Keen News Service

  • Discrimination Cases Argued Before SCOTUS 

    It was the second day of the court’s 2019-20 session, and the two hours of arguments Tuesday, Oct. 8, were split between cases involving discrimination based on sexual orientation and discrimination based on transgender status. 

  • Keen: There is No “Shortest Way” to The White House for Buttigieg

    The last paragraph of Pete Buttigieg’s autobiography, The Shortest Way Home,” could almost serve as a summary of “The Wizard of Oz.”The protagonist rushed to “escape the hometown that had shaped me,” then “slowly and imperceptibly” came to see “the meaning I sought was to be found very close to where I had begun….” 

  • Russians Targeted LGBT Voters During 2016 Election 

    A Russian social media operation aimed at helping Republican nominee Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election included efforts to polarize voters around LGBT issues and, in some cases, pushed LGBT voters to support Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders.

  • Trump Admin Tries To Circumvent Lower Courts On Trans Military Ban

    The Trump administration has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate a national injunction that is currently blocking the president’s proposed ban on transgender people in the military.