Christopher Kane

Anti-Trans Healthcare Bans Have ‘Striking’ Impacts on LGBTQ+ Adults, HRC Report Finds

Christopher Kane | Washington BladeCourtesy of the National LGBT Media AssociationAccording to findings from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 17th Annual LGBTQ+ Community Survey, the proliferation of bans on gender affirming care in [...]

In 303 Creative Ruling, SCOTUS Marks ‘Gays and Lesbians for Second-Class Status’

Christopher Kane | Washington BladeCourtesy of the National LGBT Media AssociationThe U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative supermajority on Friday ruled in favor of Lori Smith, the graphic artist who did not want to make wedding websites for [...]

HRC Declares National Emergency Over Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

Christopher Kane | Washington Blade, Courtesy of the National LGBT Media AssociationThe Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday declared a state of emergency for LGBTQ+ people in the U.S., “following an unprecedented and dangerous spike in anti-LGBTQ+ [...]

A Historic Number of LGBTQ+ Candidates Ran for Elected Office This Year. Here's Who Won.

Progressive LGBTQ+ groups celebrated the pro-equality LGBTQ+ candidates running in key midterm races across the country on Tuesday, several of whom claimed victory as Election Day stretched into the night.Becca Balint and Maura Healey were among the [...]

The Overshadowed LGBT Fight for 'Normality'

For decades, the American Psychological Association (APA) labeled homosexuality a mental illness, thereby justifying the criminalization of homosexuality and permitting discriminatory practices against gay men and lesbians by government agencies, [...]

Lawsuit Alleges Manufacturer Suppressing Less Kidney Toxic AIDS Drug

Lawyers for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) filed personal injury and class action suits against Gilead on Tuesday, alleging the company stalled the development of a safer alternative to their highly-profitable HIV drug tenofovir disoproxil [...]