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Arkansas set of anti-LGBTQ bills.

As you already know, there is a wave of hatred against transgender people that has spread across the American states with anti-trans laws.

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North Carolina set of pro-LGBTQ bills.

After the bad news from Arkansas where a bunch of anti-LGBTQ laws has been passed, signed into law, or are about to be signed into law, let’s move on to North Carolina where four pro-LGBTQ bills have been introduced by legislators and the group Equality NC.

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Tennessee bill for parents on the LGBTQ curriculum.

After approving a measure in March that prevented trans children from playing sports on teams that reflect their true gender, Tennessee lawmakers have once again approved an anti-LGBTQ bill.

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Corporations oppose Texas anti-LGBTQ bills.

Just like in other American states I talked about in the last few weeks, Arkansas and North Carolina, for example, Texas legislators are considering a whole group of anti-LGBTQ bills. Except that in Texas, 41 companies including Amazon, American Airlines, Apple, Dell Technologies, Facebook, IBM, Levi Strauss, Marriott International, Microsoft, and Silicon Labs, who are either based in the state or do business there, have just teamed up to ask lawmakers to cut the crap.

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Krasnik faces consequences due to the "LGBTQ-free zones" resolution.

I’ve been telling you a lot lately about what’s happening in Poland, about the anti-LGBTQ stances, about the so-called “free of LGBTQ” zones, about the sanctions taken by the European Union, and about the so-called “LGBTQ Freedom Zone”, but today I’d like to show you the concrete consequences of the resolution of the so-called “LGBTQ-free zones” because you’d think that nothing would happen to those municipalities who signed this resolution.

Well, think again, it hits home, and it hurts, as the mayor of Krasnik, Wojciech Wilk, found out.

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Poland to lose billions of euros because of discriminatory laws.

Poland is in a tough spot. The European Union has threatened to cut its budget over discriminatory laws.

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