Sessions as Attorney General: A ‘chilling’ choice

President-elect Donald Trump announced Friday that he will nominate U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General, and the news has stirred up a great deal of concern in the LGBT legal community.

Baldwin advances up Democratic leadership

The U.S. Senate’s only openly LGBT member earned a leadership spot Wednesday, as Senate Democrats re-organize following the November 8 election. Shortly after his election Wednesday as Senate Democrats’ new Minority Leader, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York announced

Trump says marriage ‘settled’; other threats loom

President-elect Trump, in his first post-election interview, said marriage equality is a settled issue, but LGBT legal activists say his administration is poised to inflict considerable damage on laws and regulations currently protecting LGBT people.

LGBT victories include first elected governor

Sixty-one percent of LGBT candidates won their races November 8, including Oregon Governor Kate Brown, who assumed office after the incumbent resigned but won the job from voters last week.

Trump defies the odds, wins the White House

It was nearly 3 a.m. Wednesday before Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had the 270 electoral votes he needed to win the White House. Exit poll data suggests only about 14 percent of LGBT voters supported him, a record low

LGBT Guide to Watching Election Night Unfold

When might the U.S. know whether it has elected its first woman president? When might the country know which party will take control of the U.S. Senate? Will the LGBT community pick up a new seat in Congress? Will Republican

Supreme Court takes up transgender Title IX case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would review a lower federal court decision that said Title IX's prohibition of discrimination against students on the basis of sex includes discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

Fight looms in Congress over LGBT protections

Congress is squaring for a fight over protections for LGBT employees when it returns from the election recess next month. The fight is an amendment for religious exemptions to civil rights laws.

Clinton shines light on gay lawsuit against Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton included her usual support for marriage equality in her stump speech Monday in New Hampshire, and added a note about a recently discovered lawsuit by a gay man against a Trump golf club for allowing

Two weeks, two candidates, many differences

Both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton can be said to represent the "most pro-gay" major party presidential candidate in history. But there are significant differences in how their positions and records stack up. Here's a look at the