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Joe Biden’s Win Means LGBTQ+ Folks Can See the Sun Again

If you have experienced a tornado, hurricane, or a crippling snowstorm, you know what it’s like the following day. You wake up and look to the skies that only hours earlier were dark, ominous, and dangerous. The morning sky is usually a brilliant blue, barren of clouds; the radiant sun…

The Anti-LGBTQ Extremists of Evangelicals for Trump

The Evangelicals for Trump coalition, launched at an event Friday night in Miami, is pretty much a who’s who of anti-LGBTQ extremists from the Christian right. The group’s members have called being gay “filthy” and “immoral,” equated homosexuality with pedophilia and alcoholism, and blamed LGBTQ people for natural disasters, according…

Trump Omits LGBTQ People In World AIDS Day Proclamation For Third Year In A Row

President Trump has once again omitted any recognition of LGBTQ people as among the groups primarily affected by the epidemic in his proclamation Wednesday recognizing World AIDS Day. For the third year in a row, Trump omitted any recognition of LGBTQ people even as he touted his administration’s “unprecedented initiative”…

Trump Administration: It’s Legal to Fire Employees for Being Gay

The Trump administration has filed a legal brief arguing that it is legal for employers to discriminate based on sexual orientation. The Department of Justice filed an Supreme Court amicus brief on Friday (August 23), urging the justices to reject suggestions that federal discrimination laws protect gay people. The court is set…

Donald Trump Pledges to End HIV/Aids Epidemic in America in States of Union Speech

Since his election, the president has dissolved the Office of National Aids Policy and dismissed the whole Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/Aids Donald Trump has made a pledge to end the HIV/Aids epidemic in America during the State of the Union speech. During his first two years in office, the…

Jenny Boylan Shares Heartrending Stories From Trans Service Members on Twitter

In response to Trump’s ban on trans people in the military, Boylan curated stories from those who’ve served. In response to Donald Trump’s repugnant announcement via a series of tweets Wednesday that he would ban transgender people from serving in the military, author, professor, New York Times columnist, and trans activist Jenny…

Every LGBTQ Rights Group You’ve Ever Heard Of Opposes Two Of Trump’s Judicial Picks

John Bush and Damien Schiff “would cause grave harm” to LGBTQ people and women, reads a new letter to senators. WASHINGTON ― A whopping 27 LGBTQ rights groups on Monday urged the Senate to reject two of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, John Bush and Damien Schiff. In a letter…

Trump ignores Pride Month, supports ‘National Homeownership Month’ instead

Trump pledged to support the LGBT+ community in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando last year. Donald Trump’s White House has declined to issue a proclamation in recognition of Pride Month. Pride Month takes place every June to commemorate the struggles and accomplishments of LGBT+ people the world…