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In Rare Cuban Campaign, Churches Are Advocating Against Same-Sex Marriage
By Nelson Acosta and Sarah Marsh, Reuters
The country's anti-LGBTQ views have resurfaced ahead of a proposed constitutional amendment.
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Colorado Democrats Just Nominated An Openly Gay Congressman For Governor
Rep. Jared Polis would be the first openly gay man elected governor in the U.S. if he wins in November.
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More Americans Than Ever Support Same-Sex Marriage
It seems the current administration doesn't speak for most Americans when it comes to LGBTQ rights.
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Northern Ireland's Gay Cake Row Is Reportedly Taking An Emotional Toll On Activist
By Lin Taylor, Reuters
Ashers Baking Company rejected Gareth Lee's "Support Gay Marriage" cake order in 2014.
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How This Hong Kong Heiress Became An Unexpected LGBTQ Icon
By Beh Lih Yi, Reuters
Gigi Chao's father offered a $65 million "bounty" to any man who would win over his daughter.
Irish Lawmaker Proposes Ban On 'Harmful, Deceptive' Conversion Therapy
By Zoe Tabary, Reuters
The widely discredited practice has only been completely banned in three nations so far.
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Activists Blast Trump's Secretary Of State Pick For Anti-LGBTQ Record
Curtis M. Wong
Mike Pompeo has long opposed same-sex marriage and other queer rights issues.
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UN Rights Chief Slams Effort To Criminalize Gay Sex In Indonesia
By Kanupriya Kapoor, Reuters
The country has come under scrutiny in recent weeks for its treatment of LGBTQ people.
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Taiwan Is Considering Third Gender Option For Passports, ID Cards
By Beh Lih Yi, Reuters
LGBTQ activists say the change would showcase the nation's diversity.
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Shunned And Homeless LGBTQ Ukrainians Are Finding Shelter In Kiev
By Umberto Bacchi, Reuters
The clients of the country's only queer-focused shelter are speaking out.
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Preserving LGBTQ Equality In The Supreme Court: No Piece of Cake
Jeffrey S. Trachtman
Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
We’re at a scary and dangerous moment.
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Pennsylvania's Now-Infamous Anti-Gay Legislator Must Step Aside
State Representative, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
An offensive outburst gone viral is only the latest reason Daryl Metcalfe is unfit for a leadership position.
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9 NFL Players To Wear Special Cleats Raising Awareness Of Bullying
By Jim Buzinski, Outsports
Shoes will be on display at this week’s games to highlight cause important to LGBT people.
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LGBTQ Activists Amplify Their Plea For A Global End To Conversion Therapy
By Nellie Peyton, Reuters
Right now, only three countries have bans in place.
Through Love And Activism, Marsha P. Johnson Empowered Me To Be Myself
President & CEO of St. John's Well Child and Family Center
When I was just a young man coming of age in Greenwich Village, Marsha P. Johnson taught me what it meant to be gay. Marsha
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Pride And Prejudice: How I Helped P&G Come Out
Michael Chanak, Jr.
Michael Chanak, Jr., is an advocate and activist for Gay and L...
In Cincinnati in the mid-'80s, being gay was an absolute career-ender.
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With Friends Like These: Trump Speaks Among Bigots Who Want LGBT People Dead
Queer. Writer. Activist. Philosopher. Trauma Survivor. Accompl...
Today, in a nightmare fit for Friday the 13th, President Donald Trump will become the first sitting president to address
Dr. Gayle E. Pitman Talks Children’s Book Addressing LGBT History (AUDIO)
Emmy Award Winning Broadcast Journalist
This week I talked with Dr. Gayle E. Pitman about her new children’s book entitled When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis
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Confronting My Own White Privilege
Mark Evan Chimsky
Writer and editorial consultant
I don’t get a free pass just because I’m also part of a minority that has experienced oppression.
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Company Promised Its Spyware Could Help Parents 'Find Out If Your Son Is Gay'
"The sexual orientation of your children, directly responsible for the continuation of your family, is very important to you."
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Pakistan May Soon Put The U.S. To Shame On Transgender Rights
For the first time, the conservative Muslim nation is mulling legislation seeking to protect the fundamental rights of transgender people.
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