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Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections

More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Re...

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections

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Americans' perception of LGBTQ rights under federal law largely incorrect: Reuters/Ipsos Almost half of all Americans incorrectly believe that federal law protects lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released this week....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
17:34, 05/24/2019

Most Americans don't trust federal gov't on UFOs, Gallup survey shows The existence of extraterrestrial flying objects is one of the longest enduring conspiracy theories in history, and a new survey says almost two-thirds of Americans believe the government knows more than it's saying....
20:51, 09/09/2019

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender individuals should be able to use, Trump told the Today show that Caitlyn Jenner could use any bathroom s...
18:17, 05/26/2019

House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
20:51, 05/17/2019

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
01:00, 06/13/2019

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.        ...
01:00, 06/23/2019

Americans' support for initial Afghan war declining, Gallup survey shows On the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a new survey said Wednesday Americans have a very divided view on the conflict in Afghanistan -- which, after 18 years, is still being fought by U.S. armed forces....
00:17, 09/12/2019

Americans' reliance on Social Security is near a record high, survey shows Chances are good that you'll be leaning on Social Security, in some capacity, to make ends meet during retirement.       ...
17:51, 06/29/2019

AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups fear will result in denial of needed medical treatment. AP reporter Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar explains. (May 24) ...
05:17, 05/25/2019

Trump Administration to Finalize Rollback of Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
15:17, 09/12/2019

19 states suing over Trump administration’s rollback of child immigrant protections A 1997 agreement known as the Flores settlement says immigrant children must be kept in the least restrictive setting and generally shouldn’t spend more than 20 days in detention....
01:51, 08/27/2019

Most Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, survey shows The average American is struggling to make ends meet each month, with most saying they live paycheck to paycheck, according to a recent survey.       ...
21:17, 08/14/2019

HHS rolls back protections for transgender people WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discriminati...
17:34, 05/24/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the bill, 236 to 173. ...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimin...
20:51, 05/24/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny s...
16:34, 05/24/2019

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
09:34, 05/25/2019

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration ...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers, appears to be losing ground in its effort to prevent any more for joining the agreement....
14:17, 08/20/2019

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction....
23:17, 08/21/2019

San Francisco sues Trump administration over 'conscience' protections, claims it could lose nearly $1B in federal funds San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued the Trump administration on Thursday, accusing it of effectively sacrificing patients' health and lives by expanding "conscience" protections for patients and healthcare professionals who opposed contro...
04:34, 05/03/2019

LGBTQ acceptance in ‘toxic’ decline among young Americans: study It’s disappointing news for the LGBTQ community as Pride month is celebrated across the US. An alarming new statistic from the annual Accelerating Acceptance report finds that young Americans — generally regarded as the most socially tolerant ...
22:00, 06/25/2019

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Business Insider created a series of maps to visualize how gay rights vary around the world. Despite same-se...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Americans Like Diversity, Survey Finds. (At Least in the Abstract.) Most say that the diverse population is good for the country, according to a Pew Research Center survey, though respondents diverged when it came to practical details....
01:51, 05/09/2019

More than 1 in 3 Americans have been hacked or had their identity stolen: survey One in four people would be willing to buy back their private information from the black market, according to new research. A study of 2,000 people explored the value placed on private information available online and keeping their passwords secure &...
08:51, 08/16/2019

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal law prohibits discrimination only on the basis of a person’s ...
07:17, 08/24/2019

Taylor Swift reveals why she took a stand for LGBTQ rights Singer says facing her previous lack of advocacy had been ‘kind of devastating’Taylor Swift says she felt compelled to publicly champion LGBTQ causes in recent months because rights are being “stripped from basically everyone who isn’t a straight whi...
09:34, 08/09/2019

Most Americans Do Trust Scientists, Heartening Survey Finds Good news, science folk: Most of America thinks you’re pretty okay and worth listening to. According to a new report out Friday by the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans trust scientists, and to a greater degree than any other public-facing...
03:00, 08/03/2019

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World, a New Global Survey Says Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d exper...
21:51, 04/28/2019

LGBTQ students fight for rights at 'unambiguously Christian' Baylor Gay and lesbian students were hopeful a 2015 policy change could pave their way to more rights at Baylor University, one of the country's most prominent Baptist colleges. It hasn't....
15:34, 06/26/2019

Poland Is Holding Massive Pride Parades. But How Far Have LGBTQ Rights Really Come? The biggest pride event in Central and Eastern Europe brought more people than ever to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 8. Tens of thousands of people marched, danced and sang waving colorful flags and umbrellas. Back in 2005, gay ...
20:51, 07/03/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
16:34, 06/11/2019

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community....
01:51, 06/09/2019

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....
20:17, 06/14/2019

Americans are nicer than Canadians, airplane etiquette survey reports Not so nice after all, eh? Canadians are inconsiderate travelers — even more so than those boisterous, barefooted Americans, if you can believe it. The verdict comes from an Expedia airplane etiquette survey, which ranked each nationality in terms of...
01:17, 06/14/2019

Civil rights probe opened into transgender athlete policy The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy that allows transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify....
17:51, 08/09/2019

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit...
00:34, 07/24/2019

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity.        ...
23:00, 07/23/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total opposition from House Republicans....
22:34, 05/17/2019

Trust no one? Americans lack faith in the government, the media and each other, survey finds More than two-thirds say personal trust is also down and nearly 60% doubt adults can hold civil conversations on differing views, a Pew survey finds.        ...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Pew survey: Americans trust police more than tech giants to use facial recognition Researchers say that facial recognition technology is "imperfect," which can lead lead to issues related to racial profiling and gender bias.       ...
18:02, 09/05/2019

Americans willing to name child 'Pumpkin Spice' to get coffee for life, survey claims The vast majority of Americans love pumpkin spice so much that they'd be willing to sign a petition to allow the flavor to be available throughout the year....
18:51, 08/26/2019

Conservative Christians, feminists unite to fight transgender rights in Australia Both argue that trans women pose a risk to women and children in changing rooms, toilets and rape shelters, in a microcosm of an increasingly vicious culture war that is being waged across the developed English-speaking world....
12:17, 09/12/2019

Virginia Schools’ Bathroom Rule Violates Transgender Rights, U.S. Judge Says The ruling is an important victory for transgender rights advocates as legal battles over school bathroom policies continue to play out across the country....
07:00, 08/10/2019

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride Month on Saturday by asking the Tennessee Republican senator Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights ...
01:17, 06/02/2019

Rammstein band members kiss onstage in Moscow in support of LGBTQ rights In support of Russia's LGBTQ community, two male members of the German heavy metal group kissed in front of a massive crowd in Moscow. Under a so-called gay propaganda law, the kiss could be considered illegal....
14:00, 08/01/2019

All work and no play: Americans skip leisure activities because of cost, survey finds Americans are passing up everything from ballgames to brunch, citing high prices and the burden of everyday bills. A new Bankrate.com survey found that roughly two-thirds of Americans say they’ve skipped out on a recreational activity such as an over...
08:17, 08/16/2019

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
00:00, 06/20/2019

2020 Hopefuls Are Talking Transgender Rights, Signaling a Political Shift on the Issue On their own, transgender voters aren’t going to sway the 2020 election. But they’re a pretty fair proxy for how candidates are viewing equality as a priority and responding to a primary electorate that, at least for now, seems to be far ...
15:17, 08/21/2019

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expression....
22:17, 07/09/2019

Americans consider 'fake news' a bigger problem than terrorism, climate change, illegal immigration: new survey Americans view “fake news” and information as a bigger problem today than terrorism and climate change, according to a new Pew Research Center survey....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Gillette ad shows man teaching transgender son how to shave A new Gillette ad released last week Thursday features a transgender man shaving for the first time. Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, a Toronto-based artist, shares the personal on-camera experience with his father, who coaches him through the significant l...
20:34, 05/27/2019

‘Pose’ star Mj Rodriguez on living with her parents, leading NYC’s Pride March and fighting for transgender rights On a picture-perfect Saturday morning — just days after the red-carpet premiere of the second season of “Pose” and a few weeks following her Met Gala debut — actress Mj Rodriguez is sitting across from Lincoln Center eating her first-ever burekas. It...
22:17, 06/21/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
21:34, 05/30/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
04:34, 05/24/2019

The young are regarded as the most tolerant generation. That's why results of this LGBTQ survey are 'alarming' Young people are growing less tolerant of LGBTQ individuals, a GLAAD acceptance survey shows, and advocates say a toxic culture may be to blame.        ...
15:51, 06/24/2019

New Gillette ad shows father helping transgender son to shave Samson Bonkeabantu Brown says he was honored to star in ad‘My father encouraged me to live authentically as my best self’A transgender man learning to shave is featured in a new ad by razor company Gillette. The ad, posted to Gillette’s Facebook page...
08:51, 05/29/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
23:17, 05/30/2019

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
04:51, 06/19/2019

PM Modi Is 2019's Most Admired Man In India, Survey Shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most admired man in India and sixth most admired in the world, according to a survey conducted by UK-based market research firm....
23:51, 07/19/2019

Poor and middle-class Americans are much less likely to survive into their 70s than the wealthy, federal report says A report commissioned by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) found just half of the poorest 50-somethings in 1992 are still alive today, compared with nearly three-quarters of the richest....
02:34, 09/10/2019

Most Americans say low trust in federal government makes it difficult to solve problems A majority of Americans believes low trust in the federal government is a hurdle to solving problems, data from Pew Research Center revealed on Monday....
04:51, 07/24/2019

San Francisco has highest salaries of any city in the world, new survey shows Deutsche Bank’s Mapping the World’s Prices 2019 shows the city climbed a ‘stunning’ seven places for salary over the past five yearsStock market gadflies were predicting a wealth boom to strike San Francisco this year, with several big-name tech comp...
22:17, 05/21/2019

Survey shows eurozone economy loses more momentum in April LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey is showing that the 19-country eurozone economy lost further momentum in April. Financial information firm IHS Markit said Monday that its composite purchasing managers index — a broad gauge of economic activity...
11:34, 05/06/2019

Survey shows crisis of confidence in vaccines in parts of Europe Just half of people in eastern Europe think vaccines are safe, compared with 79% worldwideA global survey of attitudes towards science has revealed the scale of the crisis of confidence in vaccines in Europe, showing that only 59% of people in wester...
06:34, 06/19/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro govt dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was sworn into office on January 1....
14:51, 05/24/2019

Military sexual assaults jump by 37%, anonymous survey shows The results, even higher than the Pentagon’s release on reported sexual assaults, fueled outrage on Capitol HillReports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members released Thursday suggests the pro...
07:17, 05/03/2019

Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war Rising tensions over trade have dimmed Americans' opinions of China. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 60% say they have an unfavorable view.       ...
21:18, 08/13/2019

Engineering managers, DevOps specialists top earners among developers, survey shows Latest Stack Overflow survey of almost 90,000 developers finds momentum for DevOps and data science-related jobs. Overall developer job satisfaction is lukewarm at best....
21:51, 05/28/2019

Short European stocks still 'most crowded trade,' BAML survey shows Short positioning on European equities was the "most crowded trade" for the second straight month in April, a survey of fund managers by Bank of America Merrill Lynch found....
18:17, 04/28/2019

A new survey shows what really interests 'pro-lifers': controlling women | Jill Filipovic According to their own survey responses, anti-abortion voters are hostile to gender equality in practically every aspectAccording to self-identified “pro-life” advocates, the fundamental divide between those who want to outlaw abortion and those who ...
18:17, 08/22/2019

U.S. military families more negative about housing than landlords claim, survey shows U.S. military families are expressing far deeper dissatisfaction with their housing conditions than their private landlords claim, according to a granular survey of tenants at more than 100 bases across the country that was recently presented to Cong...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Fliers Plan To Avoid Boeing 737 Max Jets For A Year Or More, Survey Shows In the weeks since Boeing 737 Max jets were grounded worldwide following a pair of catastrophic crashes that killed 346 people, the company has focused its energy on returning the embattled new jet to......
05:34, 05/08/2019

‘Medicare for All’ vs. ‘Public Option’: The 2020 Field Is Split, Our Survey Shows We asked the Democratic presidential candidates how they would improve the health care system. Some want to eliminate private insurance, but many others said that was a step too far....
10:17, 06/23/2019

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
02:34, 07/01/2019

Influencer, celebrity, journalist? Teens are turning to YouTube for news, survey shows A new study from Survey Monkey and Common Sense Media shows teens are consuming most of their news on YouTube, even though they say it's not reliable.       ...
21:18, 08/13/2019

A private survey shows China's manufacturing activity for May was slightly higher than expected The Caixin/Markit factory Purchasing Managers' Index for May was 50.2, slightly above the 50 level which analysts polled by Reuters had expected....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
20:00, 07/01/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders....
01:51, 05/30/2019

Federal lawsuit: Arkansas voting system dilutes black rights LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges the voting system for some Arkansas judges violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of the vote. Lawyers for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the lawsuit Monday. It says that...
23:17, 06/11/2019

Americans aren't having enough kids, and it shows Americans aren’t having babies like they used to. In fact, the U.S. birthrate fell to a 32-year low last year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
18:17, 05/23/2019

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
14:00, 07/09/2019

NYPD cops receive survey on mental-health options amid suicide spike The NYPD on Thursday sent out a survey asking cops to assess the department’s mental-health options, amid a troubling spate of suicides among New York’s Finest, insiders told The Post. The voluntary, 22-question survey — sent out departme...
07:17, 08/16/2019

China's services sector growth slows in June as export orders shrink, a private survey shows Growth in China's services sector slowed to a four-month low in June as new orders from overseas customers fell, a private survey showed on Wednesday, adding to signs of strain on the economy as the U.S.-Sino trade war drags on....
05:34, 07/03/2019

New York overtakes London as world's financial capital amid Brexit chaos, survey claims Uncertainty surrounding the U.K.'s departure from the EU has seen New York overtake London as the financial center of the world, according to a new survey of financial professionals....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember that....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Most Americans say school segregation still a problem, Gallup poll shows Most Americans believe racial segregation in U.S. schools -- 65 years after it was ruled unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education -- is either a very serious or moderately serious problem....
09:00, 09/18/2019

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuseWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretA sign on an upside-down dumpster spelled the end of Pearl Pai’s long r...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
20:51, 07/12/2019

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Fewer Americans believe children can prosper, learn in U.S., Gallup poll shows A new study on International Youth Day Monday showed that Americans are becoming starkly less confident about opportunities for children to grow and learn in the United States....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
15:00, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Embassies warn Americans amid increased tensions U.S. embassies in Lebanon, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates are warning American citizens of heightened tensions in the region amid escalation with Iran...
17:34, 05/15/2019

Survey shows "strong interest" in a 5G iPhone, little interest in the 2019 models A number of manufacturers will be releasing 5G phones this year even though coverage is very limited. In the U.S. for example, AT&T's real mobile 5G service (not its 5G Evolution poser) is offered in 19 markets through the use of a Netgear Nighthawk ...
22:34, 06/03/2019

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Surprise! New Poll Shows Americans Lead the Developed World in Climate Change Denial America: Land of the free, home of the brave, and kingdom of deniers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but a new poll has found that climate denial is thriving in the United States. In fact, the only countries that deny climate change harder than Ame...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are 'preoccupied with homosexual activities,' 'wife swap shows' Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are “preoccupied with homosexual activities” and “the wife swap shows.”...
10:51, 07/16/2019

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have reduced the...
06:51, 09/14/2019

Tammy Bruce: Celebrity vid on Mueller report 'insults' Americans, shows 'pathological fixation' with Trump A video featuring actors Martin Sheen, Robert De Niro and George Takei demanding the public read the full Mueller report is insulting to the American people, according to Tammy Bruce....
04:34, 06/22/2019

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
17:51, 06/20/2019

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States....
05:17, 06/27/2019

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights...
12:34, 06/07/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
00:51, 06/02/2019

Amid Trump’s tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent — a new high — back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued globalization, according to the poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal....
23:17, 08/18/2019

Trump trades barbs with Federal Reserve chair amid economic turmoil Powell said President Donald Trump's trade wars have complicated the Fed's ability to set interest rates and have contributed to a global economic slowdown....
18:51, 08/23/2019

Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
09:18, 09/13/2019

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates amid fears of global slowdown The Federal Reserve eased interest rates for the second time this year on Wednesday amid growing pressure from President Trump and mixed signals over a possible economic slowdown. The quarter percentage point cut to a range between 1.75 percent and 2...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet The relentless outbreak of crises around the world – from the fires in the Amazon to “carnage” in Syria and demonstrations in Hong Kong, Russia, Indonesian Papua and elsewhere - risk pushing the world “further and further away from global solutions t...
21:51, 09/04/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid an outcry over an order he issued that has stirred fears of a return to serious human rights violations...
06:51, 06/06/2019

Trump ramps up criticism of Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, Trump blamed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying that he is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
18:51, 08/21/2019

AOC’s boyfriend is a reminder of the importance of a supportive partner Various studies show that many men are threatened by smart women, but web developer Riley Roberts is not one of themBehind every successful congresswoman is a strong, “bin raccoon” boyfriend, apparently.Over the past few days the internet seems to ha...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Surgical training programs not supportive of new parents (Reuters Health) - Surgical residents say it's tough to have children during their five years of intensive training due to a lack of flexibility in program requirements and lack of support from peers and faculty....
20:51, 08/15/2019

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a national outcry. The meeting at a downtown church Tuesday ...
13:34, 06/19/2019

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter bombings claimed by Islamic State....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the tweet posted on March 7, 2019 read....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
00:17, 08/24/2019

Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience, says WHO WHO has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women and reduce unnecessary medical interventions. Worldwide, an estimated 140 million births take place every year. Most of these occur without complication...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a ...
00:34, 06/09/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tuesday, amid reports that 70 people have died in the latest anti-Government clashes....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Student with autism gets diploma, honored with supportive, silent ovation These upstate high school graduates made the commencement day extra special for their autistic classmate — by staying absolutely silent as he walked across the stage to receive his diploma, a heartwarming video of the event shows. Jack Higgins ...
07:17, 07/11/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
20:51, 07/18/2019

A Look at Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens' Sweet and Endlessly Supportive Romance When Austin Butler beat out the rest of young, full-lipped Hollywood to land the role of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming biopic, you could almost hear Vanessa Hudgens' excitement......
15:51, 08/17/2019

South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed conflict has waned, there has been little progress in adhering to the peace agreement that guided the c...
18:17, 08/23/2019

Minor injury left McLaren F1 team's Norris wearing supportive boot A minor injury left McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris requiring a supportive boot days before the Belgian Grand Prix, but he should not have any issues for the race...
21:51, 08/27/2019

Jenelle Evans Reveals David Eason's ''Supportive'' Advice for Her After Teen Mom Firing Jenelle Evans is opening up about her recent firing from MTV's Teen Mom. It appears that the dramatic fallout from her termination is causing her and husband David Eason to consider......
06:17, 05/09/2019

Airlines bumped more travelers amid Boeing 737 Max grounding, report shows Airlines denied boarding to more passengers amid the fallout of the Boeing 737 Max grounding in March, according to a new government report.        ...
17:51, 06/06/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Stunning photo shows dogs ‘walking on water’ amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters. Olsen was trekking through northwest Greenland last week to recover tools used by sci...
16:51, 06/18/2019

Stunning photo shows dogs 'walking on water' amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters....
22:34, 06/18/2019

Stunning video shows the packed peaks of Mount Everest amid deadly season At least 11 people have died on Mount Everest this season, and new video shared on social media showed the packed conditions climbers are facing.        ...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Video Shows Suspected Drug Smugglers Toss Cargo In Ocean Amid Seizure The US Coast Guard have seized $350 million worth of cocaine in a series of operations in the Pacific Ocean, captured in a dramatic video showing suspected drug smugglers frantically tossing their......
06:51, 07/28/2019

Auschwitz exhibit shows horror of Nazi death camp amid rise of anti-Semitism The boxcar stops you in your tracks. Each artifact tells a story, each story reflects a life. As we move further away in time from the Holocaust, it is our duty to ensure #StoriesSurvive. "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." opens May 8. Tickets...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
07:17, 06/14/2019

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers, composed of Ford, GM, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru and Volkswagen, delivered a letter to the White House on Thursday announcing that it did not approve of the far-reaching emissions and fuel economy rollbacks set in mo...
03:17, 06/07/2019

Indian shares rebound after report of likely FPI tax rollback Indian shares rebounded from a sharp fall on Friday, following a media report that the government could soon announce a rollback of higher taxes for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs)....
08:17, 08/23/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Amazing photo shows dogs 'sledding on water' amid Greenland ice melt This stunning photo – taken by scientists on the melting Greenland ice sheet last week – shows how unusually warm it's been in the Arctic.       ...
20:17, 06/18/2019

Trump’s Methane Rule Rollback Divides Oil and Gas Industry A split between larger and smaller companies reflects at least tactical differences over the best course for producers in an age of climate concerns....
01:17, 08/30/2019

"At Right Time": Amit Shah Hints At Possible Rollback On J&K Statehood Union home minister Amit Shah, who announced the government's plans to end Jammu and Kashmir's statehood this morning, held out some hope in the evening that it might be restored one day, after it......
19:00, 08/05/2019

Trump's rollback of climate regulations will be felt far beyond his presidency In almost every corner of his administration, President Donald Trump has veered sharply from the policies of his predecessor -- and even past Republicans....
23:17, 09/04/2019

Foreign Investors Continue To Sell Shares Despite Surcharge Rollback Following the FPI tax surcharge announcement on July 5, the key indices fell sharply from their lifetime highs owing due to outflow of foreign funds....
19:51, 09/02/2019

With Trump rollback, school lunch could get more white bread, less whole grains In Vermont, the relaxed rule means white rice will be served with beans again. In Oregon, macaroni and cheese may return.        ...
03:51, 05/04/2019

Schumer vows to overturn Trump rollback of methane regulations Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer vowed Thursday to try and overturn a move by the Trump administration rolling back regulations of methane, a potent greenhouse gas contributing to climate change....
01:51, 08/30/2019

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comp...
23:51, 05/30/2019

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 22, 2019....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Canada Signals a Willingness to Challenge Trump on His Clean-Car Rollback By signing a clean-car deal with California, Canada inserted itself into the high-profile battle over Mr. Trump’s weakening of rules to fight climate change....
02:51, 06/27/2019

Trump Rollback of Methane Regulations Splits Energy Industry Many of the world’s biggest energy companies expressed disappointment with the Trump administration decision to erase rules limiting leaks of methane from oil-and-gas operations....
00:17, 08/30/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
23:51, 08/22/2019

EPA chief hints agency may soften auto mileage rollback The 2018 proposal from the EPA and Department of Transportation recommended capping emissions and mileage requirements at 2020 levels, along with several options that would require annual improvements....
19:17, 09/10/2019

Parties Demand Immediate Rollback Of Toll Tax On Srinagar-Jammu Highway Political parties in Kashmir today demanded an immediate rollback of the toll tax being levied on vehicles on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, saying the move would put the people of the valley......
17:34, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Rollback of Obama-era rule for coal-fired plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The Trump administration has rolled back a landmark Obama-era effort targeting coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pol...
16:51, 06/19/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co in particular for backing a deal with California...
06:51, 08/22/2019

Man sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and family over net neutrality rollback A California man was sentenced to more than a year and a half in federal prison Friday for threatening to kill the family of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the rollback of Obama-era net neutrality regulations....
23:00, 05/17/2019

President Trump Touts His Rollback of Environmental Policies in an Energy State Mr. Trump claimed credit for an energy revolution that he said was largely accomplished by demolishing burdensome regulations and unleashing the potential of the energy industry....
04:17, 05/15/2019

Ford, VW, BMW, Honda reach emissions deal with California, bucking rollback Ford, VW, Honda and BMW inked a deal that could offer a way around the standoff between California and the Trump Administration over vehicle emissions.       ...
01:17, 07/26/2019

US To Seek Rollback Of Indian Tariffs As Officials Meet Today: Report United States will seek rollback of tariffs imposed by India on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet today, a senior government source told news agency Reuters....
09:00, 07/12/2019

24 Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars The governors, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are urging his administration to halt his rollback of clean car rules....
06:51, 07/09/2019

NHTSA Boss Who Helped Lead Rollback Of Fuel-Economy Standards Resigns The top boss of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration resigns, car sales in India are bad, Uber and Lyft get called out for having drivers with car recalls on the road, the NHTSA looks into airbags on the Subaru Forester, and emissions r...
05:51, 08/14/2019

Trump's Attempt To Rollback Fuel Efficiency Standards Is Blowing Up In His Face: Report The Trump Administration’s attempts to scale back Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions regulations isn’t going smoothly lately, with much of the auto industry rejecting the proposal, the State of California ignoring the proposal, and even the EPA ...
00:17, 08/21/2019

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01:51, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co in particular for backing a deal with California ...
03:17, 08/22/2019

Climate hawk House Republicans oppose Trump rollback of Obama methane rule Leading House Republicans who back federal policies to curb climate change say they oppose the Trump administration's move Thursday to eliminate direct federal regulation of methane, a potent greenhouse gas....
01:51, 08/30/2019

Trump's Proposed Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards Remains a Total Nightmare for Automakers Trump wants to soften the Obama-era rise in fuel efficiency standards, even though no one else really wants it, including automakers, the state of California, economists, and, now, governors representing 57 percent of the American economy. Who’s this...
01:51, 07/10/2019

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick calling for rollback of Nike shoe release Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
20:34, 07/03/2019

Julianne Hough gushes over 'supportive' Brooks Laich after revealing she's 'not straight' "The reason why our relationship works is because we're completely raw and open and exposed," Julianne Hough said of her marriage to Brooks Laich.        ...
05:17, 08/15/2019

Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era climate rules...
20:34, 07/02/2019

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protections in the United States, the latest move by the Trump administration to tighten immigration restric...
08:34, 06/01/2019

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
02:51, 07/18/2019

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming to the United States. Under the new rule, migrant...
05:34, 07/16/2019

Lawmakers set to pass new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers are expected to approve new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers. The bill up for a vote Friday would renew and strengthen rent stabilization and rent control rules that restr...
18:34, 06/14/2019

After El Paso Attack, Mexico Demands Protections for Mexicans in the U.S. The foreign minister said Mexico would take “effective, immediate and blunt legal action” to protect Mexican Americans and Mexicans living in the U.S....
06:34, 08/05/2019

Border aid bill faces standoff in Congress over protections WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a standoff over a $4.6 billion aid package for the southern border, House Democrats saying a Senate measure doesn’t go far enough to care for thousands of migrant families and children. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is c...
09:17, 06/27/2019

Trump administration to weaken protections for endangered beetle Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to ‘downlist’ the burying beetle, which would allow drilling in Oklahoma and nearby statesThe Trump administration plans to weaken protections for a beetle threatened by extinction from climate change, lifting r...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Second U.S. appeals court rules Trump cannot end protections for 'Dreamers' A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump cannot end a program that shielded from deportation immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, the second time the administration has lost an appeal on the issue....
17:51, 05/17/2019

Mexico Demands Protections for Mexicans in the U.S. After El Paso Attack The foreign minister said Mexico would take “effective, immediate and blunt legal action” to protect Mexican Americans and Mexicans living in the U.S....
02:34, 08/05/2019

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appe...
23:17, 08/26/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
10:34, 06/06/2019

Canada increases protections for Pacific Northwest orcas SEATTLE — Canada has approved measures designed to protect endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest, with some policies going further than laws recently enacted by Washington state. The Seattle Times reports Canadian agencies last Friday announced t...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Mali's new mining code ends tax exemptions, other protections Mining companies operating in Mali will no longer be exempt from VAT during production and will have a shorter period of protection from fiscal changes, according to a new mining code announced by the Mines Ministry on Wednesday....
03:17, 08/22/2019

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislative leaders in Albany have announced a deal on new tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released a statement T...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department ...
05:51, 05/25/2019

Google, YouTube to pay record fine over privacy protections Google and YouTube on Wednesday agreed to pay a record $170 million in a national settlement for violating the children's online protection.       ...
19:51, 09/04/2019

Interior Dept. weakens protections for endangered animals The Interior Department unveiled major reforms Monday that weaken protections for endangered animal species, and for the first time allows the government to consider economic factors when deciding which species to guard....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Trump officials weaken protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to protect species nearing extinction, as world scie...
15:17, 08/13/2019

Trump order could weaken protections for threatened butterflies GREENBELT, Md. — Hand-raising monarch butterflies in the midst of a global extinction crisis, Laura Moore and her neighbors gather round in her suburban Maryland yard to launch a butterfly newly emerged from its chrysalis. Eager to play his part, 3-y...
20:17, 08/14/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks fresh ways to stimulate a weak economy....
23:34, 07/21/2019

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
20:34, 05/21/2019

Trump to claim US is environmental leader in spite of ripping up protections Exclusive: On Monday president will likely tout America’s clean air and water, even though he’s rescinded rules to cut pollutionDonald Trump plans to go on the offensive against criticism of his industry-friendly rollbacks of environment protections ...
21:51, 07/03/2019

Nations approve greater protections for world giraffe population Parties voted Thursday at the World Wildlife Conference in Switzerland to limit giraffe parts international trade to help protect the species from extinction....
01:51, 08/23/2019

Protections expanded for doctors with 'conscience' objections to abortions, other procedures The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) on Thursday said it would beef up protections for doctors and other health care providers who object to procedures including abortion, euthanasia and sterilization. ...
01:34, 05/03/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections....
22:51, 05/08/2019

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
19:00, 07/29/2019

Trump Administration Rolls Back Clean Water Protections The administration is expected to complete the repeal of a major Obama-era regulation that put limits on chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and water bodies....
04:34, 09/13/2019

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach....
03:35, 09/13/2019

Trump administration nixes Obama-era clean water protections NBC -The Trump administration rolled back a major Obama-era clean water regulation on Thursday, reversing protections for certain waterways and wetlands that had fallen into a legal grey area after a series of Supreme Court challenges. Announced by E...
01:34, 09/13/2019

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Privacy Protections Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is taking steps to protect consumer privacy under a settlement expected to be announced with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday....
05:51, 07/24/2019

Senator presses FTC to require stricter child protections from YouTube Politicians aren't necessarily waiting for a formal investigation to ask YouTube to improve its policies on kids. Senator Ed Markey has sent a letter to the FTC warning that YouTube might have violated the Children's Online Privacy Protecti...
17:51, 06/25/2019

Future of far-right 8chan in doubt as key protections axed after El Paso attack Security provider Cloudflare initially defended its client before reversing courseEl Paso gunman posted white nationalist manifesto to 8chan before shooting8chan, the extremist message board used by three alleged killers in the past six months to dis...
07:34, 08/05/2019

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for ...
22:34, 06/10/2019

Trump Administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections, states and conservationists to sue The Trump Administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the U.S. Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the de...
06:17, 06/15/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
01:51, 06/03/2019

Under Brazil’s Far Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
11:17, 07/28/2019

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand 'double jeopardy' protections The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to separately charge people for the same underlying crime, a decision with major implications for people like Paul Manafort convicted in Special Counsel R...
07:51, 06/18/2019

Republican, Democratic U.S. lawmakers ask Google to expand copyright protections A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabet's Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyright infringement to smaller creators who are "at a significant disadvantage."...
18:51, 09/04/2019

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections for almost all migrants who arrive at the US-Mexi...
00:34, 07/16/2019

Trump administration ends migrant medical care protections Mariela Sanchez, a native of Honduras who recently applied for the special exemption, said a denial would amount to a death sentence for her 16-year-old son, Jonathan, who suffers from cystic fibrosis....
02:51, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
04:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
08:17, 07/12/2019

'Silent extinction': Cites wildlife summit agrees to giraffe protections Nations back first restrictions on global trade in parts, as well as ban on saiga antelope hornThe world’s tallest animal has gained further protections after the world’s nations voted to end the unregulated international trade in giraffe parts.There...
18:17, 08/22/2019

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
08:51, 08/23/2019

FTC Members Unanimously Press Congress for Tough National Privacy Protections All five members of the Federal Trade Commission appeared Wednesday before the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. One or two would have probably done the job. When it comes to consumer privacy—the hearing’s dominant focus—the commissio...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Accord...
18:51, 07/15/2019

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent b...
23:17, 06/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to raise pay, expand worker protections Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan on Friday to raise wages and strengthen the rights of American workers, including "gig economy" workers such as Uber drivers, and fast-food employees....
08:51, 07/27/2019

Frydenberg defends decision to query if he had power to weaken grasslands protections Former environment minister says Angus Taylor made inquiries on behalf of farmers in his electorateJosh Frydenberg has defended a decision when he was environment minister to query whether he had the power to water down federal protections for critic...
03:00, 07/06/2019

The Lawless High Seas May Soon Gain Protections Under a Groundbreaking Ocean Treaty THE SARGASSO SEA—Ana Paula, the Esperanza’s officer in charge of the crew and equipment, readies the great white crane to drop the manta trawl into the Sargasso Sea. The trawl’s yellow wings and nearly 10-foot long mesh net that give it the appearanc...
00:17, 08/21/2019

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
20:34, 05/17/2019

Domino's asks Supreme Court to say disability protections don't apply online Domino's has petitioned the Supreme Court to hear the case, where it could prove to be a landmark battle over the rights of disabled people on the internet....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on their way to the United States’ southwest border....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Trump administration plan for Bears Ears slammed as 'recklessly' weakening protections The Trump administration on Friday released a plan for the newly reduced Bears Ears National Monument that it says would protect the Utah site's cultural resources, but some Democratic lawmakers and environmental groups said the plan would leave sacr...
21:34, 07/26/2019

Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Trump admin walks back plan to end deportation protections for sick immigrants WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Monday that it will reopen the process that helped some seriously ill migrants to defer deportation while receiving life-saving care in the U.S. The announcement over the long holiday weekend came...
09:51, 09/03/2019

Washington the latest West Coast state to enact immigration sanctuary protections Under the new Washington state law, local law enforcement agencies are broadly prohibited from asking about immigration status or place of birth unless directly connected to a criminal investigation....
04:00, 05/23/2019

House Democrats seek to block Trump’s faith-based protections for health workers Along party lines, the House Appropriations Committee votes to block the new rule that allows providers to refuse services that violate their religious beliefs....
07:00, 05/09/2019

As Supreme Court Shuts Down for Summer, It Announces It’ll Review DACA Protections for Young Immigrants Next Term Now that the current Supreme Court term has come to an end with a number of major rulings, the nation’s highest court on Friday announced that in its next term, it will tackle whether Donald Trump can end a program that protects from deportation youn...
04:17, 06/29/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
01:34, 05/22/2019

Fired for being transgender It took Aimee Stephens several months to write a letter to her boss explaining that she was a transgender woman and planned to start coming to work as her true self....
14:00, 06/17/2019

How to Talk to Your Kids About LGBTQ+ Issues As a recently out gay woman, I was a little unsure at first about how to talk with my kids about LGBTQ+ topics. But, even before I accepted my identity and told my family I was gay, having these conversations was something that was important to me. I...
00:34, 08/01/2019

For Emma Gee, being the only out LGBTQ athlete at BYU is complicated BYU's Emma Gee, a track and cross-country runner, became the first athlete in the Mormon institution’s 143-year history to be publicly out last year.       ...
14:17, 07/03/2019

GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters. Of the 110 movies surveyed, 20, or 18.2%, contained an LGBTQ character. Th...
17:00, 05/23/2019

How safe is Germany for LGBTQ travelers? Berlin travel guide "Spartacus" reports that Germany has lost a lot of its attractiveness as a destination for gays and lesbians. The reason is increasing violence against homosexuals. But not everyone shares this view....
10:17, 07/26/2019

How to Find a LGBTQ-Affirming Therapist Finding the right therapist—someone you trust, someone you like, someone you click with—is important for anyone to ensure their therapy is effective. But for those who identify as LGBTQ, finding a therapist who is LGBTQ or LGBTQ-affirming is critical...
20:34, 04/30/2019

The best TV shows on Hulu: 25 must-watch TV shows and series Hulu doesn't get enough credit. The streaming service might not have the same audience of Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, but it's not lacking in great TV shows to watch. From Seinfeld to The X-Files, The Handmaid's Tale to Atlanta, the...
00:51, 07/25/2019

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23:17, 08/23/2019

Transgender deaths devastate families LUMBER BRIDGE, NC — “Okay, Mommy. I love you.” That was Brenda Scurlock’s last text from her son, Avery, before he was shot eight times, his body abandoned in a field in eastern North Carolina. Scurlock had always worried about Avery’s safety. He was...
02:00, 09/13/2019

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first transgender mayor....
20:00, 05/28/2019

What it’s like being a transgender refugee sex worker in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan and Bangladesh – who identify as transgender, and ha...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
01:17, 05/25/2019

'Go gays!': Why USA's LGBTQ World Cup stars are more important than ever With homophobic attitudes on the rise in the US, the exploits of gay American heroes on the pitch in France are a welcome sight“Go gays!” said Megan Rapinoe following USA’s World Cup quarter-final victory over France. “You can’t win a championship wi...
12:00, 07/05/2019

10 great places where LGBTQ history was made June 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Find out about Stonewall and other significant places in LGBTQ history.       ...
17:17, 06/28/2019

Investing opportunities are expanding for the LGBTQ community In a reflection of the progress LGBTQ Americans have made, the range of investment products tailored to their concerns has also been growing in scope and size. However, there can be no one-size-fits-all option for this diverse demographic....
15:51, 06/04/2019

A longtimer's tour of LGBTQ life in the Village As New York marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising this pride weekend, welcoming WorldPride to the city, the neighborhood where LGBTQ people once gathered in force has gone through several decades of transformation....
21:51, 06/27/2019

How to Use Tinder's New Safety Features for LGBTQ+ Travelers Dating apps can be great for mingling while you’re traveling, but they can also be a major security risk. That’s why Tinder is rolling out a new “Traveler Alert” feature that was developed in collaboration with the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexua...
22:17, 07/25/2019

8 LGBTQ Documentaries to Watch During Pride Month Every June, members of the LGBTQ community and allies celebrate Pride Month. While many honor Pride by attending parades throughout the world, others may choose to celebrate by learning more about the movement and the rich history behind it. This yea...
02:34, 06/05/2019

How to find LGBTQ-friendly games on Steam Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Pride Month is almost over, but that’s no reason to stick to non-rainbow-infused games for the next eleven month...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Stonewall Stories: Legacy of the LGBTQ rebellion It was a speakeasy-like bar with one of the few floors in New York City where men danced with other men. On June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn became the place where a rebellion against a police raid helped propel the modern LGBTQ rights movement. (Jun...
22:34, 06/24/2019

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the U.S. Fifty years later, the U.S. continues to recognize Pride Month. News 4 Tucson talked with LGBTQ...
19:34, 06/03/2019

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
02:17, 05/25/2019

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House has passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump’s transge...
05:00, 06/19/2019

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015....
21:34, 06/13/2019

Gillette ad features transgender man's first shave In its latest advertisement featuring a social message, Procter & Gamble's Gillette brand features a father teaching his transgender son how to shave.        ...
13:34, 05/29/2019

Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the slayings of three women, including a transgender woman. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has been charged with three counts of murder. Dallas police homicide Maj. Max Geron says he was arrested J...
06:17, 06/13/2019

Transgender teen crowned prom king A transgender teen got the royal treatment when he was crowned prom king of his Cape Cod high school. Nicholas Bulman, who attends Barnstable High School in Hyannis, was showered with love and support from pals at the “Great Gatsby”-themed dance Frid...
20:51, 05/26/2019

Gillette ad features transgender boy's first shave In its latest advertisement featuring a social message, Procter & Gamble's Gillette brand features transgender boy learning to shave from his father.        ...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Police look at whether transgender women’s deaths connected DALLAS (AP) — Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected. Maj. Vincent Weddington said Tuesday during a news conference that there are similarities in the three ca...
00:51, 05/22/2019

Transgender woman’s death in NYC jail under investigation NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a transgender woman who died in a New York City jail says she had a seizure disorder and other health problems and was hospitalized weeks before her death. A jail officer found 27-year-old Layleen Polanco unresponsive in...
23:17, 06/11/2019

7 Things to Know About Birth Control If You Are Transgender Or Nonbinary Regardless of how you identify, you deserve medical practitioners who respect your gender identity and understand your specific needs, one of which may be birth control...
11:00, 07/22/2019

Transgender love story shines in Cannes Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, helping her dive into the role....
22:17, 05/20/2019

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
04:17, 07/24/2019

Parents announce both of their young children are transgender He’s a transgender 11-year-old — and his 7-year-old sibling is now transitioning, too. And the children’s parents, Sara Kaplan and Ben Faryna of Berkeley, Calif., say that’s fine with them. “We’re not going to allow our kids to feel shame or fear — t...
22:00, 07/29/2019

Detroit man charged in deaths of gay men, transgender woman Authorities say a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were part of the LGBTQ community....
20:17, 06/07/2019

IMDb changes names policy after transgender protest The film website now allows users to remove birth names, revising earlier policy after feedback from LGBTQ+ groupsThe Internet Movie Database, the web’s largest resource of film and TV information, is revising its policy on whether birth names must b...
19:17, 08/13/2019

Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track filed a federal discrimination complaint over a state policy on transgender athletes, saying it cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships....
17:17, 06/20/2019

Baltimore man charged in murder of transgender woman A Baltimore man has been busted in connection with the murder of a transgender woman last month, ending a five-week probe during which cops tracked him down from grainy surveillance footage of his car’s distinctive paint job, police said. Gerar...
21:17, 07/22/2019

Transgender Choir Sings For Acceptance In China The members of the Trans Chorus aren't professional singers and come from across China -- but they share similar stories of their struggle with identities in a country where being transgender is still......
20:00, 09/13/2019

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+ visibility, is determined to change that....
00:00, 06/07/2019

ABCs of LGBTQ history mandated for more U.S. public schools A picture book for second graders about a family with two moms. A lesson for fourth graders about Gold Rush era stagecoach driver Charley Parkhurst, who was born a woman but lived as a man....
16:34, 05/03/2019

Paris names squares and streets for LGBTQ icons Paris has renamed three squares and one street for four iconic LGBTQ people and events: Ovida Delect, Harvey Milk, Pierre Seel and the 1969 Stonewall riots....
21:51, 06/25/2019

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler...
19:17, 07/24/2019

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
20:34, 06/06/2019

LGBTQ news coverage still evolving 50 years after Stonewall NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after the Stonewall uprising that galvanized the LGBTQ rights movement, media treatment of the groups have changed — and is still changing. Some of the coverage of the rioting outside the New York City gay bar in 1969 is u...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Thousands March in Kiev for LGBTQ Pride Parade (MOSCOW) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to separate them from opponents. Police said Sunday that nine people were arrested on suspicion of p...
15:51, 06/23/2019

Sonya Deville champions LGBTQ inclusion in WWE, on Fox and at WorldPride WWE superstar Sonya Deville is working toward representation, inclusion and equality for the LGBTQ community.       ...
01:34, 06/28/2019

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Apologises to LGBTQ Community After the LGBTQ community called out to YouTube for not considering homophobic remarks as violation of its platform's policies, company CEO Susan Wojcicki apologised to the community....
06:00, 06/12/2019

Pride or protest? Disillusioned plan their own LGBTQ march NEW YORK (AP) — Activists who believe New York City’s annual LGBTQ Pride march has become too commercialized are staging an alternative march the same day. The two marches through Manhattan streets will take place Sunday, the last day of a mont...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over re...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Police detail man’s threat behind panic at DC LGBTQ parade WASHINGTON (AP) — A man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation’s capital and set off a panic that sent hundreds of people, who mistakenly believed gunshots were fired, running in fear, police said Sun...
22:34, 06/09/2019

West Virginia GOP chairwoman endorses anti-LGBTQ op-ed CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The leader of West Virginia’s Republican party is applauding a state senator’s call for intolerance against members of the LGBTQ community. Republican state Sen. Mike Azinger wrote an opinion article Sunday titled...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Valkyrie is now the first LGBTQ Marvel movie superhero, but she's been bi forever Asgardian warrior Valkyrie is now officially the first LGBTQ superhero in the Marvel cinematic universe. And who better to blast this barrier with a Freudian crotch cannon than real-life LGBTQ icon Tessa Thompson?...
02:17, 07/23/2019

Tinder launches a new safety feature for LGBTQ travelers Dating app Tinder has launched a safety feature for LGBTQ travelers. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
17:34, 07/26/2019

Stories of Stonewall: How the LGBTQ rebellion left a legacy NEW YORK (AP) — It was a speakeasy-like bar with one of the few floors in New York City where men danced with other men. And on June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn became the place where a rebellion against a police raid helped propel the modern LGBTQ r...
12:17, 06/24/2019

How IT Chapter Two Handles the LGBTQ Themes of Stephen King’s Novel Warning: This post contains spoilers for IT Chapter Two. Like its hugely popular 2017 predecessor, IT Chapter Two opens with an early scene from Stephen King’s 1986 novel in which the evil It — in the form of Bill Skarsgård’s ...
11:51, 09/07/2019

Security guard plotted attacks on synagogue and LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he had bomb-making materials and was planning to attack...
15:34, 08/11/2019

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithm...
23:17, 08/14/2019

Vegas man accused of plotting to bomb synagogues, LGBTQ bar Court documents say Conor Climo, 23, of Las Vegas told an FBI informant in recent weeks that he was scouting places to attack.        ...
13:34, 08/10/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity ...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Surviving 'conversion therapy' for LGBTQ+ people in Germany An estimated 1,000 queer-identified people in Germany undergo "conversion therapy" every year. But the practice could soon be banned. During LGBTQ Pride Month DW spoke to Mike F., who underwent the controversial therapy....
17:34, 07/28/2019

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising Thousands of people have converged on New York City’s Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ liberation...
12:51, 06/29/2019

WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife that embody the city’s queer spiritThe Metropolitan Museum is marking Stonewall 50 with a gay-relate...
08:17, 06/20/2019

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see descriptor tags like “Souls-like,” “Difficult,” and “Action.” Click on one of those tags, and you’ll b...
01:00, 06/21/2019

|Concernsforretailpropertysector-survey Consumer spending can likely not be the driving force anymore of the outperformance of retail property over industrial property and office space, says John Loos of FNB Commercial Property Finance....
23:00, 08/02/2019

|Dropindemandforgoldjewellery-survey Gold jewellery manufacturing in the world declined 4% year-on-year to 2 129 tonnes in 2018, according to the recently released Refinitiv GFMS Gold Survey 2019....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Friends Say that Sibling Murdered by Dayton Shooter Was a Transgender Man Accounts from friends and social media profiles belonging to a victim in last weekend’s shooting in Dayton, OH, whose name was previously reported as Megan Betts, indicate that Betts was a transgender man who went by Jordan Cofer and used he/him pro...
07:00, 08/08/2019

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
03:17, 07/12/2019

"Not Here For Decoration": Thai Transgender Parliamentarians Make History Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by......
15:17, 06/06/2019

Transgender woman gets new vagina made from fish skin A trans woman had a vagina constructed using the skin of a tilapia fish after her genitals began to shrink and close up following botched surgery. According to surgeons, Maju, 35, has been the chance of a “proper sex life” and a boost of ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

LAPD investigating after transgender women forcibly removed from bar The LAPD is investigating after a group of transgender women were removed from a Los Angeles bar. The bar, Las Perlas, later apologized for the incident.        ...
19:17, 08/26/2019

FBI investigates string of transgender women killings in Dallas A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the city within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake by Dallas Police on S...
16:51, 06/04/2019

Mastercard Will Allow Transgender and Non-Binary Customers to Use Their Chosen Name on Cards (Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. will allow transgender customers to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards. The company is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want wit...
19:51, 06/17/2019

Man arrested in death of transgender woman found in lake DALLAS (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a murder charge in the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Dallas police said in a statement Thursday night that the investigation into the death of 26-year-old Chyn...
06:17, 06/21/2019

Victoria's Secret reportedly hires first-ever transgender model Victoria's Secret has reportedly hired its first-ever transgender model — less than a year after the lingerie company came under fire after an executive made remarks about transgender people walking in its annual fashion show....
21:00, 08/04/2019

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman's 2016 death Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender....
05:34, 06/18/2019

Transgender student was kicked out of his Tennessee college after top surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for at least two terms.        ...
06:17, 08/13/2019

Appeals court to decide on transgender inmate’s surgery BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Attorneys for Idaho prison officials say a transgender inmate who is suing for access to gender confirmation surgery is too mentally unstable to receive the irreversible medical procedure. Attorney Brady Hall told a three-judge pa...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Victoria’s Secret hires first openly transgender ‘Angel’ Victoria’s Secret has hired its first openly transgender “Angel” — stunning Brazilian Valentina Sampaio. The model and actress broke the news by posting a sultry selfie from her shoot earlier this week for the “VS Pink” sub-brand. “Backstage click,”...
13:00, 08/04/2019

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Martina Navratilova apologizes for transgender 'cheating' comments Martina Navratilova may have apologized for using the term "cheating" when describing transgender athletes but the issue received further attention over the weekend with former UK Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies saying trans women had unfair physical ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Westboro Baptist protests Morehouse over transgender policy ATLANTA (AP) — The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country’s only all-male historically black college over the school’s new admission policy that accepts transgender men. WXIA-TV reports the demonstrators from the Kansas-...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Weightlifter Hubbard becomes lightning rod for criticism of transgender policy Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard's gold medal-winning performance at the Pacific Games continues to reverberate long after the event, with a New Zealand women's group demanding sports authorities put a stop to "unfair" competition....
11:00, 07/30/2019

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
21:17, 07/10/2019

Deadly year for transgender people in United States The death of a transgender person in North Carolina is one of 18 so far this year, and 17 of the victims are black women. (Sept. 12)        ...
12:17, 09/12/2019

Transgender baritone Lucia Lucas makes US debut Lucia Lucas has taken one of the most difficult paths to her American professional opera debut. She moved to Europe a decade ago as Lucas Harbour, established a career as a baritone in regional houses, then decided in 2013 to transition to female. No...
22:00, 05/02/2019

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt...
06:51, 06/19/2019

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to find a fair solutionI can’t stop thinking about Feagaiga Stowers. Or rather a picture of the 18-year-o...
13:34, 07/22/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
16:00, 05/22/2019

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
04:34, 06/20/2019

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
04:51, 06/19/2019

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a growing conservative tide. For the two dozen players, the training pitch is one of the few places where...
17:17, 06/12/2019

Bigot pepper-sprayed transgender woman: cops A man made hateful comments to a transgender woman before shooting her in the face with pepper spray in what police are investigating as a hate crime attack in Queens, police said Tuesday. David Gonzalez, 34, approached the 29-year-old in the area of...
17:34, 07/09/2019

National transgender hotline hopes to prevent suicide TUCSON – According to the National Transgender Survey, 41 percent of transgender Americans reported they have attempted suicide. The first transgender suicide hotline is now up and running in the U.S., it is called Trans Lifeline. Trans Lifelin...
02:00, 05/08/2019

ECB’s transgender review could result in more medical-driven policy • Testosterone levels may have to match IOC guidelines• Policy could mirror that of Cricket AustraliaThe England and Wales Cricket Board is reviewing its transgender policy before its £20m semi-professional women’s competition starts next year.Under ...
22:51, 08/14/2019

Transgender people in U.S. still face conversion therapy attempts (Reuters Health) - One in seven transgender people in the U.S. has experienced an attempt by a professional counselor to make them undergo pseudoscientific "therapy" with the goal of changing their gender identity, a recent study suggests....
20:34, 09/05/2019

Forsaken transgender pioneers recognized 50 years after Stonewall According to LGBTQ legend it was Marsha P. Johnson, a black transgender woman, who threw the first brick at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago, sparking the modern gay liberation movement....
13:34, 06/12/2019

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman’s 2016 death BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender. The Birmingham News reports that Denzell Thomas, whos...
01:51, 06/18/2019

Bond set for Texas man charged in death of transgender woman DALLAS (AP) — A judge has set a $500,000 bond for a 22-year-old man charged in the killing of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Ruben Alvarado made an initial court appearance Friday morning after his arrest Thursday. He̵...
19:17, 06/21/2019

Transgender Woman Found Dead 1 Month After Being Assaulted by 4 Men 23-year-old Muhlaysia Booker, a transgender woman whose April attack made national headlines, was found dead in Dallas, Tx., Sunday morning....
16:00, 05/20/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Lady Gaga Says She Would 'Take a Bullet' for the LGBTQ+ Community at Stonewall Rally Lady Gaga was one of the celebrities who performed at the rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City on June 28, during which she gave an impassioned speech, telling the audience she would “take a bullet for y...
17:17, 06/30/2019

Florida library’s LGBTQ prom canceled over safety concerns A Florida library canceled an LGBTQ-inclusive prom after receiving threats, fearing objections to the event would jeopardize the safety of those attending....
01:34, 06/29/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
05:34, 07/03/2019

Tinder Seeks to Keep LGBTQ Users Safe While Travelling Internationally Tinder has announced a new safety feature for members of the LGBTQ community aiming to protect them from the risk of using dating apps in nearly 70 countries where the LGBTQ status still remains......
15:51, 07/25/2019

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pritzker last week, mandates that the history curric...
00:17, 08/14/2019

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interview that only the American flag should fly in that...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Lady Gaga fires up LGBTQ rally for Stonewall anniversary Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement, exhorting the crowd to honor the past by using its "power" to extend and defend a half-century of progress....
05:34, 06/29/2019

Las Vegas security guard plotted attacks on a synagogue and an LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he had bomb-making materials and was planning to attack...
06:34, 08/11/2019

Pride 2019: World's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.       ...
20:51, 06/11/2019

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educational Network on William Street received ...
21:51, 07/01/2019

Gov. DeSantis removes LGBTQ reference from Pulse anniversary proclamation Florida’s governor was accused of “straight-washing” his remembrance proclamation of the Pulse nightclub shooting on the third anniversary of the deadliest attack on gay people in the US. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis was criticized ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Confirmation students won't join church, citing LGBTQ rules Eight middle-school confirmation class members have decided against joining an Omaha Methodist church in protest at the denomination's renewed ban on same-sex marriage and gay clergy....
20:00, 05/01/2019

LGBTQ heroes celebrated with wall of honor at Stonewall Inn in New York A half century after the launch of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, 50 trailblazers in the struggle for equality were honored on Thursday with the unveiling of a wall of honor inside New York's historic Stonewall Inn....
09:34, 06/28/2019

Polish city holds first LGBTQ pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
19:17, 07/21/2019

Christian artists who refuse LGBTQ customers win discrimination suit PHOENIX — The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix that makes it illegal to refuse service to same-sex couples for religious reasons, the Arizona Supreme...
17:17, 09/17/2019

Russian LGBTQ activist murdered after name is listed on ‘gay-hunting’ website An LGBTQ rights activist was murdered in Russia on Sunday after her name was published on a website that offers prizes to users for “hunting” gay people, according to a report. Yelena Grigoryeva, 41, who was allegedly stabbed to death by ...
07:34, 07/24/2019

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council...
10:34, 06/21/2019

Saks Fifth Avenue taps top designers for LGBTQ fundraising capsule Love, acceptance and rainbow sequins are always in style, especially at Saks Fifth Avenue. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and WorldPride in NYC, the iconic department store has teamed with more than a dozen designers on a LGB...
22:17, 06/21/2019

Gears 5 is the latest blockbuster game to welcome the LGBTQ+ gaming community Gears 5 is almost here, it’s welcoming to queers, and the fact that it’s just one of many AAA gaming titles featuring in-game inclusivity for LGBTQPIA+ gamers means you’d better get used to it. The latest entry in the saga for humanity’s survival (re...
11:17, 09/06/2019

Alan Cumming and other LGBTQ stars on their game-changing roles Alan Cumming: “Instinct” (CBS) If you want to see how far the pendulum has swung for LGBTQ representation, try the CBS crime procedural “Instinct,” based on a popular series of thrillers by James Patterson. The network used to have a reputation for b...
22:17, 06/21/2019

Palantir's work with ICE prompts LGBTQ tech conference to disinvite it Software company Palantir has been disinvited from a major LGBTQ tech conference because of public objection to its work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
23:51, 08/27/2019

Love and Resistance review: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneers Fifty years after Stonewall, photographs Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies pin the zeitgeist to the pageThe riot that changed America’s gay rights movement foreverForty-nine years ago, on the first anniversary of the riots outside the Stonewall Inn,...
00:34, 07/01/2019

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ran adjacent to its copy on the Pride Media publicat...
04:51, 06/19/2019

Google CEO Tries to Smooth Things Over After YouTube's Anti-LGBTQ Shitshow The complete and utter shitshow that is YouTube’s bungled response to addressing anti-LGBTQ harassment on its platform today brings us a response from Google CEO Sundar Pichai following a meeting with LGBTQ groups at the company.Read more......
00:51, 06/13/2019

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of transgender people in the industry without their consen...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Three in five American adults do not have a will: survey Three in five American adults shockingly do not have a will, according to a new study. The research examining if and how people plan for their later years and the extent to which they’ve discussed the future with their partners or family members foun...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Best survey tools of 2018 Finding out what customers or potential customers might want is at the heart of any business that tailors its products. Eliminating surprises from new product launches is always preferable to an unexpected commercial reality check.One of the best way...
14:34, 05/26/2019

What Economic Survey Is And What To Expect In It An Economic Survey is an annual document prepared by a government reviewing the economic developments over the past year. From policymakers, to economists to analysts, businessmen and researchers, the......
06:51, 07/04/2019

Top 10 Takeaways From The Economic Survey Amid a slowdown of economy, the government today said it is expecting a 7 per cent growth in the current financial year - up from the 6.8 per cent recorded in the last financial year. The Economic......
14:51, 07/04/2019

Franchised dealers 'better value than ever' - survey Trust in franchised dealers is on the rise, especially when it comes to servicing EVs and hybrids, according to NFDA Consumer Attitude Survey 2019 Upfront service packages make franchised dealers better value than ever when it comes to aftersales wo...
15:34, 05/01/2019

Transgender Rikers inmate’s death caused by epilepsy: officials Layleen Cubilette-Polanco, the transgender Rikers Island inmate found dead in her cell in June, died due to complications from epilepsy, officials announced. Polanco, 27, died naturally last month as a result of “[s]udden unexplained death in e...
19:34, 07/31/2019

AAP Picks Transgender Candidate From Prayagraj To Fight National Election AAP's Bhawani Nath Valmiki, popularly known as Bhawani Ma, is contesting against BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Rajendra Pratap Singh of Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Transgender inmate sues; seeks transfer to female prison EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing Illinois’ Department of Corrections, accusing it of doing too little to protect her from abuse for over 15 years and requesting an order transferring her to a women’s prison. Law...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women, Trump rollbacks Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States and decried the Trump administration's proposals to reverse transgender rights....
05:34, 05/25/2019

U.S. appeals court orders new review of Trump transgender military ban A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against U.S. President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender people serving in the military, a policy that had already been allowed to go into effect by the U...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell A transgender inmate was found dead in a jail cell on Rikers Island on Friday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell at the Rose M. Singer women’s facility at the notorious jail at about 2:40 p...
09:51, 06/08/2019

Detroit man charged with killing gay men, transgender woman in mass shooting DETROIT — A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were gay or transgender, prosecutors said Friday. Devon Robinson, 18, of Detroit, was arraigned Friday on three counts...
08:00, 06/08/2019

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13:17, 08/16/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – those who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan and Bangladesh – who identify as transgender, ...
04:17, 05/07/2019

Indian transgender couple tie knot in landmark 'rainbow wedding' Bride and groom, who both underwent sex reassignment, comes as lower house of parliament votes to enshrine transgender rightsAn Indian transgender couple who both underwent sex re-assignment have tied the knot in a traditional Bengali ceremony, in wh...
04:34, 08/08/2019

Model Carissa Pinkston Is Under Fire After Falsely Coming Out as Transgender It's the story that has rattled the modeling community to its core. The saga started in May, when Savage x Fenty model Carissa Pinkston reportedly began to post a series of homophobic......
11:00, 07/30/2019

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical treatment....
23:17, 05/24/2019

Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday....
03:34, 05/22/2019