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Apr 13 2022
The past month hasn’t been great for queer and trans Americans.
In March, after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill restricting the kind of discussions and instruction public school teachers can have that involve “sexual orientation or gender identity,” copycat proposals popped up in at least three Republican-run states. Conservative proponents of these bills then launched newVox
May 08 2019
In a Facebook post, the state-run National Centre for Sex Education (CENESEX) blamed "new tensions in the international and regional context" for the cancellation.
Activists have condemned the move and questioned the government's motives.
Cuba was set to approve same-sex marriage under a new constitution, but removed the clause after protests.
President Miguel Díaz-CanelBBC News
Feb 21 2019
The CNN commentator lamented how the ‘Empire’ star has gone from being the ‘Jackie Robinson against homophobia in the black community’ to someone who abused his power.Daily Beast
Sep 04 2015
Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has brought the worst out of the GOP, with one major exception.Salon
Aug 08 2022
John Oliver took a closer look at the monkeypox outbreak ― and, more specifically, just how badly the federal government has handled it so far.
One reason for it, he said, is because many of those affected are gay men.
“You have to believe that if monkeypox were spreading largely through heterosexual sex, things would be drastically different,” he said. “By now, you’d probablyHuffPost
Sep 29 2020
Books with LGBTQ themes — from popular children's book “And Tango Makes Three” to Pulitzer Prize-winner “The Color Purple” — are prominently featured on the American Library Association’s newly released list of the Top 100 Most Banned and Challenged Books of the past decade.
Titles with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer themes, including “George” by Alex Gino, “I Am Jazz” byNBC News (Online)
Jun 22 2022
Pride month events around the country are stepping up security alongside a wave of attacks and violent threats from far-right extremists and a surge in anti-LGBTQ rhetoric from the GOP.
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, Pride marshalls are taking active shooter training for the first time as part of their preparations and have introduced new restrictions on bags people can bring into the main eventVice
Oct 05 2020
The Supreme Court, already poised to take a significant turn to the right, opened its new term Monday with a jolt from two conservative justices who raised new criticism of the court’s embrace of same-sex marriage.
The justices returned from their summer break on a somber note, following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hearing arguments by phone because of the coronavirusAssociated Press Fact Check
Jul 08 2020
"Cancel culture", the term for when individuals or companies face swift public backlash and boycott over offensive statements or actions, has been an incendiary topic in the movements of recent years, whether relating to misogyny, race or homophobia.
To some, it's a new way to flag past wrongs. To others, it's an ineffective over-reaction in the court of public opinion. In the wake ofBBC News
Jul 08 2020
In a divisive speech at Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day, President Trump railed against “cancel culture” and the left’s supposed wholesale embrace of totalitarianism (err, “toe-tally-terrio-tism”). He accused his political opponents of “shaming dissenters and demanding total submission from anyone who disagrees,” arguing that such behavior has “absolutely no place in the UnitedWashington Post