Ben Carson

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, March 21

1. Trump administration Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is defending statements he made regarding a delay in his agency to institute protections for transgender individuals in homeless shelte...
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5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, March 8

1. Trump administration Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is changing the agency's mission statement, removing language guaranteeing inclusive and discrimination-free housing communities. Under...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 13

1. At his Senate confirmation hearing yesterday, Dr. Ben Carson (who's been nominated as Housing and Urban Development secretary by Donald Trump) responded to a question about LGBT discrimination by saying ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 5

1. A record-breaking 517 businesses earned perfect scores on the Human Rights Campaign's 2017 Corporate Equality Index, which was released Monday. That's a single-year jump of more than 25 percent, the largest ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 6

1. “There’s a whole lot of groups now, that are on the religious right, rethinking their Christian witness about what it means to be good to our gay neighbors. Jesus, or whoever your faith figure is, would not ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 7

1. “We have too many important things to do when our men and women are out there fighting the enemy, the last thing we need to be doing is saying, ‘What would it be like if we introduced several transgender peo...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 6

1. “It is not fair for them to make everybody else uncomfortable.” Leading GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson called for the creation of separate “transgender bathrooms” in an interview Thursday with Fusion'...

Is Ben Carson softening his message on gay rights?

The Republican presidential field’s current frontrunner Ben Carson said Wednesday night he is not a homophobe and believes “our constitution protects everybody regardless of their sexual orientation.” Carson...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 28

1. “America has left the leaders of the Republican Party behind. We need to reject politicians who are supporting new forms of discrimination as a way to scare up votes. That's not how we move Amer...