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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 08/30/2019

It’s been long march for LGBTQ rights — Straight Pride boosters skip over that

On Saturday there will be a Straight Pride Parade, where people will be marching many of the same streets as the Boston Pride Parade. The proponents of this parade wonder: If LGBTQ…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2019

Principal Who Banned a Book With LGBTQ Themes Arrested for Child Porn

Phillip Todd Wilson had removed books parents objected to because of gay characters and controversial content. A high school principal who once banned books with LGBTQ content and other factors parents and…

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ADDED ON: 08/30/2019

No single ‘gay gene’, reveals the largest-ever study of the genetics of same-sex sexual behaviour

Scientists have again debunked the idea of a single "gay gene", in the largest study to date of the genetics of same-sex sexual behaviour. Rather, their findings paint a diverse and complex…

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ADDED ON: 08/29/2019

Another resignation shakes LGBT Republican group after Trump endorsement

The executive director Jerri Ann Henry of the Log Cabin Republicans, group working with Republicans advocate equal rights for lesbian and gay people, has stepped down from her post following the group’s endorsement…

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ADDED ON: 08/27/2019

LAPD: anti-Trans DTLA bar incident a potential hate crime

The forceful removal of a group of transgender women and a gay man from a 6th street downtown bar and restaurant last Friday is being investigated as a hate crime, the Los…

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ADDED ON: 08/27/2019

An Exploration of LGBTQ Jamaican Identity—and Lots of Food

A giant wall of Chinese takeout boxes was the background to an array of smiling, brown, queer faces — their hands darting to and from trays of tropical fruit and perfectly encrusted…

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ADDED ON: 08/27/2019

Kentucky clerk who refused same-sex marriage licenses can be sued

The Kentucky county clerk who in 2015 gained widespread attention for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples may be sued for damages by two of those couples, a federal appeals…

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ADDED ON: 08/27/2019

G7 countries to increase Global Fund contributions

Germany, Italy and Canada have announced they will increase their contributions to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France,…

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ADDED ON: 08/24/2019

Pulse survivors plan ‘ex-gay’ ‘Freedom March’ near Pulse nightclub

Angel Colon and Luis Javier Ruiz, two survivors of the 2016 Pulse nightclub mass shooting, will appear at an “ex-gay” “Freedom March” about five minutes away from the massacre site in Orlando.…

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ADDED ON: 08/24/2019

‘I-95’ serial killer who murdered six gay men in 1994 executed in Florida

Serial killer Gary Ray Bowles also known as the “I-95” killer was pronounced dead on Thursday, August 22 at age 57, after receiving a lethal injection, according to the Florida Department of Corrections.…

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ADDED ON: 08/23/2019

US fundamentalists deliver homophobic leaflets across Birmingham

A US Christian fundamentalist group have been dropping ‘homophobic and transphobic’ leaflets into homes across Birmingham. Singer Janique James, 23, was shocked to receive the Tradition, Family, Property Association pamphlet entitled ‘Gender…

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ADDED ON: 08/22/2019

American-Georgian lawyer seeks prosecution of anti-gay hate leader

The bullying of Georgia’s gay community has at times taken on a medieval air: A local “knight” and his loyal legion of thugs have for years sought to smite any attempt by…

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