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Lee introduces resolution in Congress honoring Black LGBTQs

Lee introduces resolution in Congress honoring Black LGBTQs

As Black History Month draws to a close, Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Friday introduced a resolution honoring the contributions of Black LGBTQ+ people.

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By Advertising Department | February 26, 2021

America's longest continuously-published and highest weekly circulation LGBTQ newspaper will celebrate its historic 50th anniversary edition to be published on April 1. Advertising space reservations for this special issue are now being accepted.

By Michael K. Lavers, Washington Blade | February 25, 2021

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | February 25, 2021

Dr. Rachel Levine's testimony before a U.S. Senate committee on Thursday marked the historic first time an openly transgender person had taken part in a confirmation hearing for a presidential appointment.

By John Ferrannini | February 19, 2021

LGBTQ advocates are praising the Biden administration's Housing and Urban Development Department for interpreting the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | February 18, 2021

With a House vote on the Equality Act set for next week, talks between LGBTQ rights advocates and Capitol Hill have begun on getting the legislation across the finish line with Democratic control of both chambers of Congress and the White House.

By Matthew S. Bajko | February 16, 2021

A groundbreaking report is shedding light on the issues facing LGBTQ accountants, especially LGBTQ women of color, as leaders of the profession attempt to diversify its ranks.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | February 2, 2021

Pete Buttigieg was approved by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday as transportation secretary with bipartisan support, marking the first-time ever an openly gay person was confirmed to a Cabinet-level position.

By John Ferrannini | February 2, 2021

The Human Rights Campaign sounded the alarm about anti-transgender legislation in statehouses coast-to-coast during a recent news conference.

By Liz Highleyman | January 25, 2021

The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved Cabenuva, the first complete long-acting injectable HIV regimen that does not require daily pills.

By Cynthia Laird | January 25, 2021

President Joe Biden on Monday signed an executive order repealing the ban on transgender troops serving in the military.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | January 22, 2021

First lady Jill Biden on Friday visited the Washington, D.C.-based Whitman-Walker Health HIV/AIDS clinic, marking a distinct change for a new administration within its first 48 hours after inauguration.

By John Ferrannini | January 20, 2021

Joe Biden was inaugurated the 46th president of the United States January 20 in a ceremony on the west steps of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., bringing to an end one of the most tumultuous administrations in nation's history.

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