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LGBT candidates and issues are playing a role in many of the close contests between Democrats and Republicans vying for U.S. House seats next month.
Key mid-term race to watch is the Kentucky senate, where prospects for ENDA could hinge on McConnell
Most of the pundits are saying Republicans will take over the U.S. Senate and keep the House in the November 4 elections. If they’re right –and there is some room for doubt—the Employment Non-Discrimination Act will likely have to undergo
President Obama will sign an executive order tomorrow that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people but, importantly, it does not provide a new exemption to allow contractors to claim a religious-based need to discriminate.
The Senate Judiciary Committee quietly advanced the nomination of openly gay African American judge Darrin Gayes Thursday. A federal judge in Indiana gave some relief from the ban on same-sex marriage to a lesbian couple in Indiana. Openly gay Congressional
A ballot measure to require that same-sex marriages in Ohio be treated equally under the law cleared its first hurdle yesterday. The India Supreme Court ordered that people of a "third gender" be treated equally as citizens. And Muslim cab
The Mississippi House vote 80 to 37 Wednesday evening to approve a dramatically altered “religious freedom” bill that simply calls for a joint House-Senate Judiciary committee to prepare a report “regarding proposed legislation that protects the religious freedoms of the
White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice posted several messages on Twitter Monday, saying that she spoke “at length” with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni “to urge him not to sign” the anti-LGBT bill. Alaska warms to marriage for gay couples.