Around the world there are several nationwith brutally authoritarian governments that embrace the concept of imposing religion to play a major roleof public life. It is what is known as theocracy and evangelical fanatics are a step closer to imposing their extremist vision of social conservatism on every aspect of all Americans’ daily life.
Trump is determined to grant evangelical bigots the religious freedom to legally discriminate against LGBTQ+ people, and during Pride Month he used the Health and Human Services Department to do the religious right’s dirty work.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo affirmed his state’s support for the transgender community after President Donald Trump’s administration announced it would roll back anti-discrimination rules protecting transgender individuals seeking healthcare. The Trump administration’s announcement came on the fourth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, the deadliest act of terror against LGBTQ people in American history.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has announced it will file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s administration after it rolled back anti-discrimination rules protecting transgender people seeking healthcare.
Trump told reporters that LGBTQ people gave him an award and that gay people are his biggest supporters in response to a question about his administration's discriminatory policies.
A district court in Maryland has ruled that transgender military service members have legal standing and stopped Trump from blocking judicial review of his trans military ban.
The Trump administration has refused to allow US embassies around the world to fly the rainbow flag for LGBTQ Pride Month.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them.
House Democrats passed a historic and sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill on Friday.
A federal judge on Tuesday contradicted the Trump administration's "incorrect" claim that no legal blocks remain for it to enforce a contentious policy to restrict many transgender individuals from the U.S. armed forces starting on April 12.
By Sonia Elks
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Donald Trump’s pledge to halt all new HIV infections in the United States within a decade was dismissed as an “empty gesture” by activists who said his administration had stripped resources from those fighting the epidemic.
More LGBT+ candidates won in the U.S. midterm elections than ever before - and gender or sexual orientation was less of an issue than ever before, too, experts said.