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On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court issued a significant ruling for the LGBT community. The new law prohibits employment discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender, and other people who fall under the LGBTQ umbrella. This is a significant victory for the LGBT community. The LGBT supreme court ruling falls under Title VII in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This act bans employment discrimination "because of ... sex," The majority opinion was written by Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, and...

Following last year’s Hero theme, where Pride revellers donned capes while cruising along Amsterdam’s canals, Laport explores the magic of the party island on Ibiza, the freedom of the Netherlands and the eccentricity of the gay community to bring to life another gilded celebration of Pride by W Hotels. We spoke to David about how he’ll bring the concept of iubilaeum to this year’s boat parade. Tell us a little bit about your background and how you first became interested in...

DETROIT (Reuters) - Joe Biden says he is done being polite when it comes to defending his decades-long record on race. But when the former vice president is flanked on the debate stage Wednesday night by U.S. Senators Kamala Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey, who in recent weeks have called into question Biden’s commitment to racial justice, how he responds to their criticism will matter. The sparring between the front-runner and his two black rivals...

A mother in Minnesota who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case. Anmarie Calgaro, represented by the conservative Thomas More Society, filed a petition on Wednesday alleging that her “parental Due Process Clause rights” were violated by St. Louis County, medical providers and the St. Louis County School District. Her daughter, identified in court documents as...

Don’t expect to see Chris Colfer return for a Glee reboot any time soon. The American actor, who earned a Golden Globe nomination for his role at Kurt Hummel on the musical comedy series, spoke with USA Today about a potential revival of the Ryan Murphy series, saying “that’s not for me”. “Glee was an incredible, life-changing experience,” said Colfer, before adding that it’s an experience he would not want to live through again. The show hasn’t been confirmed for a...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Saturday that President Donald Trump relished a chant by the crowd at a campaign rally this week that called for a Democratic congresswoman to be sent back where she came from. Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his comment that they should leave the United States if...

A Trump administration lawyer who is in charge of a civil rights division had multiple run-ins with the law for his aggressive protests for Christian conservative causes and harassment of women. Matt Bowman is a Christian conservative extremist, and he also happens to be one of the top lawyers in Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Mother Jones reports that he was arrested multiple times from 1996 to 2002 for harassing women while protesting hospitals where he...

Earlier this month, award-winning documentary filmmakers Jac Nunns and Angie West launched their LGBTQ-only streaming service for short films, dedicated to entertain and educate viewers on the richness of queer culture. Queer Bee’s aim is to showcase LGBTQ stories that would otherwise go underrepresented. Yes, we’ve been treated to Oscar nominated dramas over the past decade such as Call Me By Your Name, Moonlight and Carol, but there’s still a significant lack of mainstream movies that represent the entire community. “QueerBee...

Over the past few months, Birmingham primary schools have faced anti-LGBTQ protests over the teaching of No Outsiders. No Outsiders – developed by Andrew Moffat, 2017 MBE recipient for services to equality and diversity in education – is a program of lessons that covers topics such as gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability and age. As the protests continue, MPs in the House of Commons have urged the government to take action to make what is being taught clearer to parents. Yesterday,...

Anti-LGBTQ groups are planning nationwide protests against the inclusion of LGBTQ-inclusive relationships education. The protests are planned to happen in September. Earlier this year, MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of introducing LGBTQ-inclusive relationship and sex education in schools. 538 MPs at the House of Commons backed the proposal, with only 21 voting against it. Groups like Stop RSE, Parent Power, the Values Foundation and the School Gate Campaign have been set up in the past year with the aim of stopping...

Four Maryland teens who defaced their high school with anti-Semitic, homophobic and racist slurs were arrested after it was discovered that their phones automatically connected to the school’s wireless network, reports The Wahington Post. Glenelg High School seniors Seth Taylor, Tyler Curtiss, Joshua Shaffer, and Matthew Lipp broke into the school last May for a senior prank. The students, who used their T-shirts to hide their faces during the crime, claim that they only intended to paint “Class of 2018” in...

The Los Angeles LGBT Center participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by U.S. Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), who is introducing legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to federally ban conversion therapy. “If we are truly, as a community, going to thrive as healthy, equal, and complete, conversion therapy needs to stop—and it needs to stop now,” the Center’s Terra Russell-Slavin said at the roundtable, held at UCLA School of Law on June 6. Russell-Slavin, director of policy...
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LGBT teachers working in the countryside are nine times more likely experience mental health issues, according to new research. Nearly half (46 percent) of LGBT teachers working in villages reported taking time off work due to anxiety or depression linked to their sexual or gender identity, according to the results of a survey by Anglia Ruskin University, as reported by Schools Week. For LGBT teachers working in towns and cities, this figure was five percent. The survey also found that four in...
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Administrators told 18-year-old Christian Bales that his speech was "too confrontational, too angry, too personal." One Kentucky Catholic school has come under fire after rejecting its gay and gender-nonconforming valedictorian’s commencement speech. Christian Bales, the 2018 valedictorian of Holy Cross High School in Crestview Hills, was told that his planned remarks for the commencement ceremony were too personal and too political. The school took action quickly, removing any mention of his speech from the graduation program. The feedback came with no...

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