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LGBT groups react harshly to Kavanaugh

LGBT groups react harshly to Kavanaugh

By Lisa Keen

Reaction from LGBT organizations to President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court was unsparing Monday night, with many saying he will not be like Anthony Kennedy, the justice he is replacing.

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By Lisa Keen | July 4, 2018

Just two days after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court, President Donald Trump told reporters that he had already narrowed his choice for Kennedy's replacement to "about five" people.

By Lisa Keen | June 27, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday vacated a Washington Supreme Court decision that said a florist violated state law when she refused to sell flowers to a same-sex couple for their wedding.


By Lisa Keen | June 27, 2018

Congressman Jared Polis scored a "comeback kid" victory Tuesday, winning the Democratic nomination for governor of Colorado just two months after losing to his chief opponent at the state party convention.

By Lisa Keen | June 13, 2018

An analysis of last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case.


By Lisa Keen | June 4, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday (June 4) that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission violated a baker's free exercise rights when it ordered that he sell cakes to same-sex couples the same as he sells to heterosexual couples.

By Lisa Keen | May 30, 2018

There are currently seven competing in primaries around the country, including an actress in New York, a congressman in Colorado, a zookeeper in Oklahoma, and the first transgender candidate for governor in Vermont.


By Lisa Keen | May 23, 2018

Lupe Valdez won the Democratic nomination for governor of Texas in a runoff primary Tuesday night, becoming the first openly LGBT person - and the first Latina - to win a major party nomination for governor in the state.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 11, 2018

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has joined with nine of his counterparts in other states to oppose the Trump administration's move to no longer collect crime data on LGBT teenagers at the federal level.


By Lisa Keen | April 27, 2018

Senate confirms gay Republican Richard Grenell as ambassador to Germany.

By Lisa Keen | April 25, 2018

An analysis of LGBT candidates running for congressional races this year.


By Lisa Keen | April 17, 2018

A federal judge in Seattle ruled April 13 that a lawsuit may proceed against President Donald Trump's proposed ban on transgender service members and that a previously issued stay against implementation of the ban will remain "in full force."

By Liz Highleyman | April 12, 2018

Bipartisan legislation targeting online sex trafficking could harm consensual adult sex workers and set a bad precedent for online censorship, according to opponents of the new law.


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