — and this time the focus was placed squarely on transgender youth.…

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ADDED ON: 06/14/2021

In US, wave of anti-transgender legislation casts shadow on Pride Month festivities

It’s Pride Month, and gay Americans should have a lot to celebrate: A new president who has pledged to advocate for LGBTQ people, an easing of a pandemic that has disrupted their…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2021

Transgender athletes fight Florida’s new ban

They’ve spent months in limbo, anxiously waiting to figure out how they would be able to celebrate Pride Month 2021. They could emerge from more than a year of isolation to celebrate…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2021

LGBTQ activists react to Justice Department defense of Title IX religious exemption

LGBTQ advocates are criticizing the Justice Department for a court filing in which the DOJ wrote it would "vigorously" defend a religious exemption that allows federally funded religious colleges and universities to…

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ADDED ON: 06/09/2021

FIRST GAY BLACK MAN ELECTED IN TEXAS, BEATS ANTI-LGBT INCUMBENT

Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, a high school math teacher and graduate student who has lived in San Antonio since 2013, beat his former boss and incumbent in the runoff race for the San Antonio…

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ADDED ON: 06/08/2021

‘Hope In A Box’ Program Aims To Promote LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculums At Public Schools

“Hope in a Box ultimately wants to make LGBTQ-inclusive education the norm, rather than the exception in every single public school in this country,” said founder and executive director Joe English. That’s…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2021

The Pentagon Is Keeping Its Ban On The Pride Flag At Installations

The Pentagon confirmed Friday it will not allow rainbow pride flags to fly at military facilities in celebration of Pride Month. That fell in line with the Pentagon's 2020 decision to permit…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2021

Hundreds of Catholics share sacred blessings with LGBT+ worshippers in defiance of Vatican

Hundreds of Catholics stepped forward to bless LGBT+ people during a virtual service in response to the Vatican’s ban on blessings for same-sex couples. The live-streamed event was hosted by Dignity USA,…

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