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ADDED ON: 10/29/2018

LGBT Groups Denounce Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting as ‘Horrific Attack’

As the world stands aghast over the latest mass shooting in the United States in which at least 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh were killed, LGBT groups were among those…

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ADDED ON: 10/29/2018

Protesters Unveil pro-Trans Banner at World Series

Protesters unfurled a banner reading “Trans People Deserve to Live” during Sunday night’s World Series game. The banner, designed to look like the flag representing transgender people, was dropped during the fifth…

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ADDED ON: 10/26/2018

Man Films Himself Burning LGBT Children’s Books from Local Library

An evangelical Christian checked out all the LGBT+ children’s books from a Iowa public library and filmed himself burning them. Paul Dorr, a fundamentalist Christian who writes a blog titled Rescue The…

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ADDED ON: 10/24/2018

A Humanitarian Exodus

The Central American migrant caravan traveling to the US border highlights the failures of American migration and foreign policy, and dwindling options for refugees to seek safety. We should welcome them with…

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ADDED ON: 10/24/2018

It’s 100% segregated’: Does Georgia’s LGBT Haven Have a Race Problem?

When it comes to LGBTQ rights, that progress is impressive. Atlanta got a perfect score of 100 on HRC’s 2018 Municipal Equality Index, which rates towns and cities on how LGBTQ-inclusive their…

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ADDED ON: 10/24/2018

LGBT’ Flyers — Picturing Lady Liberty, Gun, Beer and Trump — Sent to Nashville Gay Bars

Gay bars in Nashville received pamphlets with the acronym and images of the Statue of Liberty (L), a gun (G), a beer bottle (B) and President Donald Trump (T). The gun pictured…

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ADDED ON: 10/24/2018

The Trump Administration’s Latest Anti-Transgender Action, Explained

President Donald Trump’s administration is working on yet another anti-LGBTQ policy, the New York Times reported over the weekend. Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is considering an interpretation of…

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ADDED ON: 10/22/2018

Anti-LGBT Groups Funding ‘No on 3’

As they campaign to overturn a 2016 law that bans discrimination against transgender individuals in public places, opponents of the so-called “bathroom bill” say their concerns are about safety and privacy. A review…

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ADDED ON: 10/22/2018

LGBT Advocacy Group Calls on Trump Admin not to Go Forward with Rollback of Transgender Protections

The Human Rights Campaign on Sunday called for the Trump administration not to go forward with a rollback of protections for transgender people, following a report in The New York Times on a draft…

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ADDED ON: 10/22/2018

The Trump Administration’s Latest Anti-Transgender Action, Explained

President Donald Trump’s administration is working on yet another anti-LGBTQ policy, the New York Times reported over the weekend. Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is considering an interpretation of…

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ADDED ON: 10/21/2018

Houston Library Sued by Anti-Gay Activists Over Drag Queen Story Hour

A crew of anti-gay protesters rallied outside the federal courthouse Friday afternoon, announcing they have sued the Houston Public Library over a city-sponsored Drag Queen Story Hour which they say violates their freedom of…

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ADDED ON: 10/21/2018

Conservative Christian Group Tells Members to ‘Pray for the Right’ to Harm LGBTI Children

The Family Research Council, a designated hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, is encouraging its members to ‘pray for their right’ to harm LGBTI children. A ‘Prayer of the Day’ email sent to…

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