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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 12/06/2022

Conservative justices show sympathy for case that could undercut LGBTQ rights

The Supreme Court’ s conservative majority seemed to be searching Monday for a way to allow religious business owners to opt out of providing certain kinds of services to same-sex couples, while…

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ADDED ON: 12/05/2022

With Passage of Respect for Marriage Act, Searches Surge for ‘Gay Superheroes’

The pro-equality heroes of the U.S. Senate seem to have inspired online searches for the comic book variety. The internet lit up after the Nov. 29 Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act,…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2022

Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ community has long struggled to find a ‘safe space’

Finding a place for rainbows in a sea of red has often been a struggle for those who identify as LGBTQ+ in Colorado Springs, a city with a rocky history when it…

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ADDED ON: 12/03/2022

This man fled Qatar in fear of persecution because he’s gay. Now he’s pushing back

Having been referred to as Qatar's first person to come out publicly as gay, Dr. Nasser Mohamed thought having the World Cup on his home soil was the perfect opportunity to shed…

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ADDED ON: 12/01/2022

Rainbow flag-waving protester invades World Cup pitch

A man ran onto the pitch during Monday's World Cup group-stage match between Portugal and Uruguay, holding up a rainbow flag to protest Qatar's anti-LGBT laws. The activist, whose blue Superman T-shirt…

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ADDED ON: 12/01/2022

The powerful gay man behind Tucker Carlson’s bloodcurdling hate

By Michelangelo Signorile | NEW YORK – On his first Fox News broadcast following the November 19th mass shooting at Club Q, the LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs in which five people were murdered…

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ADDED ON: 11/29/2022

Anti-LGBTQ group sparks queer-affirming clergy response at Club Q memorial

An evangelical group with anti-LGBTQ beliefs showed up at the Club Q memorial. Now a group of queer affirming clergy is standing watch in response.

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ADDED ON: 11/28/2022

Military dad & trans daughter sue for right of military dependents to get gender-affirming surgery

A 21-year-old transgender college student is suing the Department of Defense (D0D) and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin for denying her gender-affirming surgery under her dad’s military health insurance. The plaintiff, identified as Jane…

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ADDED ON: 11/28/2022

How the American anti-LGBTQ hate machine is posing a threat to Canadians

Seth Compton woke early one morning in July to his phone buzzing furiously with new messages. A wave of hate, stirred up far away, was starting to crash down on the LGBTQ…

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ADDED ON: 11/26/2022

Influential evangelical group that opposes LGBT+ rights vandalised after Colorado Springs mass shooting

A sign on the property of the Colorado-based evangelical organisation Focus on the Family was vandalised with graffiti reading “blood is on your hands” and “fives lives taken,” an apparent reference to…

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ADDED ON: 11/25/2022

Former ‘detransitioner’ fights anti-transgender movement she once backed

Ky Schevers is fighting back against the anti-trans movement she once took part in. Schevers was assigned the sex of female at birth and later chose to start gender-affirming care by taking testosterone to…

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ADDED ON: 11/23/2022

Events bring awareness to asexual and intersex communities

The week of Oct. 23 was dedicated to two LGBTQ awareness periods: Asexual Awareness Week and Intersex Awareness Day. The former, also known as “Ace Week,” occurs every last full week of…

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