Author Archives: Lisa Keen
President Trump did not attempt to assert any support for LGBT citizens during his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, and LGBT leaders vowed to continue fighting a "long game" for civil rights during the Trump administration.
LGBT activists say the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to take up a procedural issue in lawsuits challenging a virulently anti-LGBT law in Mississippi doesn't end the litigation. And it's significance to an upcoming decision in a similar Colorado case is
2017 was a tumultuous year for LGBT people, as the newly inaugurated president fanned the flames of conflict by naming appointees to the Supreme Court and federal agencies who acted on their hostilities toward equal rights for LGBT people.
HRC and others see a 'disturbing' anti-LGBT trend in the recent news that CDC was purportedly instructed not to use the word "transgender" in its budget documents and that HHS is withholding thousands of comments regarding its plan to reduce
The U.S. Supreme Court could not muster four votes this week to agree to hear an appeal from an employee who said Title VII of the Civil Rights Act should protect her from sexual orientation discrimination at work. The case
After years of establishing a pro-LGBT record, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy sounded Tuesday like he was ready to vote in favor of a baker who refused, in the name of religious beliefs and artistic expression, to sell a
Once again, the Supreme Court will review the constitutionality of a state law that has significant implications for LGBT people. But this time, the issue is not limited to marriage.
The Trump administration's brief in an upcoming Supreme Court argument would ultimately dismantle all laws aimed at ending discrimination in public accommodations, not just discrimination against LGBT people.
Fifty-five percent of the 72 known LGBT candidates Tuesday won their elections, including some stunning historic firsts.