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Fifty-five percent of the 72 known LGBT candidates Tuesday won their elections, including some stunning historic firsts.
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.
Hillary Clinton's vice presidential running mate will be U.S. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, who has a solid record of supporting equal rights for LGBT people.
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.
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
The Supreme Court could decide this week whether to extend a stay of a Fourth Circuit ruling that, if not extended, will expire Thursday morning, enabling same-sex couples to marry in Virginia and, perhaps, in other Fourth Circuit states. The
It was clear from the oral argument that two out of three of the judges on a Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel would vote on opposite sides concerning the constitutionality of Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. The
The Seventh Circuit has asked for briefs be submitted today on Wisconsin's request for an emergency stay of a federal district court ruling striking down the state's ban on same-sex couples marrying. The candidate who pulled off a stunning upset