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Looks Like Trump's White House Is Going To Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month By Pretending It Doesn't Exist Looks Like Trump's White House Is Going To Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month By Pretending It Doesn't Exist

For the first time in eight years, it looks like the White House won’t mark LGBTQ Pride Month with any events or a proclamation recognizing the month-long celebration.

The Number of Homeless Young People Living on the Streets of Los Angeles Is Growing Dramatically The Number of Homeless Young People Living on the Streets of Los Angeles Is Growing Dramatically

The number of young people living on the streets of Los Angeles County has shot exponentially up since last year, according to new local figures.

An Appeals Court Just Dealt A Blow To Transphobic School Bathroom Policies  An Appeals Court Just Dealt A Blow To Transphobic School Bathroom Policies 

An appeals court took a step towards affirming transgender rights on Tuesday with a preliminary injunction in favor of a transgender teenager’s right to use the school bathrooms that align with his gender identity.

Russian Official Who Had Oval Office Meeting With Trump Denies Gay Men Are Being Tortured in Chechnya Russian Official Who Had Oval Office Meeting With Trump Denies Gay Men Are Being Tortured in Chechnya

A Russian government official on Tuesday dismissed reports that gay men are being rounded up and tortured in prison camps in Chechnya.

UC Berkeley Fires Professor More Than a Year After Three Women Accuse Him of Sexual Harassment  UC Berkeley Fires Professor More Than a Year After Three Women Accuse Him of Sexual Harassment 

UC Berkeley has fired a professor more than a year after three students accused him of sexual harassment.

Young People Take to the Streets to Celebrate Ruling to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan Young People Take to the Streets to Celebrate Ruling to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan

Taiwan’s highest court ruled in favor of allowing same-sex marriage on Wednesday, paving the way for the country to become the first in Asia to legalize marriage equality.

A Connecticut Imam Has Been Arrested by ICE and Is Facing Deportation A Connecticut Imam Has Been Arrested by ICE and Is Facing Deportation

The imam of a Connecticut mosque was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in New Haven, Connecticut, last week and faces deportation over “fraud in his immigration documents,” according to ICE.

Sherrell Faulkner Is the 11th Trans Woman of Color Reported Killed This Year Sherrell Faulkner Is the 11th Trans Woman of Color Reported Killed This Year

In November last year, 46-year-old Sherrell Faulkner was found with critical injuries next to a dumpster in Charlotte, North Carolina.

New Orleans Tears Down Its Fourth Monument to the Confederacy  New Orleans Tears Down Its Fourth Monument to the Confederacy 

The city of New Orleans is tearing down another Confederate statue on Friday, after months of controversy and threats against the workers contracted to remove them.

Colorado Man Freed From Prison Only to Be Detained by ICE Colorado Man Freed From Prison Only to Be Detained by ICE

Rene Lima-Marin, 38, was finally expecting to be released from prison on Wednesday after serving 12 years of a 98-year sentence for armed robbery.

The U.S. Is Reportedly Denying Visas to Gay Men Fleeing Prison Camps in Chechnya The U.S. Is Reportedly Denying Visas to Gay Men Fleeing Prison Camps in Chechnya

The U.S. government is denying visas to gay men being persecuted by authorities in Chechnya, according to a Russian LGBTQ rights group trying to broker their escape from the region.

Dallas School District Accused of Handcuffing and Tasering 7-Year-Old Special Needs Student Dallas School District Accused of Handcuffing and Tasering 7-Year-Old Special Needs Student

The family of a 7-year-old special needs student in Dallas says school staff and police used excessive force to restrain him and then allegedly sent him to a mental health facility for a week without his mother’s permission.

Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Prison Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Prison

After nearly seven years in military prison, former Army intelligence officer Chelsea Manning was released on Wednesday after having her 35-year prison sentence commuted by President Obama in January.

Mississippi Man First to Be Sentenced Under Federal Hate Crime Law for Murder of Trans Girlfriend Mississippi Man First to Be Sentenced Under Federal Hate Crime Law for Murder of Trans Girlfriend

In May 2015, Joshua Brandon Vallum, 29, lured his former girlfriend, Mercedes Williamson, 17, into his car. They drove from her home in Alabama to his father’s house in Ludedale, Mississippi. There, he used a stun gun before stabbing her and hitting her in the head with a hammer until she died.

Support for Gay Marriage Reaches a New Polling Record Support for Gay Marriage Reaches a New Polling Record

As battles over other LGBTQ rights continue in courts around the country, Americans’ support for same-sex marriage has reached an all-time high, according to Gallup poll results released Monday.

New Report Offers Further Damning Proof That Trump's Immigration Crackdown Hurts The Most Vulnerable New Report Offers Further Damning Proof That Trump's Immigration Crackdown Hurts The Most Vulnerable

As the Trump administration continues its efforts to prevent immigrants from crossing the Mexican border, a report released on Thursday by Doctors Without Borders serves as a stark reminder that many of those crossing the border are fleeing extreme violence and endure inhumane conditions before reaching the U.S.

West Virginia Journalist Jailed Trying to Ask Tom Price Questions About Domestic Violence  West Virginia Journalist Jailed Trying to Ask Tom Price Questions About Domestic Violence 

While all eyes were on President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday evening, another disturbing incident was playing out in Charleston, West Virginia, where a local news reporter was arrested while trying to ask HHS Secretary Tom Price questions.

Four Lesbian Couples Sue Tennessee Over 'Natural and Ordinary' Law Four Lesbian Couples Sue Tennessee Over 'Natural and Ordinary' Law

Four lesbian couples are suing the state of Tennessee over a bill signed into law last Thursday by Governor Bill Haslam that could be used to discriminate against same-sex couples.

Brenda Bostick Is the Tenth Transgender Woman of Color Reported Killed This Year Brenda Bostick Is the Tenth Transgender Woman of Color Reported Killed This Year

On Thursday, Brenda Bostick succumbed to head injuries at Bellevue Hospital after it appeared that she had been struck in the head in the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea on April 25.

Estudiantes demandan a distrito escolar tras ser suspendidos por publicar contenido racista en Instagram Estudiantes demandan a distrito escolar tras ser suspendidos por publicar contenido racista en Instagram

Cuatro estudiantes de Albany High School, una preparatoria en la área de la Bahía de San Francisco en California, están demandando a su distrito escolar tras ser suspendidos por publicar y darle like a contenido racista en la red social Instagram.

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