baby pxlA Brazilian woman gave birth to twins after being a surrogate for her gay son, a rare instance of a woman giving birth to her own grandchildren. 

At the Southern Decadence Parade in Louisiana this month, protesters dressed as police officers and politicians showing opposition to the legally questionable sex laws that seemingly target LGBTQ people. 

And in San Francisco, new HIV infections hit an all-time low last year, setting the City on track to reach its goal of zero new infections. 

Here locally, this year’s Outwatch Film Festival runs October 4th through the 7th.

(Photo: A Brazilian woman gave birth to her gay son's twins – Pexels)

 

Monday, September 16, 2019

Outbeat News

  • November 18, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, November 18, 2019

    Hate crimes targeting LGBTQ people are up in the United States, while the total number of reported hate crimes has declined for the first time in several years. The FBI released 2018 hate crime statistics last year detailing increased violence targeting LGBTQ people. The Trump administration’s…
  • MissoLGBTcop
    November 04, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, November 4, 2019

    Facebook denied a New York-based health care company from running an add on Instagram promoting PrEP for preventing an HIV infection the same week Mark Zuckerberg defended the posting of false information claiming it is essential for a democracy. A Missouri jury awarded a police officer who claimed…
  • October 21, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, October 21, 2019

    A 23-year-old gay Saudi Arabian YouTube star has been arrested for violating that country’s public decency law because he posted a picture of himself wearing a bathing suit while on a beach. Legislators in Uganda are planning to re-introduce a “kill the gays” bill that would provide the death…
  • October 14, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, October 14, 2019

    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments from three cases involving discrimination against LGBTQ people in the workplace. The Justices were challenged to decide if the meaning of gender in the 1964 Civil Rights Act includes sexual orientation and gender identity. In California, Governor…
  • Sep 30, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, September 30, 2019

    Last week, 2 federal judges issued rulings against known hate organizations that target LGBTQ rights. The first was against a Florida based church…
  • Sep 22, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, September 23, 2019

    A printing business owned by a conservative Christian couple sued the state of Arizona in order to avoid having to print wedding invitations for…
  • Sep 09, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, September 9, 2019

    Last week while one NFL player came out as openly bisexual, another was preaching for the anti-LGBTQ group focus on the family by encouraging school…
  • Sep 02, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, September 2, 2019

    Effective today in the State of Texas, the crime of indecent exposure now includes sending explicit photos over the Internet, including in emails,…
  • Aug 25, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, August 26, 2019

    Reports surfaced last week about U.S. Parks Police possibly entrapping men looking for sex in Washington D.C.’s Meridian Park. Local attorneys are…
  • Aug 19, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, August 19, 2019

    A new documentary about San Francisco General Hospital’s infamous “Ward 5B” premiers at the end of this month for on-demand play. It tells the heroic…
  • Aug 11, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, August 12, 2019

    Ohio Senator Candice Keller is in hot water again after blaming the recent mass shooting in Dayton on, among other things, gay marriage. In…
  • Aug 04, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, August 5, 2019

    Russian authorities exercised their 2013 LGBT propaganda law to take away two adopted children from a same-sex couple and activists are worried that…
  • Jul 29, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, July 29, 2019

    A 41-year-old female Russian LGBTQ activist was found stabbed to death in front of her home last week. She had been listed on a website advocating…
  • Jul 21, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, July 22, 2019

    The new viral social media app that allows users to change a picture of their face to either age or be younger has raised concerns of some LGBTQ…

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