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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 07/01/2018

Anti-LGBTQ Campaign to Force Transgender Discrimination Onto the Ballot Fails in Montana

Today news broke that opponents of LGBTQ equality in Montana failed to submit the necessary number of signatures to qualify a discriminatory anti-transgender ballot measure proposed for the November 2018 election. The…

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ADDED ON: 07/01/2018

US Ambassador to Host Surprise LGBT Event

The United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman is expected to host a ceremony next Wednesday at his Herzliya residency honoring the LGBT community in Israel. The black-tie event’s invitation says the…

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ADDED ON: 06/30/2018

Oldest Catholic University Removes Pro-Abortion, Pro-LGBT Guide in Response to Petition

TFP Student Action, a part of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, launched a petition to get a resource guide with links to pro-choice and pro-LGBT groups…

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ADDED ON: 06/29/2018

Jared Polis’s Win Expands the List of LGBTI Candidates Winning Primaries

The LGBTI community has often felt ignored or set back in the Trump administration. President Trump’s refusal to recognize LGBTI Pride month and his support for a ban on transgender Americans enlisting…

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ADDED ON: 06/28/2018

Anthony Kennedy and the Four Supreme Court Rulings That Changed Gay Life in America

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

How to Kill LGBT Marriage Equality, One Wedding Cake and Bouquet of Flowers at a Time

Is it a hot potato, a tennis ball? Maybe both. The “it” is LGBT rights and equality, and the two sides eyeing its mysterious, contested trajectory high in the air are LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 06/23/2018

Who’s Really Crossing the U.S. Border, and Why They’re Coming

Over the past week, the separation of 2,000 children from their parents along the U.S. border has forced immigration into the national spotlight. The majority of migrants aren’t dangerous criminals. Many are…

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ADDED ON: 06/21/2018

Gay Conversion Therapy’s Disturbing 19th-Century Origins

In 1899, a German psychiatrist electrified the audience at a conference on hypnosis with a bold claim: He had turned a gay man straight. All it took was 45 hypnosis sessions and a…

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ADDED ON: 06/21/2018

Juneteenth Festivities, Black LGBTQ Pride Converge in Dallas Celebration

Kyrs Yayo and Avion Wilson — one dressed head to toe in Fendi, the other in all white — spent months and hundreds of dollars coordinating their outfits for Saturday’s Juneteenth Unity…

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ADDED ON: 06/20/2018

LGBTI Groups Condemn U.S. Exit From U.N. Human Rights Council

The United States today withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council, a move Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. is making because the body is anti-Israel —  but which comes a…

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ADDED ON: 06/18/2018

What It’s like Growing up with an LGBT Parent, in Their Kids’ Own Words

Just in time for Pride in June, “Rainbow Relatives: Real-World Stories and Advice on How to Talk to Kids About LGBTQ+ Families and Friends” (May 8, 2018) is a collection of intimate,…

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ADDED ON: 06/16/2018

Record Number of LGBT Candidates Seeking Office in 2018

More than 400 LGBTQ candidates are running for public office in the United States in 2018, more than ever before in an election cycle, according to data from the Victory Institute. The…

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