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On Tuesday, a Republican in the Virginia House of Delegates invited Reverend Robert Grant Jr. of the Father's Way Church in Warrenton, Virginia to give the opening prayer.

The minister took the opportunity to share his homophobic and transphobic views.

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As if the Iowa Caucuses weren't chaotic enough, one caucus goer was stunned to learn that former South Bend, Indiana Mayor and 2020 presidential contender, Pete Buttigieg, is gay.

Unlike the vast majority of Democrats, the woman wanted to withdraw her paper vote for Mayor Pete because she didn't believe a gay person could belong in the White House.

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House Republicans within the Republican Study Committee are attempting to pressure Amazon into reviving the sale of a gay conversion therapy book series on its platforms.

Vice News reports that some members of the committee distributed a handout urging fellow members—about 70% of the total number of Republican representatives—to urge Amazon to offer books by Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, author of such gems as A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality and Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality. The company recently banned the books from the site because it violated Amazon's rules.

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Vice President Mike Pence is infamous for his anti-LGBTQ positions. He once sought to divert HIV funding in favor of conversion therapy, and once said LGBTQ people posed a threat of societal collapse.

So it may not come as a surprise that Pence rushed to the defense of the Trump administration after it wouldn't approve US embassies abroad to fly rainbow flags in celebration of LGBTQ Pride month.

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Cisgender straight people are having a terrible LGBTQ Pride month, and Fox Nation's Tomi Lahren is sick of it.

After news went viral that a group of non-LGBTQ men were seeking permits to hold a "straight pride" parade, queer people across Twitter couldn't stop roasting the effort.

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On June 28, 1969, the New York City Police Department attempted to perform an all-too-common raid on a Greenwich Village LGBTQ dive bar called the Stonewall Inn.

This time, however, Stonewall's LGBTQ patrons fought back, refusing to be arrested for who they were. They trapped the police inside the bar, with a crowd of hundreds of LGBTQ people gathering outside to fight back.

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LGBTQ Pride Month—which celebrates the progress of the LGBTQ rights movement after the Stonewall Riots—is four days underway.

That's about how long it took for cisgender heterosexuals to claim that straight people were being ignored.

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