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Latest news from Usa

LOS ANGELES – Did you know that 85% of U.N. member states have constitutions that explicitly guarantee equality for women & girls?? The United States *IS NOT* one of them!
protects LGBTQ+ and HIV-positive seniors from discrimination in long-term care facilities.Called the LGBTQI+ Senior Bill of Rights, the legislation not only bars discrimination on gender identity, sexual orientation, and HIV status, it mandates training on those subjects for long-term care staff. It goes even further, banning misgendering of trans patients, allows use of restrooms that comport with users' gender identity, and lifts restrictions on who can share sleeping quarters.Studies conducted by the American Assocation of Retired Persons (AARP) and Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE) cite high levels of anxiety among LGBTQ+ people over possible discrimination at assisted-living facilities and nursing homes.

Latest news from state California

legislation is currently under debate in California, where it would prohibit department stores with more than 500 employees from dividing children’s products by gender.Specifically, the bill seeks to ban separate areas and signs for boys and girls, and to mandate online retailers that have physical locations in the state to use gender-neutral terms when labelling children’s items. While it applies to toys and other products, the bill would not cover clothing.The proposal was introduced on February 18, and if passed, will go into effect January 1, 2024.
Ex-cable news star and accused sexual predator Kimberly Guilfoyle is rumored to be considering a run for public office in California.Why California, you wonder? Well, once upon a very long time ago, Guilfoyle was the first lady of San Francisco when she was married to then Mayor/now Governor Gavin Newsom.

Latest news from Washington

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Monday directed the Education Department to conduct an expansive review of all policies on sex and gender discrimination and violence in schools, effectively beginning his promised effort to dismantle Trump-era rules on sexual misconduct that afforded greater protections to students accused of assault. With two executive orders — one ordering the new education secretary to review those policies, and the other establishing a gender-focused White House policy council — Mr.
Nota del editor: es el medio socio del Washington Blade en Colombia. Esta nota salió en su portal.

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