LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 5

Conversion therapy ban advances in New Mexico

The prohibition would apply to licensed physicians, nurses, psychologists and other health practitioners, but not clergy members.

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This amazing Italian carnival float mocking Trump’s America will blow you away

A neon cowboy took aim at minority targets on top of a roaring Donald Trump head as part of this commentary on modern American culture.

ICE agents detain undocumented transgender woman fleeing domestic violence

An El Paso County attorney said she believes immigration agents were tipped off by the woman's alleged abuser.

Tanzania stops dozens of health centers from offering AIDS services

The government says the clinics are "catering to homosexuals." In Tanzania, gay sex is punishable by up to 30 years in prison.

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Lawsuit against Ellen DeGeneres over boob joke was thrown out of court

The realtor said she was defamed when Ellen pronounced her name "Titty" instead of "Tee Tee."

Christian anti-LGBTQ legal organization earns the label ‘hate group’

The Southern Poverty Law Center announced the ADF's mission is to make life as difficult as possible for LGBTQ communities.

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Kiss cam video shows love has no labels and knows no discrimination

The video was filmed at the 2017 NFL Pro Bowl.

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Has George Michael’s boyfriend been banned from the singer’s funeral?

The Sun quoted Michael's close friend Andros Georgiou as claiming the family hates Fadi Fawaz, whom he says was not "really his boyfriend."

Diesel & David LaChapelle team up to create boundary busting queer love video

A clear, powerful message of love and unity during uncertain times.

New telephone company ad is ‘for people who know they’re family’

A new ad campaign from telephone company Deutsche Telekom featured a lesbian couple and their baby and a group of drag queens as different kinds of families.

Will Montana pass an inclusive nondiscrimination law this year?

Proponents argue that extending protections would be good for Montana's business climate.

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Pat Robertson: People protesting Trump are ‘revolting against God’

These "people have been trying to destroy America. These left-wingers and so-called progressives are trying to destroy the country that we love."

Be prepared: Older gay men face higher risk for anal cancer

Did you know that a 2011 report said that gay men are nearly twice as likely as straight guys to contract cancer?

Where does Trump’s new Labor Secretary nominee stand on LGBTQ rights?

Alexander Acosta's record on LGBTQ issues is thin but he has a stellar reputation defending Muslims as assistant attorney general.

Washington Supreme Court rules against florist in gay wedding case

Barronelle Stutzman loses again in her bid to discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.

Getting past internalized homophobia is like a 12-step program

For us to work to our fullest potential in the movement and in our daily lives, we must also work on our “stuff.”

Former abused altar boy won’t testify in front of notoriously anti-gay Cardinal

A man who accused a longtime archbishop of sexually abusing him refused to testify when American Cardinal Raymond Burke wouldn't allow the victim's lawyer in the room.

Will the Supreme Court hear another case about same-sex couples soon?

The court has already scheduled oral arguments for a case involving Gavin Grimm, a transgender student suing for the right to use the correct restroom in school.

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Clergy vote shows there is no compromise on LGBTQ rights in Anglican church

Clergy members voted against a report because it maintained opposition to same-sex marriage, while others thought it wasn't homophobic enough.

Jeremy Scahill cancels Bill Maher appearance over Milo Yiannopoulos booking

Bill Maher's decision to book conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on his HBO show drew quick condemnation from another guest.

Chris Salvatore generously took care of his elderly neighbor until she died

"Perhaps Norma's lasting legacy is that her story helped the world to see the true meaning of love. "

Minnesota GOP creates loophole to discriminate and deny trans health coverage

State Republicans found a way around Obamacare by writing a bill that would only apply when Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act.

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The new Keith Haring children’s book will make you young at heart again

His sister hopes the book will inspire the kids who read it to go after their goals with the determination she saw in Keith.

Milo Yiannopoulos will be Bill Maher’s first guest on Friday

Calling him a "provocateur," Maher has been courting Milo to appear ever since the chaotic Berkeley protest.

Arkansas lawmakers are writing bathroom bill despite Repub governor’s opposition

A one-sentence bill was filed by two GOP state senators stating only that it addresses "gender identity and bathroom privileges" without any specifics.