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30 07, 2021

LGBTQ Elected Officials in U.S. Near 1,000, Up 17 Percent

By |2021-07-30T15:45:51-07:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , |

LAS VEGAS — (07-30-21) — Nearly 1,000 elected officials who identify as LGBTQ are now serving in public office nationwide, up 17 percent from last year, according to the LGBTQ Victory Institute in a report released on Friday. There are 986 LGBTQ elected officials across the United States serving openly as of June 2021, according [...]

2 07, 2021

SCOTUS Snubs Appeal by Florist Who Refused Service to Gay Couple

By |2021-07-02T10:51:58-07:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , |

WASHINGTON D.C. — (07-02-21) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, declined to review a case over a Washington state florist's refusal to service a wedding for a same-sex couple, letting stand Washington state court's ruling that the florist engaged in unlawful discrimination over sexual orientation. The case, Arleans Flowers v. Washington, No. 19-333, began [...]

28 06, 2021

SCOTUS Rejects Transgender Bathroom Case Appeal, a win for Transgender Activist Gavin Grimm

By |2021-06-28T09:44:58-07:00June 28th, 2021|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , , , |

WASHINGTON D.C. — (06-28-21) — Transgender Gavin Grimm was handed a victory on Monday when the U.S Supreme Court rejected the Transgender Bathroom Case appeal brought by Virginia Public Schools. In a shock to conservatives, the U.S  Supreme Court refused to hear the case about whether schools should allow transgender students to use the bathroom [...]

23 06, 2021

Gay Congressman Mark Takano Slams U.S. Military Over LGBTQ Treatment

By |2021-06-23T20:12:39-07:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: LGBT Political News|Tags: , , , |

WASHINGTON D.C. — (06-23-21) — Gay Congressman Mark Takano Slammed U.S. Military on Tuesday over the treatment of LGBTQ Service Members and Veterans. According to Congressman Mark Takano, for decades LGBTQ servicemembers have faced intense discrimination in the military. He introduced the Commission on LGBTQ Servicemembers and Veterans Act to study this inequity and make [...]

10 06, 2021

21 Gay Rights Activists Denied Bail by Ghana Court

By |2021-06-10T14:18:06-07:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: World LGBT News|Tags: , , , |

LAS VEGAS — (06-10-21) — International outrage has begun after a Ghanaian court on Tuesday denied bail to 21 gay rights activists arrested three weeks ago for what police are calling as an unlawful gathering. The Ghanaian Court ordered the 16 women and five men to reappear in court on June 16 for their next [...]

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