LGBTQ

Merriam-Webster declares 'they' its 2019 word of the year

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A common but increasingly mighty and very busy little word, “they,” has an accolade all its own.Read more

Buttigieg turns to black pastor to discuss racism, poverty

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As he tries to win over black voters in his presidential bid, Pete Buttigieg spent Sunday in a Carolina church discussing topics including health care and climate change.Read more

Michigan changes transgender policy for driver’s licenses

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Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson says her department is making it easier for transgender people to get a driver’s license or state ID card.Read more


Kansas City bans gay conversion therapy

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Conversion therapy for LGBTQ young people will not be allowed in Kansas City.Read more

Jury awards $19 million to St. Louis police sergeant who says he was told to tone down his 'gayness'

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Sgt. Keith Wildhaber filed a discrimination lawsuit against the St. Louis County Police Department, claiming the department repeatedly passed him over for promotions...Read more

Kellogg's partners with LGBTQ advocacy group to create new cereal

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"All Together Cereal" is a limited-edition cereal box that features smaller boxes of six popular cereals inside.Read more

2020 Democratic candidates pledge support to LGBTQ community

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Addressing an LGBTQ community that has seen gains in equality slipping, Democratic presidential candidates on Thursday promised an aggressive agenda to end workplace...Read more

High school turns down free Chick-fil-A lunch 'out of respect to our LGBTQ staff'

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The principal of a New Orleans high school turned down a free lunch offered to the school's teachers by Chick-Fil-A "out of respect to our LGBTQ staff."Read more

Hoosier witnesses blockbuster Supreme Court civil rights case

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Thousands gathered in Washington D.C. Tuesday, as the Supreme Court heard a set of blockbuster cases on civil rights.Read more


Supreme Court takes up cases over LGBT rights

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The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term's most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job...Read more

Tennessee teen dies by suicide after outed online by classmates

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A Tennessee community is coping with a loss after a 16-year-old took his own life after classmates outed him online.Read more