LGBTQ Military Organizations Applaud Lawmakers

By | 2019-02-06T11:20:50+00:00 February 6th, 2019|National, News|

Several members of Congress invited actively-serving and veteran transgender service members as their honored guests to President Trump's State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Feb. 5. For many of the legislators, the Supreme Court’s [...]

ACLU Recent Legal Updates

By | 2019-01-30T16:46:34+00:00 January 30th, 2019|National, News|

Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union took action against two major companies that their clients allege have participated in sex discrimination: McDonald's and Chili's. Additionally, the ACLU is awaiting news from the Supreme Court about cases that consider whether or not federal workplace discrimination law protects LGBTQ people from discrimination on the basis of sex.

Reports: Russians Targeted LGBTQ Community With Disinformation

By | 2019-01-23T16:29:11+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|National, News|

A Russian social media operation aimed at helping Republican nominee Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election included efforts to polarize voters around LGBTQ issues and, in some cases, pushed LGBTQ voters to support Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. The operation also posted a message aimed at lonely LGBTQ teenagers, an effort that is believed was intended to blackmail vulnerable youth.

Top 10 National Stories of 2018

By | 2018-12-27T13:31:25+00:00 December 27th, 2018|National, News|

No. 10: Ric Grenell confirmed as ambassador U.S. Ambassador to Germandy Richard Grenell (Photo public domain)   After months of Democratic opposition, the U.S. Senate confirmed Richard Grenell this year as U.S. ambassador [...]

Pelosi Visits Floriana, Plugs Equality Act

By | 2018-12-19T14:01:11+00:00 December 19th, 2018|National, News|

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told LGBT activists and others who joined her on a visit Friday to a Christmas tree outside Floriana Restaurant on 17th Street, N.W. near Dupont Circle that’s dedicated to her that she will give top priority to passing an LGBT rights bill in 2019.

Sinema Wins Senate Race in Arizona

By | 2018-11-14T16:20:28+00:00 November 14th, 2018|National, News|

BY KAREN OCAMB It’s official. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, an out centrist bisexual Democrat, has defeated Donald Trump’s choice to replace retiring Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, Republican Rep. Martha McSally. It’s the first Democratic win in [...]