Cases challenging bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee likely will come down to Judge Jeffrey Sutton’s vote. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, on which Sutton sits, heard the cases Wednesday.
“If you think the law is unconstitutional, you have the right to go to court,” the activist says President Goodluck Jonathan told him.
Living with another man doesn’t “prove” that you’re gay.
It’s better than home, but it’s still not home.
Bishop T.D. Jakes and actor Eduardo Verastegui will be featured at events during the magazine’s third annual festival later this month.
“This Court should grant the petition and answer, once and for all, the important question presented.”
The MtF Confessions Tumblr account collects experiences from the trans community.
“I don’t know who did that wig for you, but you need to get your money back.”
A new vote would violate rules of procedure and risk new international outcry. But some lawmakers want to do it so badly they’re bursting into song — literally.
Author Roxane Gay on being a bad feminist and how you can be one too.
Opponents did not get enough signatures to force a vote. “The petition is simply invalid.”
“Every win in court brings us closer than we’ve ever been to the freedom to marry in Florida,” said Nadine Smith of Equality Florida in a statement after the ruling, which applies to the state’s Broward County.
“I was finding folks whose primary doctors were not willing to provide the medicine and there are probably more of those folks out there. There is a need, I believe, for there to be more access to try this prophylaxis.”
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“Clerk McQuigg intends to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court.” A second marriage case, in addition to Utah, heads to the Supreme Court. [Update: To add a third case to the mix, the Tulsa County clerk will be filing a Supreme Court petition in the Oklahoma marriage case.]
“This is an important step in the right direction for the human rights not just of the LGBT community but of all Ugandans,” a spokesperson for the National Security Council said.
“Every immigrant, including those who identify as LGBT, should be treated in a manner that upholds American values,” Equality Caucus director says in a statement.
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Here’s what some of the positions look like.
“We become legal again!” said LGBT activist Frank Mugisha. But Ugandan LGBT activists are bracing for a violent backlash to the decision.
“I am very optimistic that they will strike it down,” said Frank Mugisha of Sexual Minorities Uganda.
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“We all got together and said it’s time to produce a statement that is not a statement of apology, but a statement on our beliefs on how conversion therapy harms people.”
A 15-year-old transgender teenager was stabbed, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries, Metro Transit Police told BuzzFeed. Authorities are investigating to determine whether it was a hate crime. Update: A suspect has been charged in connection with the attack.
A Fort Myers, Fla., man was arrested and faces murder charges after a transgender woman was found dead and burned behind a dumpster June 19.