United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 12/23/2022

28 Republicans Who Call Gay People ‘Groomers’ Just Voted Against a Bill Addressing Child Sex Abuse

For the past year, we’ve been subjected to an endless, escalating right-wing fearmongering campaign presenting LGBTQ adults as innate child sexual predators, or “groomers,” and any children in their vicinity as victims.…

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ADDED ON: 12/20/2022

Exclusive: Biden administration pressed Uganda president on anti-LGBTQ record

During last week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., Biden administration officials pressed Uganda President Yoweri Museveni on his country’s anti-LGBTQ policies, theGrio exclusively reports. An anonymous source with knowledge of the…

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ADDED ON: 12/18/2022

In 2023: National LGBTQ Task Force celebrates 50 years

The National LGBTQ Task Force – the country’s oldest LGBTQ advocacy group – celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023, honoring 50 years of advancing freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQ people. This…

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ADDED ON: 12/17/2022

Court upholds Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy

A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a challenge to Connecticut’s policy of allowing transgender girls to compete in girls high school sports, rejecting arguments by four cisgender runners who said they…

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ADDED ON: 12/17/2022

A new report proves that online anti-LGBTQ2S+ hate turns into real-life violence

Coordinated online hate targeting doctors and hospitals providing gender-affirming care to youth leads to real-life violence, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). On Tuesday, the Human Rights…

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ADDED ON: 12/16/2022

Drag Queens Were Targeted by the Proud Boys. Whom Did the Police Support?

In November, the First Unitarian Universalist Church and Red Oak Community School in Columbus, Ohio, announced a “Holi-Drag Storytime” event where drag queens would read books to children and perform holiday-themed dances.…

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ADDED ON: 12/14/2022

Club Q Shooting Survivors Press Congress To Act On Guns

Survivors of last month’s deadly mass shooting at a Colorado gay nightclub testified Wednesday to Congress about the onslaught of threats and violence against members of the LGBTQ community as they urged…

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ADDED ON: 12/14/2022

Biden signs landmark law protecting same-sex and interracial marriages

Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law landmark legislation protecting same-sex marriages, hailing it as a step toward building a nation where “decency, dignity and love are recognized, honored and protected”. The…

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ADDED ON: 12/12/2022

Orthodox Judaism can be difficult for LGBT Jews, but the tide is slowly turning

Yeshiva University, the storied modern Orthodox Jewish university in New York, is in the midst of a legal battle over its refusal to recognize the YU Pride Alliance, an undergraduate club. While…

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ADDED ON: 12/12/2022

Anti-Gay Bill: Ghanaian MPs must respect peoples’ rights – US Ambassador

United States Ambassador to Ghana, Virginia Palmer has advised Ghanaians and their representatives in Parliament to respect international obligations and Domestic laws which centre on the need to protect the rights of…

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ADDED ON: 12/11/2022

Transgender Americans Feel Under Siege as Political Vitriol Rises

Alejandra Caraballo is used to seeing anti-transgender hatred. As an L.G.B.T.Q. rights advocate and a transgender woman, she has received death threats, and her and her family members’ personal information has been…

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ADDED ON: 12/09/2022

Colorado shooter’s 2021 case dropped for lack of cooperation

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooter had charges dropped in a 2021 bomb threat case after family members who were terrorized in the incident refused to cooperate, according…

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