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2 Brutal Attacks On Gay Men Spark Fears Of Anti-LGBT Crime Wave In Austin: VIDEOS

This post originally published by Towleroad. Three gay men were attacked in two separate incidents outside nightclubs in Austin last week, in what one of the victims believes may be a pattern of anti-LGBT violence. Robert Foster and a friend, both drag performers, suffered serious injuries early Wednesday when they were jumped after leaving a show during “Tuesgayz” — …

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Texas judge halts federal transgender health protections

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas on Saturday ordered a halt to another Obama administration effort to strengthen transgender rights, this time over health rules that social conservatives say could force doctors to violate their religious beliefs. The latest injunction …

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How LGBTQ people and Jews were stereotyped as violent predators

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. LGBTQ people and Jews have historically been regarded as wolves in sheep’s clothing. Francis Barlow [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons By initially passing and then failing to repeal House Bill 2 in North Carolina, which Governor Pat McCrory signed into law, the North …

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New York City issues first known intersex birth certificate

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Sara Kelly Keenan is the first person in California, and the second in the nation, to receive a non-binary gender designation. Sara Kelly Keenan New York City issued the first known birth certificate to list “intersex” rather than “male” or “female” last week …

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Will President Trump cut aid to international queer and intersex advocates?

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. With three weeks until the inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president of the United States, activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people here and abroad are expressing fear that the incoming administration will abandon their cause for equal rights. At …

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Pat McCrory Is Still Trying to Protect His Anti-LGBT Legacy

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. With his last grasp to power, Pat McCrory tried to defend the Republican super majority he’s relied on in North Carolina to keep his anti-LGBT law in place. A court ruled after the election that North Carolina had racially gerrymandered districts responsible for …

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Young Kennedy Gets Arrested After Standing Up for Gay Friend

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. A young member of the Kennedy family was arrested at an Aspen nightclub for standing up for a gay friend, according to the Aspen Daily News. Conor Kennedy was at the Bootsy Bellows nightclub when his friend was called a faggot, according to …

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