Anti-LGBTQ Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

The day after the midterm elections, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions turned in his resignation to President Donald Trump, reported Gay Star News.According to Sessions’ letter, his resignation was reques...
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5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Jan. 31

1. President Trump delivered his first State of the Union speech last night, omitting any references to LGBTQ rights. In Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy's response, however, he specifically mentioned transgender ri...
Mike Parrow

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 29

1. President Trump has fired the remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA), informing them of their termination without explanation via FedEx letter. In June, six PACHA members ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 26

1. Today in "take-back Tuesday," Education Sec. Betsy DeVos rescinds yet another set of Obama-era protection guidelines, these for college sexual assault survivors. New rules allow university leadership to deci...

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

1. Jeff Mateer, the president's choice for a federal judgeship in Texas, once described transgender children as "part of Satan's plan."2. Chancler Encalade is the third Texas man to plead guilty under the f...

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

1. Sixteen years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, we pause to remember Mark Bingham — the gay rugby star who sacrificed himself to ensure a plane did not hit the White House.2. Former Trump ad...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 30

1. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced he's holding off on enforcing President Trump's ban on trans troops and putting together a panel to address the issue. No timetable for a decision was mentioned. ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 29

1. Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in Houston, Texas, this week. The city's Montrose Center, a LGBT resource facility, needs your help to assist displaced LGBT community members. Here's how you can get involved....

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 25

1. The president hasn't issued the "religious freedom" executive order that the religious right end of the political spectrum wants — and its leaders blame Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner for the disappointment....