United States

LGBTI Rights in United States


ADDED ON: 07/11/2018

What Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination Means for LGBTQ Rights

President Trump, America’s top drama queen, did everything he could to infuse his second Supreme Court nomination with ratings-grabbing suspense and pageantry. But for queer Americans, there was only one question to…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2018

Trump Policies Will Send LGBT Asylum Seekers to Their Deaths

The Department of Justice is hoping to restructure the U.S. asylum system to bar anyone who enters the country illegally from applying for asylum, news that Vox broke recently. The proposed changes…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2018

By Day, He Runs for President of South Sudan. By Night, He Unloads Trucks at Lowe’s.

Just minutes into the night shift at Lowe’s, beads of sweat sparkle on Bol Gai Deng’s forehead. He’s at the back of the suburban Richmond store, unloading a 54-foot truck crammed with…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2018

These Five Court Cases Could Change the Future of LGBT Rights

The Supreme Court nominee President Trump is expected to announce on Monday could play as large a role in unraveling LGBT rights as retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy did in recognizing them. As…

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ADDED ON: 07/06/2018

U.S. Experts Applaud U.K. Ban on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

LGBTQ advocates in the U.S. hope that a move by the British government to end the "abhorrent practice" of so-called gay conversion therapy, announced on Tuesday, will affect legislation on this side…

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ADDED ON: 07/05/2018

On Last Day Of Pride, YouTube Apologizes To LGBT Creators

YouTube, which is owned by Google, has apologized for the ways it has “let the LGBTQ community down.” “It's the last day of Pride Month and we wanted to reach out to…

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ADDED ON: 07/03/2018

Why the Supreme Court Opening Could Affect Gay Marriage as Well as Abortion

In the week since Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his retirement, the future of Roe v. Wade has dominated the conversation among both liberals and conservatives, becoming a flash point in the partisan…

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ADDED ON: 07/01/2018

Anti-LGBTQ Campaign to Force Transgender Discrimination Onto the Ballot Fails in Montana

Today news broke that opponents of LGBTQ equality in Montana failed to submit the necessary number of signatures to qualify a discriminatory anti-transgender ballot measure proposed for the November 2018 election. The…

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ADDED ON: 07/01/2018

US Ambassador to Host Surprise LGBT Event

The United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman is expected to host a ceremony next Wednesday at his Herzliya residency honoring the LGBT community in Israel. The black-tie event’s invitation says the…

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ADDED ON: 06/30/2018

Oldest Catholic University Removes Pro-Abortion, Pro-LGBT Guide in Response to Petition

TFP Student Action, a part of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, launched a petition to get a resource guide with links to pro-choice and pro-LGBT groups…

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ADDED ON: 06/29/2018

Jared Polis’s Win Expands the List of LGBTI Candidates Winning Primaries

The LGBTI community has often felt ignored or set back in the Trump administration. President Trump’s refusal to recognize LGBTI Pride month and his support for a ban on transgender Americans enlisting…

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ADDED ON: 06/28/2018

Anthony Kennedy and the Four Supreme Court Rulings That Changed Gay Life in America

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once…

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