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Study finds more racial diversity in LGBTQ film characters

The study looked at 44 films released in theaters by major studios in 2020, a limited number due to the pandemic.

With moratorium over, North Carolina towns OK LGBT protections

The first North Carolina municipalities are acting to expand LGBT rights a month since a moratorium expired on anti-bias ordinances created during the effort to remove the state’s “bathroom bill.”

NC towns considering more LGBT protections after moratorium

Three North Carolina municipalities plan this week to discuss ordinances to expand more anti-discrimination protections to LGBT citizens.

Suit again targets NC private school scholarship program

Several North Carolina parents have sued to halt the state’s taxpayer-funded scholarship program for K-12 children to attend private schools.

Cooper moves to block conversion therapy funds

North Carolina's governor has signed an order barring the state health department from using public funds on conversion therapy meant to change young people's sexual orientations.

Supreme Court to take up LGBT job discrimination cases

The Supreme Court will decide whether the main federal civil rights law that prohibits employment discrimination applies to LGBT people.

Court: Fight can proceed over ‘bathroom bill’ replacement

A lawsuit challenging the replacement for North Carolina's "bathroom bill" is moving forward, with a judge finding evidence that transgender plaintiffs are being harmed by a prohibition on new local antidiscrimination laws.

Wilmington Pride Youth Group offers safe space for LGBTQ teens and allies

The Wilmington Pride Youth Group is holding weekly get-togethers for LGBTQIA teenagers and their straight allies.  The goal is to help kids talk and express themselves in a safe environment.

Pope Francis reportedly tells gay man: ‘God made you like this’

Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.

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Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.