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News From The United-States

conversion therapy

 

The State of Georgia joins the ever-growing list of States with a proposed law to prohibit “conversion therapies”.

schools lgbtq history

 

Illinois could allow the teaching of LGBT history since the House of Representatives has just approved the bill by a 60-42 vote.

Thursday, 21 March 2019 03:21

Twelve anti-LGBT bills were introduced in Tennessee

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lgbt rights

 

A wave of anti-LGBT hatred could be unleashed in Tennessee. 12 bills going against our LGBTQ community - six in the House and six in the Senate - were introduced during this new legislative session, even if some had died last year.

Jim Matherly

 

A few days after Fairbanks' city council voted on a measure to ban discrimination against the LGBTQ community, Mayor Jim Matherly said he was considering a veto.

Dan McCay Craig Hall

 

Republican representatives are pressuring to ban “conversion therapies” to minors in Utah.

And as incredible as it may seem, the Mormon church won’t oppose this initiative.

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 03:59

LGBTQ history will be taught in New Jersey

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schools lgbtq history

 

It’s official! New Jersey will allow the teaching of LGBTQ history in all public middle and high schools.

megan hunt

 

Bisexual Senator Megan Hunt introduced a bill to ban “conversion therapies” - their sale and their advertising - in Nebraska.

anti bullying

 

A new survey shows that 64% of California students are bullied. It’s way too much! State legislators have therefore introduced a bill to provide teacher training and funds to school districts to develop anti-bullying tools for LGBTQ+ students.

richard grenell 

The US ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has launched an initiative against countries criminalizing homosexuality.

colorado house

 

The Colorado House has approved two LGBTQ bills! HB 1129 will prohibit “conversion therapies” to minors and HB 1039 will allow one to change one’s gender on a birth certificate without surgery.

lgbt rights

 

In Kansas, a few lawmakers have introduced several bills that would describe same-sex marriage as a “parody marriage”, prevent the recognition of transgender people, and allow conversion therapies.

minnesota house

 

Last week, the Health and Human Services Committee in the House of Minnesota approved the “conversion therapies” ban by a 10-6 vote.

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