LGBTQ

Disney introduces its first official gay character

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Disney and Pixar's "Onward" director confirms the animated movie will introduce the first self-identifying LGBTQ character into the Pixar world.Read more

Tenn. governor signs bill allowing agencies to deny adoptions on moral grounds

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Tennessee state senators voted 20 to 6 to pass a bill that would allow private agencies to deny adoptions on moral and religious grounds, including denying same-sex...Read more

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