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Advocate.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

President Joe Biden calls on LGBTQ+ community 'to wave their flags of pride high' this June

Recognizing Pride Month and advancements in LGBTQ+ rights [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

LGBTQ+ rights in Europe: Malta tops most progressive list DW 05/17/2024

Malta tops Europe's LGBTQ+ rights ranking with Iceland in second place. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

Liechtenstein becomes the last German-speaking country to legalise equal marriage

Liechtenstein legalized same-sex marriage, joining other German-speaking countries in a near-unanimous decision, with the law expected to go into effect on January 1, 2025. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Man jailed for 'vicious homophobic attack' on couple waiting at Brixton bus stop after Black Pride

Homophobic attack on couple traveling home from Black Pride highlights the importance of addressing hate crimes against LGBTQ+ individuals. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
Writing

Closets are for cowboy boots: A tribute to David Mixner

David Mixner was a legendary LGBTQ+ rights activist who dedicated his life to advocating for equality and justice for all Americans. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Global Black Pride comes to Atlanta for 2024

Atlanta will host the first-ever U.S. Global Black Pride event, featuring workshops, conferences, and celebrations.
The event aims to empower the Black queer community with various activities including dance parties and educational experiences. [ more ]
Advocate.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

President Joe Biden calls on LGBTQ+ community 'to wave their flags of pride high' this June

Recognizing Pride Month and advancements in LGBTQ+ rights [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

LGBTQ+ rights in Europe: Malta tops most progressive list DW 05/17/2024

Malta tops Europe's LGBTQ+ rights ranking with Iceland in second place. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

Liechtenstein becomes the last German-speaking country to legalise equal marriage

Liechtenstein legalized same-sex marriage, joining other German-speaking countries in a near-unanimous decision, with the law expected to go into effect on January 1, 2025. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Man jailed for 'vicious homophobic attack' on couple waiting at Brixton bus stop after Black Pride

Homophobic attack on couple traveling home from Black Pride highlights the importance of addressing hate crimes against LGBTQ+ individuals. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
Writing

Closets are for cowboy boots: A tribute to David Mixner

David Mixner was a legendary LGBTQ+ rights activist who dedicated his life to advocating for equality and justice for all Americans. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Global Black Pride comes to Atlanta for 2024

Atlanta will host the first-ever U.S. Global Black Pride event, featuring workshops, conferences, and celebrations.
The event aims to empower the Black queer community with various activities including dance parties and educational experiences. [ more ]
morelgbtq-rights
#lgbtq
Funcheap
1 month ago
Wine

Pride Wine Fest at The Academy with Out in the Vineyard (SF)

Celebrate love and diversity at the 4th annual Pride Wine Festival, featuring LGBTQ+ wineries and supporting equality. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
Video games

Nintendo reveals that the new Mario game will have a trans character - LGBTQ Nation

Nintendo is including transgender representation in a remake of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door by having the character Vivian discuss her gender identity. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Karine Jean-Pierre reflects on two years in her historic role as White House press secretary

Karine Jean-Pierre holds significant roles as both the first out LGBTQ+ White House press secretary and first Black woman in the position. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 months ago
Education

Democrats introduce resolution in support of LGBTQ+ youth

Support for LGBTQ+ youth in schools initiative through Congressional resolution. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Former health minister asks Tories: Why do you have a problem with trans people?'

Former health minister Ben Bradshaw questioned the Conservative Party's stance on trans people at Prime Minister's Questions.
Kemi Badenoch has not met with any LGBT groups as claimed but met with two fringe groups against transgender rights. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
5 months ago
San Francisco

San Francisco Pride Theme for 2024 Announced - San Francisco Bay Times

The theme for the 54th annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade and Celebration is 'Beacon of Love.'
The theme reflects the city's commitment to love, acceptance, and equality. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 month ago
Wine

Pride Wine Fest at The Academy with Out in the Vineyard (SF)

Celebrate love and diversity at the 4th annual Pride Wine Festival, featuring LGBTQ+ wineries and supporting equality. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
Video games

Nintendo reveals that the new Mario game will have a trans character - LGBTQ Nation

Nintendo is including transgender representation in a remake of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door by having the character Vivian discuss her gender identity. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Karine Jean-Pierre reflects on two years in her historic role as White House press secretary

Karine Jean-Pierre holds significant roles as both the first out LGBTQ+ White House press secretary and first Black woman in the position. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 months ago
Education

Democrats introduce resolution in support of LGBTQ+ youth

Support for LGBTQ+ youth in schools initiative through Congressional resolution. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Former health minister asks Tories: Why do you have a problem with trans people?'

Former health minister Ben Bradshaw questioned the Conservative Party's stance on trans people at Prime Minister's Questions.
Kemi Badenoch has not met with any LGBT groups as claimed but met with two fringe groups against transgender rights. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
5 months ago
San Francisco

San Francisco Pride Theme for 2024 Announced - San Francisco Bay Times

The theme for the 54th annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade and Celebration is 'Beacon of Love.'
The theme reflects the city's commitment to love, acceptance, and equality. [ more ]
morelgbtq
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

'Scapegoating LGBT migrants is both morally repugnant and economically damaging'

Recognizing and combating scapegoat economics in LGBTQ+ immigration is crucial for economic and social progress. [ more ]
#womens-football
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa unveils new maternity protocols in football

FIFA introduced extended maternity leave and support for female footballers and coaches, including provisions for non-biological motherhood. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Liga F not changed after World Cup win - Bonmati

Despite winning the Women's World Cup, Aitana Bonmati says little has changed for female players in Spain, citing ongoing issues in the national team and domestic league. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Fifa unveils new maternity protocols in football

FIFA introduced extended maternity leave and support for female footballers and coaches, including provisions for non-biological motherhood. [ more ]
BBC Sport
3 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Liga F not changed after World Cup win - Bonmati

Despite winning the Women's World Cup, Aitana Bonmati says little has changed for female players in Spain, citing ongoing issues in the national team and domestic league. [ more ]
morewomens-football
#racism
Miami Herald
1 month ago
Major League Baseball

Cote: MLB finally adding Josh Gibson & Negro Leagues 'an historic moment' too long in coming | Opinion

Progress towards equality can be slow, often lagging behind milestones. Symbolic gestures towards inclusivity can take generations to materialize. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

In Britain's degraded politics, fighting racism has become a cynical game | Gary Younge

Racism is a distraction from important work and self-worth.
Racism is about power and equality, not politeness. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Fury at NHS hospital's sign banning samosas in library

The sign singling out Indian dishes in a library caused controversy and was swiftly removed.
Dr. Partha Kar emphasized the importance of equality and professionalism in the workplace, calling the sign unprofessional and possibly racist. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
5 months ago
Social justice

Nikki Haley Defends Racist Country' Comment: The Intent Was Everybody Was GOING to Be Created Equally'

Nikki Haley claims America has never been a racist country, despite evidence to the contrary
Haley argues that acknowledging America's history of racism would discourage marginalized children [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Black staff less likely to view NHS as an inclusive place to work'

Black NHS staff report being treated worse than white or Asian colleagues at work.
Greater diversity training and expansion of skills training is needed in the NHS to improve fairness and inclusivity. [ more ]
Miami Herald
1 month ago
Major League Baseball

Cote: MLB finally adding Josh Gibson & Negro Leagues 'an historic moment' too long in coming | Opinion

Progress towards equality can be slow, often lagging behind milestones. Symbolic gestures towards inclusivity can take generations to materialize. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

In Britain's degraded politics, fighting racism has become a cynical game | Gary Younge

Racism is a distraction from important work and self-worth.
Racism is about power and equality, not politeness. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Fury at NHS hospital's sign banning samosas in library

The sign singling out Indian dishes in a library caused controversy and was swiftly removed.
Dr. Partha Kar emphasized the importance of equality and professionalism in the workplace, calling the sign unprofessional and possibly racist. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
5 months ago
Social justice

Nikki Haley Defends Racist Country' Comment: The Intent Was Everybody Was GOING to Be Created Equally'

Nikki Haley claims America has never been a racist country, despite evidence to the contrary
Haley argues that acknowledging America's history of racism would discourage marginalized children [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Black staff less likely to view NHS as an inclusive place to work'

Black NHS staff report being treated worse than white or Asian colleagues at work.
Greater diversity training and expansion of skills training is needed in the NHS to improve fairness and inclusivity. [ more ]
moreracism
Advocate.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

President Biden and First Lady to punctuate Pride Month with attendance at LGBTQ+ fundraiser in New York City

President and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden to attend 25th annual LGBTQ+ Leadership Council Gala on June 28 in New York City. [ more ]
#inclusivity
San Francisco Bay Times
1 month ago
LGBT

Judy Bowenwiener: The Transgender Activist Who Inspired The Stonewall Generations Study - San Francisco Bay Times

Judy Bowenwiener is an influential Equality-For-All activist dedicated to advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights, inspiring research initiatives on LGBTQ health needs, and driving inclusivity and equality. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
LGBT

First out gay Lord Mayor of Belfast installed in historic moment

Micky Murray sworn in as Belfast's first openly gay Lord Mayor, focusing on inclusivity and diversity. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
London

London Pride: Sadiq Khan leads 32,000 marchers through capital

London celebrates Pride with Mayor Sadiq Khan leading the parade emphasizing unity and inclusivity. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
1 month ago
LGBT

Judy Bowenwiener: The Transgender Activist Who Inspired The Stonewall Generations Study - San Francisco Bay Times

Judy Bowenwiener is an influential Equality-For-All activist dedicated to advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights, inspiring research initiatives on LGBTQ health needs, and driving inclusivity and equality. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
LGBT

First out gay Lord Mayor of Belfast installed in historic moment

Micky Murray sworn in as Belfast's first openly gay Lord Mayor, focusing on inclusivity and diversity. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
London

London Pride: Sadiq Khan leads 32,000 marchers through capital

London celebrates Pride with Mayor Sadiq Khan leading the parade emphasizing unity and inclusivity. [ more ]
moreinclusivity
#controversy
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Women

Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager deliver fiery response to NFL kicker's graduation speech about women's roles

The commencement speech by Harrison Butker at Benedictine College sparked controversy regarding his comments on women's roles. [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Chelsea

'I let myself down' - Hayes on relationship comments

Emma Hayes reflected on her comments about relationships between players, expressing regret.
There is controversy surrounding Leicester City boss Willie Kirk due to an allegation of a player-coach relationship. [ more ]
TODAY.com
2 months ago
Women

Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager deliver fiery response to NFL kicker's graduation speech about women's roles

The commencement speech by Harrison Butker at Benedictine College sparked controversy regarding his comments on women's roles. [ more ]
BBC Sport
4 months ago
Chelsea

'I let myself down' - Hayes on relationship comments

Emma Hayes reflected on her comments about relationships between players, expressing regret.
There is controversy surrounding Leicester City boss Willie Kirk due to an allegation of a player-coach relationship. [ more ]
morecontroversy
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
Health

People with HIV can now donate eggs or sperm to become parents

People with undetectable viral load due to HIV can now donate eggs or sperm for fertility treatment, expanding parenthood opportunities. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
US news

Concord author's book, centered on Boston's Civil War-era history, wins Pulitzer

Examination of struggles of Black workers in 19th century Boston despite the city's abolitionism hub status. [ more ]
The Nation
2 months ago
Media industry

Choosing Sides

Independent journalism plays a critical role in uncovering corruption and uplifting unheard voices. [ more ]
#pride
Conde Nast Traveler
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Where to Celebrate Pride in the US This June

Summer is a time for celebrating Pride across the US with various events and parades. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 weeks ago
NYC LGBT

'When I grew up as a teenager, it was illegal in Ireland to be gay' - thousands march through Dublin to celebrate Pride

Celebrating Pride in Dublin despite rain, showcasing progress in acceptance and equality. [ more ]
Conde Nast Traveler
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Where to Celebrate Pride in the US This June

Summer is a time for celebrating Pride across the US with various events and parades. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 weeks ago
NYC LGBT

'When I grew up as a teenager, it was illegal in Ireland to be gay' - thousands march through Dublin to celebrate Pride

Celebrating Pride in Dublin despite rain, showcasing progress in acceptance and equality. [ more ]
morepride
#transgender-rights
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Utah launches 'snitch line' to report trans people in bathrooms; memes flood In

Transgender individuals in Utah face discrimination through a new law banning them from using restrooms and changing rooms matching their gender identity. [ more ]
Austin Monitor
2 months ago
Austin

Texas attorney general threatens Austin over City Council's effort to protect health care for transgender people - Austin Monitor

City Council in Austin passes resolution to protect transgender and nonbinary individuals amidst escalating anti-trans rhetoric within the Republican Party. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
LGBT

This US city has declared itself a 'sanctuary' for trans people

City council in Sacramento declared sanctuary city for transgender people.
Resolution ensures resources won't be used to criminalize or cooperate with laws against gender affirming care. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
LGBT

Republicans are redefining the word equal' in an Iowa anti-trans bill | Erin Reed

The Iowa house education committee is debating a bill that would end legal recognition for transgender people and redefine the concept of equality
The bill's sponsor cannot define the word 'equal,' raising concerns about the impact of the proposed legislation [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Utah launches 'snitch line' to report trans people in bathrooms; memes flood In

Transgender individuals in Utah face discrimination through a new law banning them from using restrooms and changing rooms matching their gender identity. [ more ]
Austin Monitor
2 months ago
Austin

Texas attorney general threatens Austin over City Council's effort to protect health care for transgender people - Austin Monitor

City Council in Austin passes resolution to protect transgender and nonbinary individuals amidst escalating anti-trans rhetoric within the Republican Party. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
LGBT

This US city has declared itself a 'sanctuary' for trans people

City council in Sacramento declared sanctuary city for transgender people.
Resolution ensures resources won't be used to criminalize or cooperate with laws against gender affirming care. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
LGBT

Republicans are redefining the word equal' in an Iowa anti-trans bill | Erin Reed

The Iowa house education committee is debating a bill that would end legal recognition for transgender people and redefine the concept of equality
The bill's sponsor cannot define the word 'equal,' raising concerns about the impact of the proposed legislation [ more ]
moretransgender-rights
#san-francisco
Funcheap
2 months ago
LGBT

San Francisco's Annual Trans March + Festival 2024

San Francisco's Trans March returns in June 2024, with details pending.
The 20th Annual Trans March in 2023 celebrated the diversity and unity of the transgender and gender non-conforming community. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Design

Nancy Pelosi, Mayor London Breed and Navy officers welcome USNS Harvey Milk to SF

The USNS Harvey Milk arrived in San Francisco for the first time, named after Harvey Milk
The ship symbolizes equality, diversity, and representation, but faces protests and concerns [ more ]
Funcheap
2 months ago
LGBT

San Francisco's Annual Trans March + Festival 2024

San Francisco's Trans March returns in June 2024, with details pending.
The 20th Annual Trans March in 2023 celebrated the diversity and unity of the transgender and gender non-conforming community. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Design

Nancy Pelosi, Mayor London Breed and Navy officers welcome USNS Harvey Milk to SF

The USNS Harvey Milk arrived in San Francisco for the first time, named after Harvey Milk
The ship symbolizes equality, diversity, and representation, but faces protests and concerns [ more ]
moresan-francisco
#education-policy
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Education

Court Allows Case Challenging Segregation in N.Y.C. Schools to Advance

A lawsuit challenging racial segregation in NYC schools progresses, potentially leading to changes in admissions at selective schools. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 days ago
Education

California bars school districts from outing LGBTQ+ kids to their parents

California governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill prohibiting the outing of LGBTQ+ students by school districts to their parents. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Education

Court Allows Case Challenging Segregation in N.Y.C. Schools to Advance

A lawsuit challenging racial segregation in NYC schools progresses, potentially leading to changes in admissions at selective schools. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 days ago
Education

California bars school districts from outing LGBTQ+ kids to their parents

California governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill prohibiting the outing of LGBTQ+ students by school districts to their parents. [ more ]
moreeducation-policy
The Drum
2 months ago
Medicine

The gender health gap: Why women's health needs a rethink

Marketers and researchers need to address gendered health gaps to achieve equality and maximize opportunities. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

Lorraine Kelly confirms her love and support for trans people on Late Night Lycett

Lorraine Kelly, a daytime TV legend and LGBTQ+ ally, emphasizes the importance of kindness, compassion, and support for the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
Forbes
2 months ago
Tech industry

Level The Playing Field: Why Equal-Opportunity Trading Is Important

Equality in trading matters in the digital era, especially for small businesses facing challenges from big tech companies.
Balancing trade models is crucial for fair competition and consumer benefits. [ more ]
#gender-gaps
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
2 months ago
Education

Understanding disparities in financial security

Black and Latine college students face financial hardships; females more likely to experience financial insecurities. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
Women in technology

'Let's close the gender-confidence gap': 20 of London's change-makers on progress for women in 2024

There are still many challenges women face in various aspects of society, from healthcare to leadership roles.
Progress has been made, but significant gender gaps still exist, such as in the medical profession and law, and efforts are needed to close these gaps. [ more ]
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
2 months ago
Education

Understanding disparities in financial security

Black and Latine college students face financial hardships; females more likely to experience financial insecurities. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
Women in technology

'Let's close the gender-confidence gap': 20 of London's change-makers on progress for women in 2024

There are still many challenges women face in various aspects of society, from healthcare to leadership roles.
Progress has been made, but significant gender gaps still exist, such as in the medical profession and law, and efforts are needed to close these gaps. [ more ]
moregender-gaps
LGBTQ Nation
2 months ago
NYC LGBT

Melania Trump inexplicably hosts LGBTQ+ Republican event despite total absence from campaign trail

Melania Trump hosts fundraiser for Log Cabin Republicans, emphasizes unity and individual freedom. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Sadiq Khan pledges to continue London free primary school meals for children if he wins reelection

Universal free school meals for all state primary school pupils in London will be made permanent to address the cost of living crisis. [ more ]
#womens-sports
Dodgers Nation
3 months ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers' Owners Eyeing Success in Women's Sports Ventures

Billie Jean King's influence on women's sports and investments in multiple women's teams are significant. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
LGBT

Reporter Confronts Megan Rapinoe Over Support For Trans Athletes at Pride Parade

Megan Rapinoe faced questions about her support for trans athletes competing in women's sports at a Pride Parade but chose to ignore and laugh them off. [ more ]
Dodgers Nation
3 months ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers' Owners Eyeing Success in Women's Sports Ventures

Billie Jean King's influence on women's sports and investments in multiple women's teams are significant. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
LGBT

Reporter Confronts Megan Rapinoe Over Support For Trans Athletes at Pride Parade

Megan Rapinoe faced questions about her support for trans athletes competing in women's sports at a Pride Parade but chose to ignore and laugh them off. [ more ]
morewomens-sports
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Eight-foot statue of H from Steps to be erected in Wales

Steps star Ian 'H' Watkins to have an eight-foot statue erected in his hometown for LGBTQ+ advocacy.
Watkins is a proud advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and has a history of standing up against hate and discrimination. [ more ]
#joe-biden
Queerty
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden's beautiful Trans Day of Visibility messages prompt right-wing meltdown

Right-wingers upset over Biden's Trans Day of Visibility proclamation coinciding with Easter Sunday.
Biden reaffirms commitment to supporting transgender Americans through his statement on TDoV. [ more ]
Advocate.com
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden clinches presidential nomination, warns of danger posed by Trump

Joe Biden clinched Democratic nomination with delegate count surpassing majority.
Biden's administration highlights progress and warns of Trump's threat to democracy. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
SF LGBT

Joe Biden celebrates LGBTQ+ people's "extraordinary courage" in Pride Month proclamation - LGBTQ Nation

President Joe Biden declared June LGBTQI+ Pride Month, recommitting to support LGBTQI+ rights worldwide. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden's beautiful Trans Day of Visibility messages prompt right-wing meltdown

Right-wingers upset over Biden's Trans Day of Visibility proclamation coinciding with Easter Sunday.
Biden reaffirms commitment to supporting transgender Americans through his statement on TDoV. [ more ]
Advocate.com
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden clinches presidential nomination, warns of danger posed by Trump

Joe Biden clinched Democratic nomination with delegate count surpassing majority.
Biden's administration highlights progress and warns of Trump's threat to democracy. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
SF LGBT

Joe Biden celebrates LGBTQ+ people's "extraordinary courage" in Pride Month proclamation - LGBTQ Nation

President Joe Biden declared June LGBTQI+ Pride Month, recommitting to support LGBTQI+ rights worldwide. [ more ]
morejoe-biden
#legislation
Advocate.com
3 months ago
LGBT

LGBTQ+ and allied members of Congress introduce Trans Day of Visibility resolution

Congress introduced a resolution recognizing trans, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming accomplishments and commitment to equality.
The resolution highlights the challenges faced by the trans community, celebrates their contributions to various sectors, and emphasizes the importance of visibility. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

EXCLUSIVE: 1st CA reparations bills announced by Black Caucus, making history

Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus have announced a package of reparations bills to address the harm done to Black Californians by slavery and anti-Black policies.
The bills aim to fulfill some of the proposals made by California's state reparations task force in 2023, including measures to increase homeownership, expand access to education, and issue a formal apology. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 months ago
LGBT

LGBTQ+ and allied members of Congress introduce Trans Day of Visibility resolution

Congress introduced a resolution recognizing trans, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming accomplishments and commitment to equality.
The resolution highlights the challenges faced by the trans community, celebrates their contributions to various sectors, and emphasizes the importance of visibility. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

EXCLUSIVE: 1st CA reparations bills announced by Black Caucus, making history

Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus have announced a package of reparations bills to address the harm done to Black Californians by slavery and anti-Black policies.
The bills aim to fulfill some of the proposals made by California's state reparations task force in 2023, including measures to increase homeownership, expand access to education, and issue a formal apology. [ more ]
morelegislation
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
Education

Gay student was 'suspended and outed to parents' by Christian school

LGBTQ+ discrimination in Australian faith-based schools is a prevalent issue
Former student alleges being suspended and outed as gay to his parents by a Christian school [ more ]
www.dailynews.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

First Lady Jill Biden speaks on LBGTQ+ rights at Human Rights Campaign dinner in California

President Biden's administration supports LGBTQ+ rights, including marriage equality, blood donation, military service, and conversion therapy ban.
First Lady Jill Biden and daughter Ashley Biden advocate for LGBTQ+ rights at the Human Rights Campaign event, emphasizing the importance of continuing progress and fighting against discriminatory amendments. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 months ago
SF LGBT

Simon Tseko Nkoli: 'The Personal Is the Political' - San Francisco Bay Times

Opposition to apartheid and oppression
Advocacy for human rights and equality [ more ]
#leo-varadkar
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Irish PM Varadkar is stepping down in surprise announcement

Leo Varadkar steps down as Irish Prime Minister for personal and political reasons.
Varadkar made history as Ireland's first openly gay and biracial leader, advocating for equality and modernization. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Ireland Rejects Constitution Changes, Keeping Women in the Home' Language

Irish voters rejected proposed changes regarding women's duties in the home and the definition of family.
The defeat in the referendums was unexpected and a setback for equality campaigners and the prime minister. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Irish PM Varadkar is stepping down in surprise announcement

Leo Varadkar steps down as Irish Prime Minister for personal and political reasons.
Varadkar made history as Ireland's first openly gay and biracial leader, advocating for equality and modernization. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Ireland Rejects Constitution Changes, Keeping Women in the Home' Language

Irish voters rejected proposed changes regarding women's duties in the home and the definition of family.
The defeat in the referendums was unexpected and a setback for equality campaigners and the prime minister. [ more ]
moreleo-varadkar
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Garrick club membership list revealed fuelling fresh storm over men-only policy

Exclusive Garrick Club's men-only membership policy criticized after list revealed.
Efforts to lift ban on women joining, but change requires two-thirds majority vote among 1,500 members. [ more ]
ESPN.com
4 months ago
Chelsea

Hayes sorry for same-team relationship comments

Emma Hayes regrets calling player relationships 'inappropriate'
She aims to avoid providing 'clickbait headlines' in the future. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
4 months ago
NYC LGBT

'Beloved' LGBTQ+ activist David Mixner dies aged 77

David Mixner passed away at 77 due to complications from long Covid.
Mixner was a prominent LGBTQ+ activist and mentor, leaving behind a substantial legacy. [ more ]
Secret NYC
4 months ago
Women in technology

Women's History Month: 20 Of The Most Inspiring Feminist Quotes

Women's History Month celebrates women's contributions.
Inspirational feminist quotes from notable women. [ more ]
#inclusion
Time Out London
4 months ago
London

The London Marathon will be the world's first to award equal prize money to wheelchair and able-bodied athletes

London Marathon will award equal prize money to wheelchair athletes and able-bodied athletes, setting a milestone for fairness in sports. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
7 months ago
LGBT

Lesbian swimmer Diana Nyad changes stance on trans athletes

Lesbian swimmer Diana Nyad has changed her stance on trans athletes and now fully supports their inclusion in sports.
Nyad acknowledges the complexity of the issue and regrets her previous opposition to trans women participating in elite sports. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 days ago
London

City of London police chief says sorry to gay staff for historical persecution

Temporary Commissioner Pete O'Doherty apologizes for past mistreatment and pledges diversity and equity in City of London Police. [ more ]
Time Out London
4 months ago
London

The London Marathon will be the world's first to award equal prize money to wheelchair and able-bodied athletes

London Marathon will award equal prize money to wheelchair athletes and able-bodied athletes, setting a milestone for fairness in sports. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
7 months ago
LGBT

Lesbian swimmer Diana Nyad changes stance on trans athletes

Lesbian swimmer Diana Nyad has changed her stance on trans athletes and now fully supports their inclusion in sports.
Nyad acknowledges the complexity of the issue and regrets her previous opposition to trans women participating in elite sports. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 days ago
London

City of London police chief says sorry to gay staff for historical persecution

Temporary Commissioner Pete O'Doherty apologizes for past mistreatment and pledges diversity and equity in City of London Police. [ more ]
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Washington Post
4 months ago
Education

Student's punishment for locs did not violate Crown Act, Texas judge rules

Judge ruled Texas high school did not violate CROWN Act by punishing Black student for hair length policy.
Policy focuses on hair length, not style, equally applies to all students per district. [ more ]
Boston Condos For Sale Ford Realty
4 months ago
Boston

Presidents Day Weekend Boston Condos For Sale Ford Realty

Real estate listings provided by MLS Property Information Network, Inc.
Challenges in achieving equality for women in the U.S. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
London

Ruth Bashall obituary

Ruth Bashall was a feminist, anti-racist, and disability rights activist
She fought for justice and human rights throughout her life [ more ]
Above the Law
5 months ago
Law

Remembering The First All-Black Law Firm

The first all-Black law firm in the U.S. was created in 1868.
The law firm was opened in a onetime Confederacy state. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Social justice

16 Lesser-Known Quotes From Influential Civil Rights Leaders

Black leaders in the civil rights movement deserve recognition and appreciation for their contributions to progress and equality.
It is important to learn about and honor the lesser-known civil rights leaders who played a significant role in shaping history. [ more ]
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Chalkbeat
6 months ago
Education

A new lawsuit argues NY can't use race in program to diversify college STEM enrollment

The Pacific Legal Foundation is supporting a lawsuit challenging New York's Science and Technology Entry Program on the grounds that it excludes some white and Asian American students.
The lawsuit argues that the program violates the Constitution's equal protection clause by automatically making Black, Hispanic, and Native American students eligible, regardless of their family income. [ more ]
time.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

We Don't Have to Choose Between Ethical AI and Innovative AI

The next generation of AI has the potential to close inequality gaps if we focus on its positive impact.
AI tutors and tools are already helping students, especially those from low-income backgrounds, improve their educational outcomes. [ more ]
Chalkbeat
6 months ago
Education

A new lawsuit argues NY can't use race in program to diversify college STEM enrollment

The Pacific Legal Foundation is supporting a lawsuit challenging New York's Science and Technology Entry Program on the grounds that it excludes some white and Asian American students.
The lawsuit argues that the program violates the Constitution's equal protection clause by automatically making Black, Hispanic, and Native American students eligible, regardless of their family income. [ more ]
time.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

We Don't Have to Choose Between Ethical AI and Innovative AI

The next generation of AI has the potential to close inequality gaps if we focus on its positive impact.
AI tutors and tools are already helping students, especially those from low-income backgrounds, improve their educational outcomes. [ more ]
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Chicago Tribune
6 months ago
Social justice

Letters: We can honor Martin Luther King Jr. by following his example

King's impact on society is connected to his philosophy of equality and rejecting bigotry
To honor King, commit to treating others with fairness and compassion [ more ]
Funcheap
6 months ago
Film

2024 MLK Liberation Film Festival (Jan. 13-15)

The NorcalMLK Foundation's Liberation Film Festival showcases human interest documentaries and short features that promote civic and social justice engagement.
The films in the festival address civil rights, social justice, and equality issues to spark dialogue and raise awareness in communities. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
6 months ago
LGBT

She's an international master of chess. She's also a trans woman.

French player Yosha Iglesias is the first transgender woman to become an International Master in chess.
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) recently announced restrictions on transgender players' ability to participate in the game. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
7 months ago
Parenting

My Kids Absolutely Fit The Birth Order Stereotypes

The oldest child often faces higher expectations and responsibilities compared to their siblings.
Parents should strive to make all of their children feel equal and address their individual needs.
The first time experiencing milestones is usually the most exciting, leading to potentially less enthusiasm for subsequent occurrences. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
8 months ago
Books

The Critics Scoffed. Nora Roberts Just Kept Writing.

Nora Roberts revolutionized the romance genre by introducing modern themes and strong heroines.
Her books prioritize equality and partnership in relationships, offering a roadmap for readers.
Roberts has a prolific career, with nearly 250 books written, and many becoming New York Times best sellers. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
8 months ago
Women in technology

Majority of UK job roles still pay men more than women

78% of full-time job roles in the UK have a gender pay gap in favor of men.
Over a quarter of occupations pay men at least 10% more per hour on average.
Years of efforts to reduce gender pay disparities have not resulted in significant change. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
8 months ago
Books

Pink will give 2,000 banned books to Florida fans, saying she's 'unwilling to stand by'

Pink is partnering with PEN America and Books & Books to give away 2,000 banned books during her Florida tour.
She is advocating against the banning of books, particularly those about race, racism, LGBTQ topics, and by authors of color.
Pink hosted an Instagram Live with PEN America's chief executive and Amanda Gorman to discuss banned books in the U.S. [ more ]
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Fast Company
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Pride and LGBTQ+ inclusion is good business. Here's why

Focus on actions aligned with vision and values for genuine impact during Pride Month. [ more ]
Queerty
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Madonna solidifies her status as the ultimate gay icon with an epic Pride Month video - Queerty

Madonna has been a strong ally to the LGBTQ+ community for the past four decades, showing unwavering support through her music and actions. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

It's the first day of Pride month, & there's already lots to be proud of! - LGBTQ Nation

Celebrating Pride month with uplifting LGBTQ+ stories and positive news. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Pride and LGBTQ+ inclusion is good business. Here's why

Focus on actions aligned with vision and values for genuine impact during Pride Month. [ more ]
Queerty
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

Madonna solidifies her status as the ultimate gay icon with an epic Pride Month video - Queerty

Madonna has been a strong ally to the LGBTQ+ community for the past four decades, showing unwavering support through her music and actions. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
NYC LGBT

It's the first day of Pride month, & there's already lots to be proud of! - LGBTQ Nation

Celebrating Pride month with uplifting LGBTQ+ stories and positive news. [ more ]
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PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
17 hours ago
LGBT

South Korea's top court recognises rights of same-sex partners

South Korea's Supreme Court ruling guarantees same-sex couples equal insurance benefits, signaling progress towards potential recognition of same-sex marriages in the country. [ more ]
Business Insider
18 hours ago
Women in technology

I was a female Secret Service agent. Women can do the job just as well as men.

Women can excel in male-dominated law enforcement fields like the Secret Service. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
US news

The WNBA is having a moment. A new documentary highlights off-court player activism

Viewership for women's basketball at an all-time high, evidenced by the release of the documentary 'Power of the Dream' on Amazon. [ more ]
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