The way forward for LGBT policy under a Trump administration, a GOP Congress, and a conservative Supreme Court seems bleak at best. But we can hold some hard-fought ground if we take lessons from these successful strategies.
President Obama has made big leaps in LGBT rights without ever signing a new law.
Borrowing from the confrontational tactics of guerilla AIDS protest groups ACT UP and Queer Nation, the new Gays Against Guns organization puts the gun lobby in its sights.
After the highest court declared the constitutional right of same-sex couples to be married, some dogmatic judges opted for another authority, one outside the law.
Anthony Kennedy was with us on marriage, but the next justice may be the truly crucial vote in deciding the outcome of future LGBT rights cases.
Marriage equality is one of many issues that threaten to tear apart the Republican party. Will the fissures become visible this Super Tuesday?
The repeal of Houston’s anti-discrimination law hinged on familiar fear-mongering ('protect the children') and an age-old fanaticism: misogyny.