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Donald Trump

A huge majority of Americans want transgender people to be allowed to serve in the military, according to a recent survey conducted by Quinnipiac University National Poll. According to the study that gathered data across the United States on a number of political issues, 70% of Americans responded that transgender people should be allowed to …

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Donald Trump

The US Supreme Court has given the green light for President Donald Trump’s restrictions on transgender people or those who have undergone gender transition to serve in the military. The justices of the Supreme Court court voted 5-4 in favour of the existing ban. While the ruling does not mandate the exclusion of transgender service …

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rainbow families

Nearly two thirds of gay dads report face social stigma from relatives, neighbors, service staff and other LGBTIQ people, according to new research. The survey of 732 gay dads in 47 US states was conducted by researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics and found 63.5 percent of respondents reported experiencing stigma because of being …

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All the episodes of compelling lesbian-focused web series Same Same, created by a trio of Australian filmmakers, are available online for your binge watching pleasure. The series follows the story of Emily, Aviva and Sam, three queer women who meet through a dating app and are figuring out how to navigate adulthood, friendships, sex and …

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Jared Polis elected Colorado governor

Colorado Democratic candidate Jared Polis has become the first openly gay man elected to governor of any US state. The five-term congressman (pictured, left) comfortably defeated Republican Walker Stapleton and will succeed incumbent Democrat John Hickenlooper, Vox reported. Polis was open about his sexuality during the election campaign, and often referenced it in his criticism …

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A new podcast by the producers of highly anticipated gay conversion therapy drama Boy Erased explores the history and horrors of harmful “gay conversion” therapy in the USA. The highly-anticipated film, which will be released in Australia on Thursday, follows the real-life experience of survivor and American writer Garrard Conley and is based on his …

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Facebook Rainbow

Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are among more than 50 companies to sign a joint letter opposing the Trump administration’s leaked proposal to roll back legal rights and protections for transgender people. Last month, the New York Times obtained a Department of Health and Human Services memo revealing the Trump administration may legally define …

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A same-sex couple in the US have made medical history by both carrying the same baby with the help of a breakthrough method of IVF. Five months ago, Texas couple Ashleigh Coulter gave birth to healthy baby Stetson, that both she and her wife Bliss Coulter carried. The couple always hoped for children, and Bliss …

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Transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner has blasted the Trump administration for “relentlessly attacking” the trans community and said she was “wrong” about President Donald Trump’s commitment to LGBTIQ rights. “Trump was the first Republican presidential candidate to claim to support this valuable, vulnerable community, and I was encouraged by the applause he received when he said …

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Donald Trump

The Trump administration is considering stripping transgender people of official recognition by creating a narrow definition of gender as being only male or female and determined at birth, according to a report. The US government is reportedly planning to restrict the definition of gender as immutable for an individual’s lifetime and that would be based …

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