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LGBTQ+ News

November 8, 2019

Welcome to back to YUNGMIGA’s Friday Queer Catch-Up, a weekly post where folks can catch up recent LGBTQ+ news and pop culture.

NEWS ROUND UP

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Walter Mercado, a flamboyant astrologer and TV star popular across Latin America, dies at 88

Televis...

November 8, 2019

A Kentucky Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of a print shop owner from Lexington, Kentucky, who refused to print messages on products that “violated his deeply hard religious beliefs.”

This case isn’t by any means new or recent. It dates back to 2012 after the G...

November 5, 2019

The Eau Claire City Council in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is attempting to take steps to bringing more awareness to the transgender community and declared Nov. 14 through Nov. 20 as Transgender Awareness Week.

County board member Zoe Roberts, a transgender woman and activis...

November 1, 2019

Welcome back to yungmiga’s Queer Catch Up, a weekly post where folks can catch up recent queer news and pop culture.

News round-up

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The United States’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) admitted the foot...

October 25, 2019

Welcome back to yungmiga’s Queer Catch Up, a weekly post where folks can catch up recent queer news and pop culture.

News Round-Up

Federal judge overturns ObamaCare transgender protections, ruling that the 2016 policy is a religious freedom violation of Christian provide...

October 18, 2019

Welcome back to yungmiga’s Queer Catch-Up, a weekly post where folks can catch up recent queer news and pop culture.

News Round-Up

The U.S. Supreme Court divided on LGBTQ+ employment protection cases they heard on Oct. 8; however, Justice Neil Gorsuch could be deciding v...

October 11, 2019

Welcome to yungmiga’s Queer Catch-Up, a weekly post where folks can catch up recent queer news, pop culture and upcoming queer events in Chicago.

News round-up

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A trans University of Georgia employee and former "Queer Eye" guest, Skyler Jay, f...

October 8, 2019

 Supreme Court building | Wix

Today (Oct. 8), the United States Supreme Court will hear three major cases that can make or break the future of employment protections for LGBTQ+ folks.

Altitude Express Inc. v Zarda was filed on behalf of Donald Zarda who was fired from hi...

October 5, 2019

Robert Geller, an Airbnb Superhost turned founder and CEO, created FabStayz for LGBTQ+ travelers to feel safer and more welcomed when looking for a place to stay while traveling.

FabStayz will “brings an end to travelers having to message hosts ensuring they are 'okay'...

October 4, 2019

Welcome to the very first edition of yungmiga’s Queer Catch-Up, a weekly post where folks can catch up recent queer news, pop culture and upcoming events.

News round-up

Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will have “Gay Days” return this weekend, Oct. 4-6. There w...

September 24, 2019

Two council members from Washington D.C. introduced two versions of a bill. Both are proposing a ban on the use of the “LGBTQ+ Panic Defense.”

LGBTQ+ Panic Defense is a legal strategy that some lawyers use in court to argue that their client’s violent reaction was a res...

September 19, 2019

For the first time in history, a major news network will broadcast presidential candidates on television to focus on solely LGBTQ+ topics for “Power of our Pride,” a town-hall style debate hosted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

The event will air on Thursday, Oct. 1...

June 11, 2019

The tradition of flying the rainbow pride flag at U.S. embassies across the globe began during former President Barack Obama’s term; however, the Trump administration is rejecting requests from U.S. embassy offices across the globe to fly the pride flag.

Four U.S. embas...

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