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Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Student Policies Dismissed

Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Student Policies Dismissed

Jul 30, 2021

A Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by faith-based conservative groups challenging guidelines on the treatment of transgender students in public schools, ruling that the group lacked standing.

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

NYC's Hell's Kitchen Nightlife Bounces Back With New Openings

By Ryan Leeds | Jul 29, 2021

The the Roarin' 20s have begun! New York City's queer hub — Hell's Kitchen — bursts back to life with a slate of new LGBTQ bar openings that promises to revitalize the neighborhood for locals and tourists alike.

Watch: Drag Queen Story Hour at Museum Canceled Following 'Overwhelming' Hate, Death Threats

Watch: Drag Queen Story Hour at Museum Canceled Following 'Overwhelming' Hate, Death Threats

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 29, 2021

A private, after-hours Drag Story Hour that was scheduled to take place at a museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, was canceled following a deluge of threats — some of which on the lives of the organizers.

State Lawmakers Work to Strip Old 'Whites Only' Covenants

State Lawmakers Work to Strip Old 'Whites Only' Covenants

By Susan Haigh | Jul 29, 2021

While the U.S. Supreme Court in 1948 ruled racially restrictive housing covenants unenforceable, many remain on paper today and can be difficult to remove.

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28, 2021

New research presented at this year's Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggests that trans and non-binary people suffer higher rates of subjective cognitive decline

Report: Hate Crime Laws Lack Uniformity Across the U.S.

Report: Hate Crime Laws Lack Uniformity Across the U.S.

By Aaron Morrison | Jul 28, 2021

More than half a century since they were modernized, hate crime laws in the U.S. are inconsistent and provide incomplete methods for addressing bias-motivated violence, according to a new report.

Self-Described 'Trump Man' Gets Jail for Pooping on Gay Couple's Lawn

Self-Described 'Trump Man' Gets Jail for Pooping on Gay Couple's Lawn

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28, 2021

A retired teacher and self-described "Trump man" is facing 20 days in jail after a decade of pooping on the lawn of his neighbors, a gay couple.

Designer Who Won't Make Same-Sex Wedding Websites Loses Case

Designer Who Won't Make Same-Sex Wedding Websites Loses Case

By James Anderson | Jul 28, 2021

A U.S. appeals court has ruled against a web designer who didn't want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples and sued to challenge Colorado's anti-discrimination law.

CDC: Masks Indoors in US Where Cases Are Surging

CDC: Masks Indoors in US Where Cases Are Surging

Jul 27, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new recommendations that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.

Boston Club To Enforce COVID Vaccination Requirement for Entry

Boston Club To Enforce COVID Vaccination Requirement for Entry

Jul 27, 2021

In what may be the first move for LGBTQ businesses in Boston, Jacques' Cabaret — a popular nightclub that caters to drag performers — announced that it has made changes to its COVID-19 protocols, which requires proof of vaccination.

Biden Administration Revises PrEP Guidelines — Insurers To Pay All Costs

Biden Administration Revises PrEP Guidelines — Insurers To Pay All Costs

Jul 27, 2021

The Biden administration has announced that almost all health insurers must cover the HIV prevention pill, known as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, with no cost sharing — including for the drug itself and, crucially, for clinic visits and lab tests.

Provincetown COVID Update: New Indoor Mask Mandate Imposed

Provincetown COVID Update: New Indoor Mask Mandate Imposed

Jul 27, 2021

With COVID-19 cases contracted in Provincetown — many of which described as "breakthrough" cases — town officials imposed stronger guidelines at an emergency meeting on Sunday.

Is There a Same-Sex Wedding Invite in Infamous Homophobe Anita Bryant's Future?

Is There a Same-Sex Wedding Invite in Infamous Homophobe Anita Bryant's Future?

Jul 27, 2021

Anita Bryant came to national prominence in the 1970s when she led an anti-gay political campaign, claiming that LGBTQ people recruited their community. So, just who recruited her granddaughter, who is marrying another woman?

Senators, White House in Talks to Finish Infrastructure Bill

Senators, White House in Talks to Finish Infrastructure Bill

By Lisa Mascaro, Alexandra Jaffe, and Kevin Freking | Jul 27, 2021

Senators and the White House are locked in intense negotiations to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure mounting on all sides to wrap up talks and show progress.

With Virus Surge, US to Keep Travel Restrictions for Now

With Virus Surge, US to Keep Travel Restrictions for Now

By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani | Jul 27, 2021

The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant.

Michigan Board Declines to Certify LGBTQ Rights Ballot Drive

Michigan Board Declines to Certify LGBTQ Rights Ballot Drive

By David Eggert | Jul 27, 2021

The Michigan elections board on Monday declined to certify an LGBTQ-rights ballot drive after determining it did not submit enough valid voter signatures.

Oh Snap! Is That Pete Buttigieg in Sweaty Thirst Trap?

Oh Snap! Is That Pete Buttigieg in Sweaty Thirst Trap?

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 26, 2021

Buttigieg's husband Chasten shared a snap of the transportation secretary after he completed a 60-mile bike ride and a "transition run" on Sunday.

Amid Allegations of Anti-LGBTQ Gov't Purge, a Push to Rename the James Webb Space Telescope

Amid Allegations of Anti-LGBTQ Gov't Purge, a Push to Rename the James Webb Space Telescope

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 26, 2021

James Webb, who headed NASA in the 1960s, helped perpetuate a purge of LGBTQ civil servants, activists allege, pushing to rename a high-tech space telescope named in his honor.

Sparked by Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across U.S.

Sparked by Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across U.S.

By David Crary | Jul 26, 2021

Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They're now opting to homeschool their children.

AP Fact Check: Trump is Relentless in Election Fabrications

AP Fact Check: Trump is Relentless in Election Fabrications

By Jonathan J. Cooper and Calvin Woodward | Jul 26, 2021

At a Phoenix event, the former president tried to insert himself into the widely discredited Arizona election audit, looking to increase the pressure on other states to embark on similar efforts.

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