Stories tagged: "LGBTQ"


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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.

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LGBTQ Candidates Won Big in Tuesday’s Election. Even in Deep Red States.

These LGBTQ landmark wins across the nation included the first transgender person to be elected to the Senate.

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Ritchie Torres Will Be the First Openly Gay Boricua in Congress

"My story is the story of The Bronx. It's a story of struggle. But it's also a story of overcoming. And that's the story of America," Torres told The Americano.