Donald Trump

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 24

1. The president released guidelines for his transgender military ban, which give Defense Sec. James Mattis a lot of leeway in deciding how to implement the ban. 2. Lambda Legal filed suit against the US dep...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 23

1. Katie Sowers, an assistant coach with the San Francisco 49ers football team, came out as lesbian. That makes her not only the first openly LGBT coach in the NFL, but in all of men's sports. 2. And speakin...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 22

1. Sam Clovis, who President Trump has pegged to be the chief scientist for the US Department of Agriculture, is "one of the most radically anti-LGBTQ" appointments yet, according to LGBTQ Nation. 2. Auburn ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 21

1. The list of murdered transgender individuals continues to grow: Gwynevere River Song, 26, was shot to death at their home in Waxahatchie, Texas, this weekend. Song was murdered following an argument, and the...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 18

1. Louisiana's governor is battling to have LGBT protections put back into place in state law. 2. "There are no two sides to the story of white supremacy, neo-Nazism, and the other repugnant forms of hatred ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 17

1. Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is gay, wrote a letter to his employees regarding the violence and racism shown in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend — and also revealed he's cutting off Apple Pay support f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 16

1. Ding dong, the bill is dead! Which old bill? The anti-transgender Texas bathroom bill, that is. 2. In Alabama, the fight to fill Jeff Sessions' vacated seat after he leveled up to the federal government: ...
President Donald Trump

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 15

1. The Trump administration may be looking into rolling back guidelines related to transgender prisoners. A US Department of Justice filing indicates that the president plans to re-evaluate policies regarding t...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 14

1. The Naval Postgraduate School in California and the Palm Center estimate it would cost the US $960 million to enforce the president's ban on transgender troops, which is 114 times more than it costs for them...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 11

1. The transgender military ban — supposedly on hold due to the threat of nuclear war from North Korea — would be a "great favor" to the military, according to President Donald Trump. Trump addressed the ban du...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 9

1. An Oakland Athletics player received a two-game, without-pay suspension after directing a gay slur at a fan during Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels. More than $50,000 of his lost salary will be...