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House committee holds hearing on bill to allow discrimination based on ‘religious’ and ‘moral’ beliefs
Rep. Elijah Cummings said he couldn't imagine "a more inappropriate day to hold" a hearing on a bill seeking to allow discrimination against LGBT people. The House committee hearing, on the one-month anniversary of the Orlando nightclub shooting, featured the
GOP Convention: Some LGBT events in Cleveland but only half of six LGBT delegates are pledged to Trump
The Republican convention next week is expected to nominate its most LGBT friendly presidential candidate ever, but only half of the six openly LGBT delegates to the convention are pledged to support him. Here's what to watch for next week
Lesbian Rachel Hoff, the first openly gay member of the Republican National Convention's platform committee, offered a carefully tempered proposal Monday to have the party welcome "thoughtful conversation" about marriage for same-sex couple. Instead, she got a "slap in the
Hillary Clinton became the first woman in U.S. history to secure the presidential nomination of a major party; Bernie Sanders’ attack on Barney Frank unsuccessful; Donald Trump promises an attack speech next week.
The U.S. Senate Tuesday confirmed Eric Fanning as Secretary of the Army, making him the first openly gay person to head up a branch of the military.
Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz relied heavily in Indiana on attacking the 'political correctness' of efforts to protect transgender people from discrimination, but it didn't save his campaign. Democrat Bernie Sanders wins in Indiana and sings new tune: It's not
Cruz taunts Trump for not supporting 'bathroom laws;' Trump claims 'If Hillary were a man,' she wouldn't be a viable candidate.
Last week's federal appeals panel ruling that said Title IX prohibits schools from discriminating against a student because of gender identity has the potential to reach far beyond one Virginia high school.
A high turnout of Republicans gave Ted Cruz a boost in Wisconsin but also secured a 10-year stint on the Wisconsin Supreme Court for a judicial candidate who had referred to gays as "degenerates" and the feminist movement as being