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Before  Elephants, Trump Admin Loosened Limits on Lion Trophies

Before Elephants, Trump Admin Loosened Limits on Lion Trophies

By Michael Bieseckler | Nov 20
One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport.

Global Surveys of Intersex & Trans Groups Show Funding Gap

Global Surveys of Intersex & Trans Groups Show Funding Gap

Nov 20
Two new reports show that across the globe, transgender and intersex groups are just not receiving enough funding to thrive.

Council of Europe Criticizes Turkish Ban on LGBTI Events

Council of Europe Criticizes Turkish Ban on LGBTI Events

Nov 20
Europe's top human rights body is calling on Turkey's capital city to reverse its decision to ban all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups.

Trump Says US Will Declare North Korea a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Trump Says US Will Declare North Korea a State Sponsor of Terrorism

By Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller | Nov 20
President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Watch: Anti-Gay Aussie Pol Says Marriage Bill Shouldn't Pass Until Fatal Crocodile Attacks End

Watch: Anti-Gay Aussie Pol Says Marriage Bill Shouldn't Pass Until Fatal Crocodile Attacks End

Nov 20
Meet Australia's answer to Roy Moore.

Nebraska to Build Wind Farm to Power Facebook Data Center

Nebraska to Build Wind Farm to Power Facebook Data Center

Nov 20
Utility officials say a new wind farm being built in northeastern Nebraska will provide 200 megawatts of power to a planned Facebook data center.

November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance

Nov 20
Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

Turkey Bans All LGBTI Events in Ankara, Citing Security

Turkey Bans All LGBTI Events in Ankara, Citing Security

Nov 19
Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country's capital.

NYC Subway to Use Gender-Neutral Terms for Announcements

NYC Subway to Use Gender-Neutral Terms for Announcements

Nov 19
When it comes to the New York City subways, there's no such thing as ladies and gentlemen.

Germany Votes to Recognize Third Gender

Germany Votes to Recognize Third Gender

By Ryan Lynch | Nov 18
German lawmakers are clearing the way for people to officially identify in a third gender category.

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