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Jul 07 2023
The administration of Virginia Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin reportedly removed a page linking to various LGBTQ youth resources and community organizations serving the LGBTQ community after being pressured by a conservative media outlet. The list of resources appeared on a Virginia Department of Health website geared toward LGBTQ youth, which included links to Q Chat Space, which hostsMetro Weekly
May 20 2023
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called out Italian leader Giorgia Meloni’s stance on LGBTQ+ rights in a meeting Friday on the margins of the G7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan.
“Obviously, Canada is concerned about some of the (positions) that Italy is taking in terms of LGBT rights,” Trudeau told Meloni, who was visibly annoyed, according to multiple media outlets.
“But I lookPolitico
Jul 07 2023
As governor of Virginia, Glenn Youngkin has targeted the progressive policies of the two Democratic administrations in the state before him since he was elected after a campaign that falsely claimed that teachers secretly taught critical race theory to kids. Recently, Virginia’s Department of Health removed resources for LGBTQ+ kids seeking help after a right-wing media outlet, the Daily WireAdvocate
Jul 06 2023
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday vetoed three anti-LGBTQ bills that would have banned gender-affirming health care for minors, prohibited trans women and girls from participating in female school sports, and limited classroom instruction on LGBTQ topics. The bills, which were passed by the state’s Republican-majority legislature, are just another example of a record-breaking year ofNew York Daily News
Aug 17 2023
A Texas woman has been arrested for threatening to kill Tanya S. Chutkan, the Washington, D.C., federal judge entrusted with overseeing the case against former President Donald Trump on allegations that he tried to overturn the 2020 election. The woman also threatened U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and the LGBTQ+ community. Federal law enforcement officials allege in a criminalAdvocate
Jul 05 2023
As backlash grows over the Supreme Court's recent decision to rule in favor of a Christian designer who didn't want to make wedding websites for a gay couple in 303 Creative v. Elenis, allegations that the case hinged on a fake claim are gaining strength.
Lawyer Neal Katyal, who as acting solicitor general between 2010 and 2011 argued more than 50 cases in front of the Supreme Court,Newsweek
Jul 20 2023
While just 7% of Americans are LGBTQ+, students at Ivy League universities are identifying as non-straight at rates as much as five times the general public.
Brown University made headlines after a student poll revealed a whopping 38% of their student body is not straight.
“Honestly I’m not surprised by that statistic,” an anonymous senior at Brown University told The Post. “AtNew York Post (News)
Aug 04 2023
Florida’s Department of Education (FLDOE) has banned Advanced Placement (AP) Psychology courses from its schools because its lessons on gender identity and sexual orientation violate the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” law that Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed in April. The AP course asks students to “describe how sex and gender influence socialization and other aspects of development,” an element whichLGBTQ Nation
Jul 02 2023
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday condemned the campaign video Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis released bashing Donald Trump for voicing support for the LGBTQ community. “I’m not comfortable with [the video], and I’m not comfortable with the way both governor DeSantis and Donald Trump are moving our debate in this country,” Christie said during an interview on CNN’s “State of the UnionPolitico
Aug 03 2023
The College Board said Florida’s rules restricting the teaching of gender identity issues “effectively banned” an advanced high-school psychology course that the non-profit administers. “To be clear, any AP Psychology course taught in Florida will violate either Florida law or college requirements,” the College Board in a statement on Thursday. “Therefore, we advise Florida districts not toBloomberg