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ADDED ON: 08/07/2021

How A Gay Community Helped The CDC Spot A COVID Outbreak — And Learn More About Delta

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a lot of ways to pick up on COVID-19 outbreaks, but those methods often take awhile to bear fruit. Not so with the Provincetown,…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2021

American Medical Association says sex should be removed from birth certificates

The American Medical Association (AMA) says that sex should be removed as a legal designation on the public part of birth certificates. The group says including the information can lead to stigmatization…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2021

Why it matters that Tucker Carlson is broadcasting from Hungary this week

This week, America’s most watched cable news host is broadcasting from an authoritarian state — not to criticize its leadership but to praise it. Fox’s Tucker Carlson is currently in Budapest, airing…

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ADDED ON: 08/04/2021

How This Florida Woman’s Case Impacts LGBTQ+ Workplace Discrimination

Christie Leonard’s at Gospel Crusade seemed secure. But when her unfulfilling marriage to a man she didn’t desire fell apart amid rumors she had grown too close to another woman in her…

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ADDED ON: 08/03/2021

Joe Biden nominates lesbian rabbi for religious freedom position

President Joe Biden has nominated lesbian rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum to serve on the US Commission on International Religious Freedom. Under her position as commissioner, she will help monitor and evaluate religious freedoms…

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ADDED ON: 08/01/2021

Trans rights divides political rivals, young and old in the United States

Americans are deeply divided over transgender rights, data released on Tuesday showed, with experts accusing politicians of exploiting clear differences along party lines to foment a culture war over the issue in…

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ADDED ON: 08/01/2021

Welcome to the ‘Gay Games,’ an alternative to the Olympics, where activism is encouraged and everyone’s an athlete

Tom Waddell knew what to expect from an Olympics opening ceremony. He’d experienced one before as a decathlete at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. He remembered the parade of athletes from around…

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ADDED ON: 08/01/2021

Close to 1,000 LGBT officials elected nationwide, report says

Close to 1,000 elected officials nationwide identify as LGBT, according to a report from the LGBTQ Victory Institute. The are currently 986 LGBT officials across the U.S. as of June, according to…

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ADDED ON: 07/28/2021

Judge dismisses legal challenges to transgender student protections

A Lynchburg Circut Court Judge dismissed legal challenges to block the Virginia Department of Education’s new policies on protecting transgender students. Earlier this spring, two lawsuits were filed, which were eventually consolidated…

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ADDED ON: 07/27/2021

Governor Newsom signs HIV & Aging Act authored by Sen. John Laird

SACRAMENTO – On Friday Governor Gavin Newsom announced the signing of Senate Bill 258, the HIV & Aging Act, authored by Senator John Laird (D – Santa Cruz). Senate Bill 258 will…

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ADDED ON: 07/24/2021

Puerto Rico activists condemn police raid on LGBTQ-friendly bar

Activists in Puerto Rico have condemned a police raid on an LGBTQ-friendly bar that took place on Thursday night. Local media reports indicate more than 20 officers with the San Juan Municipal…

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ADDED ON: 07/24/2021

Senate unanimously confirms 2 LGBTQ women to top military positions

The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed two LGBTQ women to top military positions. “President Biden nominated two historic #LGBTQ+ nominees for key roles” at the Department of Defense,” White House Senior Advisor…

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