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While Donald Trump used his campaign pulpit to urge the American people to stand in “solidarity” with the LGBT community following the Orlando nightclub massacre, his picks for key administration roles have been people with a history of standing solidly
Both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton can be said to represent the "most pro-gay" major party presidential candidate in history. But there are significant differences in how their positions and records stack up. Here's a look at the
Election data guru Nate Silver calculates there's a 57 percent chance Democrats might win the majority in the U.S. Senate November 8. LGBT issues are playing in several of the key states that would decide such a victory.
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.
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.
Attorney General Lynch vows the Obama administration will fight NC ‘bathroom law’ with ‘everything we have’
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, likening North Carolina's 'bathroom law' to Jim Crow laws and bans on marriage for same-sex couples, announced Monday that the Department of Justice was filing suit against North Carolina and that the Obama administration would
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.
'New York values' rejected Ted Cruz, helped John Kasich, and boosted Clinton to 80 percent of the magic number to cinch the nomination