GLAAD: President Trump starts erasing LGBTQ Americans in first 100 days (VIDEO)

GLAAD 100 Days

From erasing any mentions of LGBTQ Americans from government Web sites to deleting LGBTQ people from the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census, Donald Trump and his administration have proven  that they are no friends of LGBTQ Americans and in fact are trying to remove us from the fabric of this nation. But as the Trump Administration […]

Healthy California Act wins support from Senate Health Committee in push for universal healthcare

One Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – This week California took a major step toward universal health coverage when the Senate Health Committee approved the Healthy California Act (Senate Bill 562). The final vote is pending but a majority of members approved. Sens. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) and Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) have proposed to cover all California […]

HRC launches timeline of Trump’s unprecedented attacks on LGBTQ community (VIDEO)

100 Days HRC

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) launched a Web site — HRC.org/Trump — chronicling the Trump Administration’s unprecedented attacks against the LGBTQ community. The timeline, which will continue to be updated, spotlights efforts to undermine the LGBTQ community from rescinding guidelines protecting transgender students, to appointing Jeff Sessions to the nation’s highest law […]

TN lawmakers vote to undermine protections for LGBTQ people

Tennessee State Capitol

Today, the Tennessee General Assembly passed Senate Bill 1085/House Bill 1111. If signed into law, SB 1085/ HB 1111 could invalidate marriages of LGBTQ couples and legal documents that affirm a transgender person’s true identity by stating that any “undefined” words be given their “natural and ordinary meaning.” The bill now heads to Gov. Bill Haslam’s […]

ACLU releases report on Trump’s 100 days

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WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union today released a report on the civil rights and civil liberties record of the first 100 days of the Trump administration. These include the unconstitutional Muslim ban, the failed Affordable Care Act repeal, and the repeated attacks on LGBT rights. The organization also published a day-by-day accounting of the […]

After GLAAD exposes his anti-LGBTQ history, Trump nominee Mark Green comes out for LGBTQ equality in the U.S. Army

Green

Yesterday Mark Green, Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Army, took to Facebook to address the anti-transgender statements he made in a radio interview last year. In fact, Mark Green’s response was an about-face statement as he voiced his support for LGBTQ equality in the U.S. Army. “4) I believe that every American has […]

Alabama House passes discriminatory Adoption Bill HB24

Alabama Legislature

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Heart of Dixie has grown colder today. This afternoon, the Alabama House of Representatives passed HB24, deceptively named the Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act, on a 87-0 vote with 6 abstaining. The bill now heads to Governor Kay Ivey’s desk. HB24 would create a broad license to discriminate in the […]

Judge blocks Trump executive order punishing sanctuary cities

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Today, United States District Judge William H. Orrick III blocked President Trump’s executive order against sanctuary cities. Trump’s order was challenged by the city and county of San Francisco and the county of Santa Clara, California, two of the jurisdictions under presidential fire for limiting their cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, reports The […]

HRC announces fellowships for 10 young nonprofit leaders working to end HIV in America

Fellowship Program

WASHINGTON – Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation announced the selection of ten outstanding, young leaders for the second year of its fellowship program focused on elevating the work of young people on the front lines of the HIV and AIDS epidemic. The HRC Foundation’s HIV 360° Fellowship Program, made possible with the generous […]

San Diego Unified’s Board of Education to consider endorsing proposed Senate Bill 30

Wall

SAN DIEGO — Tuesday, April 25, the San Diego Unified School District’s board members will consider endorsing California State Sen. Ricardo Lara’s proposed Senate Bill 30 which would prohibit the state from awarding or renewing a public contract with any person who provides goods or services to the Federal Government for construction of a wall, […]

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