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Trump to leave Fed LGBT protections alone while attacking our rights with religious persecution?

Trump to leave Fed LGBT protections alone while attacking our rights with religious persecution?

Trump will leave Obama LGBT Federal contractors rules in place according to White House Monday. A draft repeal had been reportedly circulating as late as Monday according to The NYTimes. The LGBT community released a collective sigh of relief when hearing of the White House reversal, but kept a wary eye open and for good […]

HRC to open 3 offices to Fight Dan Patrick’s Bathroom Bill

HRC to open 3 offices to Fight Dan Patrick’s Bathroom Bill

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to open Texas offices to fight “bathroom bill” by Alexa Ura,The Texas Tribune Jan. 27, 2017 With Texas Republicans working to pass their own version of a “bathroom bill,” one of the nation’s most prominent LGBT civil rights organizations is opening offices in Texas to fight it. The Human Rights Campaign […]

Homeless man Daejon Workman Arrested for Philly Transgender Attack

Homeless man Daejon Workman Arrested for Philly Transgender Attack

Daejon Workman attacked transgender woman Ryannah Quigley as she walked along a Philadelphia street after attending the Creating Change Conference. Ryannah Quigley told Action News she’s relieved the man seen in cell phone video assaulting her has been arrested. “I just got the call and I’m very happy,” Quigley said. On January 20, 2017, at 4:40 […]

TERF’s and Focus on the Family Partner to attack Transgender Rights

TERF’s and Focus on the Family Partner to attack Transgender Rights

In an alliance forged of mutual hate, the public policy partner of the anti-LGBT organization Focus on the Family has joined with a Transgender Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) group rebranded as “Wolf”. This vile coalition pairs a group who’s stated goals is to criminalize homosexuality with a group comprised largely of lesbians in filing an […]

Trump’s Coronation takes no Holliday

Trump’s Coronation takes no Holliday

Jennifer Holliday has canceled her appearance at Donald Trump’s inauguration event next week, calling her decision to perform a “lapse of judgment.” While we wrestle with the idea that Jackie Evancho will be performing with the support of her transgender sister, ally Jennifer Holliday, decided not to perform after receiving the same flak that Evancho […]

Texas tourism experts slam bathroom bill SB6

Texas tourism experts slam bathroom bill SB6

Tourism experts slam “bathroom bill” SB6 – Likely multi-billion dollar losses Texas and national tourism experts decry “bathroom bill” SB6, citing potential multi-billion dollar losses Professional associations, meeting planners, and Texas convention & visitors bureau unveils new campaign called “Texas Welcomes All” Austin, Texas –January 11, 2017- A coalition of Texas Convention and Visitors Bureaus […]

Caitlyn Jenner’s attendance at Trump inauguration: a positive sign?

Caitlyn Jenner’s attendance at Trump inauguration: a positive sign?

Caitlyn Jenner, transgender advocate, to attend Donald Trump inauguration: Report Caitlyn Jenner, a conservative Republican and transgender rights advocate, has said she will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration, Us Weekly magazine reported Tuesday. In response, transgender rights supporters to her left are blasting Ms. Jenner’s decision as evidence she doesn’t have the interests of transgendered Americans […]

American Federation of Teachers Slam the Texas Bathroom Bill

American Federation of Teachers Slam the Texas Bathroom Bill

“Dan Patrick is waging a war on kids.” said Louis Malfaro, president of the 65,000-member Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers. “Under Patrick’s lack of leadership, we’ve seen a failure to provide resources needed for Child Protective Services, resulting in thousands of children in need of care and supervision, and kids forced to […]

NYTimes Bestselling Author Rick Riordan declines Texas Legislative Invite citing Bathroom Bill

NYTimes Bestselling Author Rick Riordan declines Texas Legislative Invite citing Bathroom Bill

Citing Texas “bathroom bill,” Percy Jackson author declines Legislature invitation by Marissa Evans, The Texas Tribune The author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is declining to attend the Texas Legislature’s celebration of authors event, saying the reason is because of proposed legislation that would prevent transgender people from using bathrooms that match their […]

HB2 Redux: Texas legislators submit Anti LGBT Bills

HB2 Redux: Texas legislators submit Anti LGBT Bills

A pair of bills submitted to the Texas state legislature would if passed make government inaccessible for transgender adults and school little more than a dream for Texas transgender children. SB6 submitted by Kolkhorst and championed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick would require people use only restroom and showers which correspond to the sex indicated […]

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