LGBTQ


Senate-Judiciary-Committee
Amy Coney Barrett Could Be Confirmed as Soon as Monday

With a final vote of 12-0, on Thursday the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination of the conservative judge to the Supreme Court.

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LGBTQ Community Celebrates Pope Endorsing Same-Sex Civil Unions

"Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They're children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out, or be made miserable because of it," Pope Francis said in a new documentary film that debuted at the Rome Film Festival today.

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Several PR Governor Candidates Avoid Taking Up Gender Equity as Violence Continues

Experts and activists have proposed gender rights as a solution to the violence afflicting the island, but the predominance of conservative values is at odds with the idea.

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Sixth Trans Woman Found Dead in Puerto Rico, Alarming Community

“They are violating us, they are hunting us, and they are murdering us while Vázquez and her government look the other way."

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85% of Surveyed LGBTQ Immigrants Did Not Report Hate Crimes, Study Says

An estimated 3,859 violent and property offenses are committed against LGBTQ persons in Miami-Dade annually. Fear keeps most victims from reporting the incidents.

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RBG’s Passing Is a Monumental Loss for the LGBTQ+ Community

"Without her influence and legacy, none of those landmark rulings would have ever been possible."

The Supreme Court pick will impact Latinos for generaations.
Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Will Impact Latinos for Generations. Here’s Why You Need to Pay Attention.

The court is now split between five conservative jurists and three liberal justices. Whoever fills Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacancy will affect the makeup of the Supreme Court.