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LGBT candidates win in off-year elections

LGBT candidates win in off-year elections

By Lisa Keen

More than 75% of openly LGBT candidates running in Tuesday's off-year elections won. The total included 112, 106 Democrats, one Republican, one independent, and four with undeclared party affiliations.

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By John Ferrannini | November 7, 2019

Two federal judges in two days have struck down the Trump administration's Denial of Care rule as a third case in San Francisco awaits a judge's decision.

By Lisa Keen | November 4, 2019

HHS announced Friday that it plans to change its rules governing federal grants it oversees.


By Lisa Keen | October 31, 2019

A confirmation hearing for two of President Donald Trump's nominees to the nation's largest federal appeals court snared considerable media attention Wednesday after one of them dissolved into tears.

By John Ferrannini | October 30, 2019

Federal Judge William Alsup heard oral arguments Wednesday, October 30, in cases that pit California, San Francisco, and Santa Clara County against the Trump administration over its upcoming health care "refusal rule."


By Heather Cassell | October 30, 2019

Some members of the San Francisco Bay Area's transgender community praised Always for removing the Venus symbol from the packaging of its sanitary pads.

By John Ferrannini | October 29, 2019

The California Department of Justice will be joined by attorneys from San Francisco, Santa Clara County and civil rights groups in federal district court Wednesday as they challenge the Trump administration over its so-called health care refusal rule.


By Lisa Keen | October 28, 2019

Mainstream media outlets have spent considerable space in recent days trying to reckon whether gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is "surging" to the top tier of the Democratic field or stalling in the second tier.

By Lisa Keen | October 16, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court observers are more reluctant than usual to try and predict how the court might come down on the always hot-button issue of LGBT rights.


By Lisa Keen | October 14, 2019

Our national correspondent provides an analysis of the recent LGBTQ town hall for Democratic presidential candidates.

By Sari Staver | October 9, 2019

Rachel Maddow wowed a sold-out audience at the Sydney Goldstein Theater Sunday during a City Arts and Lectures onstage conversation with former Obama senior aide Dan Pfeiffer.


By Lisa Keen | October 8, 2019

After a historic hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court, LGBT legal advocates voiced optimism that a majority of the justices would rule in favor of LGBT workplace protections.

By Scott Stiffler | October 8, 2019

Many are happy to stand in line for what they serve at Starbucks — but the global coffee conglomerate has left LGBT media standing at the altar.


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