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Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Gender Identity Protections

The Trump administration has formally proposed to revise Obama-era civil rights for transgender people in the nation’s health care system, […]

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Alabama Same-Sex Marriages: Alabama passes law to eliminate marriage licenses to spite same-sex couples

Alabama State lawmakers have the gall to try to sell it as a way to “respect” same-sex marriages. Lawmakers have […]

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Sprinter Dutee Chand Becomes India’s First Openly Gay Athlete

A champion sprinter, Dutee Chand, with village roots has become India’s first openly gay professional athlete, less than a year […]

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Case against State Department for refusing to recognize citizenship of child of binational lesbian couple goes forward

A district court said Wednesday that a case filed against the U.S. State Department for refusing to recognize the birthright […]

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Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia’s First Same-Sex Marriage Law

As tens of thousands of demonstrators filled the rainy streets of Taipei on Friday, lawmakers in Taiwan voted to legalize […]

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More Than 100 Rabbis and Cantors Urge NY State to Legalize Surrogacy

The 118 Rabbis and other clergy members urged the passage of the NY Child-Parent Security Act, surrogacy. The 118 Rabbis […]

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US Department of State Fighting Citizenship of Gay Couple’s Son

Pompeo, Department of State, appeals court ruling that bi-national family’s children are American More than a year after the US […]

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Italy won’t let gay dads register as co-parents to babies

Italy’s highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday (May 8) that a gay dads cannot register as co-parents to their […]

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Mayor Pete Buttigieg - An Unlikely, Untested, Unprecedented Presidential Campaign

As Pete Buttigieg addressed supporters off a back porch in Marshalltown, Iowa, the Devil was whispering his name. “Pete,” the […]

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Supreme Court to Decide Whether Discrimination Because of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity Violates Title VII’s Ban on Discrimination Because of Sex

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on April 22 that it will consider appeals next term in three cases presenting the […]

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Parental Rights In New York To Graduate From The Dark Ages, Hopefully

The changes, if they go through, will significantly improve the state of New York law, and protect parental rights and […]

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Buttigieg Is Trump’s Kryptonite

Mayor Pete’s campaign is about finally grabbing ‘freedom, security, and democracy’ back from the GOP, and dashing for higher, non-ideological […]

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Making Babies in the Year 2045 - Genetic Data

Huge pools of Genetic data collected over the past generation allow you to pick many of your child’s genetic traits. […]

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AI COULD SCAN IVF EMBRYOS TO HELP MAKE BABIES MORE QUICKLY

IF A WOMAN (or non-female-identifying person with a uterus and visions of starting a family) is struggling to conceive and decides to improve […]

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WHY I’M AN ORTHODOX RABBI WHO IS GOING TO OFFICIATE LGBTQ WEDDINGS

Shouldn’t our Orthodox communities rush at the opportunity to keep as many Jews, including LGBTQ jews, engaged in their Judaism? […]

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I Wanted to Change the World for Gay Black People. Starting With Myself. Queer Love In Color

I’m working on a book based on my Times article, “Queer Love in Color,” a celebration of the joy and […]

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Challenge to Trans Student Bathroom Access Advances

Federal court says valid sexual harassment, religious freedom claims asserted on trans bathroom Access In a first round advance for […]

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Mormon Church to Allow Children of LGBT Parents to Be Baptized

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Mormon Church, announced a remarkable reversal to its policies on LGBT […]

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‘License for Discrimination’: Texas Senate Advances Anti-LGBTQ Bill

Doctors, child care providers, counselors and other state-licensed workers who refuse to provide services based on “a sincerely held religious […]

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Americans Show Broad Support for LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections

Across Lines of Party, Demographics, and Geography, Americans Broadly Support Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBT People Americans remain supportive of broad […]

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