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A GOP school board member tried to ban a student's art for being 'offensive' to Christians

Conservative Timothy Simmons tried (and failed) to get his Virginia district to turn on a queer student's moving art piece about religious trauma.

TikTok may be banned in the U.S. after Biden signs new law — Why?

What does a TikTok ban actually mean for users and creators? Here's what you need to know.

Kansas bill requires ID to view material 'harmful to minors,' including 'acts of homosexuality'

The Kansas legislature has passed a bill that requires age verification to view "material harmful to minors," which includes "acts of homosexuality."

Pornhub suspends Texas access over age verification: 'Ineffective, haphazard, & dangerous'

Pornhub said the law infringes "on the rights of adults to access protected speech" while "employing the least effective and yet also most restrictive" policies.

The House voted to ban TikTok. Here's what that could mean for you.

The bill now heads to the Senate, where it faces steep hurdles to getting passed.

West Virginia Republicans want to prosecute 'pedophile librarians' over 'obscene' material

Not sure what constitutes "obscene matter?" Neither are the West Virginia Republicans who wrote a new bill seeking to prosecute educators for spreading it.

Judge tosses Disney suit claiming Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis retaliated over 'don't say gay' critique

Disney hasn't shown it was harmed by the state's takeover of a special district previously controlled by the company, Judge Allen Winsor said.

Texas book ban law is likely unconstitutional, appeals court rules

The Texas READER Act's restrictions on book vendors' sales to schools can't be enforced while a lawsuit continues, the Fifth Circuit ruled.

Tennessee Republican wants to ban 'political' flags in schools after being triggered by LGBTQ+ Pride

State Rep. Gino Bulso has proposed a bill to ban all flags in schools that aren’t the United States or Tennessee flag, saying he specifically sought to target the LGBTQ+ flag.

Virginia Library Temporarily Avoids Closing Over LGBTQ+ Books Controversy

A temporary lifeline for Samuels Public Library fuels a broader struggle over free speech, discrimination, and community values as residents and officials clash over LGBTQ+ books.

Michigan Homophobic Farmer Wins Lawsuit Against City

A federal judge finds East Lansing improperly denied the farmer’s participation in a local farmers market.

Montana City Could Refuse LGBTQ+ Pride Parade Permit Over Drag Ban

The group joined a lawsuit challenging the state’s restriction on drag performances.

North Carolina School Board Member Censured for Anti-LGBTQ+ Facebook Post

He defended himself saying it’s his First Amendment right to “wake up against woke.”

Texas Judge Refuses to Marry Same-Sex Couples, Cites Supreme Court Decision

She claims that the decision that allowed a Colorado web designer not to be forced to create a site contrary to her beliefs extends to her view that only heterosexual couples should be married.

Chasten Buttigieg Slams Transphobic Michigan Salon Owner From His Hometown

The Buttigieg family lives in Traverse City, where the owner of a local salon banned transgender and queer customers.

Michigan Salon Owner Refuses to Serve LGBTQ+ Community Because of ‘Pedophiles’

She says because she believes that the “+” indicates “pedophiles,” she’s refusing to serve the “TQ+” community.

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Tennesseans Can No Longer Update Gender Markers on Official Documents

As of July 1, only one’s sex assigned at birth as reflected on a birth certificate can be noted on identification documents in Tennessee.

Texas County Votes to Keep Library Running After Threatening It Over Banned Books

It comes after a judge ordered the books returned to the library shelves.

University President Who Banned Drag May Have Violated Texas Law

In a matter some might call ironic, the conservative administrator’s unilateral action banning drag performance from campus may violate a free expression law signed by the Republican governor.