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Lgbtq Rights

  1. pride month
    Nicholas Sparks Declares Himself ‘Supporter’ of LGBTQ Rights After Controversy“Ironically, as a writer I should have understood the power and enduring nature of my words.”
  2. the lover era
    And Now, Taylor Swift Tells Us How to Be LGBTQ Allies“It costs zero dollars to not step on our gowns.”
  3. taylor said gay rights
    Taylor Swift Teases a Proud, Rainbow-Soaked ‘You Need to Calm Down’ VideoThe video drops Monday morning, according to Tay’s Instagram.
  4. my single is dropping
    Listen to Taylor Swift’s New Single, ‘You Need to Calm Down’Why are you mad, when you can be GLAAD?
  5. hate crimes
    Five Boys Arrested In Connection With Brutal Assault of Lesbian CoupleIn a horrifying homophobic attack, a lesbian couple was beaten up and robbed after they refused a group of boys’ demand to kiss.
  6. pride month
    Is Boston’s ‘Straight Pride’ Parade Even Happening?An organizer claimed the event could take place in late August — but will it?
  7. lgbtq
    June 1, 2019, Will Henceforth Be Known As the Day Taylor Swift Criticized TrumpIn an open letter, she “personally rejects” his beliefs regarding the LGBTQ community.
  8. lgbtq rights
    Supreme Court Won’t Overturn School Policy Friendly to Transgender StudentsThe Court apparently did not agree that allowing transgender students access to bathrooms of their choice would violate others’ privacy rights.
  9. lgbtq rights
    Trump Continues Drive to Protect Religious-Based DiscriminationThe administration is fighting to repeal health-care protections and adoption rights for LGBTQ people, on behalf of his Christian right backers.
  10. lgbtq rights
    Texas Republicans Fighting to Protect Chick-fil-A’s Right to DiscriminateIn a mostly symbolic fight between equality and “religious liberty,” Republicans stand up for the Evangelical chicken purveyor.
  11. censored
    Alabama Public Television Refuses to Air Arthur’s Gay Wedding Episode“Parents trust that their children can watch APT without their supervision.”
  12. lgbtq rights
    House Passes LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Act, Which Will Die in the SenateThe Equality Act won’t become law so long as Republicans control the Senate and the White House. Every House Democrat voted for it.
  13. lgbtq rights
    Taiwan Just Passed Asia’s First Same-Sex Marriage Law“We took a big step towards true equality, and made Taiwan a better country.”
  14. power
    The Supreme Court Is Taking on Major Cases on LGBT RightsThe Court will decide whether it’s illegal to discriminate against LGBT employees.
  15. lgbtq rights
    Supreme Court to Decide Whether Anti-Discrimination Laws Cover LGBTQ EmployeesSCOTUS will clarify whether federal laws offer broad protections to LGBTQ employees. Kavanaugh’s presence on the Court creates grounds for pessimism.
  16. google
    Google Pulls Conversion-Therapy App After Human Rights Campaign DingThe Human Rights Campaign suspended Google from its annual ranking of LGBTQ-friendly workplaces.
  17. lgbtq rights
    Gay Sex Will Be Now Be Punishable by Stoning in BruneiThe harshly criticized law is set to take effect next week.
  18. religion
    Openly Gay, Openly Christian Buttigieg Challenges the Religious RightA churchgoing, married vet who happens to be gay will likely confound a religious right that embraces homophobia and President Trump.
  19. centrism
    Democrats Aren’t Cultural ‘Extremists,’ They’ve Moved With the CountryRoss Douthat is wrong: Republicans are the ones who have abandoned “cultural centrism.”
  20. power
    Two Women Arrested for Attacking Transgender Woman in Bar BathroomThe assault occurred in North Carolina, where a notorious anti-trans bathroom bill was briefly passed.
  21. human rights
    What It’s Like to Be a Trans Teen in America Right Now“I didn’t think they would ever just try to write us out of existence.”
  22. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Christian Right Leaders Want Senate to Ignore Assault Charges Against KavanaughConservative Evangelicals like Ralph Reed and Franklin Graham want their SCOTUS justice even if he hasn’t been cleared of attempted rape charges.
  23. where's the beef?
    Frank Ocean Says Astroworld Cease and Desist Was Never About the Music“THE CEASE AND DESIST WASN’T ABOUT 🔊IT WAS ABOUT 🏳️‍🌈”
  24. civil rights
    Conservative Christian Baker Back in Court Over a Gender-Transition CakeJack Phillips is probably hoping to get a better answer from a Supreme Court where Brett Kavanaugh has replaced Anthony Kennedy.
  25. talking to
    8 People on Surviving Gay Conversion Therapy“I think the key thing is that I wanted to change a lot of the time because I had so much self-hate — I was very much participating in it.”
  26. On the 150th Birthday of the 14th Amendment, Its Future Hangs in the BalanceTrump may not know the 14th Amendment from the 14th floor of one of his hotels, but his second SCOTUS pick could greatly affect its interpretation.
  27. scotus
    This Is How Hostile Trump’s Potential SCOTUS Picks Are to Abortion, LGBTQ RightsOne called Roe v. Wade the “worst abomination in the history of constitutional law.”
  28. tonys 2018
    Andrew Garfield Dedicates Teary Tonys Speech to Those Who Just Want a Cake Baked“We are all sacred, and we all belong.”
  29. Poor People’s Campaign Begins With Protests and ArrestsIn a revival of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy project that brought protestors to Washington in 1968, the protests will continue for 40 days.
  30. lgbtq rights
    This Teacher Was Suspended for Discussing Her Sexual Orientation in ClassHer attorney said that she just referred to her wife in front of students.
  31. pride
    Mike Pence’s Hometown Will Have Its First-Ever LGBTQ Pride Festival This YearAn 18-year-old organized it as her “senior project.”
  32. sexual education
    Why Did the Government Make It Harder to Find Health Info for LGBTQ Women?A new report says the resources were removed last fall.
  33. london fashion week
    Scenes From Christopher Bailey’s Final Burberry ShowIt was emotional and celeb-packed.
  34. Michelle Obama’s Portrait Dress Had a Hidden Political MessageThe dress was based on one that was in Michelle Smith’s spring 2017 Milly collection.
  35. evangelicalism
    What It’s Like To Experience Gay Conversion Therapy“The pastor was inches away from my face, screaming for the demon to get out.”
  36. transgender rights
    Wisconsin School District to Settle Transgender Student’s LawsuitKenosha Unified School District will pay $800,000.
  37. the royals
    Anglican Priest Says We Should Pray for Prince George to Be Gay“[…] bless Prince George with a love, when he grows up, of a fine young gentleman.”
  38. gallery
    Trans Women Reclaim Places of LGBTQ Hate CrimesA photography show at the Museum of Sex documents Peru’s LGBTQ community.
  39. gallery
    Scenes From the Voices 4 Chechnya March in New YorkCondemning violence against LGBTQ people abroad, the march went from the Stonewall Inn to Trump Tower.
  40. Nashville Statement Signers Condemn Christians Who Accept LGBTQ FolkThe distinguished conservative Evangelicals who signed the Nashville Statement deny fellowship to Christians who have no problems with LGBTQ folk.
  41. lgbtq rights
    More LGBTQ People Killed So Far in 2017 Than All of 2016, Report SaysA report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs suggests a slight uptick in hate crimes against LGBTQ people.
  42. politics
    5 Transgender Soldiers Are Suing President Trump Over Military BanTwo LGBTQ legal organizations filed a lawsuit on their behalf.
  43. Police Departments Say They’ll Welcome Transgender TroopsIf transgender troops are kicked out of the military, police departments across the country say they’ll step in.
  44. transgender rights
    LGBTQ Suicide Hotline Reports a ‘Dramatic Spike’ in Calls From Transgender YouthThe contacts increased after Trump’s anti-trans military tweets.
  45. lgbtq rights
    Chelsea Manning Tore Apart Donald Trump’s Ban on Transgender Soldiers“We are neither disruptive nor expensive. We are human beings, and we will not be erased or ignored.”
  46. politics
    Jeff Sessions Under Fire for Delivering Speech to an Anti-LGBTQ GroupHe addressed the Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian law firm that advocates against LGBTQ rights.
  47. politics
    Pride Month Came and Went Without Recognition from the PresidentSo far, the White House’s strategy on LGBTQ issues has been to ignore them.
  48. gallery
    This Photographer Chronicled the LGBT Rights Movement in 1970s San FranciscoYou may know Daniel Nicoletta’s work from his Harvey Milk Forever stamp.
  49. Supreme Court to Hear Appeal Over Baker’s Refusal to Make Same-Sex Wedding CakeThe baker was found to have violated Colorado’s anti-discrimination law.
  50. pride
    These World Leaders Are the New Gay IconsIn the absence of American leadership, others have assumed the spotlight.
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