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Trump: no transgender people will serve in U.S. military – Twitter

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he would not allow transgender individuals to serve in the U.S. military in any capacity. “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military,” Trump…

International News: Tanzania threatens crackdown on LGBT advocates

DAR ES SALAAM,(Reuters) – Tanzania has threatened to arrest and expel activists, as well as deregister all non-governmental organizations that campaign for gay rights. Homosexuality is a criminal offense in the East African nation, where the law states that suspects convicted of having “carnal knowledge of any person against the order of nature” could face…

Dutch men hold hands in protest against anti-gay violence

REUTERS LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Dutch men around the world are holding hands to campaign against homophobic violence, days after a married gay couple was beaten up in the Netherlands for walking together hand-in-hand. Using the Twitter hashtag #allmenhandinhand, Dutch men from Britain, Cuba and Australia posted photos and videos of themselves on social…

NCAA returns to North Carolina after transgender bathroom law repeal

-REUTERS The National Collegiate Athletic Association on Tuesday formally reversed course and scheduled championship games in North Carolina, returning to the state after previously stripping it of events to protest a law on transgender use of public bathrooms.   Transgender advocates immediately criticized the decision, saying although the bathroom law was repealed last month, North…