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LGBTI Rights in United States


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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ADDED ON: 12/30/2020

LA LGBT Center administers its first COVID19 vaccinations

HOLLYWOOD – Doctors and staff clapped after Keith Leach, a Black frontline worker healthcare coworker at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, received his first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination Tuesday morning.…

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ADDED ON: 12/30/2020

How LGBTQ+ members of the South Asian diaspora navigate stigma and stress

When Gurleen Kaur came out as queer to her friends three years ago, she was all too familiar with her family’s expectations—that she marry a man someday. That was still a possibility…

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ADDED ON: 12/26/2020

This secret lesbian couple organised the first-ever White House meeting on LGBT+ rights, changing the path of equality forever

When Jean O’Leary, co-executive director of the National Gay Task Force, was asked by writer Eric Marcus how she managed to get a meeting at the White House, she recalled: “I had…

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ADDED ON: 12/25/2020

Judge Rules in Favor of Los Angeles LGBT Center in Diversity Training Suit

A federal judge granted a temporary injunction to the Los Angeles LGBT Center and other gay rights organizations that claimed Donald Trump’s executive order banning some types of diversity training conducted by…

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ADDED ON: 12/25/2020

People think it’s too easy for trans kids to get treatment. My daughter’s experience says otherwise

My daughter came out as trans in October. Since then, we’ve been trying to get her the healthcare she needs to feel confident, happy, and safe. It hasn’t been easy. No doubt,…

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ADDED ON: 12/24/2020

Dozens of anti-gay groups are making money off Amazon’s charity platform

More than 40 anti-LGBTQ organizations are skirting AmazonSmile’s ban on promoting hatred and intolerance, according to a new report. Amazon’s charity platform is allowing dozens of anti-LGBTQ organizations to receive donations, according…

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