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NAACP endorses Equality Act

(Posted Mar 22, 2019)

The Equality Act got a big boost on Friday night after the NAACP, the nation’s oldest African-American civil rights organization, publicly endorsed the LGBTQ rights bill currently making its way through Congress. “We support what it does — and we support it now,” Hilary Shelton, the director of the NAACP’s D.C. bureau, told NBC News. […] The post NAACP endorses Equality Act appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

California transgender man sues Catholic hospital over denial of surgery

(Posted Mar 22, 2019)

A transgender man in California is suing a California Catholic hospital for backing out of performing his gender confirmation surgery at the last minute and refusing to reschedule. The ACLU Foundation of Northern California, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California and the law firm Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP filed the suit on behalf of […] The post California transgender man sues Catholic hospital over denial of surgery appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Chick-fil-A is still giving millions of dollars to anti-LGBTQ groups

(Posted Mar 22, 2019)

Chick Fil-A donated $1.6 million to an organization with a "sexual purity" policy that bans "homosexual acts" The post Chick-fil-A is still giving millions of dollars to anti-LGBTQ groups appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls conversion therapy “torture” at Minnesota rally

(Posted Mar 22, 2019)

Minnesota one of 21 states attempting to restrict therapists from changing youths' sexual orientation The post Congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls conversion therapy “torture” at Minnesota rally appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

West Virginia assistant principal accused of harassing transgender student will lose job at end of school year

(Posted Mar 22, 2019)

15-year-old student says assistant principal demanded he use the urinal to "prove" he was a boy The post West Virginia assistant principal accused of harassing transgender student will lose job at end of school year appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 

Kona Grill’s Antonio Troia wins regional Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic competition

(Posted Mar 21, 2019)

Second time's the charm for the bartender, who will take part in the national competition in June The post Kona Grill’s Antonio Troia wins regional Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic competition appeared first on Metro Weekly .

 


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5 heartbreaking gay hotspot closures: Cobalt, The Caliph, and more

(Posted Mar 24, 2019)

Gone but not forgotten.

 

PHOTOS: Box Menswear cranked up the heat in Thailand, and that’s saying something

(Posted Mar 24, 2019)

Um, hi.

 

Why hasn’t Google removed this ‘pray away the gay’ app?

(Posted Mar 24, 2019)

The antigay app is still available for download from Google’s Play Store, and more than 139,000 petitioners are wondering why.

 

Gay Tennessee high schoolers attend prom together, homophobes be damned

(Posted Mar 24, 2019)

This is adorable.

 

Meet Andrew Yang, the first anti-circumcision presidential candidate

(Posted Mar 24, 2019)

Meet the uncut candidate.

 

Foraging, windmills, and a bar called Eagle: Discover why Wales is wild in 2019

(Posted Mar 24, 2019)

"Even the islands can be easy to access up close, with the help of a kayak or paddleboard; perhaps one of the resident dolphins or seals will even swim by and say hello!"