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Trump to Nominate Antigay, Antichoice Rep. Tom Price as HHS Secretary

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. President-elect Donald Trump’s no-good, very bad cabinet picks keep coming: He will nominate Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Price of Georgia, a major critic of the Affordable Care Act, for secretary of Health and Human Services, The Washington Post reports. Trump is expected to …

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Anti-LGBT N.C. Governor Still Won't Concede

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. From left: Pat McCrory and Roy Cooper Pat McCrory, who signed the notorious HB 2 into law, isn’t giving up, even as his opponent declares victory. By Trudy Ring November 28 2016 5:19 PM EST Nearly three weeks after the election, the North …

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Trump’s nat’l security pick outed gay brother dying of AIDS

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. KT McFarland outed her gay brother before he died of AIDS. (Photo courtesy U.S. Naval Academy) One of Donald Trump’s latest picks for his administration outed her gay brother to her parents before he died of AIDS in 1995, refusing to see him in his …

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NY legislator names bill to ban gay conversion therapy after Mike Pence

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) AP New York legislator Patrick Burke is trolling notoriously the anti-LGBT vice president-elect in the best possible way. He has introduced legislation to ban conversion therapy in the state and dubbed it the Prevention of Emotional Neglect and Childhood …

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Dispute over Louisiana governor’s LGBT-rights order heads to court

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Attorney General Jeff Landry composite BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A judge could decide within days whether Gov. John Bel Edwards violated Louisiana‘s constitution in giving workplace protections to LGBT people through executive order — or whether …

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Lawmaker Introduces Bill Banning Conversion Therapy in Mike Pence's Name

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke is trolling the president-elect by introducing a law banning conversion therapy under his name. Known as the Prevention of Emotional Neglect and Childhood Endangerment — or PENCE for short — the legislation, if passed, would make the New …

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