LGBTQ Rights

Stonewall

New York Marks 50th Anniversary Of Stonewall Uprising

New York City is marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, days of unrest in Manhattan's Greenwich Village that began with a police raid on a gay bar and developed into a sustained LGTBQ liberation movement.
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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Makes Surprise Performance At Gay Bar Stonewall

Taylor Swift made a surprise performance at an iconic gay bar a day after releasing a song supporting the LGBTQ community.
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My Little Pony

Same-Sex Couple Featured On 'My Little Pony' For First Time

Coinciding with Pride Month, the Discovery Family cartoon series "My Little Pony" has introduced a same-sex couple on the show for the first time.
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Elton John and his husband producer David Furnish

Samoa Bans Elton John Movie 'Rocketman' Due To Homosexuality

The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic "Rocketman" because of its depictions of homosexuality.
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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Asks Tennessee Senator To Support Equality Act

Taylor Swift says she's kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee's Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights and support the Equality Act.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

House Approves Sweeping Bill To Expand Gay Rights

Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people.
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Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Arrival In San Jose Airport Creates Outcry

The upcoming opening of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Mineta San Jose International Airport is painful to members of the LGBTQ community, because of the fast-food chain's stance against same-sex marriage and other queer rights issues.
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India

India Decriminalizes Homosexual Acts In Landmark Verdict

India's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a colonial-era law that made gay sex punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
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