Stories tagged: "LGBTQ"


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Five Years After Pulse: There Is No Set Time to Heal.

We spoke with a survivor, a Florida representative, and a psychologist about the needs of those who are alive to tell about that horrific night in Orlando.

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How the Trans Community Fights for Equal Rights After Florida’s Bill

After the GOP-controlled Florida House voted to ban transgender women from playing girls’ or women’s school sports, activists in the state and across the country rev up their efforts to pass the Equality Act.

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Rep. Ritchie Torres Wasn’t Deterred by the Chaos on Capitol Hill

"I never thought, as a newly sworn-in Congressman, that I would live through a violent assault on the US Capitol," said the first-time elected official, Rep. Ritchie Torres.

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Florida Still Has a Ban on Same-Sex Marriage in its Statutes. Michele Rayner Wants to Fix That.

This Florida State Representative is on a mission to protect LGBTQ marriage from a conservative Supreme Court majority.

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Hate Crimes Are on the Rise in Puerto Rico. Will Pierluisi Take a Stand for LGBTQ Communities?

Gov.-elect Pedro Pierluisi has tried to distance himself from the anti-LGBTQ views of his party, but it remains to be seen if he will make curbing anti-LGBTQ discrimination and hate crimes a priority.

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Millions in PPP Loans Went to Anti-LGBTQ Organizations

The federal government has been called out for sponsoring "taxpayer-paid hate," and letting millions of Americans and small businesses suffer while helping hate groups.

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Want to Make a Positive Change This Holiday? Check Out These Gifts That Give Back

These beautiful gifts will delight your loved ones as well as help organizations you love to support, from Black Lives Matter and No Kid Hungry to St. Jude Hospital and Animal Rescue.