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By John Ferrannini | March 19, 2021

Updated: Days after advocates held rallies in San Francisco and elsewhere call for the release of trans people in federal immigration custody, one woman was let out March 25.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | March 17, 2021

The Senate Judiciary Committee held the first-ever hearing in that body on the Equality Act Wednesday.


By Liz Highleyman | March 2, 2021

Distribution of a third vaccine to combat COVID-19 has begun across the country, following federal authorization last week.

By John Ferrannini | March 2, 2021

The National LGBTQ Task Force is starting its third annual sex-ed leadership project this week to help teach advocates at the local level how to push for policy changes.


By Cynthia Laird | February 26, 2021

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

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.


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