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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 08/12/2020

Black LGBT Group Wins Award to Combat Voter Suppression

LGBT Detroit, the city’s Black LGBTQ+ service provider, has been awarded new grant funding by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan to help eliminate a range of enduring racial, gender and…

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ADDED ON: 08/11/2020

Trans women pose no threat to cis women, but we pose a threat to them if we make them outcasts

Dear ladies who are fearful and hostile to trans women, That I grew up and spent most of my life in San Francisco I consider one of my greatest strokes of luck,…

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ADDED ON: 08/11/2020

Franklin Graham Calls for ‘Prayer March’ on National Mall on Same Day as Religious-Right ‘Return’ Rally

Evangelist and right-wing political activist Franklin Graham announced Saturday that he will host a “prayer march” from the Lincoln Memorial to the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 26, the same day that End…

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ADDED ON: 08/10/2020

A gay Republican Trump supporter, reflects on actions at local protests and treatment from opposition

The photo from last weekend’s protests in Frederick looks almost predictable at this point: A man clad in a red MAGA hat and an American flag t-shirt shouts at a black woman…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2020

Queer Black Americans have taken a ‘disproportionate’ financial hit during COVID-19

Black LGBT+ Americans are suffering “disproportionate” economic consequences during the COVID-19 pandemic with almost one in five losing their jobs, a new report has shown. The report by Human Rights Campaign, in…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2020

Detroit Archdiocese Vs. LGBT Catholics: No More Church Masses Or Meetings

Two Metro Detroit groups of Catholics with different sexual orientations "are now forbidden from gathering at churches and having priests perform Mass for them," the Free Press discloses. The policy change affects…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2020

In search of his lost love, 90-year-old man comes out as gay

Kenneth Felts didn’t plan on coming out to the world. In fact, he didn’t plan on coming out to anyone until the coronavirus pandemic struck. The 90-year-old Colorado man's decades-long search for…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2020

Gay billionaire Peter Thiel funded campaign of anti-LGBT+ Republican for US senate

Gay billionaire PayPal founder Peter Thiel funded the campaign of an anti-LGBT+ Republican running for US senate in Kansas. Kansas US senate candidate Kris Kobach lost the GOP primary to representative Roger…

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ADDED ON: 08/04/2020

Fact check: “Clovergender” is an alt-right hoax

Posts on social media claim that people identifying as “Clovergender” are attempting to justify pedophilia. This damaging claim stems from an alt-right hoax intended to slur members of the LGBT community. According…

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ADDED ON: 08/04/2020

Trump staffer terminated from USAID upon anti-LGBTQ Twitter tirade

A Trump administration staffer unleashed of series of tweets Monday expressing anti-LGBTQ animus, prompting the U.S. Agency for International Development to fire her after her anti-LGBTQ views had once gone without reprisal,…

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ADDED ON: 08/03/2020

In America’s summer of discontent, a transgender doctor becomes a flashpoint

In Johannesburg, three decades ago, the homophobes were out in force: bible-thumpers trying to save our souls; right-wingers with their AWB swastikas. Last week, too, there were missionaries galore, with bibles and…

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ADDED ON: 08/02/2020

Racist, anti-abortion group plans in-person “straight pride” event in a U.S. COVID-19 hotspot

The so-called National Straight Pride Coalition (NSPC) is planning an event in Modesto, California for August 29, 2020—in the middle of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic—even though their 2019 event only drew dozens…

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