(EDGE) A top official for the George W. Bush administration, who was reportedly involved in purging gay employees at the time, has been hired to the Trump administration, according to ProPublica.
An unidentified source has toldLGBTQ News that Caitlin Jenner, former Olympian and transgender reality television star, has been invited to Donald Trump’s Presidential inauguration.
(EDGE) The bizarre case of the gay Indiana church organist who admitted to painting pro-Trump, anti-semitic and anti-gay graffiti on the church where he works, took an interesting turn last week. Although he has been dismissed from his position, officials from St. David's Episcopal Church have offered the troubled 26-year-old organist turned vandal "a path to reconciliation and possible future re-employment."
(WB) Hillary Clinton lambasted President Trump on Thursday evening for actions his administration has taken against LGBT rights as the 100-day mark of his time in office approaches, saying gains made by the LGBT community “may not be as a secure as we once expected.”
(AP) With the cloud of an FBI investigation lifted, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump struck strikingly different tones as they moved into the final hours of a volatile, nearly two-year-long presidential campaign.
(CNN) A somber Hillary Clinton made her concession speech Wednesday, telling supporters and campaign staff members in New York City that she was proud of their effort and pledged to work with President-elect Donald Trump.
Hillary confident, while opponent meanders
As the U.S. Presidential campaign enters the summer season, both major political parties are turning their attention to the national conventions.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Monday that LGBT people should support his proposal to ban Muslims from the U.S. because Islamic groups promote violence against gays.
(EDGE) A coalition of 115 groups that includes numerous LGBTQ rights and HIV/AIDS service organizations sent a letter to the Senate Finance Committee on Monday expressing opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill that many fear will take healthcare away from millions of Americans, including LGBTQ individuals and those living with HIV/AIDS.
We hear the chanting. We hear the rhetoric. We are beginning to realize the need and the importance. We are beginning to understand that to do nothing is no longer an option. The problem is on the rise. The invaders are causing havoc and destruction. The chanting is growing louder and louder, Build the Wall, Build the Wall.
Congratulations! Up until now, it has been surprisingly easy to get to this point and I'm sure your ego is extremely happy. You are entitled to enjoy your fifteen minutes of elation.
When I was speaking Los Angeles recently calling on President Donald Trump to keep his pledge to respect state’s rights on the question of medicinal marijuana I was interviewed by a local blogger named Jeff4Justice. I should have sensed a ringer when his first three questions were disjointed and benign but then he unloaded his "gotcha question" asking about my sexual orientation. “Are you bi-sexual?” he barked.
On August 20th, Donald Trump visited Fredericksburg, Virginia. My mother and sister were verbally assaulted. “Go fuck yourselves!” men screamed at them as they stood outside peacefully with an anti-racism sign. Obscene gestures and shouts of “Idiots!” and “Go home!” from car windows. The latter was possibly a racist attack on my Latina sister. “Build that wall!” most certainly was.
114 members of Congress pushed for evidence from President Donald Trump that he has support from head military officials on his ban of transgender military members.
Nine Democrats and one Republican in the Electoral College sent a request to James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, asking for information on the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to Pink News.
(WB) Ellen DeGeneres won’t be inviting President Donald Trump to be a guest on her show.
(EDGE) Equality Texas, the largest statewide organization dedicated solely to securing full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Texans, issued a statement regarding the Trump Administration's move to end DACA.
(EDGE) Peter Thiel, the gay tech billionaire who had a hand in shutting down Gawker earlier this year, is apparently ready to double down on his Donald Trump support by donating $1.25 to the GOP presidential nominee, according to a report by The New York Times.
(EDGE) The number of hateful harassment incidents since Donald Trump was elected the 45th president earlier this month has been on the rise in the U.S., according to the Souther Poverty Law Center. EDGE has reported on several anti-LGBT attacks in the wake of Trump's presidential victory and it appears as though the former reality star's stunning win is even emboldening his supporters from across the globe.