Apr 24, 2019 | 21:17 pm
A group of transgender Tennessee natives is suing the state in order to be able to change the gender markers on their birth certificates so they match their gender identity. The lawsuit, known as Gore v. Lee, was filed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. The complaint, which names Gov. […]
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Apr 24, 2019 | 17:04 pm
The “Year of the Lesbian Mayor” continued on Tuesday night after voters elected former Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor in a landslide over businessman David Straz in a runoff election to become the city’s top executive. Her victory makes Castor the first openly LGBTQ mayor of Tampa and the first openly LGBTQ person ever elected […]
Apr 24, 2019 | 16:19 pm
Annual gala honors those making significant contributions to the LGBTQ community and to Capital Pride
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Apr 24, 2019 | 14:49 pm
Two men have been charged with felony aggravated assault for attacking Trevor Gray at a private party
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Apr 23, 2019 | 15:32 pm
Openly gay politician received praise for urging people to take charge of their sexual health
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Apr 23, 2019 | 15:26 pm
Bills would allow anti-LGBTQ discrimination by businesses, adoption agencies, and school districts
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Apr 23, 2019 | 15:25 pm
Country demanded "respect and understanding" in a letter to the European Union
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Apr 23, 2019 | 14:53 pm
New South Wales reported the lowest number of new infections since records began
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Apr 23, 2019 | 13:30 pm
Nigel Shelby took his own life on April 18 after being bullied at school for his sexuality
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Philadelphia can refuse to contract with foster agencies that discriminate against same-sex couples, appeals court rulesApr 23, 2019 | 12:03 pm
Court finds city's nondiscrimination policy did not violate a Catholic foster care agency's religious freedom