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Following their collaboration with Jay-Z and Dream Hampton on a viral short film about the epic fail of the War on Drugs, Crabapple, Boekbinder and Batt have turned their talents towards the Green New Deal, partnering with Ocasio-Cortez and creating a unique response to the most common critiques of the Green New Deal. ...
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Campus Pride officially released its 2019 Shame List highlighting 150 of “The Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth.” ...
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Photo: The Gender Spectrum Collection

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey today signed into law an amendment that repeals the state’s anti-LGBTQ curriculum law that barred LGBTQ students from receiving medically accurate, age-appropriate information about non-heterosexual people in their health education classes. ...
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The transgender military ban bars openly trans people from serving and those wishing to serve their country from enlisting, and strips certain medical and other benefits from trans servicemembers and their families. ...
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The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, will continue its tradition of celebrating activism in the arts with the inaugural Tribeca Celebrates Pride, a day-long event on Saturday, May 4th at the Tribeca Festival Hub at Spring Studios. ...
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Stonewall 50 l WorldPride 2019 Photo

Prolific entertainer and internationally-recognized humanitarian, Whoopi Goldberg, will host the ceremony, featuring a growing medley of acclaimed speakers and performers. ...
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Arizona law prohibits instruction in HIV/AIDS curriculum that “[p]romotes a homosexual life-style,” “[p]ortrays homosexuality as a positive alternative life-style,” or “[s]uggests that some methods of sex are safe methods of homosexual sex.” ...
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A new report from the Public Religion Research Institute finds that strong majorities within all religious groups, including white evangelicals and Jehovah’s Witnesses, show sustained support for LGBT nondiscrimination policies. ...
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Tuesday, the city of San Francisco issued an official proclamation declaring it is an Open to All city, pledging to welcome everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, or disability. ...
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Connor Thonen-Fleck along with his parents speaking at a press conference announcing the lawsuit in front of the Federal Courthouse in Durham.

Lambda Legal and Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) filed a federal lawsuit against North Carolina officials today for discrimination in state employee health care. ...
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