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ADDED ON: 11/07/2018

NBC and MSNBC Political Guru Steve Kornacki is Openly Gay and a Huge Sports Fan

One of the pleasures of this long election season has been watching NBC and MSNBC political analyst Steve Kornacki do battle with the network’s election board. Wearing khakis, a button-down Oxford with…

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ADDED ON: 11/07/2018

LGBT Native American Sharice Davids Makes History with Kansas House Win

Kansas Democrat Sharice Davids made history on Tuesday by becoming not only the state’s first openly gay woman of Congress but also the first Native American person elected on Tuesday. Davids, who…

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ADDED ON: 11/07/2018

Women and LGBT Candidates Make History in 2018 Midterms

From a pair of Native American women to a Somali refugee to the first openly gay man elected governor, the 2018 midterm elections brought a series of history-making votes that marked major…

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ADDED ON: 11/07/2018

NYC Activists Rally For Marriage Equality in Taiwan

The scene on the ground floor at the Stonewall Inn on Friday night was like that of any gay bar on a typical weekend, but upstairs a packed crowd of more than…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2018

US Warns its Citizens in Tanzania Over Anti-gay Crackdown

The US has warned its citizens in Tanzania to be cautious after the commercial capital Dar es Salaam announced a crackdown on homosexuality, a criminal offence in the country. In an alert…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2018

Meet the Gay Man Who Wants to Become Guam’s First Out Political Executive

There are many LGBTI candidates standing for election in the US midterms this week. Some, if elected, will make history as out executives and politicians. One of them, Josh Tenonio, happens to…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2018

Not voting has consequences. Transgender People in Trump’s America Know this all too Well

The sun was just setting on Tuesday as dozens of people, some briefly turning to cast uneasy glances at the railroad tracks behind them, gathered in a solemn semi-circle outside the Sacramento…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2018

Anti-LGBT Hater Disrupts Drag Queen Story Hour

A member of MassResistance, designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center to be an anti-LGBTQ hate group, disrupted drag queen story hour at Riverside’s Cellar Door bookstore last week, Oct. 27. The…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2018

Inside the Fight to Uncover the Truth About Trump’s Anti-LGBT Crusade

In the wake of an explosive anti-transgender memo leaked from the Department of Health and Human Services and published by the New York Times, LGBT advocates have questions: Who proposed that “sex”…

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ADDED ON: 11/01/2018

Almost Half of All LGBT People in the Us Live in States with No Workplace Protections

A new report reveals how far the United States has to go before achieving workplace equality for LGBT people. The Movement Advancement Project (MAP), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and Lambda Legal…

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ADDED ON: 10/30/2018

How Redefining Gender under Trump Could Affect Transgender People’s Health

For Kellie Hooker, there's a new sense of urgency to have a surgery that will make him feel more comfortable in his body. The accelerated timeline to transition came after Hooker heard…

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ADDED ON: 10/30/2018

A Doctor Who Died In The Pittsburgh Shooting Is Being Remembered As A Hero To Patients During The AIDS Crisis

"He would hold my hand, without gloves, when I was feeling really bad," one of his patients said. He "kept us alive the longest." Years ago, Michael Kerr penned a letter to…

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