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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 02/27/2020

Pro-Trump preacher says Pete Buttigieg should be jailed for talking to 9-year-old about being gay

A pro-Trump preacher has said that Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg should be jailed for speaking to a nine-year-old. Dave Daubenmire, more commonly known as right-wing internet persona ‘Coach Dave’, hit out after…

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ADDED ON: 02/26/2020

Acting intelligence head Richard Grenell’s push to decriminalize homosexuality has yielded little

Donald Trump became the first president to name an openly gay person to a Cabinet-level position Wednesday when he announced that Richard Grenell would serve as his acting director of national intelligence.…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2020

Acting intelligence head Richard Grenell’s push to decriminalize homosexuality has yielded little

Donald Trump became the first president to name an openly gay person to a Cabinet-level position Wednesday when he announced that Richard Grenell would serve as his acting director of national intelligence.…

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ADDED ON: 02/20/2020

The Queer Case for Bernie Sanders

Coming out of the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, the two top contenders for the Democratic nomination are Bernie Sanders, a straight white guy pushing 80 years old, and Pete…

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ADDED ON: 02/19/2020

Trump’s Morality Police Are Obsessed With Buttigieg Kissing His Husband

There is some good news about America: An openly gay candidate is mounting a serious campaign for the presidency and winning votes from rural Iowa to the seacoast of New Hampshire. Former…

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ADDED ON: 02/17/2020

Sing a new song unto the Lord: the transgender, nonbinary Rev. Kori Pacyniak

The conversation began in typical fashion, with a question many grandparents ask: “When you grow up,” Kori Pacyniak’s grandmother wondered, “what would you like to be?” At that point, the chat took…

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ADDED ON: 02/15/2020

LGBT GROUPS OBJECT TO FEDERAL LAWSUIT THAT SEEKS TO REVERSE TRANS-INCLUSIVE SCHOOL ATHLETIC POLICIES

A new federal lawsuit seeking to challenge trans-inclusive school athletic policies is receiving backlash from LGBT organizations, who view the action as the latest maneuver in a string of public attacks on…

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ADDED ON: 02/15/2020

LGBT gym forced to permanently close its doors after months of harassment by far-right hate group

An inclusive LGBT+ gym in Canada has been forced to permanently close after being subjected to months of online harassment and doxxing by a far-right hate group. Queerflex in Edmonton, Canada, was…

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ADDED ON: 02/14/2020

Who should decide when a child can change gender?

It was a case that tore a family apart – and exposed the faultlines in an increasingly bitter global row over the rights of a child to define their own gender. The…

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ADDED ON: 02/13/2020

Rush Limbaugh: ‘Mr. Man’ Trump Will ‘Have Fun’ With ‘Gay Guy’ Buttigieg Kissing His Husband

Days after being awarded the Medal of Freedom during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, right-wing talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh wondered aloud about how, in a general election face-off, “Mr.…

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ADDED ON: 02/11/2020

South Dakota Senate Committee kills controversial gender-change bill

In a 5-2 vote on Monday, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted to kill a bill that aimed to ban gender-change treatments for youth under 16. The ACLU of South…

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ADDED ON: 02/11/2020

Two Gay Immigrants Left Everything For Safety In The US. Instead, They Were Sent To Guatemala.

Sitting in a jet streaming toward Guatemala, watching the landscape shift below, Pablo replayed the scenes that had led to this moment. He recalled the day he fled his home in El…

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