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Mar 14 2023
Florida Moves To Revoke Hotel's Liquor License Over Christmas Drag Show
The state of Florida moved to strip the Hyatt Regency Miami hotel of its liquor license on Tuesday in retaliation for hosting a Christmas-themed drag show, alleging that minors had been in attendance, which is against state law. The move comes amid Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ war against what he calls “woke” culture ahead of his expected White House run in the Republican primary next year. DragHuffPost
Dec 19 2019
More Than 80 Polish Towns Have Declared Themselves 'LGBTQ-Free Zones'
The European Parliament has finally taken a stand against rising state-backed homophobia in Poland, where more than 80 towns have declared themselves “LGBTQ-free zones” amid a heated culture war over gay rights.
MEPs voted by 463 votes to 107 Wednesday in favor of a resolution condemning discrimination against LGBTQ people in Poland, and explicitly calling on the Polish government toVice
Mar 03 2018
The Dumb Reason Some Kids Born To LGBTQ Americans Aren’t U.S. Citizens
The State Department is relying on an outdated policy that is at odds with federal court precedents.HuffPost
Mar 10 2023
Lt. Gov. McNally reacts to Instagram comments
Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, one of the most respected and influential figures in Tennessee politics, is facing scrutiny for making supportive comments on a gay man's racy Instagram photos. The latest: McNally also liked a transgender model's Instagram posts, commenting that they were "elegant" and "super beautiful." The woman also uses the account to promote adult videos that are posted on otherAxios
Aug 03 2019
Microsoft agrees to rethink anti-LGBTQ PAC donations after pressure from activists
Microsoft has suspended its political action committee giving to reassess its donation criteria after a pro-LGBTQ grassroots group launched a campaign to urge it and other companies to stop bankrolling anti-LGBTQ extremists. These companies would otherwise have a laudable pro-equality track record of conduct and spending.
The group, Zero for Zeros, just released its third and finalThinkProgress
Jul 31 2020
Trump’s most anti-LGBTQ campaign advisor argues for end of separation between church & state
Trump campaign advisor Jenna Ellis, an anti-LGBTQ extremist with ties to a hate group, came out swinging on behalf of Christian nationalism during a campaign event hosted by Asian Pacific Americans for Trump.
Ellis, who has previously told supporters that if they don’t like LGBTQ people they should vote to reelect Trump, forcefully told attendees that the separation between church andLGBTQ Nation
Mar 10 2023
CA Led U.S. In White Supremacist, Antisemitic Propaganda In 2022: ADL
The distribution of racist, antisemitic and anti-LGBTQ fliers, stickers and banners, images, posters or graffiti increased 38 percent from 2021, and has increased fivefold since 2018, according to the report. Antisemitic propaganda alone more than doubled in 2022, rising to 852 incidents from 352 incidents in 2021. The ADL H.E.A.T. Map shows Hawaii was the only U.S. state that didn’t report aPatch.com
Apr 13 2023
Common Ground Alert: Left and Right Criticize Elon Musk’s Free Speech Record at Twitter
Across the political spectrum, news sources and pundits have shown concern that Twitter has censored links to Substack, a popular platform among independent writers.
On April 7, Twitter users started to notice that Twitter was marking tweets with Substack links as unsafe. It also began to disable likes, replies, and retweets for tweets with Substack links. Twitter users are speculatingClare Ashcraft
Mar 09 2023
Transgender health care is now protected in Minnesota
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order protecting and supporting access to gender-affirming health care for LGBTQ people in the state on Wednesday. The move comes amid Republican-backed efforts across the country to limit transgender health care for minors and young adults. “Minnesota strives to be a welcoming and supportive place for LGBTQIA+ community members,” the executive orderABC News (Online)
Jul 08 2020
Republican candidate brags about pulling her daughter out of college for supporting LGBTQ rights
A Republican candidate for U.S. Congress was caught saying that she pulled her daughter out of college for “a year of brainwash” because the daughter supported LGBTQ equality, drawing laughs from the Tea Party crowd.
Michelle Steel is currently on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and she is running for California’s 48th Congressional District. Video of her speaking at a NewportLGBTQ Nation