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July 27 2017 5:06 AM

The department, led by Jeff Sessions, made that argument in a case involving whether a law banning sex discrimination covers sexual orientation.

July 26 2017 10:06 PM

Gov. Sam Brownback's record on LGBT rights is so bad that California banned travel to Kansas.

July 26 2017 10:00 PM

Congressional Democrats spoke out against President Trump's newly imposed ban on trangender military servicemembers, calling it "unpatriotic" on the floor of the House and on Capitol Hill. 

July 26 2017 9:58 PM

Those at least voicing reservations about the move include some expected and some surprising names.

July 26 2017 7:10 PM