Category: LGBTQ

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Dec
2020

Historian Fined For Claiming Holocaust Survivor Was In A Lesbian AffairHistorian Fined For Claiming Holocaust Survivor Was In A Lesbian Affair

University of Warwick historian Anna Hájková will have to pay a fine of €4,000 after violating an injunction in a legal battle over her claims that a Jewish Holocaust survivor engaged in a lesbian affair with a Nazi guard. A German court placed the fine, roughly equivalent to $4,892, on Hájková after she had violated […]

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Dec
2020

Anti-Gay Hungarian Politician Resigns After Being Caught At Massive Male Orgy In Violation Of COVID-19 Gathering RestrictionsAnti-Gay Hungarian Politician Resigns After Being Caught At Massive Male Orgy In Violation Of COVID-19 Gathering Restrictions

A European Parliament member representing Hungary’s Fidesz party, József Szájer, has resigned after he was caught leaving a large gathering that was described as a male-orgy, in violation of Belgium’s strict lockdown rules banning large gatherings. Szájer admitted Sunday that he broke Belgium’s coronavirus lockdown rules to attend what he described as just a “private […]

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Dec
2020

Nasdaq Wants The Power To Force Companies To Require At Least 1 Woman And 1 LGBTQ Person In Board PositionsNasdaq Wants The Power To Force Companies To Require At Least 1 Woman And 1 LGBTQ Person In Board Positions

December 01, 2020 3:32 PM ET Nasdaq is pushing for companies to be required to have at least two “diverse” board directors, numerous sources reported.  The exchange would require listed companies to have at least one woman and one person who identifies as either an underrepresented minority or as LGBTQ on their boards and as […]

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Sep
2020

Chicago LGBTQ Neighborhood Will Change Name From ‘Boystown’ Over Concerns The Name Isn’t InclusiveChicago LGBTQ Neighborhood Will Change Name From ‘Boystown’ Over Concerns The Name Isn’t Inclusive

A LGBTQ neighborhood in Chicago will end the use of its name, “Boystown,” after complaints that the name wasn’t inclusive and was exclusively for gay white men, the Chicago Tribune reported. The neighborhood will instead be called Northalsted, the Northalsted Business Alliance announced, after complaints that the 30-year-old name excludes women and gender nonbinary people, […]

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Sep
2020

Kroger Sued Over Alleged Religious Discrimination After Firing Employees Who Say They Refused To Wear Rainbow LGBTQ SymbolKroger Sued Over Alleged Religious Discrimination After Firing Employees Who Say They Refused To Wear Rainbow LGBTQ Symbol

Former employees of Kroger are suing the company in federal court over claims that they were fired for refusing to wear an apron with an LGBTQ rainbow symbol that would have defied their religious beliefs, numerous sources reported Thursday. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reportedly filed the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the […]

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Jul
2020

‘Gesture Of Hate’: Vancouver Police Investigate Skid Marks Left By Car On Rainbow Pride Crosswalk‘Gesture Of Hate’: Vancouver Police Investigate Skid Marks Left By Car On Rainbow Pride Crosswalk

Police in West Vancouver, Canada, are investigating skid marks that appear to be from car tires on a rainbow pride crosswalk. After hearing a loud tire-squealing sound outside, officers discovered that someone had left skid marks on the crosswalk Monday, the department says in a statement. Investigators would like to speak with the driver responsible […]

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Jun
2020

Nearly 200 Protest ‘Racist’ Gay Bar Dress Code Copied From Pittsburgh Public SchoolNearly 200 Protest ‘Racist’ Gay Bar Dress Code Copied From Pittsburgh Public School

June 25, 2020 12:44 PM ET Roughly 200 people gathered to protest a local gay bar in Pittsburgh for its “racist” dress code, which a worker reportedly told WPXI news channel was directly copied from nearby public schools. Protesters shut down a heavily trafficked road in downtown Pittsburgh to protest 941 Saloon’s dress code, which […]

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May
2020

Two Maryland High Schools Will Offer LGBTQ Studies Class, Set To Expand To Other SchoolsTwo Maryland High Schools Will Offer LGBTQ Studies Class, Set To Expand To Other Schools

Two high schools in Montgomery County, Maryland, will begin offering a course on gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) history and culture in the spring of 2021. Montgomery County’s Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to create an LGBTQ studies course which will be offered at two high schools before expanding to eight more schools […]

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Feb
2020

TikTok Video Shows Drag Queen Suggestively Crawl Up To A Child Before Embracing HerTikTok Video Shows Drag Queen Suggestively Crawl Up To A Child Before Embracing Her

February 28, 2020 10:32 AM ET A viral TikTok video of a drag brunch shows a drag queen suggestively crawl up to a child before embracing her. TikTok user Amelia Marino posted a video Feb. 9 captioned “Drag Brunch realness” that shows a room full of people watching a drag queen suggestively dance towards a […]

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