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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-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.
Update Monday 12:20 p.m.: Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts issued a statement this morning (Sept. 19) that left no impression the Council would consider repealing its ordinance. “The City of Charlotte continues its commitment to be a welcoming community that honors and respects
Transgender people in North Carolina won a temporary and partial reprieve Friday from that state's restrictions on their use of public bathrooms, and other critical lawsuits testing rights for transgender people are also moving quickly toward the Supreme Court.
A federal judge in Texas issued an injunction Sunday night that bars the Obama administration from taking action against 23 states opposed to its "guidelines" for how to treat transgender students.