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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 09/06/2021

The Supreme Court could allow attacks to marriage equality just as they are with abortion

The five right-wing justices of the Supreme Court who decided to uphold Texas’s anti-abortion law last week are sending a strong signal about the shaky future of LGBTQ rights, including marriage equality.…

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ADDED ON: 09/05/2021

US transport secretary Pete Buttigieg and husband show off new babies

Buttigieg, the first openly gay US cabinet member, and his spouse Chasten told The Washington Post in July that the two were trying to adopt ‘We are delighted to welcome Penelope Rose…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2021

Lil Nas X honoured for unflinching commitment to ending LGBT+ youth suicide

Lil Nas X is adding another award to his packed mantle after The Trevor Project announced he has been named their suicide prevention advocate of the year. The honour, announced Wednesday (1…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2021

Nearly half of LGBT renters behind on rent fear eviction in next two months

About half of LGBT U.S. renters who are behind on their payments fear eviction in the next two months, according to research released by the University of California-Los Angeles's Williams Institute. The…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2021

20 states sue over Biden admin school, work LGBT protections

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys general from 20 states sued President Joe Biden’s administration Monday seeking to halt directives that extend federal sex discrimination protections to LGBTQ people, ranging from transgender girls…

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ADDED ON: 08/31/2021

LGBTQ Students Find Hope In New Affirming School: The Magic City Acceptance Academy

For back-to-school shopping, Elliot likes to hit up one of his favorite thrift stores with his mom. They often go thrifting together, and so far, the rising 11th grader has picked out…

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ADDED ON: 08/31/2021

Biden urged to raise LGBTQ rights with Ukraine president

Members of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus have urged President Biden to raise LGBTQ rights with his Ukrainian counterpart when they meet at the White House on Wednesday. “We write today to…

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ADDED ON: 08/31/2021

Colonial Williamsburg adds gay and transgender reenactments

Colonial Williamsburg is bringing a slice of gay and transgender history to life this Fall. Starting in October, a new musical called Ladies of Llangollen will be featured, based on diary entries,…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2021

‘Love is not divisive’ – Vigil celebrates BYU’s LGBTQ community

More than 150 people gathered for a candlelit vigil in support of BYU’s LGBTQ community in Salt Lake City on Saturday night. The “Bury Your Weapons” vigil was organized in response to…

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ADDED ON: 08/29/2021

Conservative Christians genuinely believe that LGBT+ progress is a personal attack, study shows

Anti-LGBT+ conservative Christians in America genuinely believe that progress for LGBT+ rights and representation is an attack on their religion, a study has shown. Researchers at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri,…

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ADDED ON: 08/29/2021

Saturday begins with an anti-hate event; ends with 2 arrests at ‘straight pride’ rally

Modesto’s third straight pride rally was preceded Saturday morning with an anti-hate event and ended when a fight led to disbursement, road closures and two arrests. About 100 people gathered at 10…

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ADDED ON: 08/28/2021

Indian-American gay couples find new forms of union amid stigma

Excluded by traditional marriage ceremonies, Indian-American gay couples in the US are finding new and unique ways to solemnise their unions, reports Savita Patel. When Sameer Samudra and and Amit Gokhale decided…

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