LGBTQIA US News Roundup

By Tricia Boucher

Trump Administration Bans CDC from Using the Word Transgender

The Center for Disease Control has been prohibited from using seven specific words or phrases in any official documents for the 2018 budget.  One of these is transgender.

Hawaii case draws attention to same-sex child support issues

Will same-sex couples with children be treated the same as opposite-sex couples?  Hawaii’s laws presuming that the legal spouse of a woman who gives birth is the parent of that child may thwart a woman’s desire to sever her parental rights to a child that was created while she was deployed.

Meet America’s first all-LGBTQ city council

Though it’s been majority LGBTQ for over a decade, Palm Springs, California now has the first all-LGBTQ city council in the nation.



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