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State of the Union

Keeping track of how presidents of the United States have mentioned issues affecting LGBT people in the annual State of the Union address.

Republican Jim Jordan of Ohio learned how his name was inexorably linked to the antigay Kentucky clerk the absolutely worst way: a reporter told him.

January 12 2016 8:52 PM

Louis Virtel is not pleased that his image turned up on a website promoting Republicans' Snapchat coverage of the State of the Union. 

January 12 2016 6:48 PM

Marriage equality plaintiff Jim Obergefell's attendance at the State of the Union address is a slap in the face to 50 million Americans whose votes against same-sex marriage were 'stolen by the Supreme Court,' says NOM. 

January 12 2016 5:10 PM

What advancing equality in 2016 means for the trans woman known for interrupting President Obama during a Pride reception last year.

January 12 2016 9:03 AM

LGBT people face mortal danger from ISIS and around the world, yet few ever obtain refuge in the U.S.

January 12 2016 7:23 AM

The anti-LGBT Family Research Council got seats for the Kentucky clerk and her lawyer Mat Staver.

January 11 2016 11:28 PM Updated