LGBTQ Ally Jon Ossoff is Running for Senate in 2020

Former congressional candidate and LGBTQ ally Jon Ossoff has announced that he will be challenging Republican David Purdue for a seat in the U.S. Senate in 2020 during an appearance on “The Last Word” on MSNBC....

NAACP Backs Equality Act

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored people (NAACP), the country’s oldest civil rights organization for African Americans, has publicly endorsed the Equality Act, reported NBC News. The Eq...

McCain’s Successor Has Anti-LGBTQ Voting Record

Recently-deceased Arizona senator John McCain will be replaced by a former Republican senator, Jon Kyl, who has a history of opposition to LGBTQ rights. The choice was announced by the governor of Arizona, D...

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 19

1. Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee criticized Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo for his anti-LGBT statements. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) cited Pompeo's opposition to gay rights as a...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 10

1. Finally, after nearly 70 years, the US Department of State issued a formal apology for the "Lavender Scare." 2. Cuba won't allow one of its LGBT rights activists out of the country, the Washington Bla...

FDA opens door to ending gay blood donation ban

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration signaled Tuesday that it is reevaluating its policy on blood donations by gay and bisexual men, less than a year after changing its former policy and less than two months s...