Mark Robinson Called LGBT People ‘Filth’ From the Pulpit

Mark Robinson, the Republican lieutenant governor of North Carolina, is facing calls for his resignation after a series of bigoted and hateful comments he made about gay and transgender people at a speaking engagement in June. “There's no reason anybody anywhere in...

LGBT-Free Zones Repealed in Poland

So-called LGBT-Free zones were repealed by vote in four major regions of Poland this week, but don't get too excited. In 2019, over 100 Polish regions passed anti-LGBT resolutions, many of them going so far as to declare themselves LGBT-Free zones. Most of the...

Switzerland Votes on Marriage Equality

Switzerland, one of only a few countries in Western Europe that doesn't yet have gay marriage, voted on its “Marriage for All” referendum on Sunday, September 29. Nearly two-thirds of voters approved the referendum. Switzerland has recognized same-sex civil...

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U.S. Embassy in Vatican to Fly Pride Flag In June

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See will be flying the Pride flag through the month of June this year. “The United States respects the dignity and equality of LGBTQI+ people. LGBTQI+ rights are human rights.” The tweet from the United States embassy in the Vatican on...

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Transgender Troops Called to Serve

In July 2017, former President Trump casually ordered a ban on allowing transgender troops to transition while serving in the American armed forces via his Twitter account. A panel in the Defense Department drew up official regulations, and the ban fought through the...

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LGBTQIA+

LGBT-Free Zones Repealed in Poland

LGBT-Free Zones Repealed in Poland

So-called LGBT-Free zones were repealed by vote in four major regions of Poland this week, but don't get too excited. In 2019, over 100 Polish regions passed anti-LGBT resolutions, many of them going so far as to declare themselves LGBT-Free zones. Most of the...

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Switzerland Votes on Marriage Equality

Switzerland Votes on Marriage Equality

Switzerland, one of only a few countries in Western Europe that doesn't yet have gay marriage, voted on its “Marriage for All” referendum on Sunday, September 29. Nearly two-thirds of voters approved the referendum. Switzerland has recognized same-sex civil...

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Womxn’s Rights

Reparations On the Table for California Victims

Reparations On the Table for California Victims

Reparations are in the works for California's surviving victims of eugenics. Up to $25,000 each for approximately 600 of the thousands of people sterilized in state hospitals and prisons, some of them only children. It would be nice to report that these reparations...

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Sudan Outlaws Female Genital Mutilation

Sudan Outlaws Female Genital Mutilation

“We [will] drop all the laws violating the human rights in Sudan.” The quote by Justice Minister Nasredeen Abdulbari reflects a nearly jaw-dropping truth. Sudan has, in just a week, put into effect a battery of new laws protecting their vulnerable citizens and...

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Study Shows the Impact of the #MeToo Movement

Study Shows the Impact of the #MeToo Movement

  When the #MeToo movement first began to take off in October 2017, a lot of people dismissed it as a short-term trend. But a little over a year later, and conversations surrounding sexual harassment have shown no signs of slowing down. In fact, they’ve only...

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Civil & Human Rights

LGBT-Free Zones Repealed in Poland

LGBT-Free Zones Repealed in Poland

So-called LGBT-Free zones were repealed by vote in four major regions of Poland this week, but don't get too excited. In 2019, over 100 Polish regions passed anti-LGBT resolutions, many of them going so far as to declare themselves LGBT-Free zones. Most of the...

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Switzerland Votes on Marriage Equality

Switzerland Votes on Marriage Equality

Switzerland, one of only a few countries in Western Europe that doesn't yet have gay marriage, voted on its “Marriage for All” referendum on Sunday, September 29. Nearly two-thirds of voters approved the referendum. Switzerland has recognized same-sex civil...

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March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

The March for Equality in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, is an annual event, held in the fall shortly after students return to school. It is an event to support the push for LGBT rights in the generally conservative county. Ukraine decriminalized same-sex sexual...

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LGBT-Free Zones Repealed in Poland

LGBT-Free Zones Repealed in Poland

So-called LGBT-Free zones were repealed by vote in four major regions of Poland this week, but don't get too excited. In 2019, over 100 Polish regions passed anti-LGBT resolutions, many of them going so far as to declare themselves LGBT-Free zones. Most of the...

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Switzerland Votes on Marriage Equality

Switzerland Votes on Marriage Equality

Switzerland, one of only a few countries in Western Europe that doesn't yet have gay marriage, voted on its “Marriage for All” referendum on Sunday, September 29. Nearly two-thirds of voters approved the referendum. Switzerland has recognized same-sex civil...

read more
March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

March for Equality in Ukraine Fields 7,000 People

The March for Equality in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, is an annual event, held in the fall shortly after students return to school. It is an event to support the push for LGBT rights in the generally conservative county. Ukraine decriminalized same-sex sexual...

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