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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.
House Republicans defeated an Energy and Water bill they support in order to stop a pro-LGBT amendment from final passage last week. Insiders say many Republicans seemed determined to undermine protections put in place for LGBT people under the Obama
Obama admin rolls out major policies to stop discrimination on gender identity, important step on sexual orientation
Three federal agencies announced policies last week to help alleviate discrimination based on gender identity and, to a smaller extent, on sexual orientation.
President Obama said this month he thinks the progress made on LGBT equality is "here to stay" despite pushback from some quarters of the country.
Republican presidential candidates’ responses on LGBT questions during the August 6 debate appear to have had very little impact on the candidates’ overall standings in the polls. Ohio Governor John Kasich, who won some positive commentary for his remark that
President Obama is preparing to sign the long-sought executive order protecting LGBT employees of federal contractors. The Senate will vote today on two openly gay nominees to the federal bench.
A federal district court judge on June 3 dismissed most of a lawsuit by the National Organization for Marriage that claimed an employee of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service deliberately leaked a confidential tax document from NOM to the Human
Openly lesbian Massachusetts attorney general candidate Maura Healey racked up a string of endorsements recently from women’s PACS: EMILY’s List, Women’s Campaign Fund, Feminist Majority, and Barbara Lee. But openly gay Republican candidate for the U.S. House out of San