Under Florida law, other states try to limit some LGBTQ discussions in schools

washington CNN — bill similar Florida’s Controversial Legislation At least 15 states are considering banning certain guidance on sexual orientation and gender identity in schools, according to data compiled by the American Civil Liberties Union and reviewed by CNN. Some of the bills go further than Florida’s law, dubbed “Don’t Talk Gay” by its critics, … Read more

Matthew Kacsmaryk: Trump-appointed judge oversees blockbuster medical abortion case

CNN — Oversight by a federal judge a compelling challenge With the FDA’s 20-year-old approval of certain drugs used to terminate pregnancy, a deeply conservative jurist is leaning on the plaintiffs’ side, seeking to revoke reproductive and LGBTQ rights or block key policies of the Biden administration. In 2019, the Senate voted 52-46 to confirm … Read more

White House calls on Pence to apologize for Buttigieg joke

CNN — The White House on Monday called on Mike Pence to apologize for his comments about Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg taking “maternity leave,” calling the former vice president’s “homophobic joke” at a dinner at the Gridiron Club on Saturday “disgusting and distasteful.” inappropriate”. ” White House press secretary Karin Jean-Pierre said in a statement: … Read more

Biden calls efforts to limit transgender rights ‘bordering on evil’

CNN — President Joe Biden Calls for Efforts Restricting transgender rights in Florida “nearly criminalized” in an interview released Monday, suggesting that federal laws should be passed to protect these rights in all states. “As my mother said, what’s happening in Florida is almost criminal. What they’re doing is terrible,” Biden said in an interview … Read more

DeSantis named to Disney’s new oversight board, says tap water could turn people gay

CNN — Last year, a new oversight board appointed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to control Disney’s special tax district called homosexuality an “evil” and shared a baseless conspiracy theory that running water might More people are becoming gay. On Monday, the Republican governor named Ron Peri, a former Orlando pastor who focuses on male … Read more

A quarter of black transgender and non-binary youth attempted suicide last year, survey finds

CNN — A quarter of black transgender and non-binary youth report a suicide attempt in the previous year, more than double the rate of black cisgender LGBQ suicide attempts, according to a new study youth. New research from the Trevor Project, which surveyed nearly 34,000 LGBTQ youth ages 13 to 24 across the U.S. in … Read more

National Republicans push legislation to limit drag shows

washington CNN — A flurry of bills, mostly in Republican-led states, is seeking to limit or ban drag shows in front of children, part of a larger fight against the emerging culture war issue. Republicans say the performances expose children to inappropriate sexual themes and imagery, a claim rejected by supporters who say the proposed … Read more

On George Santos’ transition from Anthony DeWolde to politician

CNN — transformation george santos Beginning in 2019, the year he went from Anthony Devolder — another New Yorker who shared his political thoughts on social media — to a Republican congressional candidate with a compelling fictional resume. When the House GOP was freshly defeated by a blue wave in 2018, he joined a group … Read more

George Santos denies claims he played drag queen

CNN — troubled republican congressman george santos Strongly denied claims that he ever played a drag queen. “The media’s recent obsession with claiming I’m a drag queen or ‘acting’ as a drag queen is absolutely false,” said the New York congressman tweet thursday She claimed to be Santos after a Brazilian drag performer posted a … Read more

Why this is a culturally unique World Cup

CNN — this will never be Traditional World Cup. Breaking ground in the Middle East, making its winter debut in Europe, it always looks and feels different. Qatar has been described by some as the most controversial World Cup host, with criticism ranging from Suspected of corruption callous disregard during the bidding process human rights. … Read more