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Watch: Trump is completely baffled when asked about his own policy to fight anti-homosexuality laws

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced a plan to combat laws criminalizing homosexuality around the world.

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'Needlessly Cruel and Bigoted': Trump Admin Denies Visas to Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats

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On the first day of LGBT History Month, the Trump administration began to deny visas to unmarried same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations employees, according to a report in Foreign Policy.

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Watch Kavanaugh Refuse to Say if He Personally Believes Gay People Shouldn’t Be Fired for Their Identity

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is refusing to say whether or not he personally believes it is wrong to fire someone for being gay. The U.S. Supreme Court nominee was asked the very direct question Thursday evening by Senator Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey.

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These 16 States Are Urging the Supreme Court to Rule They Can Fire People Just for Being LGBT

From Maine to Texas 16 states across America are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that firing someone for being LGBT is perfectly legal. The states, mostly represented by their attorneys general, say the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals "erred," making an "egregious error," when it ruled that federal sex discrimination includes anti-LGBT discrimination.

An amicus brief filed last week claims that under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 "sex" only means assignment at birth, or biological sex, and not gender identity.

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‘Burn in Hell’: Anti-Gay Client Lashes Out at Texas Photographer for Being Lesbian

A Texas photographer took to Facebook to share messages she received from a potential client who wanted to know if she was gay and if she photographs gay families. It didn't go the way she expected.

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This Family is Fleeing Oklahoma After Their 12-Year-Old Transgender Daughter Was Threatened for Using the Bathroom at School

The family of a 12-year-old transgender student in Oklahoma is preparing to leave the state entirely after their daughter's use of the restroom was met with violent threats.

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The Country Just Got Much Closer to Having Its First Transgender Governor

Christine Hallquist won the Vermont Democratic Party's gubernatorial nomination Tuesday night, giving her a shot at becoming the country's first transgender governor.

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Was This South Dakota Man Sentenced to Death Because He's Gay?

Six civil rights organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, American Civil Liberties Union of South Dakota, Lambda Legal,  GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and National LGBT Bar Association, filed an amici brief Thursday urging the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the appeal of Charles Rhines, a gay man on death row in South Dakota.

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Sessions Announces Religious Liberty Task Force to Protect the Christian Right to Discriminate

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a Religious Liberty Task Force Monday to make certain religious groups (i.e. Christians) maintain protections when their beliefs run in conflict with government regulations. The Washington Times writes:

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Same-Sex Couple Rejected by Senior Living Community Because Their Marriage Doesn’t Meet ‘Biblical Definition’

Mary Walsh, 72, and Bev Nance, 68, have been together for four decades. They legally married in 2009, and wanted to move into a senior living community so they could grow old together and receive medical care if needed as they aged.

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This Anti-Gay Congressman’s Bill Would Ban US Embassies from Flying LGBT Pride Flag

A Republican U.S. Congressman from South Carolina wants to make sure America's embassies around the world don't promote equality or recognize Pride month. Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina has filed a bill that would ban U.S. embassies from flying the LGBT pride flag.

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