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Log Cabin Republicans Papering Over Trump Move to Bolster Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom?'

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18
So far, conservative lawmakers and organizations have shown themselves willing to look the other way when Trump attacks minorities -- but putatively pro-LGBTQ equality group Log Cabin Republicans may have set a new bar.

Pence Carves His Own Political ID, on Behalf of Trump

By Ken Thomas and Steve Peoples | Aug 8
Shuttling across the country aboard Air Force Two, Vice President Mike Pence has been a loyal messenger for President Donald Trump. At the same time, he has been carving out his own political identity.

Creep of the Week: Erik Erickson

By D'Anne Witkowski | May 20
LGBTQ people have gained much visibility and that visibility has translated into some important legal and civil rights victories. But it also comes at a price. A price that Enzi and Erickson cheapen when they dismissively talk of "tutus."

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.

Black LGBT Group Opposes Carson Nomination

By John McDonald | Jan 21
As Dr. Ben Carson arrived on Capitol Hill Thursday for his confirmation hearing, the nation's leading black LGBT organization issued a rebuke of his nomination to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Gay SF Political Consultant Makes Trump Donation

By Cynthia Laird | Nov 5
Gay San Francisco political consultant Jack Davis has spent much of his career helping elect Democrats. So it was surprising to see his name on a list of local donors to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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."

Rubio Looking to Hold On to Senate Seat

By John McDonald | Aug 6
Rubio is attempting to salvage his political career after falling short during the Republican Presidential primaries.

Boycotts & Benefits: Artists Continue to Respond to NC Anti-LGBT Law

By Jeff Taylor | Jun 18
Entertainers concerned about discrimination in North Carolina since the passage of HB2 have been alternately boycotting or playing and donating some or all of their proceeds to organizations fighting for LGBT rights.

In Florida, Trump Looms As Cloud in Rubio's Sunshine State

By Julie Bykowicz and Sergio Bustos | Feb 27
Donald Trump is a part-time Florida resident - and a full-time problem for the home-state senator running for president, Marco Rubio.

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