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Kaine talks evolution on LGBT rights at HRC dinner

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) speaks at the 20th annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sept. 10, 2016. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) Much like Hillary Clinton and President Obama, Tim Kaine underwent an …

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Trump makes ‘religious liberty’ a priority at anti-LGBT confab

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Donald Trump speaks at the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 9, 2016. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) Donald Trump didn’t make any explicit anti-LGBT remarks during his speech Friday at the Values Voter Summit, …

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Clinton denounces HB2 at North Carolina rally

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Hillary Clinton denounced the anti-LGBT law in North Carolina. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) In the same week Gov. Pat McCrory unveiled campaign ad touting House Bill 2 as “common sense,” Hillary Clinton denounced the anti-LGBT law at a campaign …

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Donald Trump to hang with homophobes who support laws against gays

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Donald Trump is a scheduled speaker at the Values Voter Summit which begins tomorrow, joining religious and political leaders who support criminalization of homosexuality. The Value Voter Summit is an annual conference hosted by the antigay Family Research Council. And as Right Wing Watch reported, Trump’s speech …

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Lesbian military activist queries Trump on undocumented troops

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Activist Sue Fulton asked Donald Trump about undocumented troops in the armed forces. (Fulton photo courtesy Twitter; Washington Blade photo of Trump by Michael Key) A lesbian activist who pushed for “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal and openly transgender service in the …

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Trump, Kaine to show contrast on LGBT rights

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Donald Trump (left) is set to address the Values Voter Summit on the same day Tim Kaine will address the HRC National Dinner. (Washington Blade photos by Michael Key) The contrast between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on LGBT rights — already made …

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Clinton endorsed by Pride Fund to End Gun Violence

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) A newly formed political action committee seeking to support candidates that back gun safety measures and LGBT rights announced on Tuesday it has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Jason Lindsay, executive …

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Gayrizona: voters choose out GOP sheriff and gay Democrat in two primaries

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Gay candidates won two congressional primary elections in Arizona Tuesday, and if elected would make history as the first state with both a bisexual and gays representing their citizens in the House of Representative. Democrat and former state lawmaker Matt Heinz defeated rival Victoria Steele, and will challenge Republican Martha …

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Clinton pushed LGBT rights, despite foundation’s anti-gay donors

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. When Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, the Clinton Foundation accepted millions in donations from countries with anti-LGBT records. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) The Clinton Foundation has come intense media scrutiny partly as a result of donations it received from countries with …

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