Unisex pictogramNew York’s Governor has signed a bill requiring all of the state’s single-use restrooms to be labeled as gender-neutral.  The new law received huge support in both the legislature and from more than 100 LGBTQ groups. 

A recent analysis of Amazon’s charity fundraising program, Amazon Smile, revealed a number of anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion groups are benefiting from the charity.  Amazon Smile has raised more than 215 million dollars for non-profits including those anti-LGBTQ groups. 

In California, the City of West Hollywood City Council unanimously approved painting a crosswalk with the colors of the transgender flag and to add black and brown stripes to the existing rainbow-colored crosswalks as a way to support both the transgender community and LGBTQ people of color.

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