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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 05/31/2018

Transgender Honduran Woman’s Death in US ‘ice box’ Detention Prompts Outcry

A transgender Honduran woman died in Ice custody last Friday after coming to the US as part of a caravan of Central American migrants, including several dozen other transgender women fleeing persecution in…

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ADDED ON: 05/29/2018

Gay Puerto Rico Hairdresser Rebuilding Hurricane-Ravaged Home, Salon

A gay hairdresser in Puerto Rico who the Washington Blade profiled earlier this year says the situation for him and his family has improved “a lot” since electricity was restored at their…

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ADDED ON: 05/28/2018

Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ+ Minors Is Now Banned in Hawaii

Hawaii has become the 12th US state to ban therapists from offering conversion therapy to minors. The law, which will come into effect on July 1, was signed by Hawaii Governor David Ige.…

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ADDED ON: 05/26/2018

This Organization is Giving Free Chest Binders to Trans People in Need

Point of Pride, a non-profit organization supporting trans people, has started a chest binder donation program. The goal is to provide chest binders to transgender individuals who may not be able to…

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ADDED ON: 05/26/2018

As Supreme Court Nears Wedding Cake Decision, More LGBT Rights Issues Loom

A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker…

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ADDED ON: 05/24/2018

What Now? About to Start Medical Residency, Honduran TPS Holder Faces Uncertainty

This week Carol’s Montes walked on stage with her parents by her side at the University of California, Davis Medical School’s graduation. The young woman with the unique first name had become…

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ADDED ON: 05/23/2018

ACLU Files Complaint Against Detention of Ivan Nuñez Martinez

At a press conference at the William Way LGBT Center on Tuesday, advocates announced that the ACLU of PA and the law firm of DLA Piper LLP have filed a legal complaint…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2018

Queer Heroes of America’s Territories

Activists and LGBT leaders in the American territories have to work even harder sometimes. Here are just a few leaders leading the good fight. Trans activist and educator, Dr. Vene Sele, has…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2018

LGBT Students Face Heartbreaking Treatment at an Oregon High School

LGBTQ students at the rural North Bend High School school on the Oregon coast have been harassed, threatened, bullied, and assaulted just for being who they are. What is worse is that…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2018

Royal Wedding: Bishop’s Church Threatened with Expulsion from Anglican Communion for Embracing Same-Sex Marriage

Bishop Michael Curry made waves at the Royal Wedding after showing his stance on equality – which has even caused his church to be punished for embracing equal marriage. In 2016, the…

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ADDED ON: 05/18/2018

Inside the Fight Against America’s Wave of Anti-LGBT Adoption Bills

On May 11, Oklahoma became the eighth state to allow state-licensed child welfare agencies to cite religious beliefs in order to discriminate against LGBTpeople looking to foster or adopt children. The Sooner…

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ADDED ON: 05/17/2018

Pride Fort Lauderdale to Host Pride of the Americas in 2020

Fort Lauderdale will be the inaugural location of Pride of the Americas in April 2020, an international LGBT festival that is expected to draw people from several continents, including South America and…

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