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UK study: Bathroom signage should describe what — not who — is inside

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation.   Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter A Uk study found support for gender neutral bathroom signage like those found at Cooper-Union. British university researchers are calling for an end to gendered-segregated bathroom signage following a government funded “Around the Toilet” study, …

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NYC Gay Club Owner Found Strangled in Apartment

This post originally published by Towleroad. The owner of a now-shuttered popular midtown gay club was found strangled in his apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The body of 54-year-old Savyon Zabar, owner of the Latin nightclub Escuelita, was found on a bed by his roomate, the NY Daily News reports: …

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Two Men in Nigeria Arrested For ‘Unlawful Sexual Act’: VIDEO

This post originally published by Towleroad. A court in Nigeria has granted bail for two men who were arrested for homosexuality. Under Nigerian law, same-sex intimacy is punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Benin City Chief Magistrate Mrs M.C. Ojobo said that the two accused – Paul Frank, …

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Transgender man sues Catholic hospital for refusing his hysterectomy

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Jionni Conforti poses for The Associated Press in his home, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Totowa, N.J. The transgender man has sued St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, N.J., after he said it cited religion in refusing to allow his surgeon to …

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Bryan Fischer thinks single-use bathrooms give trans people ‘special rights’

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Bryan Fischer, as seen from the toilet’s perspective AP (File) Bryan Fischer apparently needs potty training, given his recent pronouncement that single-use bathrooms — typically used by disabled people, parents changing diapers, and transgender people — provide “special rights” to trans folks. “You get …

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Will Obama’s greatest accomplishment be his record on LGBT rights?

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. The White House is illuminated in celebration after the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. Evan Vucci, AP It was a new look for the White House: illuminated in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court decision …

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