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Former Log Cabin Republicans president comes out against Equality Act in op-ed

The former president of the Log Cabin Republicans is receiving pushback from some civil rights advocates who take issue with arguments he made in an op-ed for The Washington Examiner urging Congress not to pass the Equality Act. Gregory T. Angelo says the Equality Act — which, in summation, would amend the Civil Rights Act of […] The post Former Log Cabin Republicans president comes out against Equality Act in op-ed appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

NAACP endorses Equality Act

The Equality Act got a big boost on Friday night after the NAACP, the nation’s oldest African-American civil rights organization, publicly endorsed the LGBTQ rights bill currently making its way through Congress. “We support what it does — and we support it now,” Hilary Shelton, the director of the NAACP’s D.C. bureau, told NBC News. […] The post NAACP endorses Equality Act appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

California transgender man sues Catholic hospital over denial of surgery

A transgender man in California is suing a California Catholic hospital for backing out of performing his gender confirmation surgery at the last minute and refusing to reschedule. The ACLU Foundation of Northern California, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California and the law firm Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP filed the suit on behalf of […] The post California transgender man sues Catholic hospital over denial of surgery appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Chick-fil-A is still giving millions of dollars to anti-LGBTQ groups

Chick Fil-A donated $1.6 million to an organization with a "sexual purity" policy that bans "homosexual acts" The post Chick-fil-A is still giving millions of dollars to anti-LGBTQ groups appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls conversion therapy “torture” at Minnesota rally

Minnesota one of 21 states attempting to restrict therapists from changing youths' sexual orientation The post Congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls conversion therapy “torture” at Minnesota rally appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

West Virginia assistant principal accused of harassing transgender student will lose job at end of school year

15-year-old student says assistant principal demanded he use the urinal to "prove" he was a boy The post West Virginia assistant principal accused of harassing transgender student will lose job at end of school year appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

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