United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 07/27/2022

Texas suing USDA over requirement to add LGBTQ protections to nutrition programs’ nondiscrimination policies Texas suing USDA over requirement to add LGBTQ protections to nutrition programs’ nondiscrimination policies.

The USDA Food and Nutrition Service announced in May that it would expand its definition of sexual discrimination to include gender identity and sexual orientation. Paxton and other attorneys general are suing…

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ADDED ON: 07/26/2022

GOP congressman attends gay son’s wedding after opposing protections for same-sex marriage.

GOP Rep. Glenn Thompson attended his gay son's wedding last week, three days after opposing a bill in the US House that would enshrine protections for same-sex marriage into federal law, CNN…

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ADDED ON: 07/25/2022

Same-Sex Marriage Bill Advances in US Congress

The U.S. Congress may be on the cusp of passing legislation that would codify recognition of same-sex marriages under federal law, solidifying the right of LGBTQ couples to wed seven years after…

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ADDED ON: 07/25/2022

At Least 25 States Are One Supreme Court Decision Away From Banning Same-Sex Marriage

In his decision to help gut Roe v. Wade, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote that the Supreme Court “should reconsider all of this Court’s substantive due process precedents, including Griswold, Lawrence, and Obergefell”—cases…

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DANIEL ARZOLA – GLOBAL ARTIVIST

Haga clic para español Daniel Arzola is a queer Venezuelan immigrant Artivist. Alturi’s Joel Klausler met Daniel at Twin Cities Pride and was captivated by his art. Their conversation evolved into a…

ADDED ON: 07/23/2022

Six Texas lawsuits targeting gay marriage, LGBT rights after the fall of Roe vs. Wade

In the wake of the toppling of Roe v. Wade and with Justice Clarence Thomas urging the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit rulings on gay sex and marriage, Texas is the stage…

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ADDED ON: 07/21/2022

Oklahoma town’s first openly gay mayor resigns over harassment, threats ‘bordering on violence’

Adam Graham, the first openly gay mayor of The Village, a town just outside Oklahoma City, has resigned, writing in a resignation letter that he no longer feels safe enough to serve. “In…

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ADDED ON: 07/20/2022

U.S. House passes bill protecting marriage equality

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill protecting gay marriage rights, after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade imperiled similar precedents that protected rights to same-sex…

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ADDED ON: 07/19/2022

Meet the first transgender military training instructor in United States Air Force

A military training instructor at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland not only serves our country by training the best in the United States Air Force, but also by serving as a beacon…

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ADDED ON: 07/17/2022

Conservative Texas Lawyer Targets PrEP Access After Abortion Rights

With the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade last month, the architect of a controversial Texas abortion law has already aimed at marriage equality, and his next target could leave Texans without…

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ADDED ON: 07/17/2022

UN urged to move Cop27 from Egypt over ‘LGBTQ+ torture’

A White House adviser and his partner have called on the United Nations to move a key climate change summit from Egypt due to the country’s treatment of LGBTQ people, citing fears…

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ADDED ON: 07/15/2022

To fight monkeypox, doctors are using lessons from AIDS crisis

While COVID-19 continues to be top of mind for public health officials, dozens of monkeypox cases have been confirmed in LA so far, and they appear to be clustered among gay and…

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