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LGBTI Rights in United States


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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ADDED ON: 06/25/2020

Trump to meet Polish president known for anti-LGBTQ rhetoric

US President Donald Trump is facing criticism for hosting Poland's president at the White House days before his visitor faces a tougher than expected fight for re-election. Trump and Polish President Andrzej…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2020

A Hmong and LGBT-owned tailoring business aims to make customers feel ‘uplifted and loved’

It can be difficult to be part of a cultural community while also knowing you may be labeled an outcast. That is one of the challenges of being gay and Hmong American,…

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ADDED ON: 06/22/2020

After SCOTUS ruling Texas lawmakers want to add more LGTBQ safeguards

LGBTQ Texans marked a major victory Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal civil rights law prevents employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. But in…

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ADDED ON: 06/21/2020

‘Mama Dragons’, protecting LGBT+ Mormon kids in Utah

A fierce group of Mormon mothers who call themselves the “Mama Dragons” are on a mission to protect LGBT+ kids in Utah, where suicide among young church members is becoming a crisis.…

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ADDED ON: 06/20/2020

New directors at federal media agency have ties to anti-LGBT groups

Michael Pack, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Agency for Global Media, has appointed to the organization’s board a person with ties to an anti-LGBT group and another who publicly…

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