LGBTQIA Rights Roundup

By Thomas Maxheimer

CDC rolling back data collection about LGBT people’s health

The Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) has included a module on sexual orientation and gender identity.  The Center for Disease Control abruptly announced it will be ceasing the LGBTQ portion of the data collection in 2019.

Two Years After Pulse Massacre, National Die-In Planned for D.C.

“I’d like to see universal background checks, which right now are not great considering the Pulse shooter was able to acquire guns when he’d been on an FBI watch list,” organizers said. 

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Gavin Grimm Wins Unequivocal Court Victory for Transgender Students in Bathroom Rights Case

The U.S. Constitution and Title IX of the federal civil rights statutes protect transgender students ruled the federal judge.


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