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NBC: 20+ politicians promote the bizarre claim that youth are identifying as cats
HRC RELEASES CONGRESSIONAL SCORECARD FOR THE 117TH CONGRESS: Almost 200 members receive perfect scores in supporting pro-LGBTQ+ legislation and other votes of importance to the LGBTQ+ community. More from HRC.
ICYMI – NBC: 20+ POLITICIANS PROMOTE BIZARRE CLAIM THAT YOUTH ARE IDENTIFYING AS CATS: This bizarre lie is meant to call into question school policies related to transgender and nonbinary youth, and the fact that extremist politicians are repeating it demonstrates their cravenness and the power of misinformation and propaganda driving anti-LGBTQ+ attacks. More from HRC and NBC.
ANTI-TRANS LAWS ARE ON THE RISE. HERE’S A LOOK AT WHERE — AND WHAT KIND: More legislation has been filed to restrict the lives of trans people so far in 2022 than at any other point in the nation’s history, with trans youth being the most frequent target of lawmakers. More from the Washington Post.
VOTER ID LAWS STAND BETWEEN TRANSGENDER PEOPLE, WOMEN AND THE BALLOT BOX: Voting rights advocates say transgender voters across the country face an uneven patchwork of policies — and obstacles. More from the 19th.
FACEBOOK HAS MADE THOUSANDS FROM HATEFUL ‘GROOMER’ ADVERTS IN 2022: The paid-for adverts using “groomer” rhetoric have made Meta at least $13,600, and have earned more than a million page impressions. More from Pink News.
📍 IN THE STATES
WHAT LIFE IS LIKE FOR TRANS YOUTH IN TEXAS AFTER ABBOTT'S CALLS TO INVESTIGATE GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE: More from KERA.
MURDERS OF TRANS PEOPLE NEARLY DOUBLED OVER PAST 4 YEARS, AND BLACK TRANS WOMEN ARE MOST AT RISK, REPORT FINDS: More from CBS.
📺 GET CULTURED
HOW ZINES BECAME A BEACON OF QUEER LOVE & COMMUNITY: More from LGBTQNation.
JANELLE MONÁE’S FLUID IDENTITY IS ITS OWN KIND OF QUEER LIBERATION: More from Queerty.
OUT JUDO CHAMPION RAFAELA SILVA WINS GOLD IN HER FIRST COMPETITION BACK AFTER 2-YEAR SUSPENSION: More from Out Sports.
5 MUST-SEE QUEER FILMS AT NEWFEST, NYC'S LEADING LGBTQ+ FILM FESTIVAL: More from NBC News.
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