Top LGBTQ Headlines You Might Have Missed This Week: September 12-16, 2016
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- •Equality Around the GlobeMexicans march to support marriage equality...Anti-LGBTQ preacher sued for promoting discrimination in Uganda...Tanzania threatens to ban LGBTQ organizations...Australians to vote on marriage equality...Hate-mongering pastor banned from entering South Africa…Openly gay candidates running for office in Russia.
- •Fight Against North Carolina’s HB2 ContinuesNCAA pulls championship events from NC over discriminatory HB2 Law…Memo to McCrory — Repeal HB2 and apologize for vile attacks…ACC follows NCAA lead, moves championship games out of NC over anti-LGBTQ HB2…HRC and ENC endorse candidates for the NC General Assembly.
- •Across the United StatesGroundbreaking map shows where same-sex couples live in US…Georgia trans advocates appeal for right to change name…Virginia school district considers policy to bar gender identity discrimination…Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen co-sponsors Equality Act…Michigan Education Board approves LGBTQ guidance for schools…Tennessee Republicans trying to insert themselves into same-sex divorce case…First openly transgender service member promoted… End AIDS coalition launches.
- •Anti-LGBTQ DiscriminationFederal government asks for clarification in trans discrimination case...Weeks before Transgender Day of Remembrance, trans woman found murdered in Chicago…Gay man shot in third anti-LGBTQ assault in Detroit since July…Arkansas Catholic Diocese issues harmful anti-LGBTQ policy…Catholic school refuses to enroll transgender student...Two confess in hate-fueled anti-gay murder case…Iowa football team’s under investigation for using racist and anti-LGBTQ slurs.