United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 04/18/2019

Buttigieg shrugs off anti-LGBT protesters in Iowa swing

Pete Buttigieg is confronting another sign that his history-making candidacy is rising to the top tier of the Democratic presidential race: protesters. A few anti-LGBT protesters, including religious activist Randall Terry, have…

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ADDED ON: 04/15/2019

Brunei once held off on strict Islamic law to stay in a U.S.-backed trade pact. Then Trump pulled out.

When more than 100 members of Congress raised worries in 2014 over plans to include Brunei in a sweeping Pacific trade deal, envoys from the tiny sultanate rushed to Washington with a…

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ADDED ON: 04/15/2019

Navy will allow off-duty sailors to ‘live socially’ according to their preferred gender, but not do so on duty

For transgender people in the U.S. military, April is shaping up to be a bittersweet month. But mostly bitter. Just a few days before the implementation of President Trump’s ban on transgender…

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ADDED ON: 04/13/2019

The LGBT Equality Act began life in 1974. It’s still waiting to be passed.

When the news broke that Rep. Bella Abzug had introduced a bill to protect lesbian and gay people from discrimination to Congress, David Mixner cut out the article and hid it the…

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ADDED ON: 04/10/2019

Calls for pastor who celebrated Orlando massacre to be banned from Ireland

A petition has been signed almost 5,000 times calling for anti-LGBT+ pastor Steven Anderson to be banned from entering Ireland. Anderson—a preacher with the Faithful Word Baptist Church in the United States—is…

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ADDED ON: 04/09/2019

More than half of banned books challenged for LGBTQ content

More than half of the top 11 most frequently challenged and banned books of 2018 include LGBTQ content, according to a report released Monday by the American Library Association. “Books for youth…

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ADDED ON: 04/08/2019

Two-Spirit: Meet the Native Americans embracing their LGBT+ tribe members

The sound of drums, singing and prayers marks the opening of a powwow in Phoenix on a Saturday afternoon. Marchers carry the flags of the United States and some of Arizona’s tribal…

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ADDED ON: 04/06/2019

New Study: LGBT People A ‘Fundamental Part of The Fabric Of Rural Communities’

LGBT people are typically depicted as city and coastal dwellers. And those who live in rural America are often characterized as people yearning to escape rural life for more acceptance in urban…

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ADDED ON: 04/04/2019

Most Americans are a-OK with a gay presidential candidate. That’s a big shift in less than 15 years.

With Pete Buttigieg's campaign saying he raised an impressive $7 million in the first fundraising quarter, the South Bend, Indiana mayor is looking more and more like a significant factor in the…

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ADDED ON: 03/31/2019

For many Native Americans, embracing LGBT members is a return to the past

The sound of drums, singing and prayers marked the opening of a powwow in Phoenix on a Saturday afternoon this month. Marchers carried the flags of the United States and some of…

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ADDED ON: 03/30/2019

Revealed: Trump-linked US Christian ‘fundamentalists’ pour millions of ‘dark money’ into Europe, boosting the far right

US Christian right ‘fundamentalists’ linked to the Trump administration and Steve Bannon are among a dozen American groups that have poured at least $50 million of ‘dark money’ into Europe over the…

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ADDED ON: 03/30/2019

LGBTI migrants from Central America find refuge in D.C.

Méndez, a transgender woman from San Salvador, El Salvador, told that she and Rony Alexander, a gay man from Honduras’ Lempira department, became a couple when they arrived in D.C. earlier this…

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