Author Archives: Lisa Keen
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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