LGBT Politics: The Latest International Headlines

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It seems like politics is everywhere these days, and whether we like it or not, LGBT politics permeates all aspects of our lives as queer people. There's simply no getting away from it. Hornet covers politics the world over, from the stark political divide of the United States to elections and other politics headlines in South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. As members of the LGBTQ community, it's crucial we stay current regarding anything and everything related to LGBT politics. In trying times like these, staying optimistic can be tricky. But here at Hornet you will find inspiring updates on LGBT politics and how queer people and our allies are reacting to political issues around the world. Find out how these political stories will affect members of the LGBT community, from health care, immigration and education think pieces to income inequality, election results and the occasional WTF?! headlines.
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Pride Month May Be Over, But It’s Time to Focus on Registering LGBTQ Americans to Vote

America’s LGBTQ community has a rich legacy of grassroots activism and a fighting spirit when it comes to social justice, and we love to herald those traits as indicative of our unique power and sense of community — particularly during Pride Month, which we saw come to a close yesterday.[…]

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49 Years Ago, America Got Its First Look at ‘The Homosexual Couple’

In 1971, Jack Baker and Mike McConnell became the first gay couple to be married—long before marriage equality became legal

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The Paradox of Tolerance: We Cannot Accept Intolerant People, We Must Actively Resist Them

To ensure America remains the tolerant society it was intended to be, we must be intolerant of intolerant ideas

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If the Rumors Are True, Lindsey Graham Is Just the Latest in a Legacy of GOP Sex Scandals

Lindsey Graham has been accused — as of now with no corroborating evidence — of soliciting male sex workers. But even if that speculation turn out to be true, does that make him gay? He’s certainly not a member of the “gay community,” and likely never will be, given his[…]

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