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Feldblum denied third term on EEOC

Feldblum denied third term on EEOC

By Lisa Keen

The first openly LGBT member of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been denied a third term by a Republican senator who claims she has "radical views on marriage" and wants to use the agency as a "tool to stamp out religious liberty."

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By Lisa Keen | January 2, 2019

LGBT legal groups told the U.S. Supreme Court last week that it is simply too soon for the court to become involved in litigation over President Donald Trump's proposed ban on transgender people in the military.

By Alex Madison | December 5, 2018

The Transgender Law Center has filed a claim seeking information in the death of a trans woman at an ICE detention facility.


By Lisa Keen | December 5, 2018

When the LGBT community thinks back on the life of President George H.W. Bush, its view of the decorated war hero and gentleman politician who spent years in the service of the nation is obscured.

By Lisa Keen | November 20, 2018

Three big LGBT cases will be part of a private discussion at the U.S. Supreme Court next Friday, November 30, when the justices meet to conference about what appeals to hear in the coming months.


By Lisa Keen | November 7, 2018

As the first returns in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District began to emerge Tuesday night, it looked as if lesbian businesswoman Angie Craig would lose — a second time — to a former talk show host who once compared LGBT people to criminals.

By Lisa Keen | October 8, 2018

A new era in the U.S. Supreme Court's history began Saturday afternoon, October 6, when the Senate voted 50-48 to confirm the nomination of a federal judge who is expected to provide a fifth and majority vote against equal rights for LGBT people.


By Lisa Keen | October 3, 2018

Cases before the U.S. Supreme Court seem almost like an afterthought after last week's political slugfest over the confirmation process for President Donald Trump's second nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

By Lisa Keen | September 19, 2018

LGBT groups have been among those calling for the Senate Judiciary Committee to delay its vote on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.


By Lisa Keen | September 12, 2018

It was the third day of a four-day confirmation hearing for federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to join the U.S. Supreme Court before a senator really pressed hard for him to account for his commitment to equal rights for LGBT people.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 10, 2018

Lesbian Democratic Party official is seeking a rural New Mexico statehouse seat.


By Lisa Keen | September 5, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had a look of feigned nonchalance on his face as the first protester yelled out during the second day of his confirmation hearing.

By Lisa Keen | August 29, 2018

A three-judge federal appeals court panel ruled Monday that a residence for seniors could be held liable for allowing some of its residents to harass and discriminate against an openly lesbian resident.


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