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'Gay Panic' Defense Ban Back on Track in New Hampshire

A bipartisan bill eliminating use of the controversial tactic was pulled last week over objections by some lawmakers.

Republicans Put 'Gay Panic' Defense Ban on Pause in New Hampshire

New Hampshire was on the brink of banning the "gay panic" defense, until the law was put on hold at the last minute.

Nikki Haley Blames Trans Visibility for Teen Girls' Suicide Ideation

The Republican presidential hopeful also said Dylan Mulvaney is "a guy, making fun of women."

Teachers Ousted From Catholic School Say Anti-LGBTQ+ Bias to Blame

Those who've recently lost their jobs at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Dover, N.H., say it was because they're members or supporters of the LGBTQ+ community.

Anderson Cooper Receives Backlash for Supporting CNN's Trump Town Hall

The gay, experienced, well-respected news personality defended the kind of scene he’s previously criticized, say critics.

LGBTQ+ People Take Up Arms as Fears of Right-wing Hate Groups Grow

One group in New Hampshire says it is providing firearms skills to queer people so they can protect themselves.

Out U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas Marries His Boyfriend

“Vann and I are excited to share that we’re married!” Pappas announced on Twitter.

James Roesener Is First Trans Man Elected to State Legislature in U.S.

There are only six out trans men in elected office across the country.

Watch Pete Buttigieg Prove Why He's a TV Mainstay

The Transportation Secretary is the most requested campaign surrogate this midterm cycle, and his television appearances show why.

Vt. Man Arrested For Threatening Daughter’s School Over Trans People

Shane Gobeil reportedly told police that he intended to buy an assault rifle and if anyone trans or in drag came near his daughter he'd "kill 'em."

Republican Gov. Vows to Veto Bill That Would Force Outing of Students

The bill, which appeared to be dead, has now been revived by lawmakers.

New Hampshire Takes Step to Outlaw 'Gay and Trans Panic Defenses'

The bill will now go to the state's Senate for a vote.

'Socialist Pansies' Referenced in TV Ad From GOP Senate Candidate

The Human Rights Campaign is calling out New Hampshire's Donald Bolduc for his use of the antigay slur.

Out Candidate Wins Dem Nomination for Congress in New Hampshire

Chris Pappas, who's gay, took more than 50 percent of the vote in a field of 11 candidates.

Is Calling a Gay Candidate 'Weak' a Homophobic Dog Whistle?

Supporters of Congressional candidate Chris Pappas say fellow Democrat Maura Sullivan was weaponizing homophobia when she implied he's stereotypically weak.

New Hampshire GOP Gov Signs Transgender Rights Bill

Plus one banning the use of conversion therapy on minors.

The Meaning of a Trans Rights Victory in a Republican State

The New Hampshire win offers lessons for coming legislative battles, writes Kasey Suffredini of Freedom for All Americans.

New Hampshire Passes Bill Banning Anti-Trans Discrimination

It's a rare victory in a Republican-controlled legislature, and the GOP governor is expected to sign the bill into law.

Bill to Ban Anti-Trans Bias Advances in New Hampshire

The state House passed the bill today, sending it on to the Senate.

Dems Flip GOP Seats in Special Elections

Democratic candidates picked up legislative seats in two swing states.