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Wexton seeks to block HUD from gutting trans protections at homeless shelters

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) has introduced a bill to block HUD from gutting transgender protections. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) In short order after the Trump administration announced a proposal to gut transgender non-discrimination protections at homeless shelters, Rep. Jennifer …

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SERVE Act seeks to aid trans troops discharged under Trump ban

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Rep. Chris Pappas (D-N.H.), on left, has introduced the SERVE Act to aid transgender troops (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key). In the wake of the Trump administration implementing its ban on transgender military service, Rep. Chris Pappas (D-N.H.) has introduced …

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Tyler Clementi Act reintroduced to prohibit anti-LGBT bullying

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. From left, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) (Photo of Murray by Senate Democrats via Flickr; Washington Blade photos of Baldwin and Pocan by Michael Key) With the goal of seeking to draw attention to …

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Buttigieg to join high-dollar annual LGBT DNC gala in NYC

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Pete Buttigieg is set to join a high-dollar annual DNC LGBT gala in New York City. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) South Bend Mayor and 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is set to join the Democratic National Committee’s annual high-dollar …

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EXCLUSIVE: Trump comes out against Equality Act

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. A senior administration official said President Donald Trump has reservations about the Equality Act. (Photo by Michael Vadon via Flickr) With a vote on the Equality Act in the U.S. House expected on Friday, a senior administration official indicated exclusively to the …

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