Top 10 National Stories of 2018

By | 2018-12-27T13:31:25-04:00 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 | 2018-12-19T14:01:11-04:00 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 | 2018-11-14T16:20:28-04:00 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 | 2018-10-12T07:40:56-04:00 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 | 2018-10-03T15:10:53-04:00 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.