Mandela ushered in the world’s first constitution to protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation. “Nelson Mandela tore down oppression, united a rainbow nation, and always walked arm-in-arm with his LGBT brothers and sisters—and with all people—toward freedom,” Human Rights Campaign president says.
“He bent the arch of the moral universe toward justice.”
With comprehensive immigration reform stalled in Congress, activists and lawmakers look to end deportations until legislation passes.
“So, what does it really mean that he supports openly gay candidates if he doesn’t support their equal treatment under the law?” Rep. Jerry Nadler responds.
“U.S. Wet Era Begins Today”
This is what they are really thinking, and you know it.
Progressives denounced an op-ed published by the Democratic think tank on Monday — and went after its finance industry backers. Hill Democrats say they disagree with the piece, but no one’s bolting from Third Way.
The Obamacare-bashing masked man returns in a new ad for Generation Opportunity, urging young people to opt out of the health care law. The president took a veiled shot at the organization and groups like it in a speech Wednesday.
The future of CNN is entertainment! Also, still very caucasian apparently!
Michigan Republican Terri Lynn Land is running for Sen. Carl Levin’s seat.
An April 2012 decision of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides protection against anti-transgender employment discrimination, but officials within the Labor Department refuse to say whether they are applying that decision to employees of federal contractors.
The Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation gave former President George H.W. Bush an award for his public service Tuesday…BUT CHECK OUT HIS SOCKS. Yeah, he’s got great socks.
New York City’s mayor kept playing golf in Bermuda after learning about a deadly train accident in his city. Here’s why that’s OK.
The former president could wear a few different looks.
A couple months after saying he’s “hugely impressed” by Pope Francis, Obama gives the pontiff a shout-out in an economic address.
The vice president met a handful of female employees Tuesday at an internet firm in Tokyo — and had an awkward question for them.
The pair had been spotted together previously, although neither has confirmed the relationship.
Can Donner and Blitzen outrun the People’s Liberation Army Air Force? The White House weighs in.
The House and Senate Democratic leaders have picked members to try to reboot health care messaging on the Hill.
A board of advisers who didn’t seem to know they were on the board of advisers.
Jonathan Mantz, Clinton’s finance director in 2008, is expected to take on a major fundraising role as senior advisor, following talks with Jim Messina and John Podesta. The latest in the group’s transition to a pro-Clinton effort.
A celebrated, brutal tradition in Puerto Rico.
Erika Andiola told BuzzFeed that she is leaving Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Simena’s office to put all of her energy into stopping ICE from deporting her mother in January.
A new salvo against the war on Christmas is launched.
The former New Democrat chief says Obama — and Clinton — need to get back to growth. Hillary’s generational challenge.