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Transgender people in Kashmir are leading an ‘invisible life’ as security crackdowns and discrimination come to a head

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Transgender people in Kashmir face discrimination and harassment throughout their lives. Many work as matchmakers or performers at weddings, but coronavirus restrictions mean they are now out of work. Kashmir is not only in the grip of the virus, but also a security crisis since India removed the region’s […]
Transgender people in Kashmir are leading an ‘invisible life’ as security crackdowns and discrimination come to a head
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Amy Coney Barrett apologizes after a Democratic senator called her out for using the ‘offensive and outdated’ term ‘sexual preference’ to refer to LGBTQ people

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the president’s Supreme Court nominee, apologised on Tuesday for using the widely criticised term “sexual preference” to refer to LGBTQ Americans’ sexual orientations. “I have no agenda, and I do want to be clear that I have never discriminated on the basis of sexual preference and […]
Amy Coney Barrett apologizes after a Democratic senator called her out for using the ‘offensive and outdated’ term ‘sexual preference’ to refer to LGBTQ people
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The Supreme Court’s LGBTQ ruling is marvellous, and not enough

Hello, everyone! Hope you had a good weekend. Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “Today, we must decide whether an employer can fire someone simply for being homosexual or transgender. The answer is clear…” – Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch’s […]
The Supreme Court’s LGBTQ ruling is marvellous, and not enough
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15 iconic moments in the LGBTQ rights movement from the last decade

The 2010s marked a decade of legal triumph for LGBTQ people, with landmark court cases in issues like same-sex marriage, LGBTQ adoption, and transgender bathroom rights. Marriage equality was legally affirmed by the US Supreme Court in 2015, while issues like workplace protections for LGBTQ people are still being fought […]
15 iconic moments in the LGBTQ rights movement from the last decade
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13 things you should never say to your LGBTQ coworkers

LGBTQ workers face discrimination in the workplace – even from coworkers who have good intentions. Asking invasive questions about an LGBTQ coworker’s personal life or referring to them with the wrong pronoun can be dehumanising and make them feel uncomfortable in their work environment. We asked experts to name 13 […]
13 things you should never say to your LGBTQ coworkers