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Target scales back on LGBTQ+ Pride Month merch after right-wing outrage damages sales

The retailer, which has almost 2,000 locations across the United States, will only stock Pride products in about half of their stores.

Marjorie Taylor Greene finally did it: She triggered motion to end Mike Johnson’s run as Speaker of the House

The Georgia Republican triggered a privileged motion to vacate the office of Speaker of the House on Wednesday afternoon.

Federal investigation opens into Owasso Public Schools after death of Nex Benedict

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has initiated an investigation into the Oklahoma school district where the 16-year-old sophomore went to school and was bullied before his death.

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Utah Gov. signs anti-trans bathroom bill, which advocates say is 'harassment in the most private of settings'

HB 257 defines a “women’s bathroom” and “men’s bathroom” as spaces exclusively designated for females and males, and includes criminal penalties for those found in violation.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signs executive order banning gender-affirming surgeries for minors

Transgender adults in Ohio will now also be required to undergo psychiatric care before receiving gender-affirming treatment.

Gay Senate Staffer Allegedly in Hearing Room Sex Video Fired

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin's office says the man no longer works in the U.S. Senate after video allegedly showing him having sex in a hearing room went viral.

Kevin McCarthy, Former Speaker of the House, Says He's Quitting Congress

McCarthy’s departure marks the end of a turbulent congressional career and the beginning of a new chapter in GOP politics.

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George Santos, the Fabulist Lawmaker, Is Expelled from Congress

The gay New York Republican congressman’s curtain call has come on his most extraordinary performance as the sixth person in history to be kicked out of the body.

George Santos Won’t Seek Reelection After Scathing Ethics Report Released

The embattled gay New York congressman says he will not seek reelection in the wake of a damning ethics report that found he most likely broke federal law.

George Santos Dodges Expulsion as House Vote Falls Short of Ousting the Embattled Gay Lawmaker

Despite a swirl of controversies, mounting legal trouble, and a GOP-led resolution, Rep. George Santos evaded being kicked out of Congress.

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Instagram Suspends 'Gays Against Groomers' Amid Scrutiny of Meta’s Moderation Policies

The suspension follows a report criticizing Meta’s handling of hateful anti-LGBTQ+ content on Instagram.

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North Carolina's Gender-Affirming Care Ban for Transgender Youth Faces Legal Challenge

A new Lambda Legal lawsuit alleges HB 808’s ban on gender-affirming care for minors violates Constitution and Affordable Care Act rights.

Kevin McCarthy Ousted from Speakership in Historic Vote, GOP Fractured

McCarthy’s fall from grace exposes the Republican Party's internal turmoil and leaves the House with an uncertain future.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Trailblazing LGBTQ+ Rights Advocate, Dies at 90

Feinstein leaves legacy of championing women’s and LGBTQ+ rights.

Mitch McConnell Freezes Again Live on Camera

The Senate Republican leader had a similar episode a month ago.

House Republican ‘Terrorists’ Target LGBTQ+ Community Center Funding in ‘Unprecedented’ Move

Democrats in the House of Representatives are livid and have called out their GOP colleagues.

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Florida's Medicaid Ban for Gender-Affirming Care Struck Down by Judge

"Gender identity is real," Judge Robert Hinkle wrote in finding the ban violated federal law and the U.S. Constitution.

New York Schools on Lock Out After Second Bomb Threat Over LGBTQ+ Book

For the second time in two days students in a Rochester-area school district have been terrorized because somebody doesn’t like the books in the school library.

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John Fetterman Hospitalized, Receiving Treatment For Depression

The Pennsylvania senator's office said his depression has been severe recently.