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After a Philadelphia bar owner was caught denigrating African-Americans, writer Amanda Kerri wonders why blue-state bastions can often be so segregated.

October 06 2016 5:55 AM

This is what scares our mothers.

October 05 2016 5:44 AM

We don't have to wait until federal employment protections for trans people; positive changes can happen now.

October 05 2016 5:18 AM

The debate ended without a single question on Mike Pence's history of anti-LGBT discrimination.

October 05 2016 12:15 AM

The Human Rights Campaign unveiled a billboard and a YouTube video that makes the case that Donald Trump's running mate is not only bad for Indiana but bad for America when it comes to LGBT issues.

October 04 2016 8:39 PM

"We're going to get away from political correctness," said the Republican nominee regarding transgender people serving in the military.

October 04 2016 4:00 PM