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Gender identity and locker room use is city council topic | News | #citycouncil

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City Council

Salt Lake City Council lowers quorum requirements for Commissions; approves plan for affordable senior housing. | News | #citycouncil

Salt Lake City Council members received a handful of scathing comments from city residents on Tuesday surrounding Mayor Erin Mendenhall’s self-recommended salary increase of $44,000. The Council also adopted an ordinance amending the minimum number of commissioners needed to hold meetings for the Historic Landmark and Planning Commissions and approved a study for an affordable […]

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Alaska

Alaska to become 24th state to ban males from women’s sports | #alaska | #politics

By Ryan Foley, Christian Post Reporter Wednesday, September 06, 2023 University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas smiles after winning the 100-yard freestyle during the 2022 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships at Blodgett Pool on February 19, 2022, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. | Kathryn Riley/Getty Images Alaska is on track to become the latest state […]

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Mayor

The Right-Wing Website Behind the ‘Inhumane’ Outing of an Alabama Mayor

The day before F.L. “Bubba” Copeland’s funeral last week, a conservative website published a podcast episode defending its articles that exposed the Alabama mayor and pastor’s secret online persona dressing in women’s makeup and clothing. During the episode, 1819 News CEO Bryan Dawson and Editor-in-Chief Jeff Poor discussed their approach to covering Copeland’s private affairs, […]

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Mayor

Alabama Mayor Bubba Copeland Kills Self After Right-Wing 1819 News Outs His Cross-Dressing

A small-town Alabama pastor and mayor killed himself Friday, days after a local conservative news website published a story that included photos of him wearing women’s clothing and makeup. F.L. “Bubba” Copeland, who was the mayor of Smiths Station and the pastor at First Baptist Church in Phenix City, shot himself in front of police […]

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Alabama

Court revives Alabama ban on transgender youth treatment, judge blocks Georgia law | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

[1/2]A person holds up a flag during rally to protest the Trump administration’s reported transgender proposal to narrow the definition of gender to male or female at birth, at City Hall in New York City, U.S., October 24, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Aug 21 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Monday […]

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Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Greece and the U.K. Should ‘Share’ Parthenon Marbles + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 4.  NEED TO READ Right-Wing Protest of LGBTQ Art Show in Istanbul – The new arts venue ArtIstanbul Feshane, which opened to the public […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas ban on gender-affirming care for minors blocked by U.S. judge

[1/2]Transgender rights activist waves a transgender flag as they protest the killings of transgender women this year, at a rally in Washington Square Park in New York, U.S., May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Demetrius Freeman/ File Photo June 20 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Tuesday struck down an Arkansas law prohibiting doctors from providing gender-affirming care […]

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City Council

Asheville City Council reaffirms support for LGBTQ+ community and Pride events | #citycouncil

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Asheville City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night reaffirming their support for the LGBTQ+ community. The proclamation includes restates the city’s support for Pride celebrations and drag performances. HENDERSONVILLE PRIDE HOLDS 3RD ANNUAL ‘PICNIC FOR PRIDE’ EVENT “I know we’ve been working towards a resolution of affirming LGBTQ rights for […]

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Arkansas

State of emergency declared for LGBTQ+ rights: Arkansas LGBTQ+ community shares thoughts

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Human Rights Campaign, an LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, declared a state of emergency in June regarding legislation that is impacting the livelihood of the LGBTQ+ community across the country. The HRC said more than 75 anti-LGBTQ+ had been signed into law in different states. Sen. Clarke Tucker, District 14, said […]

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