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Lgbtq Rights

  1. 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.”
  2. 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.”
  3. 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.”
  4. 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.
  5. pride
    Mike Pence’s Hometown Will Have Its First-Ever LGBTQ Pride Festival This YearAn 18-year-old organized it as her “senior project.”
  6. 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.
  7. london fashion week
    Scenes From Christopher Bailey’s Final Burberry ShowIt was emotional and celeb-packed.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.”
  10. transgender rights
    Wisconsin School District to Settle Transgender Student’s LawsuitKenosha Unified School District will pay $800,000.
  11. 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.”
  12. gallery
    Trans Women Reclaim Places of LGBTQ Hate CrimesA photography show at the Museum of Sex documents Peru’s LGBTQ community.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. politics
    5 Transgender Soldiers Are Suing President Trump Over Military BanTwo LGBTQ legal organizations filed a lawsuit on their behalf.
  16. 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.
  17. transgender rights
    LGBTQ Suicide Hotline Reports a ‘Dramatic Spike’ in Calls From Transgender YouthThe contacts increased after Trump’s anti-trans military tweets.
  18. 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.”
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. gallery
    This Photographer Chronicled the LGBT Rights Movement in 1970s San FranciscoYou may know Daniel Nicoletta’s work from his Harvey Milk Forever stamp.
  22. 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.
  23. pride
    These World Leaders Are the New Gay IconsIn the absence of American leadership, others have assumed the spotlight.
  24. lgbtq rights
    People in Oregon Can Now Choose ‘X’ as Their Gender on Driver’s LicensesThe transportation commission’s rule change is the first of its kind in the nation.
  25. politics
    White House Removes LGBTQ Wording From Equal Employment PolicyThe Department of Commerce’s policy no longer includes explicit protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
  26. lgbtq rights
    Chelsea Manning Says Hormone Therapy Was ‘Literally What Kept Me Alive’In her first TV interview, Chelsea Manning talked about receiving hormone therapy in prison and what drove her to release classified documents.
  27. politics
    Ivanka Trump Tweets That She’s ‘Proud to Support LGBTQ Americans,’ Which, Huh… okay, then.
  28. lgbtq rights
    Janet Mock Says She Doesn’t Want to Stand for All Trans WomenShe doesn’t want the trans experience to be seen as a “monolith.”
  29. lgbtq rights
    Texas House Passes ‘Bathroom Bill’ That Targets Transgender StudentsIt’s similar to North Carolina’s infamous bathroom bill.
  30. Man to Be First Person Sentenced of Federal Hate Crime for Transgender MurderJoshua Brandon Vallum pleaded guilty to murdering Mercedes Williamson in December.
  31. lgbtq rights
    This Texas Bill Could Keep Trans Kids Out of SportsThe bill punishes steroid use, but Democrats say its real target is transgender students.
  32. lgbtq rights
    A Court Just Ruled That Same-Sex Couples Can Sue Kim DavisThe couple’s case had previously been thrown out.
  33. Revisiting Ellen’s Groundbreaking Coming-Out Episode 20 Years Later▶️ “Why do I have to be so ashamed? Why can’t I just say the truth? I mean, be who I am.”
  34. lgbtq rights
    Republicans Are Still Pushing a Discriminatory ‘Religious Liberty’ OrderThe order would essentially legalize discrimination against LGBTQ people.
  35. lgbtq rights
    Katy Perry on Going From Jesus Camps to Kissing Girls“Truth be told, I did more than that.”
  36. lgbtq rights
    Student at Center of Trans-Rights Supreme Court Case Says He’ll Keep FightingAfter the Supreme Court opted not to hear his case.
  37. An LGBTQ Suicide-Hotline Volunteer on Talking to Trans Youth in Trump’s America“The biggest thing I’ve learned is that it makes such a difference for them to just have a safe place to talk.”
  38. transgender rights
    Laverne Cox Explains What Anti-Trans Bathroom Legislation Is Really About“It’s about us existing in public space.”
  39. politics
    Read Janet Mock’s Powerful Letter to Transgender Students“I just want you to remember that this is your school too.”
  40. politics
    The Trump Administration Can’t Agree on Treatment of Transgender StudentsSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos is hesitant to rescind Obama’s guidelines.
  41. 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.”
  42. activism
    Queer Sex Is Not Resistance — or at Least, Not Resistance EnoughDon’t let yourself off the hook for activism that requires more than getting off.
  43. Texas Mayor Is the State’s First Openly Trans Person to Serve in Elected OfficeJess Herbst has been New Hope’s mayor since May.
  44. Trump Could Still Undermine the Obama LGBTQ Order He Just ReaffirmedSome good news for progressives — but beware a “religious liberty” order.
  45. Boy Scouts Will Start Allowing Transgender Children to JoinIt will now accept members based on the gender listed on their applications.
  46. Activists Are Planning a Queer Dance Party Outside Mike Pence’s HomeThe dance is in protest of Pence’s stance on LGBTQ issues.
  47. politics
    Watch This Sexual-Assault Survivor’s Powerful Testimony Against Jeff Sessions“We must trust the attorney general to respect the humanity of all Americans.”
  48. lgbtq rights
    State Department Apologizes for Discriminating Against LGBTQ EmployeesJohn Kerry just apologized for discriminatory practices “as far back as the 1940s.”
  49. politics
    At Least 3 Anti-Trans Bills Were Proposed Just This WeekAnother year, another slew of transphobic bathroom bills.
  50. lgbtq rights
    How LGBTQ Leaders Plan to Fight Back Against TrumpOfficials at the federal, state, and local level see North Carolina as a model for standing up to the Trump administration.
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