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Trans Lives Matter

In 2017 you would think people would have evolved beyond ignorance and hate towards people who are different than them but it appears they have not and continue to have hate in their hearts towards certain groups of people and transgender folks are the ones who are hated the most. 1,854 more words

Politics

How a Trump Turnabout on Gay Rights Hurts Republicans

I doubt any of them care, but…

CODY, Wyo. — During Donald Trump’s campaign, he repeatedly cast himself as a supporter of L.G.B.T. rights. As president, however, he is being urged by fringe-right groups and raging extremists to sign a “religious liberty” executive order that would allow discrimination against gays, women and religious minorities.

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Politics

Utah governor repeals law forbidding 'promotion' of homosexuality in schools

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill repealing a law forbidding discussion of anything construed as “promotion” of homosexuality in schools. 246 more words

News

On how identity politics' are replacing everything else

“ I am not saying that issues around identity politics – trans rights, same sex marriage, everyday sexism – don’t matter. But at least worry about them when someone in power does something, not just when someone says something ” 15 more words

The Guardian

Being gay is illegal in Sri Lanka - Let's Stop This Discrimination Now

Being gay is illegal in Sri Lanka – and can land you in jail for up to 10 years.

Now, for the first time in decades, there’s a real chance for change: as part of a trade deal with the European Union, the country was asked to drop their anti-gay law. 80 more words

Human Rights

YouTube decided to be more Family Friendly - Blocks hundreds of thousands of LGBT related videos.

In pursuit of becoming, allegedly, more family friendly and marketable to kids, Youtube has made the decision to block, and in many cases, altogether delete hundreds of thousands of LGBT related content. 547 more words

Transgender

Out and Proud in Weetwood – Leeds Hunters LGBT+ inclusive rugby team playing today

Passing through Weetwood today? Then watch out for the Rainbow flag flying proudly over the rugby ground.
The LGBT+ Pride flag will be flying to mark the first time an inclusive team based in Yorkshire will officially play one from another region. 202 more words

Leeds Labour Council