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The Cherokee Tribal Council ignored the marriage equality ordinance.

The Cherokee Council did not take same-sex marriage seriously, and it shows. The Council had a meeting last week to discuss the idea of legalizing marriage equality on the Qualla Boundary. One LGBTQ member of the Cherokee Nation, Tamara Thompson, wanted to see this happen but when Chairman Adam Wachacha reminded Council they had not deemed Thompson’s ordinance read and tabled, he was met with silence from all other members.

Columbia, SC banned conversion therapies for LGBTQ minors.

How an ordinance was passed banning "conversion therapy" for LGBTQ minors living in Columbia, South Carolina.

North Dakota bans conversion therapy.

It took Bianca Bell, a social worker who chairs the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners, more than a year to craft a bill banning social workers from performing “conversion therapy” on LGBTQ people or anyone else who questions their sexual orientation or gender identity.

And despite a very close vote, 8 for and 7 against, members of the North Dakota Administrative Rules Committee, which licenses social workers in the state, approved the bill.

The U.S. embassy is flying an rainbow flag in the Vatican to celebrate the LGBTQ Pride Month.

The U.S. Embassy in the Vatican is putting the spotlight on LGBTQ rights as human rights and is celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month with a rainbow flag.

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LGBTQ Rights In Michigan

The news out of Michigan is one part positive, one part negative, but there have still been some nice advances in LGBTQ rights in recent years.

Monday, 09 March 2020 23:09

LGBTQ Rights In Virginia

How are LGBTQ rights progressing in Virginia? Well, pretty well, actually.

Transgender rights in the U.S. have been a hot topic. Let's take a look at what is happening with transgender rights in America.

Napa Valley College LGBTQ Studies Degrees.

Napa Valley College’s first two LGBTQ Studies graduate students have been announced.

President Joe Biden put the LGBTQ healthcare protection back.

Well, hardly a week goes by without a pro-LGBTQ announcement from the White House! So this week, on the agenda, President Biden flipped the ban that prevented protection for LGBTQ people in healthcare.

Buncombe County in North Carolina approved a nondiscrimination ordinance.

You’ll be pleased to know that a new North Carolina county has just brought protections to LGBTQ people with a nondiscrimination ordinance.