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One Perfect Instagram Post Perfectly Links Women’s And LGBT Struggles, Drops Mic On GOP Mansplaining And “Bathroom Bill”

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One of the greatest breakthroughs in the modern movement for basic human and civil rights has been different contemporary leaders’ ability to highlight, link, and strengthen the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and economic modality. The concept, known officially as Intersectionality, describes the ways in which oppressive institutions of …

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Ted Cruz Thinks Trans People Should Only Pee At Home If They Aren’t Comfortable With “Bathroom Bills”

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Equates peeing to “imposing your lifestyle on others” Following North Carolina’s passing of HB2, the so-called “Bathroom Bill” which along with barring local and countywide officials from passing ordinances prohibiting discrimination against LGBT persons also stipulates that trans-people must use the bathroom of their “biological origin,” similarly discriminatory legislation has begun …

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Target Issues Strong Response To LGBT Discrimination, Says Customers Welcome In Fitting Rooms/Bathrooms Corresponding With Gender Identity

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Company issues official statement titled “Continuing to Stand for Inclusivity” As states and school districts across the country in GOP controlled legislatures grapple with laws and ordinances stipulating transgender bathroom – among other legalized discrimination under the guise of “Religious Liberty,” – one multinational retail giant is standing in solidarity against bigotry …

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Tennessee Becomes Latest State To Use “Religious Liberty” As A Justification For LGBT Discrimination

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HB 1840 allows mental health professionals to refuse service to LGBT persons based on a “sincerely held religious belief” Tennessee state lawmakers Wednesday afternoon passed HB 1840, a bill that would effectively allow mental health professionals to refuse service to anyone based on the “religious liberty” of the counselor, therapist, or …

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Wisconsin Elects LGBT Bigot To Supreme Court Who Once Mocked “Queers With AIDS”

In this Sept. 17, 2015 file photo, Judge Rebecca Bradley speaks in Milwaukee. Gov. Scott Walker plans to appoint the conservative-backed appeals court judge to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, giving her an advantage of incumbency heading into the spring election. Two people with knowledge of Bradley’s selection confirmed the pick to The Associated Press on Friday, Oct. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Greg Moore, File)

Newly elected Supreme Court justice once said “homosexuals and drug addicts who do essentially kill themselves and others through their own behavior deservedly receive none of my sympathy” Wisconsin voters have officially elected Rebecca Bradley – the bigoted anti-LGBT conservative who has made repeatedly discriminatory remarks towards gay, lesbian, transgender, and …

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Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Signs HB 1523 Into Law, Clears Way For Legalized Discrimination Of LGBT Persons

LGBT Equal Rights Activists demonstrate outside of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant's State of the State Address

HB 1523, “Religious Liberty Accommodation Act” officially signed into law, as governor indicated he would do last week Allows state employees, corporations, individuals, healthcare providers, and nonprofit organizations to use religion as a justification for discrimination Mississippi’s governor Phil Bryant has officially signed House Bill 1523 into law Tuesday, paving …

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