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Chad Griffin Steps Down As Human Rights Campaign President

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, on Thursday announced that Chad Griffin was stepping down as its president

Companies Opposed To Trump's Plan To End Transgender Recognition Swells To 178

The number of companies that have signed onto a letter denouncing Trump's plan to define gender by a person's genitalia at birth has more than tripled in the last two weeks

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona Senate Race

Republican Martha McSally on Monday conceded Arizona's U.S. Senate race to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema

New York Episcopal Bishop Says He's Barring Same-Sex Marriages In His Diocese

An Episcopal bishop in upstate New York has said that he's barring same-sex marriages in his diocese

Transgender Candidate Brianna Titone Declares Victory In Colorado House Race

Brianna Titone on Saturday declared victory in her race for the Colorado House of Representatives, making her the state's first transgender person to serve in the Colorado General Assembly

Iowa Democrat Says Matt Whitaker Pursued Corruption Charges Against Him Because He's Gay

Matt McCoy, Iowa's first openly gay state senator, has claimed that Matthew Whitaker pursued federal charges against him in 2007 because of his sexual orientation

Teri Johnston Elected Florida's First Lesbian Mayor

Voters in Key West on Tuesday elected Teri Johnston as mayor, making her the first openly gay woman elected mayor in a major Florida city

Acting AG Matt Whitaker Defended Man's 'Religious Beliefs' To Call LGBT 'The Enemy'

Matt Whitaker, who President Donald Trump on Wednesday named as acting attorney general, once defended a man's 'religious beliefs' to call LGBT people 'the gaystapo'

ACLU Calls On 116th Congress To Protect Transgender People, Pass LGBT Protections

Two days after the midterm election, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has called on the 116th Congress to protect and expand civil liberties

Openly Gay Jared Polis Wins Colorado Governor's Race

Democratic Representative Jared Polis on Tuesday defeated Republican Walker Stapleton to become Colorado's next governor

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