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By Cynthia Laird | May 2, 2019

City Attorney Dennis Herrera files suit against Trump administration over new HHS rule that would allow health care staff to refuse to provide medical treatment to people, even in emergencies.

By Lisa Keen | April 24, 2019

The loudest and most sustained applause for gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg during a CNN town hall Monday night came for his politically unorthodox response to a recently launched attack on him by the Trump administration.


By Lisa Keen | April 24, 2019

For the first time, a federal appeals court has ruled that a local government can exclude a child foster care agency from city-funded programs if the agency refuses to abide by a local ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.

By Lisa Keen | April 22, 2019

In what one legal expert called an "aggressive move," the U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will take up the issue of whether existing federal law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 17, 2019

Nurses in California are asking Congress to outlaw anti-LGBT bias in health care settings, as more states move to adopt so-called religious freedom laws.

By Lisa Keen | April 17, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from a man on death row who said anti-gay bias motivated his jury's decision to give him the death penalty.


By Lisa Keen | April 17, 2019

President Donald Trump's impulsive Twitter post two years ago, saying the military should ban transgender people, became reality last Friday.

By Lisa Keen | April 15, 2019

Pete Buttigieg, a gay man who's mayor of South Bend, Indiana, kicked off his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination Sunday.


By Cynthia Laird | April 14, 2019

Pete Buttigieg, the gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana, made history Sunday when he formally announced his bid for president.

By Sari Staver | April 3, 2019

Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot cruised to victory in the Chicago mayoral election Tuesday, making history as the first African-American woman and out LGBT person to become chief executive of America's third largest city.


By Alex Madison | April 2, 2019

Advocates for Youth hold Week of Action; Indiana University phone sessions for primary care providers address LGBT health issues; Amazon urged to speak up for equality now that it plans operations center in Tennessee.

By Matthew S. Bajko | March 29, 2019

Should he become president of the United States in 2021, Pete Buttigieg promises to sign into law sweeping federal legislation that would protect the rights of LGBT people across the country.


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