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Gorsuch’s Record On LGBT Rights Dismal, at Best

Neil Gorsuch, a conservative jurist "in the tradition of the late Antonin Scalia", according to his White House supporters, was confirmed as Scalia's replacement...

‘Free Speech Bus’ Spreads Hateful Message Across US

Two well-known anti-LGBTQ groups have taken to America's streets to deliver their hate-based rhetoric, using an over-the road coach called the "Free Speech Bus",...

Supreme Court Punts On Transgender Case, After Trump Title IX Action

The Supreme Court sent a landmark case involving a Virginia transgender teen back to a lower court for review this morning, citing President Trump's...

Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence

President Obama today commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army whistle blower convicted of sending a huge trove of classified...
Clergywoman To Begin Hunger Strike For Prisoner Clemency

Activist Clergywoman To Begin Hunger Strike For Prisoner Clemency

A North Carolina activist and preacher, Madeline McClenney Sadler is about to begin a hunger strike to press the Obama administration to grant executive clemency...

North Carolina District Attorney decides no charges in Keith Scott case

North Carolina prosecutors have said a Charlotte police officer acted lawfully when he shot and killed a fellow black man, Keith Lamont Scott, in...

Lawmakers to Facebook: Don’t Let Advertisers Exclude by Race

By Eric Umansky Four members of Congress wrote Facebook Tuesday demanding that the company stop giving advertisers the option of excluding by ethnic group. The letter...

Gallup: More Favor Major Government Role in Assisting Minorities

PRINCETON, N.J. -- As both major party presidential candidates tout ways their policies will benefit blacks and other minority groups, Americans are now, more...

Globalization or Isolation? US Voters Weigh in on Economy

By Aru Pande PHILADELPHIA — The air outside this factory in Northeast Philadelphia once smelled of cookies. But the aroma, along with the 350 workers who...

Pentagon Ends Transgender Service Ban

By Nathan James As Independence Day approaches, the Department of Defense has stated that transgender men and women will now be permitted to wear their...