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Showing posts with label ban. Show all posts

06 January 2019

Hong Kong - Two gay men challenge Hong Kong ban on same-sex marriage

Reuters
The Straits Times


Hong Kong

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01 October 2018

16 September 2018

Uganda - Why Uganda hates homosexuality so much that it wants to ban a popular festival

Mildred Europa Taylor
Face 2 Face Africa


Kampala, Uganda

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24 August 2018

civil rights - Litigation on the Transgender Service Member Ban: An Update

Sarah Grant
LawFare

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ezs note:  Yeah, the article is just a wee bit long, but if you are either a member of the military or simply contemplating joining, it might be worth your while to read the whole thing.

28 July 2018

The U.S. State of Delaware Becomes the 15th State to Ban LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy

Duane Paul Murphy
College Media Network


Dover, DE (Delaware State Capitol)

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ezs note:  Delaware residents - Actually, the headline is a bit of a misnomer.  Read the whole article - it prevents minors from using 'reparative therapy', but once the person turns eighteen, hey, have at it.  This crackpot 'therapy' is no better than Dr. Hobgoblin's Magic Elixir. 

05 July 2018

27 June 2018

Wyoming - Local GOP endorses ban on discrimination

Frederica Kowley
Jackson Hole News & Guide


Jackson, WY

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05 May 2018

China - Chinese Social Media Site Reverses Gay Content Ban After Uproar

Javier C. Hernández, Zoe Mou
The New York Times


Terracotta Army, China (abt. 210 BCE)

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27 March 2018

Iowa - Republican senator opposes Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military

Zack Ford
ThinkProgress


Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)

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Transgender Air Force Officer On Trump's Ban And His Supportive Fellow Troops

Ari Shapiro, Noah Caldwell
NPR


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14 January 2018

SPLC seeks to defend ban on conversion therapy challenged by hate group

Press
Southern Poverty Law Center


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05 December 2017

11 November 2017

As Trump attempts a transgender military ban, Germany celebrates its first trans commander

Rick Noack
The Washington Post


Storkow, Germany

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04 November 2017

30 October 2017

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Ban On Transgender Service Members

Camila Domonoske
NPR


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ezs note:  If you want to read a more detailed Memorandum Opinion of Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, the transcript is about halfway down.  

16 October 2017

Connecticut Joins Legal Battle Over Trump's Ban On Transgender Troops

Russell Blair
Hartford Courant


Connecticut state capitol
(interior)

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