United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 07/13/2019

Puyallup Indians recognize their gay and lesbian members with Pride events

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is embracing its gay and lesbian members, and it’s doing it in a big way. Although the tribe recognized same-sex unions in 2014, it hasn’t until now…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2019

Trump’s new ‘rights’ commission is packed with anti-LGBT activists

LGBT+ groups have expressed concern after Donald Trump launched a ‘natural law’ commission that is dominated by members with anti-LGBT beliefs. Trump’s current Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced plans to undercut…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2019

Navajo Nation’s LGBTQ Pride Event Celebrates A Return To The Culture’s History

As the sun dips below the horizon, the colored lights turn on — bathing the Navajo Nation Council Chambers in rainbow hues as the crowd cheers. On June 28, the Navajo Nation…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2019

How Schools Reinvigorated the Stonewall Revolution

The groups have always been about a simple, key objective: Stop all the dying. The groups are GSAs—Gender-Sexuality Alliances, though they were originally known as Gay-Straight Alliances—and that was their mission when…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2019

‘A Space Where You Could Be Free’: Puerto Rico’s L.G.B.T. Groups Rebuild After a Hurricane

Puerto Ricans mourned so many losses after Hurricane Maria that the closing of a beloved tiki bar in San Juan might have seemed of little consequence, another casualty of the battered post-storm…

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ADDED ON: 07/03/2019

New York Pride: Bumper crowds attend LGBT march

Around 150,000 people took part in the march, 50 years on from the Stonewall riots, with many more watching. The riots, after a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, helped to energise…

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ADDED ON: 07/03/2019

More than 200 companies tell Supreme Court to apply job discrimination laws to sexual orientation, gender identity

More than 200 companies urged the Supreme Court on Tuesday to apply the nation's job discrimination laws to sexual orientation and gender identity. In three major civil rights cases the justices will…

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ADDED ON: 07/02/2019

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse

Friday marked 50 years since protesters fought back against a police raid of New York's Stonewall Inn and catalyzed the modern gay rights movement. But despite decades of progress, members of the…

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ADDED ON: 07/02/2019

A library canceled an LGBT prom after backlash. Then a church stepped in.

When the Storybook Pride Prom for LGBT teens in Jacksonville, Fla., was canceled after online conservative backlash, a local church made sure the story had a happy ending. The Willowbranch Library in…

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ADDED ON: 07/01/2019

Glaad’s bold new mission: An LGBT constitutional amendment

Glaad almost died in 2014. After years of fighting homophobic news coverage and working to bring about inclusion in the entertainment industry, the L.G.B.T. advocacy organization found itself losing money, scrambling to…

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ADDED ON: 06/30/2019

Gayborhoods’ used to be a LGBT save haven. Now, many LGBT people have been priced out

For better or worse, iconic "gayborhoods" are getting way more expensive, pricing out LGBT people in the process. Neighborhoods such as San Francisco's Castro district or New York's Greenwich Village have cultural…

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ADDED ON: 06/30/2019

LGBT community demands its rights with massive Mexico City march

The Mexican LGBT community showed this Saturday how much it has advanced in demanding its rights with a huge march in the capital of a country where hate crimes against its members…

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