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By Associated Press
Pope Francis has criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as "unjust," saying God loves all his children just as they are.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Wisconsin Republicans have again allowed therapists, social workers and counselors to try to change LGBTQ clients' gender identities and sexual orientations — a scientifically discredited practice known as conversion therapy.
By Harm Venhuizen, Associated Press
The 988 mental health and suicide prevention helpline has quickly expanded its reach in the six months since it launched. It has received just over 2 million calls, texts and chat messages since July.
By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
Health care workers from around the country have spoken out against remarks by allies of Benjamin Netanyahu calling for a law to allow discrimination against LGBTQ people in hospitals and businesses.
By Isaac Scharf, Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press
By Candice Norwood, The 19th
The president has prioritized nominating people from underrepresented backgrounds in terms of race, gender and professional experience, but advocates say there’s still ‘a long way to go.’…
By Colleen Slevin, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
Authorities say the person who would later kill five at a Colorado gay nightclub was on the FBI's radar a day before being arrested for threatening to kill family members.
By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press
The suspect accused of entering a Colorado Springs gay nightclub and killing five people and wounding 17 others was formally charged with hate crimes as well as murder.
By Amna Nawaz, Dorothy Hastings
Drag shows are no longer the underground phenomenon they once were. In fact, family-themed drag events are often held in many cities for younger audiences. But as the backlash and rhetoric against LGBTQ people have grown, so have the threats…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The bill, which would ensure that same-sex and interracial marriages are enshrined in federal law, was approved 61-36 on Tuesday, including support from 12 Republicans.
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