Cuba Legalizes Same Sex Marriage

Cuba Legalizes Same Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage in Cuba has been legalized after people in Cuba voted for a family code, which gave more protections for minorities located on the island, announced on Monday by the country’s National Electoral Council. Preliminary results showed that around 74% of the 8.4 million permitted Cubans took part in the vote. Close to 74% […]

Supreme Court Sides With Catholic Agency in LGBTQ Foster Care Case

Supreme Court Sides With Catholic Agency in LGBTQ Foster Care Case

The United States Supreme Court sided with religious rights over LGBTQ rights in its ruling in favor of a Catholic Social Services (CSS) agency’s lawsuit filed after the Department of Human Services (DHS) of Philadelphia refused to place children for foster care because of its policy barring gay couples from applying as foster parents. On June […]

Chelsea Manning the Transgender Soldier

Chelsea Manning the Transgender Soldier

On Sept 9, 2016, Chelsea Manning, a transgender soldier, was granted her request for gender transition surgery. The decision to end her hunger strike on September 9, came forth after the U.S. Army agreed to get her medical treatment for her gender dysphoria, as reported by Buzz Feed News. Currently, the transgender soldier is serving a 35-year prison […]

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