Hot Rainbow News: Trans Bathroom Lawsuit in Virginia, Lesbian Texas Governor + 2 More Things Not To Miss

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Trans bathroom lawsuit 

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Source: Reuters

A US judge has adopted a federal law protecting a student’s right to use their gender identity bathroom. It happened after Virginia court supported a lawsuit filed by Gavin Grimm.

“After fighting this policy since I was 15 years old, I finally have a court decision saying that what the Gloucester County School Board did to me was wrong and it was against the law,” he said.

Interesting fact that many public places in the US now have gender-neutral bathrooms.

LGBT superheroes ignored by Hollywood

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According to GLAAD’s annual Studio Responsibility Index, the part of popular movie releases featuring queer characters dropped to 12.8% in 2017 from 18.4% in 2016.

GLAAD points out that a number of queer comic book characters were ignored in the movies — Valkyrie, Loki, Korg, Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn.

First openly lesbian to run for  Texas Governor

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Source: ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez won last night’s Democratic primary for Texas governor. She’ll be the first openly lesbian woman and Latina nominated by a major party to run in the state’s gubernatorial race.

“There are more LGBTQ candidates running than ever before this election cycle – and LGBTQ Victory Fund is on-track to endorse more candidates than at anytime in our 27-year history,” Imse Elliot Imse, director of communications at the Victory Fund stated.

16% of 18- to 24-year-olds in Mass. are LGBT

People age 18-24 in Massachusetts identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or becoming second largest LGBT Population in US.

3% of Massachusetts residents from 65 to 74 identify themselves as a part LGBT community, according to the report, as “society has become more accepting of them in the past decade.”


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