United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 04/24/2020

Books with LGBT+ themes are ‘most challenged’ in U.S.

Books with gay and transgender topics got a record number of objections at U.S. libraries and schools in 2019, said research on Monday showing growing protests over LGBT+ themed literature. Eight of…

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ADDED ON: 04/23/2020

Netflix’s ‘A Secret Love’ Traces Lesbian Couple’s Unlikely Romance Across 6 Decades

After years of keeping their relationship under wraps, Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel are getting candid. A new Netflix documentary, “A Secret Love,” explores the couple’s powerful and heartwarming story. Produced by…

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ADDED ON: 04/22/2020

Texas attorney files complaint comparing judge’s pride flag to swastika

An openly gay Texas judge says she was forced to take down her rainbow pride flag and other colorful materials after a local defense attorney filed a complaint, comparing the symbol to…

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ADDED ON: 04/21/2020

LGBTQ Orgs Say They’re in Deep Fundraising Trouble Because of Coronavirus

Garden State Equality had its lowest month of fundraising in four years, and it couldn’t have come at a worse time. New Jersey’s largest LGBTQ organization has found itself at the center…

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ADDED ON: 04/20/2020

The Growing Threat of Accelorationists Worldwide

As the world is paralyzed by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), some violent non-state actors have welcomed the global pandemic as an opportunity to push their propaganda and ideology, and perhaps…

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ADDED ON: 04/19/2020

Fauci guided US through AIDS crisis, too. Survivors say it’s a roadmap for coronavirus.

The slight, bespectacled doctor speaking at a White House briefing on TV revived bleak, 30-year-old memories for Gary Cooper. Dr. Anthony Fauci’s reassuring voice guided Cooper and thousands of gay men worldwide…

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ADDED ON: 04/19/2020

Colorado’s Jewish, LGBT Governor Rebukes Comparison Between His Stay-at-home Order and Nazism

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis became emotional during a news briefing about the coronavirus crisis in his state when a reporter said that the public has compared his stay-at-home order to Nazism. “As…

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ADDED ON: 04/18/2020

Sharing hormones on Google Docs and ‘grey market’ pharmacies get gender-affirming care during the pandemic

Evelyn was growing nervous as she watched her supply of spironolactone dwindle while the city of Boston, where she lives, started its coronavirus lockdown in mid-March. Evelyn, 21, takes spiro as part…

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ADDED ON: 04/17/2020

Pandemic closures are hurting gay bars, and those serving vulnerable populations may be the hardest hit

Gay bars have been shuttered by public-place closure orders during the coronavirus pandemic. In March, more than half of US states issued statewide closure orders for bars and restaurants, decimating the nightlife…

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ADDED ON: 04/16/2020

Erased from utopia: the hidden history of LA’s black and brown resistance

In August 1965, thousands of young Black people in Watts set fire to the illusion that Los Angeles was a youth paradise. Since the debut of the TV show 77 Sunset Strip…

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ADDED ON: 04/15/2020

The Activists: How ACT UP forever changed patients’ rights, protests and political organizing

SUBMICROSCOPIC INFECTIOUS agents have a way of revealing the worst in us, and the best. That is the story of the AIDS epidemic generally, and in particular of ACT UP — the…

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ADDED ON: 04/14/2020

Michigan anti-LGBT discrimination ballot drive moves to e-signatures

A group spearheading a ballot drive to add LGBT anti-discrimination protections to Michigan’s civil rights law is moving to collect voter signatures online because of the coronavirus pandemic. Fair and Equal Michigan…

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