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Evangelical Lutheran Church Selects First Transgender Bishop

Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America announced that Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer is the church’s first transgender bishop. Rev. Dr. Rohrer, who was the first openly transgender pastor, will serve a six-year term as bishop at Sierra Pacific Synod. “It’s humbling. It’s inspiring,” Rev. Dr. Rohrer told CNN. “And I …

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JoJo Siwa Opens Up About Being Pansexual And Happy

JoJo Siwa

YouTube personality JoJo Siwa opened up to People about being pansexual and happy. The social media star is dating 18-year-old Kylie Prew. The two met on a cruise ship. “I still don’t know what I am. It’s like, I want to figure it out. And I have this joke. Her …

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Missouri, Kansas Legislators Propose Anti-Transgender Bills That Would Make It Illegal For Doctors To Perform Gender-Reassignment Services To People Under 18; LGBTQ Advocates Fight Back

Supreme Court for LGBTQ

LGBTQ advocates are trying to stop proposed anti-transgender bills from passing in Missouri and Kansas. Legislators in Missouri and Kansas have proposed bills that would make it illegal for doctors in the states to perform gender-reassignment services, procedures, or surgeries for transgender children under 18, according to KSHB’s Sarah Place. …

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In Historic Ruling, Supreme Court Protects LGBTQ Rights

Supreme Court for LGBTQ

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled that an existing civil rights law will extend protections to gay, lesbian, and transgender workers. The decision on Monday said Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bars discrimination based on sex, also covers sexual orientation. The decision upheld …

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Major New Study Says There Is No ’Gay Gene’

Gay Gene

The theory that people are born homosexual may now be put to rest, as scientists have concluded that a single “gay gene” that drives a person’s sexual behavior does not exist, thus concluding the largest genetic study ever conducted on the issue.  Researcher Ben Neale, director of genetics with the …

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GLAAD Announces Madonna As LGBTQ Award Recipient For Advocacy

Being a musical pioneer isn’t the only title #Madonna can be proud of. The rebellious icon has been called on by GLAAD to receive the Advocate for Change Award. The 30th GLAAD Media Awards dubbed the “Material Girl” with the honor because of her pursuit of creating and accepting society …

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