According to Polish clergymen, a non-heterosexual orientation is not only a sin, but an illness. So, local LGBT community members – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people – should be ‘cured’ of their diseases.
The attitude to homosexual and lesbian relationships has been altered. Viewpoints about people with non-traditional orientation have been changed as well. Religion is no exception.
A young candidate for a seat in the Hawaii House of Representatives, Adrian Tam, is expected to become the only openly LGBTQ elected official in Hawaii. This month, the 28-year-old Democratic candidate had a clear win over incumbent Tom Brower and is expected to become a representative of District 22.
The heartbreaking drama released last year, The Obituary of Tunde Johnson, has been recognized for being relevant for 2020. The movie is about Tunde Johnson, a Black gay teen, who is killed by the LAPD and trapped in a horrible time loop where he has to relive the same day over and over again.
The US first openly gay news anchor, Thomas Roberts is going to host the DailyMailTV show this fall. This is a syndicated show airing on weekdays across the country. Thomas Roberts is also the host of a Facebook Live Show named Gay Good News.
J.K. Rowling eventually had to give back the Ripple of Hope award, which she was given last year by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR) group. Kerry Kennedy, who is the head of the organization, criticized Rowling’s points of view on Trans people. After Rowling’s anti-LGBTQ tweets and claims, the author and philanthropist has been highly criticized.
This summer, the US Supreme Court recognized Title VII protections to LGBTQ workers, yet ageism keeps flourishing in offices. While the law should have promoted equality and ended workplace discrimination, employees over the age of 50 still have to deal with ageism.
Nowadays, non-heterosexual people have the same rights as straight people in the USA. They can marry without fear that society will judge them. If they have a child, its rights will be protected by the local laws. There are not many countries that protect people belonging to the LGBTQ+ community. There’s scarcely anything else outside of Europe and the United States.
The actress and famous TV personality, Rosie O’Donnell, has recently spoken out in defense of Ellen DeGeneres. The Ellen DeGeneres Show has become the subject of an internal investigation regarding complaints that the workplace environment has lately been highly toxic.
A freshman at the University of South Carolina, Trey Hogan, became famous online this week for interrupting the hate speech of an anti-LGBTQ and racist demonstrator on Greene St., on campus.