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Since the disco era of the 70s, the Village People have been a mainstay on dance floors, in arenas, and virtually every other gathering.

You'd be hard-pressed to find a person who doesn't know the YMCA dance or the chorus to Macho Man.

Even President Donald Trump has used their songs in his rallies—most recently on his visit to India, where over 100,000 people watched the President enter to Macho Man, much to the glee of his supporters.

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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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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he was engaged in a cover up. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fresh off promoting "LGBTQ for Trump" tees for Pride month, President Donald Trump's administration is targeting transgender people...again.

The Department of Health and Human Services proposed a new rule that would woefully walk back an Obama-era regulation defining sex-based discrimination to include gender identity. The definition relates to section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which prohibits discrimination in healthcare on civil rights grounds.

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It's been over two years since President Donald Trump announced intentions to implement a ban on transgender troops serving in the United States military in a reversal of a new policy announced in 2016 by former President Barack Obama.

After an extended stay in legal Limbo, a January Supreme Court announcement will likely allow the ban to go into effect.

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Scientists say they may have completed yet another piece of the puzzle that could lead to same-sex partners someday being able to bear genetic offspring.

However, it’s only been attempted in mice, and experts say there’s a long way to go before it could even be considered for humans.

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Grindr has found itself in a bit of a sticky situation. The dating app, which is used predominantly by gay, bisexual, and transgender men, currently has over 3.6 million daily users. It recently came under fire when it was discovered that the app had allowed third parties to access encrypted data. As a result, Grindr announced that it will stop sharing this data, which includes the HIV status of its users, effective immediately.

Among other kinds of sensitive data, Grindr admitted that it had shared its users HIV status and date of last testing with two companies, Apptimize and Localytics. Those companies were paid to monitor and analyze the data that Grindr provided.

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