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LGBT + marches from London to New York call for an end to racism world news

As thousands of people marched worldwide for pride and racial justice this weekend, many demonstrators called for an end to the often overlooked racism within the LGBT + community. Pride events celebrating LGBT + rights take place worldwide throughout June – though most have been canceled or put online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic – but the emergence …

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The New Virginia Laws on L.G.B.T. Protection, weapons and marijuana reflect a shift in power

The transformation from Virginia to the left since President Trump’s election peaked at the weekend when the governor provided legal protection for L.G.B.T. Local residents, gun checks, no prison for simple marijuana possession and early voting. The flood of new measures taken by Governor Ralph S. Northam, a Democrat, came five months after members of his party regained legislative control …

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The executive director of the Republican LGBT group resigns after Trump's approval

The executive director of the conservative LGBT organization Log Cabin Republicans resigned after the group had decided to support President Trump's slowdown Pence responds to Haley-Tweet: I look forward to being reelected with Trump in 2020, reported the Washington Blade on Tuesday. Jerri Ann Henry was the first woman to lead the organization Henry is the second high caliber member …

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4 teenagers charged with hate crimes against LGBT women

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Four teenagers were charged with hate crimes for an attack on a London bus that injured two LGBT women in May. Melania Geymonat said she and her girlfriend, identified only as Chris, were hospitalized for facial injuries after being attacked on a double-decker bus in Camden, London. Four men between the ages …

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Pence says it 'right decision' to prohibit flying LGBT rainbow flag outside US embassies

Vice President Pence on Monday defended the State Department's decision to bar embassies from flying rainbow flags on their flagpoles during LGBT Pride Month, saying it was the "right" move. Pence acknowledged in an interview with NBC News that he was aware that the State Department had "indicated" embassies' flagpoles. He added that he supported the move. Asked to move …

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Brunei's LGBT community flees from inhuman new rockfall laws

"It's really scary," says Khairul, a young gay man in Brunei who spoke to CNN over the phone. He and others who had interviewed CNN for this story asked that their true identities remain hidden because of their concern for their safety and that of their families. "I thought I would not accept, I thought I was expelled from my …

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After a comparison of the LGBT persons with the KKK a legislator from West Virginia faces a resignation request

Delegate Eric Porterfield, representative of the 27th district of West Virginia, has a history of anti-LGBT attitudes. Last week, during a parliamentary session, a proposed amendment to an amendment to an anti-LGBT discrimination law came up. During the meeting on February 6, Porterfield called for the bill that would include LGBT persons as a protected class under the state's human …

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Don Lemon challenges Kevin Hart to be an ally of the LGBT community

CNN host Don Lemon raised the controversy surrounding Kevin Hart and his homophobic comments on his Friday night show. Last month, Hart stepped back from hosting this year's Oscars ceremony after the tweets reappeared as he made the derogatory remarks. Hart said the Academy had given him an ultimatum: to apologize or resign. Hart said, "I chose the apology," saying …

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The Supreme Court is becoming much more interesting: abortion restrictions, discrimination against LGBT jobs and gambles for 2019

The Supreme Court began its term with the tumultuous ratification of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. It was followed by a studied avoidance of the drama in the high court of law – especially something that would separate the five conservatives and the four liberals from each other. The judges have been unusually worried since Kavanaugh's confirmation, and several have expressed concern …

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