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Ramsey County Aims To Boost Trust Between Law Enforcement, Legal System, And LGBTQ Communities

The Star Tribune reports that people who identify as LGBTQ are disproportionately likely to be victims of violent crime, but a history of harassment and discrimination by law enforcement and the legal system contributes to their being less likely to report crimes or trust investigators. Read more at the Star Tribune


Gavin Newsom Vetoes Bill Requiring Custody Decisions Involve Affirming Children’s Gender Identity

The Advocate reports that California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, vetoed a bill on Friday that would have made judges ruling in child custody cases consider whether a child’s parents were affirming of the child’s gender identity. Read more at the Advocate


Rishi Sunak Expected To Scrap Tory Plans For Conversion Therapy Ban

Pink News reports that the Tory government is reportedly set to backtrack once again on banning conversion therapy, after years of failed attempts and unkept promises. Read more at Pink News


‘Drag Queen Nuns’ At Dallas Church Spark Protest

The Dallas Express reports that activists protested a troupe of drag queens known for dressing up as Catholic nuns at an LGBTQ-friendly church in Dallas on Sunday. Read more at The Dallas Express


‘The State Says Our Kids Don’t Exist’ – How LGBT Life Is Changing In Italy

The BBC reports that Italian authorities are bringing in new measures targeting LGBT families and making it harder for them to have children, and many same-sex parents feel that a new law, which would make it illegal to have surrogacy abroad, is a personal attack against them. Read more at the BBC


Turkish President Says He’s Bothered By U.N. Décor That Resembles ‘LGBT Colors’

NBC News reports that Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan complained this week that he was uncomfortable with the use of what he described as “LGBT colors” at the United Nations, which is decorated this week with bright colors promoting the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more at NBC News


Gay Rep. Mark Takano Wants U.S. To Apologize To Soldiers Booted Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

LGBTQNation reports that out gay Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) and other Congress members marked the 12th anniversary of the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (DADT) — the 1994 law that banned gay and bisexual service members from serving in the military — by proposing a commission to study the impacts that DADT had on queer…


Catholic Priests Bless Same-Sex Couples In Defiance Of A German Archbishop

The Star Tribune reports that several Catholic priests held a ceremony blessing same-sex couples outside Cologne Cathedral on Wednesday night in a protest against the city’s conservative archbishop, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki. Read more at the Star Tribune


Batman Book Author Scolded For Saying ‘Gay’ In Georgia School District

The Advocate reports that the author of a book on the Batman comics has gotten in trouble with school officials in Georgia because he mentioned a gay person in a presentation to fifth-graders. Read more at the Advocate


Influencer Shows Zero Remorse After Seeing His Preteen Fans Call For Death To Gay People

LGBTQNation reports that an alt-right influencer with ties to accused rapist and human trafficker Andrew Tate and white supremacist Nick Fuentes is defending the misogynistic and violently anti-LGBTQ+ comments spewed by his young fans. Read more at LGBTQNation

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