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LGBT America Under Trump: The Fight Ahead

LGBT America Under Trump: The Fight Ahead

By Peter Jackson | Jun 10
Any hope for advancement of equality under Trump has evaporated and turned instead to fear. Trump's administration is pandering to the base that supported him -- and things might get a lot, lot worse.

Trump Removes LGBT Folks From Aging Survey

Trump Removes LGBT Folks From Aging Survey

By Michael d'Oliveira | May 13
The National Survey of Older Americans Act is used to help the Department of Health and Human Services decide how it will allocate federal funding. Its erasure of LGBT Americans could have serious impact.

Florida Congressman Ted Deutch Blasts Rubio In Pride Center Appearance

By John McDonald | Oct 29
U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch blasted U.S. Senator Marco Rubio for "using the LGBT community to advance his own political interests."

Alabama Justice Roy Moore Defends Himself Against Same-Sex Marriage Ethics Violation Charges

By John Riley | Sep 29
Alabama Chief Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore has denied that he encouraged probate judges to defy the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that legalized marriage equality nationwide.

ACLU Sues Kim Davis for $233,000

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 25
The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky is suing Kim Davis for $233,000 in hopes of recovering money paid to lawyers in 2015 for defending four couples denied marriage licenses in Rowan County.

GOP's Social, Fiscal Conservatives at Odds Over Gay Rights

By David A. Lieb | Apr 6
For a party already being torn apart by the presidential contest, anti-gay state legislative efforts have exposed deep rifts between the GOP's social conservatives and its pro-business wing.

Anti-Gay VA Attorney General Withdraws Name from Consideration to State Supreme Court

By John Riley | Mar 13
A day after being certified by the Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice, former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli withdrew his name from consideration for a vacancy on the Virginia Supreme Court.

Anti-Gay Oklahoma Pol Sally Kern Kills Her Own LGBT Youth-Harming Bill

Feb 7
Oklahoma GOP State Rep. Sally Kern's career, studded with anti-gay episodes, draws many colorful descriptions, but here's a label the virulently homophobic politician doesn't want: Someone whose policies increase teen abortions.

GOP Contenders Jostling to Show Greater Hate for Gays?

By John McDonald | Jan 5
The danger of running a field too far in one direction is beginning to show in Iowa, where Republican candidates are now measuring who hates gays the most.

Kentucky Gov.-Elect: Clerks Won't Have to See Their Names on Same-Sex Couples' Marriage Licenses

By John Riley | Nov 14
According to Reuters, Gov.-elect Matt Bevin, a Republican, said on Friday that when he takes office in December, he will order changes to the state marriage license form to accommodate those who object to same-sex marriage.

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