May 24, 2019 | 16:37 pm
The state of California is suing the Trump administration over its recently issued rule allowing health care workers to refuse to perform medical procedures or prescribe treatments to patients based on the provider’s personal religious or moral objections. President Trump announced the final rule on the National Day of Prayer as an attempt to appeal […]
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May 24, 2019 | 14:14 pm
The Trump administration has introduced a proposed regulation that would roll back provisions in the Affordable Career Act that prohibit sex-based discrimination, which heretofore has been interpreted as prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ people seeking access to health care. The regulation, put forth by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, would amend Section 1557 […]
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May 24, 2019 | 12:04 pm
Buttigieg also called Trump's mocking of disabled people one of "many affronts to basic decency" under his presidency
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Donald Trump releases “LGBTQ for Trump” t-shirt after repeatedly attacking LGBTQ rights and ignoring Pride monthMay 24, 2019 | 11:18 am
T-shirt featuring rainbow flag and Trump's MAGA slogan has been derided by LGBTQ groups and social media users
May 23, 2019 | 17:46 pm
Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie said he came out to let young people struggling with their sexuality know that life is worth living
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May 23, 2019 | 16:39 pm
Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders, the LGBTQ youth advocacy organization for the D.C. area, has announced they will open a second house for LGBTQ-identifying youth who are experiencing homelessness sometime this spring. The new house, located in Southeast D.C.’s Ward 8, will house 14 beds, bringing the total number of spots available for […]
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May 23, 2019 | 16:30 pm
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May 23, 2019 | 15:25 pm
Percentage of those experiencing harassment or violence rises to nearly 3 in 5 among trans women or femmes
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May 23, 2019 | 13:13 pm
Our picks of the best arts and entertainment in the D.C. area this week
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May 23, 2019 | 10:25 am
Nielson once argued that a gay judge weighing in on the Proposition 8 case could not be impartial
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