United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 10/10/2019

This negative guy schooling people about HIV on Scruff is a breath of fresh air

A negative guy educated a man he met on Scruff about HIV, clarifying some common misconceptions, and Twitter is taken aback by how well it went. Grant, a HIV educator from New…

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ADDED ON: 10/09/2019

U.S. Supreme Court divided on LGBT employment protection; Gorsuch could be key

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared closely divided over whether a landmark federal law forbidding sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees, with conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch emerging…

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ADDED ON: 10/09/2019

Gay Jamaican asylum seekers find new life in US with LGBT task force

Maurice Newman was thriving in Jamaica, fulfilling his dreams. He was teaching the fifth grade and also traveling for the government, training fellow teachers. He was building his life, living in the…

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ADDED ON: 10/07/2019

Gay, transgender rights in spotlight as U.S. Supreme Court returns

The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its new term this week, with a major dispute on tap over whether a landmark decades-old federal anti-discrimination law that bars sex discrimination in the workplace…

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ADDED ON: 10/05/2019

‘Born to Be’ Review: Intimate Portrait of Transgender Surgery Pioneer Gets It Right

“Not every patient wants to have a surgical transition. Transition can take many forms,” says Dr. Jess Ting in an early interview in “Born to Be,” a poignant and finely tuned documentary…

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ADDED ON: 10/05/2019

Russian man sues Apple after cryptocurrency “turned him gay”

A Russian man has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging that a cryptocurrency app caused him to turn gay, according to a copy of the complaint seen by news agency AFP and…

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ADDED ON: 10/05/2019

Star Stanford swimmer Abrahm Devine says he was kicked off team because he’s gay

An accomplished former Stanford swimmer claims in an Instagram post that he was kicked off the university's team because he's gay, CBS San Francisco reports. Abrahm Devine says in a caption under…

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ADDED ON: 10/01/2019

Pope meets U.S. priest attacked by conservatives for ministering to gays

Pope Francis on Monday gave a high-profile private audience to a prominent American Jesuit priest who has been attacked repeatedly by conservative Catholics and media outlets for ministering to homosexuals. By meeting…

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ADDED ON: 10/01/2019

Transgender boxer becomes new face of Everlast

A transgender man will be the new face of the iconic boxing brand Everlast, in a move lauded for showing that there are "many ways to be a man." Patricio Manuel is…

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ADDED ON: 10/01/2019

Native American tribe becomes first to pass hate crime law protecting LGBT people

The Oglala Sioux Tribe may have become the first Native American tribe to introduce a hate crime law protecting LGBT+ and two spirit people. There is no comprehensive data on law codes…

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ADDED ON: 09/30/2019

Trans March on DC called ‘first major step’ in visibility campaign

Organizers and observers said between 1,500 and 3,000 people turned out on Saturday for the first ever National Transgender Visibility March on Washington in which scores of participants held signs proudly declaring…

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ADDED ON: 09/30/2019

Transgender Woman in Supreme Court Case Is ‘Happy Being Me’

Aimee Stephens lost her job at a suburban Detroit funeral home and she could lose her Supreme Court case over discrimination against transgender people. Amid her legal fight, her health is failing.…

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