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 [...]

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 [...]