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US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

US Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg has lost her long battle with pancreatic cancer and died aged 87. The court announced her passing. “Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died this evening surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, D.C., due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said. […]

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Former US politician Aaron Schock comes out as gay

Former US congressman Aaron Schock has shared that he is gay. The Republican politician served in the US congress from 2009 to 2018. During his time in Congress, the representative from Illinois voted against gay rights and allowing protections for LGBTIQ+ people. He now says he regrets those choices. Schock revealed his sexuality in a […]

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Mike Bloomberg caught on camera calling trans people “it”

Mike Bloomberg caught on camera calling trans people “it”

New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is a late entry into the race to become the Democratic nominee for President of the USA, and his campaign is fighting to gain the support of LGBTI voters after comments where Bloomberg spoke disparagingly about transgender surfaced. The video shows Bloomberg speaking at a 2019 event where he refers […]

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LGBTIQ+ protesters interrupt Pete Buttigieg campaign event

LGBTIQ+ protesters interrupt Pete Buttigieg campaign event

Protesters interrupted a campaign event being held in San Francisco by Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, saying the prospective candidate was not doing enough to represent queer people of colour. The Mayor of South Bend was speaking on stage and about to answer a question about his husband Chasten, when two protesters interrupted proceedings. They were […]

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Donald Trump says he’d vote for a gay candidate to be President

Donald Trump says he’d vote for a gay candidate to be President

US President Donald Trump has said he’d have no problem voting for a gay candidate running to be President. President Trump made the comments in a friendly interview with close friend Geraldo Rivera. The president appeared on the former talk show host’s Roadkill with Geraldo podcast. Trump was asked if Americans would vote for a gay man […]

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US lawmaker wants to ban the word ‘homosexual’ from schools

US lawmaker wants to ban the word ‘homosexual’ from schools

Sylvia Allen, a Republican politician in the Arizona senate, has put forward a proposal to ban all mentions of homosexuality from schools. In 2019 the state repealed legislation known as the “no promo homo” laws, which prevented teachers from mentioning homosexuality in schools. Now the politician seems to be aiming to bring the laws back […]

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US government condemns Uganda’s ‘Kill The Gays’ bill

US government condemns Uganda’s ‘Kill The Gays’ bill

The US government has condemned Uganda’s plans to bring in laws that would see people convicted of homosexual acts being sentenced to death. “The U.S. government firmly opposes criminalization of LGBTI individuals,” said a U.S. State Department official. “We stand with Uganda’s LGBTI community and Ugandans of all backgrounds and beliefs to defend the dignity […]

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US lawmaker blames gay and transgender people for mass shootings

US lawmaker blames gay and transgender people for mass shootings

In the wake of another two mass shootings in the USA, which saw 29 people killed and over 50 injured, a politician in Ohio has blamed gay marriage and transgender people as some of the causes. Candice Keller, who is in the state legislature, took to Facebook and listed a long line of people she […]

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Tony Abbott to speak against marriage equality in USA

Tony Abbott to speak against marriage equality in USA

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is scheduled to deliver a speech to an anti-LGBTI group in the USA later this month. The Australian Financial Review have reported that the high-profile No campaigner will be making his second guest appearance in two years for the Alliance Defending Freedom. The ADF are a Christian group founded in […]

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Researcher disputes ACL claims about Irish marriage referendum

Researcher disputes ACL claims about Irish marriage referendum

An Australian LGBTI researcher has hit back at claims by the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) that marriage equality public votes in Ireland and the US were “respectful” and “uneventful”. ACL chief Lyle Shelton, made the claims in an article published last week. In the article Shelton criticised Labor leader Bill Shorten for opposing the government plebiscite […]

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