Author Archives: Lisa Keen
After such a victorious 2015, one might expect 2016 to be a little disappointing. But it was far more grim than anyone anticipated: The massacre at an LGBT nightclub, the election of a president who is bent on undoing many
President-elect Trump's picks to head HHS and HUD are setting off alarms in the LGBT activist community but his pick for Secretary of Defense seems less concerning.
Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education has contributed heavily to anti-gay ballot measures but demanded the resignation of a state party official whose anti-gay rhetoric she thought went too far. The trend on many of Trump's appointees thus far is
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.
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