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 […]

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner on LIVE

Kelly Ripa and John Leguizamo are pictured with Caitlyn Jenner during the production of "LIVE Kelly" in New York on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
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Caitlyn Jenner sat down with Kelly Ripa and guest co-host John Leguizamo on this morning’s “LIVE with Kelly” to discuss her memoir “The Secrets of My Life.” She spoke about her relationship with Kris Jenner and how Kris has helped turn Caitlyn’s life around: She also told Kelly and John what was really going through […]

New York City Gay Men’s Chorus welcomes the London Gay Men’s Chorus to celebrate ‘Anthems For a New Era’

I See Fire

NEW YORK– The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus (NYCGMC) have announced that they will welcome their siblings in song from the London Gay Men’s Chorus (LGMC) to join them on stage for I See Fire: Anthems for a New Era, Saturday, May 20 at 8pm at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. I […]

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

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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, […]

$200,000 gift boosts scholarships for LGBT and Critical Gender Studies students at UC San Diego

David Gubser with his partner, Richard Lieboff.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — It was time to give back, he decided. As David Gubser started to revise his will, he began to think of the causes that meant most to him. In the wake of the hate-based shootings that occurred last year at an Orlando, Fla., nightclub with a largely gay clientele, Gubser resolved […]

HRC to honor Jazz Jennings and Ruby Corado at Time to THRIVE Conference

Jazz Jennings and Ruby Corado

WASHINGTON – Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) announced that it will honor transgender advocates Jazz Jennings, star of TLC’s I Am Jazz, and Ruby Corado, founder of the renowned LGBTQ center Casa Ruby, at the organization’s annual Time to THRIVE Conference. They are being recognized for their tireless efforts to advance the visibility, […]

Victory Fund endorses eight LGBTQ candidates; Danica Roem could make history

Danica Roem

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, endorsed eight candidates in state and local races. Danica Roem, running for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, received a spotlight endorsement, and would become the first state legislator to win as an openly transgender […]

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