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Trump Appointee Carl Higbie Resigns After Racist, Homophobic Remarks Uncovered

Added: 19.01.2018 3:03 | 18 views | 0 comments

Trump administration appointee Carl Higbie resigned on Thursday from his position as chief of external affairs for the federal government's volunteer division, Americorps, after a CNN Kfile review revealed numerous racist, Islamaphobic, sexist, and anti-LGBT comments he made over the radio. "Effective immediately, Carl Higbie has resigned as Chief of External Affairs at CNCS," Samantha Jo Warfield, a spokesperson for CNCS, said in a statement. The White House did not make an immediate comment on Higbie's resignation, even though the former Navy SEAL and conservative media personality, was also a surrogate from the Trump campaign during the 2016 election, often appearing as a spokesman for...

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Catholic university cancels LGBTQ exhibit amid complaints

Added: 17.01.2018 17:47 | 8 views | 0 comments

A Catholic university in Wichita canceled an exhibit intended to highlight contributions to the arts by native Kansans after it heard "community concerns" that the exhibit would expose students to "evil."

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Konta would play on Margaret Court Arena but disagrees with her LGBT views

Added: 13.01.2018 16:07 | 17 views | 0 comments

British number one Johanna Konta says the Australian Open should be “about equality” when asked about the controversy surrounding former champion Margaret Court.

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Kenworthy proud to represent U.S., LGBT community in Pyeongchang

Added: 12.01.2018 13:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Gus Kenworthy was terrified about the consequences of coming out as gay in 2015 but the American skier says that his decision prompted a huge outpouring of unexpected support and has allowed him to compete without the weight of the world on his shoulders.

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What we know about where Oprah stands on policy issues

Added: 09.01.2018 21:38 | 21 views | 0 comments

From LGBT issues to immigration, Oprah has given us a glimpse into her worldviews over the years.

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U.S. top court turns away challenge to Mississippi LGBT law

Added: 08.01.2018 22:38 | 16 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ended the first legal challenge to a Republican-backed Mississippi law that permits businesses and government employees to refuse to serve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people because of their religious beliefs.

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US top court allows LGBT law

Added: 08.01.2018 21:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

January 09, 2018 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON • The US Supreme Court yesterday left intact a Mississippi law that lets businesses and government workers refuse to provide services to gay and transgender people on religious grounds.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Supreme Court won't step into Mississippi gay rights legal fight

Added: 08.01.2018 20:58 | 10 views | 0 comments


The Supreme Court is refusing to intervene in a legal fight over a Mississippi law that lets government workers and private business people cite their own religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people.Opponents say the law could lead to discrimination against those who support same-sex marriage.The...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

India's Supreme Court Will Review Colonial-Era Law Banning Gay Sex

Added: 08.01.2018 18:06 | 20 views | 0 comments

The Guardian reported on Monday that the supreme court in India agreed to re-examine a colonial-era law that outlaws sex between men in what could be a major victory for LGBT rights in the country. The court said it would be referring the question of the validity of section 377 of the Indian penal code to a larger bench for examination before October. The Section 377 was modeled after a 16th-century British law that bans "carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal," and is punishable by life imprisonment. Over 1,300 cases were registered in India in 2015, often in regards to alleged sexual offenses against children. The supreme court observed in 2013 that...

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US top court rejects Mississippi's LGBT law challenge

Added: 08.01.2018 17:52 | 26 views | 0 comments

The US Supreme Court on Monday ended the first legal challenge to a Republican-backed Mississippi law that permits businesses and government employees to refuse to serve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people because of their religious beliefs.

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