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House Votes To Roll Back The ADA
Disability advocates were dragged from the Capitol Building after a bill to gut the ADA was passed in the House.
Claudette Colvin's Civil Rights Legacy
At just 15, Claudette Colvin was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.
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Trump Budget Eliminates DOJ 'Peacemaker' Office Founded By Civil Rights Act
Ryan J. Reilly
The administration's proposal would fold DOJ's Community Relations Service office into the Civil Rights Division.
How Bayard Rustin Shaped Civil Rights
Pacifist Bayard Rustin was behind the scenes of some of the biggest moments of the civil rights movement.
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The Education Department Officially Won't Deal With Transgender Students Experiencing Bathroom Discrimination
Transgender students who are not allowed to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity will not be receiving any help from federal officials.
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Indonesia's LGBTQ Community Rattled By Criminal Code Revamp Plan
By Kanupriya Kapoor, Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Reuters
Most political parties support the proposed changes, including those that outlaw gay sex.
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Exploiting Black Labor After The Abolition Of Slavery
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Views from experts in academia, providing fact-based analysis ...
It doesn’t have to be this way. We can choose otherwise.
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Gay Men In Ecuador Are Being Beaten And Raped To 'Cure' Them, Activists Say
By Anastasia Moloney, Reuters
Groups say the nation is home to unlicensed rehab clinics that believe homosexuality is a mental illness.
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'Hypocrite' Mike Pence Slammed For Tweet Supporting Gay Olympic Athlete
Vice President Pence was called out for his hostility toward LGBTQ issues.
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Bermuda Bans Same-Sex Marriage Less Than 1 Year After Legalizing It
LGBTQ activists are calling for people to #BoycottBermuda after a law reversing same-sex marriage was passed.
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7 Years Later, Zach Wahls Reflects On That Viral Speech About His Lesbian Mothers
James Michael Nichols
The 26-year-old is now running for office in Iowa.
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Why Are Murders Of Gay And Bi Men Up A Staggering 400 Percent?
Hint: This alarming surge has taken place since Donald Trump became president.
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Here's How LGBTQ Rights Could Impact Costa Rica's Presidential Election
By Enrique Andres Pretel, Reuters
Leading candidates in the crowded field are opposed to marriage equality and other queer issues.
The Civil Rights Wins Of Dorothy Height
Meet the trailblazer Barack Obama called the “Godmother of Civil Rights.” Dorothy Height was the 40-year president of the National Council of Negro Women.
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The History Of NAACP Co-Founder Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells helped found the NAACP and crusaded tirelessly against lynching in the United States.
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Judge Says Florida's System For Restoring Voting Rights To Felons Is Unconstitutional
Judge Mark Walker blasted the state's process, with its "substantial risk of arbitrary and discriminatory vote-restoration," as "worse than a coin flip."
Profiles In #BlackGlory: Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes pioneered jazz poetry and led the Harlem Renaissance. #BlackGlory
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How Voters With Disabilities Are Blocked From The Ballot Box
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In light of security concerns, states moved to paper ballots. Now voters with disabilities are losing access.
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New York School System Holds Its First Summit For LGBTQ Students
The city gave students a safe place to discuss issues of gender and sexuality.
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Planned Parenthood's Next President Should Be A Woman Of Color
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Abortion rights leaders must be prepared to stare down gathering white supremacist forces with clear eyes.
Illinois Ordered A Doctor To Tell Women Where To Get Abortions. Now He Wants The Whole State To Suffer
... and the right-wing bureaucrats Trump installed in D.C. might agree with him.
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New Survey Finds Most Indonesians Feel 'Threatened' By LGBTQ Community
Most queer rights advocates believe their rights are not adequately protected.
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North Koreans Can't Escape Human Rights Abuses, Even When They Flee
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China's treatment of refugees makes a mockery of its commitments to the international community.
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Pop Hitmaker Justin Tranter Is Taking No Prisoners On His Rise To The Top
The songwriter behind some of 2017's biggest tracks talks Trump, sexuality and the artists he wants to write with next.
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Florida Takes Big Step Toward Expanding Voting Rights To Over 1.5 Million People
The state has some of the country's harshest laws disenfranchising felons. That could change in November.
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James Franco Made A Brand Out Of His Sexuality. Now He's An Alleged Harasser Without An Oscar Nomination.
While allegedly violating young women, the actor used queerbaiting to paint himself a progressive artist.
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