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LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 06/16/2020

Is SpongeBob SquarePants gay? Tweet creates rainbow of speculation

Clearly, most people will know about SpongeBob, but do you think you should give a bit of basic info for the odd reader who has, say, been living in a pineapple under…

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ADDED ON: 06/16/2020

In landmark ruling, Supreme Court bars discrimination against LGBT workers

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a watershed victory for LGBT rights and a defeat for President Donald Trump’s administration by ruling that a longstanding federal law barring workplace discrimination protects…

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ADDED ON: 06/15/2020

All Black Lives Matter: ‘This is so damned beautiful’

Today was supposed to be a celebration of the 50th LA Pride Anniversary, a remembrance of the world’s first gay and lesbian rights parade, an event organizers in 1970 created to be…

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ADDED ON: 06/15/2020

Health Care Advocates Push Back Against Trump’s Erasure of Transgender Rights

Health advocates representing American hospitals, medical groups, insurers and civil rights associations condemned the Trump administration on Saturday for rolling back protections for transgender patients, and for doing so amid a global…

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ADDED ON: 06/14/2020

Some of the Best Movies About Racism in America

We’ve been asked by friends, family, and readers to recommend movies about systemic racism, police brutality, and civic unrest that can help contextualize the current Black Lives Matter movement. After much consideration,…

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ADDED ON: 06/14/2020

Trump administration revokes transgender health protection

The Trump administration finalized a regulation Friday that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in healthcare. The policy shift, long sought by the president’s religious and socially conservative supporters,…

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ADDED ON: 06/12/2020

Gay Pride embraces its roots by teaming up with U.S. black activists

Floats, all-night parties and parades may be out, but the LGBTQ community is returning to its roots by teaming up with black activists for Pride month celebrations in the United States. While…

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ADDED ON: 06/11/2020

Sex Work is Real Work, and it’s Time to Treat it That Way

Sex workers aren’t always a part of the conversation about police brutality, but they should be. Police regularly target, harass, and assault sex workers or people they think are sex workers, such…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2020

LA Pride steps away from ‘All Black Lives Matter’ march after police inclusion sparks outrage

LA Pride was cancelled almost two months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, but organisers announced last week that they intended to replace it with a Black Lives Matter march. However, the…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2020

Calls grow for police to be banned from Pride marches

Calls are growing for police to be banned from marching in Pride parades and for the LGBT+ events to return to their roots as rebellions against police brutality amid a rolling, global…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2020

We are all George Floyd!

Most of us must have been troubled by the news of what is happening in the US in the aftermath of the horrific death of George Floyd, who was killed by police…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2020

For Pride, NOM’s Brian Brown Touts Trump’s Rolling Back Of LGBT ‘Victories’ Under Obama

In a fundraising email to supporters, Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), touted President Donald Trump's rolling back of LGBT “victories” under former President Barack Obama. For over…

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