Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: LGBTQ rights

Trump admin. attempts to erase existence of trans people after years...

If enacted, the proposal would reverse the expansion of transgender rights that took place under President Barack Obama.

Will the new crimes against humanity treaty protect women and LGBTI...

It’s time for the international community to take a stand. A new treaty could affect people’s rights for generations to come.

India legalizes gay sex, ruling discrimination on the basis of sexual...

"Criminalizing carnal intercourse is irrational, arbitrary and manifestly unconstitutional."

Yance Ford: The first transgender director nominated for an Oscar

"If my nomination can help in any way to advance the issues of trans-equality and protection for LGBTQ people under the law, then I am as humbled by that as I am by the nomination."

Texas activists combine social media with old-school tactics to resist conservative...

Intersectional movements are helping the left gain ground, not just play defense.

West Virginia rises to protect LGBTQ rights

With the highest percentage of teens who identify as transgender, the state is emerging as a national leader when it comes to protecting LGBTQ rights at the local level.

Texas bathroom bill is latest civil rights victory in deep south...

Sports remain inextricably intertwined with civil rights in America.

LGBTQ workers still face employment discrimination

In an era when 90 percent of America believes it is unfair to discriminate against someone due to their sexual orientation, it’s remarkable we haven’t made this law.

Betsy DeVos won’t protect LGBTQ students

“Today, the Secretary of Education ... refused to affirm that she would put forward a program that would ban discrimination based on the LGBTQ status of students or ban discrimination based on religion.”

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Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.
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Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP could be legally & morally liable for climate crisis...

Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.