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In early June, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) proposed a new rule that would effectively destroy the asylum process in the United States. This rule would make it almost impossible for survivors of gender-based violence including women, and LGBTQ+ people, especially those lacking legal representation– to obtain asylum in the United States. Instead countless people will be forcibly returned to countries where they face abuse, physical and psychological violence, torture, and even death for standing up for their rights and being their authentic selves. More specifically this regulat
religious grounds to providing this insurance so long as they gave notice of their objection so employees could apply for supplemental insurance to cover contraception and any other medication or procedures to which the employer might object. But the Trump administration changed the rules, allowing any employer to deny insurance coverage based on personal or moral objections, and to do so without notifying their employees.Pennsylvania and New Jersey sued to block the Trump administration’s rules from taking effect, arguing that they were inconsistent with the Affordable Care Act and were adopted without notifying the public or allowing them to comment on the proposed changes.

Latest news from Britain

UK ballet dancer Sophie Rebecca is making a powerful impact through her performances and activism as a proud transgender woman in the traditionally conservative ballet world.
British journalist and trans activist Paris Lees spoke out on taking necessary action towards protecting LGBT+ youths in public spaces amid growing anti-trans comments across Twitter. On July 6, Lees addressed online comments targeting trans people in regards to accessing public toilets. She called out the hypocrisy in these statements by speaking about how people […]

Latest news from Ireland

Growing Families are hosting a series of online webinars that will focus on various topics and give advice on how to access surrogacy outside of Ireland. This event would be great for those looking to become parents. Their focus is on parents, surrogates and children’s own experiences and stories and they cover not just US […]
Growing Families are hosting a series of online webinars that will focus on various topics and give advice on how to access surrogacy outside of Ireland. This event would be great for those looking to become parents. Their focus is on parents, surrogates and children’s own experiences and stories and they cover not just US […]

Latest news from New York

Wikipedia page for a list of all the inductees.SF, NY team up for AIDS Walk at homeThe AIDS Walk events in San Francisco and New York will collaborate for the first time for this year's virtual "at home" event Sunday, July 19.AIDS Walk: Live at Home is a 90-minute streaming event that will be held at 10 a.m. (Eastern and Pacific times) to raise funds for PRC in San Francisco and Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York City.According to a news release, AIDS Walk will feature performances and appearances by a broad list of talent, including Bette Midler, Gloria Estefan, Matt Bomer, Vanessa Williams, Laura Linney, Alan Cumming, Skylar Astin, and many more.
Complacency was on full display over the Fourth of July weekend in New York, where hundreds of gay men gathered at Fire Island Pines for packed parties, many without face coverings and standing way too close together. Towleroad reported the parties attracted the attention of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and island officials.

Latest news from state Texas

Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters event takes place July 10-12. More than 160 of BPF’s shelter and rescue partners are participating in this reduced fee adoption event including one in Dallas, one on Cedar Creek Lake and one in Athens where fees have been reduced to $25 or less.
AIDS Outreach Center announced its Evening of Hope fundraiser would go virtual.

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