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Matthew Lavietes

REFILE-U.S. State Department drops legal fight over same-sex couples' children

30 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.S. State Department backed down this week from legal battles over the citizenship of gay couples' children who were born to surrogates overseas.

ANALYSIS-Trump woos LGBT+ Americans as polls hand gay vote to Biden

29 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Supporters say Donald Trump is the most gay-friendly president in history yet U.S. policy experts point to his record and polls show much stronger LGBT+ support for Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Dozens of children rescued in Ohio anti-trafficking crackdown

28 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 100 human-trafficking victims - many of them missing children - were rescued in a sweeping operation involving state and federal law enforcement agencies in Ohio, the state's attorney general's office said in a statement.

Young Black Americans may stumble in move to ballot boxes from street protests

22 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - First-time voter Rosie Lebron has been protesting in the streets of New York City to end racial injustice, following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother who marched sixty years ago.

Coronavirus poses threat to climate-change campaigns - David Attenborough

22 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British broadcaster and leading naturalist Sir David Attenborough said on Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic threatens the fight against climate change by distracting people from the gravity of environmental dangers.

Coronavirus poses threat to climate-change campaigns - David Attenborough

22 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British broadcaster and leading naturalist Sir David Attenborough said on Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic threatens the fight against climate change by distracting people from the gravity of environmental dangers.

U.N. says pandemic will slow already miniscule progress in women's rights

21 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The coronavirus pandemic threatens to grind down progress toward gender equality that already was creeping along at a snail's pace, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

U.N. says pandemic will slow already miniscule progress in women's rights

21 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The coronavirus pandemic threatens to grind down progress toward gender equality that already was creeping along at a snail's pace, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Explainer: How Trump's Supreme Court nominee applies the law to LGBT+ rights

19 Oct 2020

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court has alarmed many LGBT+ advocates, who fear the appointment of another conservative judge would jeopardise the rights of gay and trans people.

Most U.S. LGBT+ students face homophobic or transphobic abuse

19 Oct 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - (Editor's note: contains language that may offend some readers)

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