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ADDED ON: 07/06/2020

Woman mocked on Twitter for asking Malaysians to boycott Ikea for selling Pride Month bags in the US

A Malaysian’s vow to boycott furniture brand Ikea for selling Pride Month rainbow bags in its United States store has been met with criticism and ridicule. Last weekend, a woman known as…

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ADDED ON: 07/06/2020

Facebook Urged to Do More to Stop LGBT+ Hate Speech in Arab Countries

LGBT+ rights groups urged Facebook on Tuesday to act on a rise in online hate speech after the death of an Egyptian activist jailed for waving the rainbow flag. The letter from…

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ADDED ON: 07/05/2020

They Marched in America’s First Prides in 1970. They’re Still Out, Loud, and Proud.

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City was marked in June 2019. This year saw the 50th anniversary of the city’s first Pride march, known as the Christopher…

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ADDED ON: 07/05/2020

Paris Jackson’s portrayal as lesbian Jesus sparks backlash

Paris Jackson's portrayal of Jesus as a lesbian has attracted hundreds of thousands of signatures on a petition of protest. The 22-year-old daughter of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson appears…

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ADDED ON: 07/04/2020

What Happened For Black Transgender People When Police Protests And Pride Converged

June 2020 was a pride month that looked different from past years, and not just because people were socially distancing and wearing masks: Demonstrations for LGBTQ equality overlapped with protests against violence…

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ADDED ON: 07/04/2020

Putin mocks U.S. embassy for flying rainbow flag

President Vladimir Putin on Friday mocked the U.S. embassy in Moscow for flying a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBT rights, suggesting it reflected the sexual orientation of its staff. His comments followed…

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ADDED ON: 07/02/2020

Trump administration wants to end another Obama-era protection for transgender people

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday that it plans to roll back an Obama-era rule that barred federally funded homeless shelters from discriminating against transgender people. The department said…

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ADDED ON: 06/28/2020

LGBT+ Marches From London to New York Call for End to Racism

As thousands of people marched in support of Pride and racial justice globally this weekend, many demonstrators called for an end to often-overlooked racism within the LGBT+ community. Pride events to celebrate…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2020

Dahlgren Division LGBT Pride Month Profile – Yeoman 2nd Class Joshua Kelley

Yeoman 2nd Class (AW) Joshua Kelley joined the Navy in 2016 and is currently stationed at Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck Annex. His accomplishments at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2020

New York’s Stonewall Inn seeks help to fight closure after lockdown

The owners of New York City’s Stonewall Inn are appealing for help to save the historic LGBT+ bar from closure after more than three months of not trading due to the coronavirus…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2020

American Pastors Network Says Supreme Court’s LGBTQ Ruling Undermines Biblical Order and Invites God’s Judgment

The American Pastors Network devoted time in recent episodes of its “Stand in the Gap” broadcast to denouncing the Supreme Court’s June 15 ruling that federal civil rights law prohibits workplace discrimination…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2020

A Lesbian Archive Sends Its Love Letter: Find History, Find Yourself

I am deeply urban. My shoes, clothes, eyeglasses, are all assembled with an understanding of how they relate to pavement, changeable weather, and the glare bouncing off city buildings. From Boston to…

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