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Trump bans transgender folks from serving in military

Donald Trump announces ban on trans folks in the military.

Despite the progress the government has made in accepting trans men and women in the military, President Trump made an announcement today that they will no longer be allowed to serve.

Nicole Murray-Ramirez meets Idaho LGBT leaders

Nicole Murray-Ramirez with John McCrostie.

Activist and Mayor of Hillcrest Nicole Murray-Ramirez was in Idaho over the weekend.

The trip was a five-day tour in which he met with state LGBT leaders.

Murray-Ramirez also spoke at a fundraiser that honored Boise Pridefest.

The Dallas Eagle owner is running for governor of Texas

Jeffrey Payne is running for

Jeffrey Payne is no stranger to diversity, but it may take a little more than that to secure him a place at the governor’s office, replacing the current one, Republican Greg Abbott.

The openly gay, 49-year-old Democrat is not really worried about what others think of his candidacy; he is raring to make a change in the conservative state.

Gay student forced to watch ex-gay sermon video

A student who attended the nation’s richest private school, The Milton Hershey school in Pennsylvania says he was forced to watch an ex-gay conversion video after being caught looking at gay pornography seven years ago.

Then in 2016, the student, Adam Dobson, filed a federal lawsuit to which the school called “outrageous.”

Texas tries to chip away at marriage equality rights for city workers

They court overturned a previous decision made by the lower court which favored benefits and sent it back to a lower court.

The Texas Supreme Court has ruled unanimously on Friday that same-sex couples working for the City of Houston may not be privy to the same rights as their heterosexual counterparts.

They court overturned a previous decision made by the lower court which favored benefits and sent it back to a lower court.

Star of David banned during Chicago Pride

Star of David banned from Chicago Pride.

The Star of David was not welcome at an alternative Chicago Pride event over the weekend, according to Newsweek

Jewish people who were a part of the Dyke March celebration, displaying the symbol were asked to take them down as some people found them “offensive.”

The Supreme Court rules same-sex couples can be on birth certificates

In allowing the inclusion of all couples, no matter what type of marriage to added to birth certificates makes easier school registration, medical treatments and other situations where the document is required as proof.

On Monday, The Supreme Court made a ruling to allow same-sex couples to be listed as parents on birth certificates.

This case Pavan v. Smith concerns the rights of same-sex couples being allowed to legally have their names on birth certificates the same way straight couples are.

Supreme Court to hear same-sex wedding cake case

Jack Phillips, the owner of the Masterpiece Cakes refused to serve same-sex couples.

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is going to hear a case between a same-sex couple and a religious business owner in Colorado who refuses to bake a wedding cake for LGBT community members.

On Monday, the justices said they are going to consider whether the baker can refuse to make cakes for couples based on his religious beliefs.