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The Nation on Wednesday published a four-page document presumed to be a draft executive order that would allow widespread discrimination against LGBT people. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer did not authenticate the document as a true draft and said
President Trump's Supreme Court nominee clerked for the high court's most pro-LGBT justice, Anthony Kennedy, but his own judicial leanings seem much more in line with the court's most hostile justices. LGBT activists and Democrats vow to fight the nomination.
Most LGBT activists reacted with concern that President Trump's reassuring “words” not to rescind a pro-LGBT executive order may not match up to his troubling “actions” of nominating people who are hostile to LGBT to key federal positions.
President Trump cited violence against LGBT people in both his controversial executive order restricting immigration and his memo directing the Defense Secretary to submit a plan to defeat ISIS. LGBT activists aren't applauding the gesture.
President Trump's transition team invited Log Cabin Republicans to weigh in on the importance of existing pro-LGBT executive orders, but most signals from the inauguration and first days of the new administration revealed areas of worry --from a new Justice
While Donald Trump used his campaign pulpit to urge the American people to stand in “solidarity” with the LGBT community following the Orlando nightclub massacre, his picks for key administration roles have been people with a history of standing solidly
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.
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