Anti-LGBTI Crackdown in Chechnya Continues

The Washington Blade has confirmed a report that indicates several men and women were recently detained in Chechnya because of their sexual orientation. Igor Kochetkov, a prominent Russian LGBTI rights activ...

Trump Admin Considering Anti-Discrimination Rollback

A leaked memo from the Justice department reveals that the Trump administration may roll back some anti-discrimination rules, reported the Washington Post. The memo reportedly asked senior civil rights offic...

Lesbian EEOC Appointment Dies in Senate

The nomination of lesbian attorney Chai Feldblum for a third term on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission died in the Senate last week when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) declined to...

Top 10 National Stories of 2018

No. 10: Ric Grenell confirmed as ambassador U.S. Ambassador to Germandy Richard Grenell (Photo public domain) After months of Democratic opposition, the U.S. Senate confirmed Richard Grenell this y...

Utah Senator Blocks Lesbian EEOC Appointment

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) on Wednesday continued his one-man effort to block the nomination of lesbian attorney Chai Feldblum to a third term on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In a Dec. ...

Trump Renews HIV Treatment Law

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law which will give billions of dollars in lifesaving HIV treatment, reported Vox. Trump renewed the law, called President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)...