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Argument in US Supreme Court abortion case concerns LGBTQ advocates

Argument in US Supreme Court abortion case concerns LGBTQ advocates

By Lisa Keen

The primary issue before the U.S. Supreme Court December 1 was abortion, but a swirl of other critical questions drew the justices' attention.

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By by Jay Blotcher and Cynthia Laird | December 1, 2021

Veteran progressive activist and TV, film, and stage producer Scott Robbe died November 21, according to a statement by Paul Algiers, a longtime friend and the executor of Mr. Robbe's estate.

By Lisa Keen | November 22, 2021

Nine years after telling a gay couple she could not prepare a flower arrangement for their wedding because of her religious beliefs, the owner of a flower shop in Washington state has agreed to pay $5,000 to settle the dispute.


By Lisa Keen | November 18, 2021

President Joe Biden on November 17 nominated a second lesbian to serve on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

By | November 17, 2021

U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors allege Daniel Andrew McGee tried to kill a gay man he met through Grindr over the summer. He was taken into FBI custody November 15 and charged with a federal hate crime.


By John Ferrannini | November 16, 2021

A National Institute of Mental Health study shows no racial difference in suicidality among gay and bisexual men in the U.S., but did find white lesbian and bisexual women were at higher risk than Black lesbian and bisexual women.

By John Ferrannini | November 9, 2021

Fiona Dawson, a bisexual filmmaker, is coming out with a new illustrated book to address misconceptions about LGBTQ people. "Are Bisexuals Just Greedy? And 20 Other Rather Direct Questions Asked of the LGBTQ+ Community."


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 8, 2021

A lesbian former Bay Area councilwoman Sunday officially kicked off her second campaign for an Oregon congressional seat. Jamie McLeod-Skinner is one of at least four out candidates running for Congress in 2022 on the West Coast.

By Lisa Keen | November 3, 2021

LGBTQ candidates scored some milestones in the Noivember 2 elections, according to preliminary returns.


By Lisa Keen | November 2, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave LGBTQ legal activists a significant sigh of relief. It also appeared to take some heed of the fact that a Texas abortion ban under scrutiny could have significant implications for same-sex marriage.

By John Ferrannini | November 2, 2021

From Ancient Egypt to a baroque-era Mardi Gras party, read about artistic depictions of women and LGBTQs at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art as described by classicist Andrew Lear.


By Lisa Keen | November 1, 2021

The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed the appointment of the first openly LGBTQ woman for a seat on a federal appeals circuit bench.

By Michael K. Lavers, Washington Blade | October 27, 2021

The State Department on Wednesday issued the first U.S. passport with an "X" gender marker.


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