This is not an easy time to be a political progressive in Florida.
Pat Rocco (1934-2018) was a pioneer gay filmmaker and activist. Though he was popular and well-known during his heyday he is hardly remembered today.
During the recent unpleasantness that was the 2016 presidential election much was made of the fact that the vast majority of newspapers endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton against the winning Republican, Donald Trump. A major exception, one that was ignored by the media, probably did more for Trump than all the New York Times or Washington Posts did for Clinton. Though it would be too much to claim that the National Enquirer carried the election for Trump, it certainly did much to express Middle America’s feelings for the Republican candidate.
(WB) A federal judge issued an order Monday blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a rule allowing health care providers to discriminate against transgender patients — one day before the regulation was set to go into effect.
Wearing pink knitted “pussy” hats, people stormed the United States capital in protest coinciding with the recent inauguration of President Donald Trump. Now, more men are stepping up with a “protest armor” of their own.
In a not-so-surprising 11th hour maneuver, the official newspaper of the Ku Klux Klan displayed its support for Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump.
(EDGE) With rumors of a possible anti-LGBT executive order from the White House in the works, gay conservative group Log Cabin Republicans are heaping praise on President Donald Trump for not reversing President Barrack Obama's executive order extending workplace protections to LGBT employees of federal contractors.
(WB) Amal Awad, a 27-year veteran police officer in Prince George’s County who in January 2019 became the first black, female, and openly LGBT Chief of Police in Hyattsville, Md., was scheduled to be sworn in on Dec. 17 as the new Anne Arundel County Chief of Police.
Mr. Kent, I read your op-ed (“The Republican Party Supports a Racist Cult,” Jan. 28) and found it disturbing that anyone would, not only "think" this way, but actually publish such off-putting, insulting, and false statements.
Is the pro-pandemic, genocidal GOP still the party of the defeated, deranged racist traitor Donald Trump?
(WB) LGBT activists around the world are increasingly concerned about the potential impact that a Donald Trump presidency could have overseas.
(CNN) Transgender rights. Same-sex marriage. Federal protections against discrimination.
The final night of the 2020 Republican National Convention ended with President Donald Trump painting a stark contrast between an America under his leadership and one under the leadership of Democratic nominee Joe Biden. But there was also a stark contrast between them in their inclusion of LGBT people and a stark contrast between Trump at the 2016 convention and 2020.
(WB) With music blaring from two large speakers perched in the back of a pickup truck, several hundred people gathered on the sidewalk in front of the Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington Friday night as part of an LGBT “dance protest” against policies of President Donald Trump.
Hillary Clinton became the first woman in U.S. history to secure the presidential nomination of a major party; Bernie Sanders’ attack on Barney Frank unsuccessful; Donald Trump promises an attack speech next week.
LGBT organizations are finding common cause in opposition of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s pick for Attorney General.
Amy Schneider. Matt Bomer. Lawrence of Arabia. What do those three individuals all have in common? They’re being celebrated in Equality Forum’s annual queer icons list during LGBT History Month, which takes place each October.
President Donald Trump announced Sept. 26 his nominee to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and, as expected, it is jurist LGBT groups are expected to vehemently oppose.
(WB) With the 100-day mark of President Trump’s time in the White House fast approaching, LGBT rights supporters are giving him failing grades as the nation evaluates him at the benchmark.
(WB) An upcoming summit, intended to give LGBT federal workers an opportunity to meet and network, has been canceled by organizers in accordance with President Trump’s recent executive order requiring review of diversity training in U.S. agencies to ban critical race theory, the Washington Blade has learned.
(WB) In the aftermath of the assault on the U.S. Capitol instigated by President Trump, his one-time LGBT supporters are now distancing themselves from him without outright renouncing their previous support.
(WB) LGBT and HIV/AIDS groups are criticizing President Trump’s executive order on health care, asserting the measure endangers people with pre-existing conditions who could be left out in the cold.
Three local Democratic groups issued a joint statement condemning President Donald Trump’s alleged statements on Haitian and Nigerian immigrants.
As members of the LGBT community and others, including Ivanka Trump, celebrated Pride Month throughout June, one voice was silent – President Donald Trump.
(AP) Madonna is defending her fiery, expletive-laden speech at the women's march, saying her words were "taken wildly out of context."
(WM) Donald Trump’s openly LGBT niece says her uncle is “criminal, cruel and traitorous” and belongs in prison after he leaves the White House.
(EDGE) Former US Rep. Michele Bachmann took to the airwaves last week to praise both the Lord for intervening and installing Donald Trump as a president because he will curb the expansion of LGBT rights.
(WB) Former first lady Michelle Obama, in an intimate video speech for the Democratic National Convention, made a personal plea Monday for voters to reject President Trump.
Former Democratic state representative Barry Silver yelled into the megaphone, “Donald Trump promised to unite the country. We will now be united under common opposition and revulsion against everything he stands for.”
For many of the young LGBT community, the election of Donald Trump as president has been frightening.
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