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Rep. Hank Johnson among demonstrators arrested at voting rights protest

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) was arrested on Thursday, along with other demonstrators, at a voting rights protest outside the Capitol.Johnson was arrested outside the Hart…

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Biden administration moves to withdraw death penalty requests in seven cases

The Justice Department has moved to withdraw capital punishment requests in seven cases for which the Trump administration previously sought the death penalty under its…

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Louisiana clergy sign letter opposing transgender sports ban

A group of more than 100 Louisiana religious leaders have signed an open letter as of Wednesday that signals their opposition to legislation that would bar transgender athletes from competing on…

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Judge halts West Virginia law targeting transgender athletes

A federal judge decided Wednesday to temporarily block a West Virginia law that bars transgender women and girls from participating on school sports teams that…

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Female activists march on Capitol in push for voting rights

Women from the Poor People’s Campaign and its allies on Monday congregated outside the Supreme Court as part of an effort to ratchet up pressure…

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People who turn in women seeking abortions are eligible for a $10,000 reward in Texas

In May, Texas passed the Texas Heartbeat Act, banning abortions after a doctor detects a fetal heartbeat, usually about six weeks after conception. (At that…

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Transgender sports bills advance in Texas Senate

A committee in the Texas State Senate has advanced two bills aimed at limiting transgender athletes from competing in sports that align with their gender…

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Judge blocks transgender bathroom notification law in Tennessee

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction halting the implementation of a Tennessee law requiring businesses and government facilities in the state to post…

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Britain found to have funded ‘conversion therapy’ clinics in Africa

Investigation finds UK Aid and USAid money went to centres where ‘condemned’ practice is routinely offered to LGBTQ+ people The UK government is among major…

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North Carolina can prosecute 6 year olds (but they’re trying to stop)

In North Carolina, children as young as 6 years old can be prosecuted in juvenile court, the lowest age set by law in the United…

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Iowa Supreme Court says state can block Planned Parenthood sex education

The Iowa Supreme Court says the state can block Planned Parenthood from conducting sex education programs in public schools.”The state could also be concerned that using…

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Wisconsin adds gender neutral option to birth certificates

Wisconsin is moving to allow birth certificates to include gender-neutral language when identifying the parents of a child. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/560731-wisconsin-adds-gender-neutral-option-to-birth-certificates Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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California restricts state-funded travel to five more states over LGBTQ legislation

California Attorney General Rob Bonta (D) has announced that the state will be restricting state-funded travel to Arkansas, Florida, Montana, North Dakota and West Virginia…

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Texas court rules retailer can’t be sued over mass shooting

Survivors and families of victims of a 2017 mass shooting in a Texas church can’t sue the gun retailer that sold the weapon used in…

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New York adds third gender option to birth certificates, licenses

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Thursday signed a law that will add a third gender option to birth certificates and licenses in the…

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‘Pride is back at the White House’: Biden pushes for LGBTQ civil rights act

President Joe Biden formally recognized Pride Month in a celebratory White House ceremony on Friday, touting his administration’s accomplishments on behalf of LGBTQ people and…

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Biden names special envoy for LGBTQ rights

President Biden on Friday named Jessica Stern as the State Department’s U.S. special envoy to advance the human rights of LGBTQ people, an announcement that…

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Fed up, Argentina’s domestic workers demand a better deal

Argentina’s domestic workers, badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, are unionising for better pay and job security.  Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/6/24/fed-up-argentinas-domestic-workers-demand-a-better-deal Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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WWII codebreaker Alan Turing becomes 1st gay man on a British bank note

The Bank of England began circulating its new £50 bank notes featuring World War II codebreaker Alan Turing on Wednesday, which would have been the…

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Supreme Court rules for cheerleader punished by school for Snapchat expletives

The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Wednesday that a school district in Pennsylvania violated the First Amendment by punishing a cheerleader who used expletives in a…

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Iowa judge blocks law requiring 24-hour wait before abortion

A 2020 state law requiring women to wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion is unconstututional, an Iowa judge ruled Tuesday. In his order, Turner…

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Murkowski to vote ‘no’ on voting rights bill

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Tuesday announced that she will vote against advancing a sweeping election reform bill, spearheaded by Democrats, out of fear that…

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