United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 03/22/2020

Ryan Murphy donates medical supplies left over from Pose to coronavirus effort

Ryan Murphy has donated medical supplies used during filming for Pose to a hospital treating coronavirus victims in the US. The screenwriter, 54, shared a photo of medical supplies used during hospital…

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ADDED ON: 03/22/2020

Coronavirus Leaves Migrants along Mexico-U.S. Border even More Vulnerable

Jaime Antonio Marin Rocha and his mother, Yolanda Rocha, run Jardín de las Mariposas, a shelter for LGBT migrants in the Mexican border city of Tijuana. Marin told the Washington Blade on…

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ADDED ON: 03/22/2020

Seeking truth in the war on the coronavirus

Jewel Thais-Williams said she’d call back. She was on the other line and had been inundated with calls asking how she was doing after eye surgery. Three hours later, the almost 81-year-old…

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ADDED ON: 03/21/2020

Global Methodist conference in Minneapolis to address LGBT inclusion is postponed

A historic meeting of the global United Methodist Church — one in which its future position on LGBT clergy and marriage was expected to be determined — has been postponed because of…

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ADDED ON: 03/20/2020

Rural, gay Americans have more children

For more than a decade, America’s most prominent gay family have lived on abc. Gay and lesbian television characters were once such a rare sight that glaad, an advocacy group, began an…

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ADDED ON: 03/19/2020

VIRAL VIGILANTES ARE TURNING YOUTUBE AND TIKTOK INTO A WEAPON

The video begins with an accidental, amateurish lens flare against the window of a car, before the teen’s phone camera settles on a supposedly 35-year-old man who has clearly been caught off…

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ADDED ON: 03/19/2020

White nationalist groups surge as they move online

A new report on hate groups in the United States detailed an increase in the number of white nationalist groups even as the overall number of hate groups declined slightly in 2019.…

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ADDED ON: 03/19/2020

Lesbian doctor with coronavirus documents her illness on video

Lesbian surgical trainee Greta McLachlan is documenting her experience with coronavirus in a series of videos on Twitter. Over the past few days, 36-year-old McLachlan has taken viewers through her symptoms, as…

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ADDED ON: 03/18/2020

Drag queens take their shows online as coronavirus shuts clubs

As bars and clubs shutter around the world, drag queens are performing online to make up for lost income and keep their fans in good spirits during the coronavirus epidemic. From livestreaming…

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ADDED ON: 03/18/2020

Lesbian police officer was fired by her terrible boss – now she’s running to replace him

A lesbian sheriff who was allegedly fired because of her sexuality is running to replace her boss and become the first female LGBT+ sheriff in her state. Charmaine McGuffey is currently suing…

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ADDED ON: 03/17/2020

Transgender adults question gender identity before age 7, study finds

Transgender adults who undergo gender-affirming surgery may first begin questioning their biological sex as early as age 7, a new study has found. In research published Monday by JAMA Network Open, the…

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ADDED ON: 03/17/2020

Coronavirus: Three Lessons from the AIDS Crisis

As of March 15, Seattle had recorded 420 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 37 deaths. As a historian of 20th-century queer and trans politics, I know that’s nothing compared to the toll that…

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