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LGBT groups call for delay in Kavanaugh vote

LGBT groups call for delay in Kavanaugh vote

By Lisa Keen

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.

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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.

By Lisa Keen | August 29, 2018

Representative Kyrsten Sinema (D), the first openly bisexual member of Congress, won 82 percent of the vote in her Democratic primary to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Arizona's Republican Senator Jeff Flake.

By Lisa Keen | August 15, 2018

It's been a stellar month for LGBT candidates.

By Lisa Keen | August 8, 2018

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer's new book provides a glimpse into how then-candidate Donald Trump came to include a statement of support for LGBT people in his acceptance speech before the 2016 Republican National Convention.

By Lisa Keen | August 8, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced that he is creating a Religious Liberty Task Force and that the Department of Justice would "take potential burdens on one's conscience into consideration before we issue regulations or new policies."

By Lisa Keen | August 1, 2018

To take control of the U.S. Senate in the November midterm elections, Democrats need to hold onto all their existing seats and pick up two more.

By Lisa Keen | July 11, 2018

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.

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.

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