Nearly All The Democrats And One Republican In The Senate Are Accusing Mattis Of Bringing Back "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
In a letter to Mattis, lawmakers cited a new study that shows the Pentagon's own data shows that transgender troops can deploy without issues, contradicting his recommendations to Trump.
Senators Are Scrutinizing A Trump Nominee After His Transgender Daughter Accused Him Of Using Slurs
Bailey Coffman alleges her father, Frank M. Coffman, a nominee to be US Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, said she was “possessed by the devil” when she came out as transgender. In his Senate questionnaire, Frank Coffman denies the claims.
A Top Lawyer At The Justice Department Is Quitting To Fight For LGBT Rights
Diana Flynn has been chief of the Civil Rights Division Appellate Section since the Reagan administration. She planned to stay until retirement, no matter who was in power, but instead she’s about to join Lambda Legal, a leading LGBT legal organization where she likely will be in direct conflict with the Jeff Sessions Justice Department.
Queens Are Questioning RuPaul’s Grip On Drag Culture After His Controversial Trans Comments
The world's most famous drag queen is in hot water over comments that have been dubbed transphobic. The controversy has some in the LGBT and drag communities asking if RuPaul has failed to keep up with the times.
The Trump Administration Is Creating A Civil Rights Office To Protect Medical Workers With Religious Objections To Performing Abortions
The Department for Health and Human Services plans to announce a new division Thursday to protect health workers with moral or religious objections to some procedures, including abortions and sex reassignment surgery.