Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: LGBTQ

Supreme Court unanimously upholds religious liberty over LGBTQ rights—and nods to...

As Justice Gorsuch concluded in his concurring opinion, “dodging the question today guarantees it will recur tomorrow.”

Pentagon to lift Trump-era ban on transgender troops

“Trans rights are human rights,” said Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, “and on this #TransDayOfVisibility, I’m pleased to announce we've updated DoD policy on the open service of transgender individuals.”

‘Rainbow wave’ of LGBTQ candidates run and win in 2020 election

Nearly 50 years later, LGBTQ candidates have made historic strides in political representation.

Supreme Court rules in favor of Civil Rights Act of 1964...

"LGBTQI people have a right to the same protections as everyone else, and they deserve to be able to live their lives without fear of discrimination—something the Supreme Court has affirmed today.”

Beyond #Metoo, 3 movements making a difference for gender equity

From closing the wage gap and protecting reproductive rights to ending gender-based sexual exploitation, the push to support and empower women and nonbinary people has roots that date back generations.

Don’t leave equality to the Supreme Court

In 29 states, trans people can legally be denied jobs and housing because of who we are. Congress should act.

Remembering Stonewall: On 50th anniversary, leaders of uprising look back on...

Fifty years ago today, just after midnight, at 1:30 in the morning on June 28, 1969, New York City police officers raided...

Justice for Layleen Polanco: Community demands answers after trans black Latinx...

Layleen’s death came at the beginning of Pride Month and just one day after the NYPD apologized for the first time for its raid a half-century ago on the Stonewall Inn, a gay- and trans-friendly bar in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.

Good news: Straight people don’t need a parade

Straight pride is already well-represented in everything from children’s books to rom-coms to music videos.

HUD to rollback protections for transgender people in taxpayer-funded homeless shelters

“The ACLU will fight back against this attempt to write discrimination into the law. Shelters funded by taxpayers should be open to all – period.”

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

Personal interview: Professor Mark Skidmore What are the Prospects for Peace?

Mark Skidmore talks about how the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.

US militarism’s toxic impact on climate policy

That will require the United States to seriously reduce the military budget and commit to peaceful, practical diplomacy with China and Russia.