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Clinton shines light on gay lawsuit against Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton included her usual support for marriage equality in her stump speech Monday in New Hampshire, and added a note about a recently discovered lawsuit by a gay man against a Trump golf club for allowing

Iowa poll finds LGBT issue important In deciding who to support in caucuses

LGBT issues have come up relatively little in the current presidential primary campaigns, but a poll out of Iowa last week says such issues do have an important influence in who likely caucus goers will choose to support. The first

Initial snapshots of GOP candidates on LGBT issues: ‘Confuse everybody’

Studies have shown that only about one-third of LGBT Americans vote Republican, but there’s realistic chance a Republican will win the White House in 2016, so LGBT people need to pay attention to who might take the GOP nomination. The

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

Speed Read: No religious exemption

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.

Speed Read: Bishop Robinson divorcing

The first openly gay Episcopal Bishop announced yesterday that he and his partner of 25 years are divorcing. Japan's First Lady participated in Tokyo's Pride parade. A lesbian has been named to Washington State's Supreme Court.

Speed Read: ‘Let’s not pick on people’

The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed a pro-gay nominee to the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans postponed a vote on an openly gay nominee to a federal district court seat in Florida. A retired

Speed Read: ‘Revenge for my views’

President Obama’s second executive order calling for sanctions against the Russian government over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula identifies Yelena Mizulina, author of the anti-gay laws, as one of seven individual Russian leaders for specific sanctions. New Hampshire is

Speed Read: Continents of difference

Ugandan president ponders what to do with "abnormal" people. Russian president implores gays to "leave children" alone. U.S. president promises no collection of intelligence targets based on sexual orientation. And more...

NH House rejects marriage repeal

In a dramatic surprise and major victory for supporters of marriage equality for same-sex couples, the Republican-dominated New Hampshire House voted Wednesday (March 21) not to repeal the state’s two-year-old marriage equality law. The vote was 102 to 133.