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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 07/25/2018

Adoption Law Spurs Fears of Discrimination Against LGBTI Kids in Foster Care

Opponents of a new Kansas law ensuring that agencies with sincerely held religious beliefs may refuse to place children with gay and lesbian couples say the law could also result in inappropriate…

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ADDED ON: 07/22/2018

New York Times LGBTI Coverage Censored in Qatar: Report

Qatar reportedly censored recent articles published in The New York Times International Edition featuring coverage of LGBTI issues. Entire articles published between April and July were blacked out in the newspaper, ABC…

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ADDED ON: 07/22/2018

This Anti-Gay Congressman’s Bill Would Ban US Embassies from Flying LGBT Pride Flag

A Republican U.S. Congressman from South Carolina wants to make sure America's embassies around the world don't promote equality or recognize Pride month. Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina has filed a bill that would…

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ADDED ON: 07/21/2018

It’s Legal to Discriminate Against LGBT People in Michigan, Says State Attorney General

Michigan has halted investigations of anti-LGBT discrimination after the state’s Attorney General Bill Schuette issued a formal opinion that affirms it’s legal to discriminate in the state. There is no federal law in the US…

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ADDED ON: 07/21/2018

Eating Bananas Whole Is … Gay? Fragile Masculinity’s Bizarre New ‘Hetiquette’

Rapper Wiz Khalifa thinks heterosexual men shouldn’t eat bananas straight out of the peel. Khalifa shared his fruity thoughts on the Breakfast Club radio show earlier this week, telling host Charlamagne Tha God that…

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ADDED ON: 07/20/2018

Atlanta Appeals Court Again Rules Gays, Lesbians Not a Protected Class

The federal appeals court in Atlanta has once again decided that gays and lesbians are not protected under federal discrimination laws because of their sexual orientation. In a decision issued Wednesday, the full…

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ADDED ON: 07/18/2018

Violence, Discrimination Prompts LGBTI Hondurans to Migrate

Members of Colectivo Unidad Color Rosa, an LGBTI advocacy group in the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, on July 11 were sewing a transgender Pride flag for an upcoming march. On…

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ADDED ON: 07/16/2018

HRC Confronts Trump-Putin With Projection Calling Out Anti-LGBTQ Crimes Against Humanity in Chechnya

Today, just ahead of tomorrow’s Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, HRC projected an enormous message onto the Presidential Palace in Helsinki demanding that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin immediately end the ongoing anti-LGBTQ crimes…

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ADDED ON: 07/15/2018

These Businesses Don’t Want Your Money If You’re LGBT, Married Or Not

Some businesses want to be able to refuse services to LGBT people, married or not, as shown in the disturbing court case of a Hawaii B&B owner who turned away a lesbian…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2018

All the Damage Brett Kavanaugh Could Do to LGBT Rights

The gravity of President Trump’s nomination of a second Supreme Court justice for LGBTQ people and other vulnerable groups cannot be overstated. If confirmed, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, would…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2018

Anti-LGBT Pastor Crashed a GOP Event to Pray for Victory

A controversial anti-LGBT pastor who once urged his followers to bring guns to church has turned his attention to delivering invocations at campaign rallies for Scott Wagner, the Republican candidate for Pennsylvania…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2018

For Many LGBTI Migrants, North of the Border Is No Refuge

Jade Quintanilla had come to the northernmost edge of Mexico from El Salvador looking for help and safety, but five months had passed since she had arrived in this border town, and…

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