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Lgbtq Rights

  1. vision 2020
    Trump Says Biden Is ‘Against the Bible’Our religiously illiterate president really needs to stop claiming the mantle of faith and denying it to others.
  2. supreme court
    Pence Goes After John Roberts As ‘Disappointment to Conservatives’In an interview with a Christian right journalist, the VP promises that Trump will consummate a judicial counterrevolution in his second term.
  3. supreme court
    Trump’s Next Supreme Court List Could Be Really ExtremeConservatives are again feeling betrayed on abortion and LGBTQ rights. Trump needs to convince them his future picks would be infallibly reactionary.
  4. vision 2020
    No Platform Fight for Democrats, No Platform at All for RepublicansParty platforms continue their journey toward the dustbin of history, with Dems working out their issues and the GOP recycling its 2016 platform.
  5. vision 2020
    Can Trump Make the Supreme Court a Campaign Issue Again?Trump-appointed justices didn’t give conservatives everything they hoped for. That only raises the stakes in November.
  6. 2020 elections
    Loeffler Attacks WNBA for Honoring Black Lives MatterThe endangered Georgia Republican senator triangulated against the league and the team she partly owns.
  7. power
    HUD Proposal Cuts Protections for Unhoused Trans PeopleIt would allow federally funded, same-sex homeless shelters to make admission determinations based on biological sex.
  8. supreme court
    Supreme Court Rejects Louisiana Abortion RestrictionsIn the end, Chief Justice Roberts couldn’t go along with a quick reversal of a recent precedent.
  9. protests
    Scenes From the Enduring Protests in New YorkPhotographer Mark Clennon’s arresting photos from the march on Trump Tower on Sunday.
  10. power
    15,000 People Marched in Brooklyn for Black Trans Lives“This is what community looks like.”
  11. power
    Supreme Court Delivers a Major Victory for LGBTQ AmericansIt is now illegal in the United States for an employer to fire someone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
  12. lgbtq rights
    Supreme Court: LGBTQ Workers Protected by Anti-Discrimination LawsThe 6-3 decision is a big win for equality, and a big loss for the Trump administration and the Christian right.
  13. oh no
    What Did J.K. Rowling Say This Time?The author’s latest comments about sex and gender have revived accusations of transphobia.
  14. trans rights
    Daniel Radcliffe Responds to J.K. Rowling’s Anti-Trans Tweets“Just as a human being, I feel compelled to say something at this moment.”
  15. pride
    Ways You Can Support the Black LGBTQ+ CommunityFor Pride Month and beyond.
  16. obits
    Aimee Stephens, a Groundbreaking Transgender Activist, Has DiedStephens was fired in 2013 after announcing her plans to transition. Her sex discrimination case rose all the way to the Supreme Court.
  17. power
    New York City Pride Is Officially Canceled“This probably will not surprise you,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said of the announcement.
  18. extremely online
    YouTuber NikkieTutorials Comes Out As a Transgender WomanSo far, 2020 is already a banner year for YouTubers.
  19. taylor swift
    Taylor Swift Has Gay Friends and Also a GLAAD Vanguard AwardGay rights!
  20. trans representation
    Kevin Feige Confirms First Transgender Character Coming to Marvel“In a movie that we’re shooting right now.”
  21. vision 2020
    My Existential Dread of 2020The long-awaited reckoning with Trumpism is about to arrive.
  22. vision 2020
    Does Joe Biden’s Catholicism Matter?If elected, Biden would become just the second Catholic president. But his faith probably won’t greatly affect the odds he will win.
  23. homophobia
    Hallmark Changes Their Mind About Pulling Gay Wedding Planning Ad“Hallmark is, and always has been, committed to diversity and inclusion”
  24. vision 2020
    Tulsi Gabbard’s Eclectic BaseShe has a pocket of support on the left and another one among Trump fans. Nearly all her backers are male. What does that add up to?
  25. controversies
    Chick-fil-A Expanded to England. Days Later, It Announced Its Departure.The conservative chicken chain won’t last long in the United Kingdom.
  26. so you want to be president
    Spend Your Day Rewatching This Elizabeth Warren Mic-Drop MomentShe had a perfect zinger at the LGBTQ town hall when asked about gay marriage.
  27. too little too late
    The White House Tells Taylor Swift That She Needs to Calm DownThis would be funny if not for the “human-rights violation” of it all.
  28. hate crimes
    Teen Boys Deny Assaulting Lesbian Couple For Refusing to KissIn a horrifying homophobic attack, a lesbian couple was beaten up and robbed after they refused a group of boys’ demand to kiss each other.
  29. lgbtq rights
    IMDb Changes Its Policy to Allow for the Removal of Birth NamesLGBTQ organizations had previously lobbied the database to allow transgender users to update their profiles with their chosen names.
  30. new york pride
    Lady Gaga Reminds LGBTQ Community at Stonewall: ‘I Would Take a Bullet for You’“True love is when you would take a bullet for someone, and you know I would take a bullet for you any day of the week.”
  31. lgbtq rights
    David Letterman and Jonathan Van Ness Groom Each Other’s Thick, Lustrous Beards“Has anyone in conversation ever just fainted talking to you?”
  32. pride month
    It Looks Like Boston’s Straight Pride Is Actually HappeningThe event’s organizers have cleared their first logistical hurdle.
  33. 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.”
  34. the lover era
    And Now, Taylor Swift Tells Us How to Be LGBTQ Allies“It costs zero dollars to not step on our gowns.”
  35. 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.
  36. 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?
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. censored
    Alabama Public Television Refuses to Air Arthur’s Gay Wedding Episode“Parents trust that their children can watch APT without their supervision.”
  42. 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.
  43. 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.”
  44. power
    The Supreme Court Is Taking on Major Cases on LGBT RightsThe Court will decide whether it’s illegal to discriminate against LGBT employees.
  45. 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.
  46. google
    Google Pulls Conversion-Therapy App After Human Rights Campaign DingThe Human Rights Campaign suspended Google from its annual ranking of LGBTQ-friendly workplaces.
  47. lgbtq rights
    Gay Sex Will Be Now Be Punishable by Stoning in BruneiThe harshly criticized law is set to take effect next week.
  48. 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.
  49. centrism
    Democrats Aren’t Cultural ‘Extremists,’ They’ve Moved With the CountryRoss Douthat is wrong: Republicans are the ones who have abandoned “cultural centrism.”
  50. 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.
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