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Major League Baseball teams to host LGBT Pride nights 

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Pride nights will be arranged by 22 of the 33 Major League Baseball teams this season. They will host an event for baseball LGBT fans.

Most of the teams will host such night in June, which is the LBGT month. For instance, the Cubs will have two Pride nights on June 10 and August 26. The San Diego Padres was the earliest ones, they hosted the night on April 27.

Book tickets and check out the schedule here.

LGBT history in public schools

The Illinois Senate passed a bill that requires public schools to teach LGBT community history.

The bill would require “all elementary and high schools to teach a unit studying ‘the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State,’” The Associated Press stated.

“This measure is consistent with how Illinois public schools teach children about other marginalized communities and ethnicities, and it is one more step toward offering students a complete and accurate historical perspective,” they added.

Oklahoma, Kansas religious veto on LGBT adoptions

Source: The Daily Beast

Oklahoma and Kansas have approved faith-based adoption agencies to allow not to place children in LGBT homes due to their religious beliefs, Fox News reports.

LGBT-rights advocates think that adoption of this veto is discrimination.

“This is a matter of activist groups who don’t like certain religious beliefs and they want to use the power of the government to crush people that operate according to those religious beliefs,” said Kansas Catholic Conference director.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand up for LGBT Rights

Source: Babe

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spent the whole day advocating for the rights of LGBT people around the world.

They both spoke with young people, and Markle stated that this question is about “basic human rights.” It’s important to do something – was the thought.

‘This is a basic human rights issue, not one about sexuality,’ Markle stated to journalists.


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