U.N. says laws against lesbian sex violate human rights
Thailand’s marriage equality bill stuck in political loop
Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill slapped with federal lawsuit
Arizona and Oklahoma enact anti-trans laws
U.S. to offer “X” gender option for passports
Crazed Q-Anon congresswoman snipes at Buttigiegs
The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women’s declaration on a case from Sri Lanka is the first to specify that criminalizing lesbian sex is a violation of international human rights, Thailand’s Cabinet punts a marriage equality bill back to Parliament in an apparent effort to avoid a vote on the issue, Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signs the infamous “Don’t Say Gay” bill into law and triggers a federal lawsuit, governors in Arizona and Oklahoma continue the Republican Party’s assault on transgender young people by signing more laws limiting their rights, the United States joins more than a dozen other countries that offer “X” gender markers on passports, Q-Anon favorite Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) attacks U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and his husband as electric vehicle-loving invaders of girls bathrooms.
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