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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 01/12/2021

Remote Work Eases Coming Out for Transgender Employees

For those who decide to come out as transgender, the workplace can be a big hurdle—using the bathrooms, keeping up a new appearance and dealing with reactions from co-workers. But with many…

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ADDED ON: 01/10/2021

Amid coup chaos, Trump quietly erases LGBTQ protections in adoption, health services

Under the cover of chaos the day after Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, the Trump administration has officially nixed regulations barring federal grantees in the Department of Health & Human Services…

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ADDED ON: 01/10/2021

In Four Years, Trump Has Ushered In Federal Judicial Climate Unprecedented In Its Hostility

In just four years, President Trump has ushered in a judicial landscape that is significantly more hostile toward LGBTQ+ people, with nearly 40% of Trump’s confirmed federal appellate judges having demonstrated anti-LGBTQ+…

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ADDED ON: 01/09/2021

There’s no shame in being intersex – and that’s beautiful’

For years, parents of intersex babies – babies born with a combination of female and male biological characteristics – were encouraged to get "gender normalising" surgery. But intersex advocates are increasingly speaking…

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ADDED ON: 01/09/2021

No Safe Haven for LGBT People in El Salvador

Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele agreed on December 15 to implement an Asylum Cooperative Agreement with the US government. It allows US immigration authorities to transfer non-Salvadoran asylum seekers to El Salvador, instead…

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ADDED ON: 01/08/2021

‘LGBT for Trump’ Wave Flags as Domestic Terrorists Invade Capitol

Millions across the globe are still in shock from yesterday’s events in Washington D.C., which saw a mob of Trump supporters storming the Capitol and interrupting Congress as legislators were confirming the…

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ADDED ON: 01/08/2021

LGBT Groups Back Trump Removal From Office, Condemn Capitol Riot

LGBT groups have condemned Wednesday's siege of the Capitol by Trump supporters. President Donald Trump for weeks has been calling on supporters to descend on the city on January 6, the day…

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ADDED ON: 01/06/2021

For LGBTQ+ People Around the World, Here’s What Biden Can Do to Build Back Better

In every country, LGBTQ+ people face discrimination, from economic inequality and housing discrimination to, in the most severe cases, state-sanctioned violence up to murder. The incoming Biden administration has an opportunity for…

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ADDED ON: 01/03/2021

Pro Rugby Player Devin Ibanez Says He’s Received ‘Overwhelming Support’ After Coming Out Gay

Professional rugby player Devin Ibañez has said that he's received overwhelming support after coming out gay. Ibañez, who played with the New England Free Jacks in 2019, came out on Facebook and…

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ADDED ON: 01/02/2021

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Veterans Face Elevated Suicide Risks

A new report published December 28 on JAMA Network Open found that lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) veterans are at greater risk of suicide than the general population. Data from more than…

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ADDED ON: 01/01/2021

A Year of Intersex Victories

While 2020 has been a rough year for just about everyone, 2020 has also been a year of many intersex victories and of the overall global advancement of intersex rights. The term…

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ADDED ON: 12/31/2020

The data scientist exposing US white supremacists: ‘This is how you fight Nazis’

The far-right Proud Boys group, whom Donald Trump refused to denounce this week, have been linked to assaults on protesters, white supremacist organizing, the spread of Covid misinformation and other threats against…

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