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5 Coming Out Tips

By | 2018-10-12T07:40:56+00:00 October 10th, 2018|National, News|

Founded 30 years ago by Dr. Robert Eichberg and LGBTQ activist Jean O'Leary, the first official National Coming Out Day was celebrated exactly one year after the anniversary of the 1987 March on Washington. Its goal was simple: become visible. And, since its inception, LGBTQ people from across all identities and walks of life have chosen to take a stand on Oct. 11 and speak their truths.

Supreme Court 2018-2019 Session Busy with LGBTQ Cases

By | 2018-10-03T15:10:53+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|National, News|

Cases before the U.S. Supreme Court seem almost like an afterthought after last week’s political slugfest over the confirmation process for President Trump’s second nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. But there are several cases before the high court that are of great importance to the LGBTQ community as the high court began its 2018-2019 session this week. In fact, this session could be one of the busiest in history for LGBTQ-related concerns.

Biden Urged to Run in 2020 at HRC Dinner

By | 2018-09-19T12:24:27+00:00 September 19th, 2018|National, News|

Attendees at the annual Human Rights Campaign national dinner Saturday night urged Joseph Biden to challenge President Trump in 2020 amid speculation the former vice president is mulling a run for the White House.

Kavanaugh Hearings: No Comment, No Comfort

By | 2018-09-12T10:51:16+00:00 September 12th, 2018|National, News|

It was the third day of a four-day confirmation hearing for federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to join the U.S. Supreme Court before a senator really pressed hard for him to account for his commitment to equal rights for LGBTQ people. U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) started off, trying to get Kavanaugh to agree that he wouldn’t fire somebody because of the color of that person’s skin or their gender. “Of course,” Kavanaugh agreed.

Chaos Over Kavanaugh Confirmation

By | 2018-09-05T15:27:11+00:00 September 5th, 2018|National, News|

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had a look of feigned nonchalance on his face as the first protester yelled out during the second day of his confirmation hearing. The nonchalance seemed increasingly strained as [...]

Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona Primary

By | 2018-08-29T09:04:25+00:00 August 29th, 2018|National, News|

Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) achieved a significant victory on Tuesday in the Arizona primary when she became the first openly bisexual person to win a major party nomination to run for a U.S. Senate [...]

Trans Woman Wins Historic Gubernatorial Primary Victory

By | 2018-08-22T15:40:07+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|National, News|

Washington, DC – Democratic primary voters in Vermont selected out transgender woman Christine Hallquist as their nominee for governor, making her the first out trans person to be the gubernatorial nominee of a major American political party. She joins three other openly LGBTQ candidates who received the Democratic nomination for governor this cycle – Kate Brown of Oregon, Jared Polis of Colorado and Lupe Valdez of Texas – a historic number.

HRC Celebrates Victories of Pro-Equality Champions in Wisconsin Primary

By | 2018-08-22T15:39:06+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|National, News|

MILWAUKEE — On Tuesday, Aug. 14, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, released the following statement celebrating the victories of pro-equality candidates including Senator Tammy Baldwin; Reps. Mark Pocan, Ron Kind, and Gwen Moore; and Josh Kaul for Attorney General.

Tab Hunter Dies at 86

By | 2018-07-10T08:29:30+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Entertainment, National, News|

Tab Hunter, the 1950s’ teen heartthrob who would later become a prominent figure in the gay community, died Sunday night. He was 86. Allan Glaser, his partner for more than three decades, told the Hollywood Reporter that [...]