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  1. lgbt rights
    The U.S. Just Made Life Harder on LGBT Diplomats and U.N. StaffIn a change, same-sex partners will now only be granted visas if they’re married.
  2. thanks for the memories
    Indiana Pizzeria That Refused to Cater Gay Weddings Has Closed for GoodThe owners of Memories Pizzeria were reportedly “simply ready to retire.”
  3. lgbt rights
    Bermuda Reversed Gay Couples’ Right to MarryThey’re the first country to pass and then repeal same-sex marriage.
  4. Women’s Rights Activists Respond to Trump’s New HHS Division“This just exemplifies the actual changes from this administration that really will affect people’s lives and our democracy.”
  5. local politics
    This Man Was Denied a Marriage License by Kim Davis, Now He Wants Her JobDavid Ermold applied to run for Rowan County Clerk in Kentucky today.
  6. lgbt rights
    Coffee Pros Blast Their Top Trade Group for Terrible New Position on LGBT RightsThe Specialty Coffee Association awarded three of its top tournaments to the United Arab Emirates, a country with a history of human-rights abuses.
  7. politics
    Here Are the Most Satisfying Wins of the 2017 ElectionFrom the woman who ran after a politician made fun of the Women’s March to the trans candidate who beat a transphobic state legislator.
  8. lawsuits
    Colorado Baker Who Wouldn’t Make Same-Sex Cake Gets Justice Department’s SupportThe Trump administration will argue before the Supreme Court that pastry is a form of protected speech.
  9. politics
    Trump Reportedly Signs Order Banning Transgender People From Joining MilitaryTrump follows through on his tweets, but leaves the status of openly transgender active service members up to Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
  10. lgbt rights
    Top D.C. Steakhouse Reportedly Tells Gay Couple They Clash with the ‘Ambience’They say the Prime Rib told them it “wouldn’t look right” if they shared dessert.
  11. news you can booze
    Bulleit Whiskey Accused of Firing the Founder’s Daughter Because She’s GayThe “First Lady of Bourbon” says her brand ambassadorship abruptly ended the day before Christmas Eve via email.
  12. gallery
    This Photographer Chronicled the LGBT Rights Movement in 1970s San FranciscoYou may know Daniel Nicoletta’s work from his Harvey Milk Forever stamp.
  13. lawsuits
    Transgender Worker Claims McDonald’s Banned Her From Both BathroomsShe was given a toilet in a storage closet that she had to clean herself.
  14. Senator Tells High-School Students Some LGBT People Are Asking to Be Bullied“You can be just about anything you want to be, as long as you don’t push it in somebody’s face.”
  15. Trump Will Issue New Guidelines on Treatment of Transgender Students“The president has maintained for a long time that this is a states’-rights issue and not one for the federal government.”
  16. lgbt rights
    This State’s Supreme Court Just Blocked Birth Certificates for Same-Sex CouplesArkansas Supreme Court says biological parents must be listed.
  17. lgbt rights
    Walmart Just Settled a Groundbreaking Case for Same-Sex CouplesThe company will compensate same-sex couples whose spouses were denied insurance benefits.
  18. lgbt rights
    This Woman’s Court Case Could Secure LGBT Rights in the WorkplaceLegal experts say Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College could go to the Supreme Court.
  19. politics
    Every One of Donald Trump’s Cabinet Picks So Far Opposes LGBT RightsNot a pro-LGBT lawmaker in sight.
  20. politics
    Trump Aide: Elton John Will Play at Inauguration to Show ‘Pro–Gay Rights Stance’A spokesman for Elton John firmly denied this.
  21. lgbt rights
    This Insane Bill Would Force Teachers to Out LGBT Students to Their ParentsIt entitles any Texas parent to information on their child’s “general physical, psychological or emotional well-being.”
  22. going high
    LGBT Advocate Buys Gay-Bashing Christians’ Dinner to Teach Them About LoveOn the receipt she wrote: “Happy holidays from the very gay, very liberal table sitting next to you.”
  23. lgbt rights
    This Is the Future of LGBT Rights Under President Trump and It’s Not PrettyMarriage equality is probably safe, but trans rights and anti-discrimination provisions are likely to disappear.
  24. lgbt rights
    Most Americans Are in Favor of Laws Protecting LGBT PeopleYes, even Republicans.
  25. lgbt rights
    Donald Trump Just Said ‘LGBTQ.’ Here’s Why That’s Unusual.Why most lawmakers don’t include “queer” when they’re talking about the gay community.
  26. youth
    A Depressing Chart About How Hard it Is to Be a Gay or Bisexual High-SchoolerWe’d like to think society has made progress on LGBT rights, but something very different is going on in schools.
  27. progress
    Dems to Adopt Most Pro-LGBT Platform in HistoryIn stark contrast to the GOP.
  28. horrible things
    LGBT People Most Frequent Targets of Hate CrimesWell before Orlando, this was the case.
  29. lgbt rights
    Prince William Is the First Royal to Appear on the Cover of a Gay Magazine“No one should be bullied for their sexuality or any other reason.”
  30. early and often
    House Republicans Block Vote on LGBT Protections After Orlando ShootingThe bill would’ve prevented federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  31. transgender rights
    Massachusetts to Expand Protections for Transgender PeopleThey’ll now be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
  32. transgender rights
    Court Won’t Change Virginia Transgender RulingThe ruling was the first to find transgender students are protected under Title IX.
  33. transgender rights
    Court Won’t Change Virginia Transgender RulingThe ruling was the first to find transgender students are protected under Title IX.
  34. The GOP’s Civil War Over LGBT Rights Just Killed a Spending BillForty-three Republicans helped pass an amendment barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay people. The rest of the GOP caucus then killed the entire bill.
  35. transgender rights
    11 States Sue Obama Over Transgender PolicyThe suit calls Obama’s policy a “massive social experiment” and objects to his interpretation of Title IX.
  36. lgbt rights
    Oklahoma’s Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill Rightfully BackfiredFor now, this fight is over.
  37. GOP Defends Liberty of Homophobic Arms MerchantsThe House was on the cusp of barring defense contractors from discriminating against gay people, when the GOP leadership strong-armed its members into switching their votes.
  38. lgbt rights
    North Carolina Governor Blames His State’s Bathroom Law on U.S. Government“Congress has been sitting on the sidelines.” 
  39. homophobia
    New Survey Shows Frightening Anti-LGBT Bias WorldwideA majority of respondents would be upset if their child were gay.
  40. lgbt rights
    Obama Issues Trans-Discrimination GuidelinesThe letter will be distributed to every public-school district in the nation today.
  41. transgender rights
    First Transgender Woman Elected in PhilippinesIt’s a historic victory. 
  42. lgbt rights
    California Assembly Passes Bill to Make All Public Bathrooms Gender-NeutralTake that, North Carolina.
  43. lgbt rights
    Alabama Chief Justice Suspended for Blocking Same-Sex MarriageRoy Moore said he intends to fight the suspension.
  44. The Chain Gang
    Mayor de Blasio Urges New Yorkers to Avoid Chick-fil-A“What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong.”
  45. lgbt rights
    Obama to Name Stonewall Inn First-Ever National Monument for Gay RightsJust in time for Pride Month.
  46. Lawsuits
    Man Claims Whole Foods Served Him a Cake With a Gay Slur [Updated]He claims his “Love Wins” icing message included the word f-g.
  47. boycotts
    Laura Jane Grace Plans to Play North CarolinaThe trans frontwoman and her band will play N.C. next month.
  48. lgbt rights
    Pennsylvania Governor Issues Orders Banning LGBT Discrimination“Pennsylvania is open for business no matter who you are or whom you love.”
  49. Tennessee Bill Would Let Therapists Reject GaysTennessee may become the first state where mental-health professionals can refuse patients in deference to their religious beliefs.
  50. lgbt rights
    Federal Judge Puts an End to Mississippi’s Ban on LGBT-Couple AdoptionsNow same-sex couples are free to adopt in all 50 states.
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