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Stonewall riots commemorated by mural in honor of black trans women

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots has been marked by activists in Texas with a new mural devoted specially to transgender women of...

Kenyan LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies

Binyavanga Wainaina has died at the age of 48 in Nairobi after a short illness, BBC News reports. Wainaina made waves in Kenya...

House of Representatives approved Equality Act

Legislation calling for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include gender identity and sexual orientation as protected from discrimination has been approved by...

President Donald Trump turns out to be against Equality Act

President Donald Trump does not support the Equality Act, if to believe a report from Washington Blade, citing an anonymous source. The report,...

Researchers see regress of LGBT rights in Europe

The European chapter of the advocacy group International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA-Europe) released the 10th Rainbow Europe Map and Index...

Republican tries to rename Equality Act

An anti-LGBT Republican lawmaker is attempting to rename the Equality Act, which would provide protections against discrimination on the basis of sexuality and gender...

Equality Act approved by House committee with no support from Republicans

The bill, which would outlaw anti-LGBT discrimination across the US, was signed off by the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary on May...

Republicans stall LGBT+ rights law by making clerk read it from...

The US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee had been undertaking a hearing on the Equality Act, which would extend existing civil rights laws to...

Judith Light will be honored for LGBT activism

Actress Judith Light has been named the 2019 recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Award for the support she gives to the rainbow community for...

Kamala Harris outlines LGBT rights plans

“As Attorney General, was one of the pivotal issues,” Harris told CNN, noting that she treats marriage equality as a win she was...

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