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All Fact-checks for LGBTQ
stated on September 27, 2023 in a Republican presidential primary debate.
Being transgender is a "mental health disorder."
stated on September 13, 2023 in una publicación en TikTok
“El estado de California podría quitarte a tus hijos si no aceptas cambiarles el sexo".
stated on September 20, 2023 in an X post
"Texas teacher fired for reading Diary of Anne Frank to class.”
stated on September 17, 2023 in an Instagram post
Videos show confrontation over LGBTQ+ representation.
stated on August 23, 2023 in a social media post
“Norway, Finland, Sweden, Holland, and the UK have now banned gender transition surgery for minors.”
stated on August 21, 2023 in a TikTok video
"Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium is flooded after mocking God!”
stated on July 19, 2023 in a video shared on Facebook.
Video shows a van “‘Queer testing’ kids without parental approval … (that) involves clothing removal.”
Gays Against Groomers
stated on July 20, 2023 in an Instagram Post
“There is no such thing as a trans kid.”
stated on July 9, 2023 in an Instagram reel
Health professionals are being “urged” to call vaginas “bonus holes” to avoid offending transgender or nonbinary patients.
Fox News Channel
stated on July 5, 2023 in a chyron
Gender Queer on NEA Summer Reading List for Kids.
stated on July 7, 2023 in a Facebook post
A video shows Disney is opening pediatric transgender clinics.
stated on June 25, 2023 in a Facebook post
Garth Brooks played to a “half-empty arena” in Illinois.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
stated on June 5, 2023 in a podcast
Atrazine in the water supply is contributing to "sexual dysphoria" in kids.
stated on June 14, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
Fotos muestran ropa con motivos satánicos en las tiendas Target en 2023.
stated on June 18, 2023 in a video
“New California bill charges parents with child abuse for refusing to ‘affirm’ their kid’s gender identity.”
stated on June 11, 2023 in una publicación en Twitter
Una iglesia fue “quemada por un rayo en Boston, EE. UU. durante una ceremonia de boda gay. Este 5 de mayo de 2023, sin sobrevivientes entre los participantes”.
stated on June 17, 2023 in a tweet
Protests of (Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence) at a Los Angeles Dodgers game led to a "virtually empty stadium for the game itself.”
stated on June 10, 2023 in a speech
In the U.S., “a person can be married in the morning and thrown out of a restaurant for being gay in the afternoon.”
stated on June 11, 2023 in a tweet
Displaying the progress pride flag between two American flags during a White House pride event was “in breach of US Flag Code.”
stated on June 9, 2023 in a TikTok post
A Boston church burned during “a homosexual marriage” and there were no survivors.
Puberty blockers: The facts and the myths
By Grace Abels • August 28, 2023
Fact-check: How accurate are 2024 Republican presidential candidates' attacks on one another?
By Amy Sherman • August 21, 2023
PolitiFact readers respond to our fact-checks about transgender stats, book bans and climate change
By Amy Sherman • July 31, 2023
What is chestfeeding? How it relates to trans parents and what the CDC says
By Grace Abels • July 28, 2023
¿Cuántas personas trans hay en Estados Unidos y por qué las sobrestimamos?
By Grace Abels • July 18, 2023
How many trans people are there in the U.S., and why do we overestimate it?
By Grace Abels • July 13, 2023
What a video shared by DeSantis campaign omits about Trump's LGBTQ+ rights record
By Amy Sherman • July 7, 2023
Pence's point on gender-affirming care for minors ignores parental consent rules for tattoos
By Grace Abels • June 14, 2023
New PolitiFact reporter focuses on fact-checking LGBTQ+ issues and rhetoric
By PolitiFact Staff • June 8, 2023
What is GLSEN and why is its partnership with Target being scrutinized?
By Madison Czopek • June 7, 2023
Ron DeSantis is running for president in 2024. How accurate are his recent statements?
By Amy Sherman • May 24, 2023
Ron DeSantis se postula para la presidencia del 2024. ¿Qué tan ciertos han sido sus discursos?
By Amy Sherman • May 24, 2023
‘Gender dysphoria’: What it is, what it isn’t and how history has changed its view
By Grace Abels • May 22, 2023
No, Florida can’t ‘kidnap’ trans kids under proposed law, but it does affect custody disputes
By Grace Abels • May 4, 2023
Is new Missouri rule a ‘ban’ on transgender adults? It imposes major health care access barriers
By Grace Abels • April 24, 2023
No evidence of growing trend of trans radicalization or terrorism, experts say
By Grace Abels • March 31, 2023
Tracking the shift after Joe Biden’s same-sex marriage ‘epiphany’
By Matthew Crowley • March 17, 2023
Does Tennessee’s new law limiting drag make it ‘illegal to be publicly transgender’?
By Samantha Putterman • March 8, 2023
Fact-checking Ron DeSantis' 2023 State of the State claims about crime, Florida’s growth
By Amy Sherman • March 7, 2023
Debunking, rebuttals didn’t stop claim about litter boxes in schools from spreading before midterms
By Madison Czopek • December 15, 2022
Latest promises about LGBTQ
Enact the Equality Act
Expand the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to include sexual orientation and gender identity
Support repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
Urge states to treat same-sex couples with full equality in their family and adoption laws
Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy
Push for Matthew Shepard Act, which expands hate crime law to include sexual orientation