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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 03/22/2021

Wave Of Bills To Block Trans Athletes Has No Basis In Science, Researcher Says

Legislation in several states — Including Kansas and Missouri — would limit or prohibit transgender women from competing in women's athletics. An expert on sex differences in athletes says the bills aren't…

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ADDED ON: 03/21/2021

Pathetic right-wing cranks think the new gay Captain America will ‘contract AIDS’

Right-wing YouTuber Steven Crowder’s controversial podcast is in hot water for suggesting the new gay Captain American will contract AIDS. Dave Landau hosted the Wednesday (17 March) edition of the Louder with…

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ADDED ON: 03/20/2021

Amazon no longer sells books framing LGBTQIA identity as mental illness

Amazon is no longer selling books that paint LGBTQIA identities as mental illnesses. This was stated in a letter from the company’s Vice President of Public Policy, Brian Huseman, which was published…

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ADDED ON: 03/19/2021

Poll Shows 70 Percent Of Voters Support LGBT Protections Bill Equality Act

A new poll released Tuesday found overwhelming support for the Equality Act. The legislation cleared the House last month and is currently being considered in the Senate. Passage is a priority for…

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ADDED ON: 03/18/2021

Mississippi governor signs bill banning trans athletes from school sports

On Thursday, Gov. Tate Reeves signed “the Mississippi Fairness Act” into law, requiring the state’s schools to designate teams by sex assigned at birth and prohibiting transgender student athletes from participating in…

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ADDED ON: 03/17/2021

Equality Act is creating a historic face-off between religious exemptions and LGBTQ rights

In some ways, full LGBTQ rights has never seemed more within reach. First came the Supreme Court’s 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage. Then its decision last year banning LGBTQ discrimination in employment.…

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ADDED ON: 03/16/2021

“Ex-gay” pastor loses lawsuit against Vimeo for taking down videos promoting conversion therapy

A pastor who identifies as a “former homosexual” has officially lost his lawsuit attempting to force the video streaming service to host his videos promoting so-called conversion therapy. In a ruling issued…

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ADDED ON: 03/14/2021

Sponsors of North Dakota’s transgender athletes bill have ties to anti-LGBT organizations

When state Sen. Janne Myrdal testified before the North Dakota House Human Services Committee in support of HB 1298, she said she believes the bill has little to do with transgender people.…

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ADDED ON: 03/06/2021

American Psychological Association opposes transgender conversion “therapy” in historic statement

The biggest professional psychologist organization in the U.S. has come out against transgender conversion therapy in a new statement, saying that the practice puts “individuals at significant risk of harm.” In a…

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ADDED ON: 03/05/2021

Mississippi governor to sign bill banning transgender student-athletes from female sports teams

Mississippi legislators have passed a bill that would ban transgender athletes from competing on female sports teams in schools and universities -- one of over two dozen similar measures proposed by state…

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ADDED ON: 03/04/2021

The Trailer: Why Republicans keep running against trans rights

In this edition: The GOP's transgender politics, lessons from CPAC and a sit-down with a Republican running for Congress against Trump. We don't have the Kraken anymore, but we'll always have Paris.…

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ADDED ON: 03/03/2021

United Methodist conservatives detail breakaway plans over gay inclusion

Conservative leaders within the United Methodist Church unveiled plans Monday to form a new denomination, the Global Methodist Church, with a doctrine that does not recognize same-sex marriage. The move could hasten…

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