Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView."
LGBT Activist Describes Queer Life In Mexico City
Estefania Vela Barba discusses what it’s like to be queer in Mexico City.
'Star Wars' Gets Its First Lesbian Character
An LGBT character is finally about to be introduced into the “Star Wars” universe.
Equality Michigan Gives Planet Fitness A 'Pat On The Back'
Emily Dievendorf discusses one Planet Fitness location’s effort to take a stand for lgbt rights.
America's First Openly Gay Imam: 'It's A Responsibility'
Imam Abdullah discusses what it’s like to be America’s first openly gay Imam.
Texas LGBT Sorority Tackles Queer Social Issues
Hayden Passon and Lauren Ferguson discuss the LGBT sorority they’re members of and what they aim to do with it.
This Adorable Irish Couple Is Our #UnicornOfTheWeek
Josh reveals our #UnicornOfTheWeek.
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Vote-by-mail ballot request deadline: Varies by state
For the Nov 3 election: States are making it easier for citizens to vote absentee by mail this year due to the coronavirus. Each state has its own rules for mail-in absentee voting. Visit your state election office website to find out if you can vote by mail.Get more information
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