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Kentucky couldn't pass a single anti-LGBTQ+ bill this session — and it's not alone

"It’s clear that the anti-LGBTQ+ agenda is starting to fail, both in Kentucky and across the country."

Biden issues proclamation for Transgender Day of Visibility amid Republican attacks on trans rights

The president is uplifting transgender people while Republicans continue to try to legislate them out of public life.

Trans chaplain speaks to Tennessee legislature as Republicans try to erase people like her

Dahron Johnson told The Advocate why the speaking engagement was significant and what she hoped it did for transgender people’s representation amid Republican attacks on trans lives.

'Retaliation': Texas AG Paxton demands PFLAG provide names, addresses of trans members

A legal filing by PFLAG National revealed that Attorney General Ken Paxton of Texas was seeking identification of transgender members.

United Nations urged to investigate Texas’ anti-LGBTQ+ legislation as ‘human rights crisis’ (exclusive)

Equality Texas, ACLU, GLAAD, and Human Rights Campaign seek global intervention in response to Texas’ systematic attack on transgender rights.

Massachusetts Police Officer Searches Middle School Classroom For LGBTQ+ Book, 'Concerning' Video Shows

A police officer entered a middle school classroom to search for an "inappropriate" book. And no, it wasn't 1984.

Meet the West Virginian Middle School Student Challenging a Trans Sports Ban in Federal Court

"We just want to be accepted, and she just wants to be a kid. It shouldn’t be that hard to be a kid,” the girl's mom said.

Federal Judge Blocks Arkansas Law Targeting Books & Librarians

Again the judiciary stands in the way of GOP attempts to erase LGBTQ+ people.

Missouri Families Sue to Block Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

The ban on care for trans minors and certain adults is set to go into effect August 28.

Montana Judge Rules Transgender Birth Certificate Law Unconstitutional

The judge also held the state in contempt for violating a court order regarding sex designation rules.

Democrats Introduce Bill to Support LGBTQ & Women’s History in Schools

The bill comes at a time when Republicans are trying to erase and rewrite certain histories.

California Lawmakers Celebrate Drag Nun & Pride Month While GOP Seethes

The state’s legislature is entering Pride Month loud and proud.

Texas Is Latest and Largest State to Ban Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill to this effect into law Friday.

L.A. Pride Organizers Announce Trio of Grand Marshals for Its 2023 Parade

The parade will be held on June 11.

Missouri Judge Halts Restrictions on Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Adults and Youth

The restrictions were set to go into effect on Thursday.

Tennessee Families Sue to Block Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

“The Heath Care Ban violates the constitutional rights of Tennessee adolescents and their parents, and — if it goes into effect — will cause severe and irreparable harm,” the complaint says.

RuPaul Condemns Anti-Drag Bills, Says Queens Are Queer World's Marines

On Instagram, the drag star encouraged followers to register to vote and fight back.

Advocates Protest Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills in Missouri Legislature

They rallied against the rash of anti-LGBTQ+ bills being introduced by Missouri Republicans.

Missouri Leads Nation in Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislation in 2023, Says ACLU

Cruelty toward queer and trans people is one of the features employed by GOP lawmakers and not a bug of their legislation.