United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 11/18/2019

Only Three People Attended Dallas Straight Pride Event

A Straight Pride event at Dallas City Hall plaza attracted three supporters on Saturday. The march was hosted by the anti-LGBTQ group Protecting Our Next Generations (PONG). On its Facebook, the group…

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ADDED ON: 11/17/2019

National Transgender Group Sees Exodus of Workers in Clashes With Leaders

A well-known national transgender policy group finds itself having to rebuild after a mass exodus of staff members amid discontent over its leadership, claims of retaliation for labor organizing and concerns about…

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ADDED ON: 11/16/2019

Pete Buttigieg is the top choice for the Democratic nomination in a crucial poll

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has topped a new poll which could prove crucial to his campaign. Mayor Pete, as he is known to the residents of South Bend, Indiana, led the…

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ADDED ON: 11/13/2019

LGBTQ acceptance grew globally over past four decades — but not everywhere

The “most accepting” LGBTQ countries are becoming “more accepting,” while “the least accepting” are becoming “less accepting,” according to a recent report from The Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA…

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ADDED ON: 11/12/2019

Catholic School Students Rally for Lesbian Harassed by Administration

About 200 students at a Los Angeles-area Catholic high school walked out of class Friday in solidarity with a lesbian student after BuzzFeed News exposed how the school’s administration harassed her for…

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ADDED ON: 11/11/2019

Anti-LGBTQ and Anti-Choice World Congress of Families and Its Russian Backers Seek to Expand Influence in Africa

The World Congress of Families, an international network of anti-LGBTQ and anti-choice activists, sponsored a regional conference in Accra, Ghana, last week. Organizers pitched it as an effort to “position Africa as…

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ADDED ON: 11/10/2019

Trump’s Takeover of America’s Courts Just Hit a Terrifying New Milestone

Thursday, November 7 was a fateful day for the courts in America. By an 86-2 margin, the U.S. Senate approved William Nardini to a lifetime appointment on the Second Circuit Court of…

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ADDED ON: 11/08/2019

Lucy Liu’s secret side hustle is painting lesbian portraits and she’s actually amazing at it

It’s no surprise to anyone that Lucy Liu is an amazing actor but fans are only just finding out about another hidden talent – she also paints incredible lesbian portraits too. While…

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ADDED ON: 11/06/2019

Danica Roem, first transgender lawmaker, reelected in Virginia

Danica Roem, the first openly transgender person to be elected and serve in a state legislature, was reelected to her Virginia seat on Tuesday. Roem, a Democrat, bested her Republican opponent Kelly…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2019

Voters split on whether country is ready for a gay president

As the Democratic Party fields its first serious presidential contender who is openly gay, half of American voters say that they personally are ready for a gay or lesbian president, but are…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2019

A Conservative Push to Make Trans Kids and School Sports the Next Battleground in the Culture War

From the 12th floor of a glass office tower in the Washington suburbs, a campaign to sway the governor’s race in Kentucky on Tuesday is being waged with an alarmist claim that…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2019

Vulnerable LGBTQ migrants left to wait in Mexico

Migrants can still request asylum based on persecution because of their gender identity and/or their sexual orientation. Pedro Luis Perez arrived at the northern Mexico border in early 2019 looking for safety…

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