This year, state legislatures across the country have introduced more than 100 bills to restrict trans rights. Last Tuesday, the first day of Pride Month, Florida became the eighth state targeting trans athletes. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with Chase…
By Ivette Feliciano
With the city’s massive Pride parade canceled, Sunday's performances were virtual, the flags flew in emptier than normal spaces and the protesters were masked.
By Deepti Hajela, Brian Mahoney, Associated Press
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or transgender identity is illegal. Justice Neil Gorsuch, one of the conservative members of the court, wrote the opinion. The decision represents a milestone for…
June is Pride Month, the anniversary of the 1969 riots by the LGBTQ community against police brutality at New York City’s Stonewall Inn. Now, with a recent wave of violence against black, transgender people, activists are demanding those stories be…
By Ivette Feliciano
By Courtney Norris
During the era of 1969’s Stonewall Riots, police raids against LGBTQ establishments were common. But when Stonewall patrons fought back, the modern gay rights movement was launched. On Stonewall’s 50th anniversary, Judy Woodruff gets perspective from Reverend Emma Chattin, activist…
By Jennifer Hijazi
Poet Hieu Minh Nguyen says stories like his are often left out of the “visible” Pride experience.
My experience for the first 18 years of my life in Mississippi was very much limited to the company of people who looked and lived just like me. As a teacher, I’ve noticed my students are infinitely more worldly wise…
By Corinne Segal
Walk into any LGBTQ pride event during the month of June, and you’ll probably end up dancing to Diana Ross’ 1980 iconic release “I’m Coming Out.” But Ross herself did not intend it that way.
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