United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 12/13/2019

Transgender Latina makes history as Evangelical Lutheran pastor

Before coming out as transgender, Nicole Garcia prayed daily that God would “fix” her. When her prayers weren’t answered and the feeling in her gut didn’t go away, she gave up on…

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ADDED ON: 12/12/2019

You Wanted Same-Sex Marriage? Now You Have Pete Buttigieg.

To a lot of progressive queer people, Buttigieg’s campaign symbolizes everything the marriage-focused mainstream gay rights movement has failed to deliver. In general, Buttigieg makes the case that gay people like him,…

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ADDED ON: 12/11/2019

Dictionary chooses gender-neutral ‘they’ as word of 2019

The use of “they” to describe someone who does not identify as male or female gained ground on Tuesday, when U.S. dictionary Merriam-Webster picked it as the word of 2019. Merriam-Webster said…

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ADDED ON: 12/09/2019

Facebook ads push misinformation about HIV prevention drugs, LGBT activists say, ‘harming public health’

Facebook users have been bombarded with misleading ads about medication meant to prevent the transmission of HIV, according to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocates, who say the tech giant’s refusal to…

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ADDED ON: 12/07/2019

Emerging Indie Wrestling Star Anthony Bowens Takes Pride in Representing LGBTQ Community

Anthony Bowens stands for more than solely great performances in the ring. One of pro wrestling’s rising stars, Bowens is entertaining in the ring, able to work on the mat, in the…

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ADDED ON: 12/07/2019

EVANGELICAL SITE LAUNCHES ‘SUCCESSFUL’ PETITION AGAINST GAY CHRISTMAS MOVIE AFTER HALLMARK SAYS IT’S OPEN TO LGBTQ PITCHES

A far-right evangelical website has allegedly faked an online petition against a hypothetical gay Hallmark Christmas movie. Out reported Friday that evangelical website LifeSiteNews started a petition asking the Hallmark Channel not…

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ADDED ON: 12/07/2019

Trump’s Rollback of Transgender Rights Extends Through Entire Government

Whether it means serving in the military, working for a federal contractor or seeking medical help, regulations that once protected transgender people are under attack. Nicolas Talbott, a graduate student at Kent…

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ADDED ON: 12/06/2019

Florida dad accused of abandoning son at closed police station because he thought child was gay

A father in Florida is facing child neglect charges after he left his son outside of a closed police station on Sunday night because he thought the child was gay, according to…

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ADDED ON: 12/06/2019

Federal court to consider bathroom use by transgender student

A transgender student’s fight over school bathrooms comes before a federal appeals court Thursday, setting the stage for a groundbreaking ruling. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta will hear…

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ADDED ON: 12/05/2019

Republican Christian fired for coming out as transgender has powerful message for bigots hiding behind religion

A lifelong Republican voter and conservative Christian has written a powerful piece about why the fight for transgender rights must cut across religious and political divides. Trans woman Erin Dotten, who was…

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ADDED ON: 12/05/2019

As HIV prevention stalls, gov’t provides free PrEP

The United States has seen little progress at the national level in preventing new HIV cases over the past half decade, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2019

‘Google is no longer listening’: four fired workers file charges against tech giant

The four worker-activists who were fired by Google during Thanksgiving week plan to file federal charges alleging that their former employer fired them to quash worker organizing, in violation of federal labor…

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