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1,June,1,2020

LGBT

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Eric Fanning to serve as Army secretary—a move that homosexual groups note make him the nation’s first openly homosexual secretary of the Army. “I’m honored by today’s Senate confirmation and thrilled to return to lead the total Army team,” he said in...
President Barack Obama announced Friday he was designating the area around the Stonewall Inn in New York City as the country's first national monument to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. "This week I'm designating the Stonewall National Monument as the newest addition to America's national park system," Obama...
A 7-year-old boy has been removed from his mother's care after it came to light she was forcing him to live as a girl. Mr. Justice Hayden said the woman, who cannot be identified, caused her son "significant emotional harm" after she became "absolutely convinced" that he "perceived himself as a girl" and then forced...
The Democratic governor of Pennsylvania has signed two executive orders banning government workers from turning down homosexuals and transgenders for Commonwealth contracts and grants, and prohibiting those who contract with the Commonwealth from doing the same. “These executive orders—one that applies to Commonwealth employees and the other that applies to grants...
A private preschool expelled a 4-year-old student after her parents raised questions about curriculum supporting exploring gender identities and promoting same-sex couples, according to the Denver Post. "I think at this age they don't know what bias is. They could have kids from Mars and they would still play with each...
Canada is exploring the use of gender-neutral options on identity cards, Justin Trudeau told a television station on Sunday as he became the first Canadian prime minister to march in a gay pride parade. Trudeau, who participated in the downtown Toronto parade along with other politicians, did not give details,...
Meet the newest face of CoverGirl magazine: James Charles, a high school senior from Bethlehem, New York. He lives with his parents and does make-up for friends in his spare time. In the last year, he has amassed nearly 600,000 followers on his Instagram account and more than 80,000 subscribers to...
The U.S. Navy has become the next branch of the military to release guidelines on how it will handle those who wish to present themselves as the opposite gender. “o later than 1 July 2017, the Navy and Marine Corps will begin accessing transgender applicants who meet all standards,” the...