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JD Vance's horrendous record of homophobia and transphobia

Donald Trump's vice-presidential pick hasn't been a senator long — but he's been in the public eye long enough to accrue a strongly anti-LGBTQ+ record.

James Inhofe, anti-LGBTQ+ former Republican senator, dead at 89

Inhofe, a Republican from Oklahoma, was a homophobe, transphobe, and denier of climate change.

All Republican women in the South Carolina Senate lost their primaries — Here's why

Three women GOP State Senators joined Democrats last year to block an extreme conservative-backed bill.

Kamala Harris on debate: Biden fights for American people, Trump fights for himself

The vice president defended Joe Biden's performance in the first presidential debate.

Supreme Court blocks Idaho's ban on emergency abortions, but it's 'not a victory for pregnant patients'

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an Idaho ban on emergency abortions, but Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson says the decision "is not a victory for pregnant patients."

What to expect from tonight's presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump

The debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump will likely include a policy emphasis from one and personal attacks from another.

14 Supreme Court decisions that changed the landscape for LGBTQ+ rights

Several of them came on today's date, June 26.

What is Project 2025 and what does it mean for LGBTQ+ Americans?

Far-right activists have put together a series of directives for the next conservative president. Here's what it would mean to the LGBTQ+ community.

Out reps and allies denounce anti-LGBTQ+ provisions in House defense spending bill

“Republicans love to claim how they support our troops in one breath, just to turn around and vote to discriminate against them with the next,” said Rep. Mark Pocan, chair of the Congressional Equality Caucus.

Kamala Harris: Supreme Court mifepristone ruling doesn’t mean abortion is safe under Trump

The vice president warned that the ruling is not a cause for celebration in a country where Republicans are attacking bodily autonomy rights.

Gay, pro-choice GOPer Curtis Bashaw wins New Jersey U.S. Senate primary

His nomination gives Republicans hope they could pick up a Senate seat in the solidly blue state.

Texas professors use anti-trans slurs and call nonbinary students 'delusional' in Title IX lawsuit

Two University of Texas professors are suing the Biden Administration for including transgender students in anti-discrimination policies.

Texas's first LGBTQ+ state senator, Molly Cook, wins primary for full term

Cook had won a special election to finish the term of a senator who resigned, but now she's won a primary runoff that will likely keep her representing her heavily Democratic district.

Here are the states that have laws protecting abortion and gender-affirming care

These states have taken the step to protect bodily autonomy.

Republican Sen. Roger Marshall seeks to block Biden ban on anti-trans discrimination in health care

The GOP senator doesn't think a ban on sex discrimination in health care should include gender identity, and he's making some baseless assertions to argue his case.

Molly Cook, Texas's first out LGBTQ+ state senator, is ready to make change (exclusive)

The emergency room nurse and grassroots organizer will advocate for both incremental and revolutionary change.

NFL rejects Harrison Butker's transphobic, sexist graduation speech remarks

The league's chief diversity officer said Butker's views do not represent the organization.

Most Black women don't have access to abortion, and they're going to impact the elections

Out of the 11.8 million Black women between the ages of 15 and 49 in the U.S., 57 percent live in areas that restrict access to abortion.

Who is Kristi Noem? A look at the anti-LGBTQ+, dog-killing governor and vice president aspirant

Noem was once a rising star in the Republican Party. Her new autobiography may bring about her fall. Here's what you need to know.

Rhode Island advances law protecting doctors who provide abortions & gender-affirming care

Eleven years (to the day) after passing marriage equality, Rhode Island lawmakers took another notable step to protect LGBTQ+ health care.