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Trump Baby Protest Blimp Enters Museum of London Collection

Trump Baby Protest Blimp Enters Museum of London Collection

Jan 18, 2021

The Trump Baby Blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House.

Inside Alt-Right Poster Boy & Homophobe Nick Fuentes — Weird Bitcoin Transactions, Shaming Lady Maga & Dating a Catboy

Inside Alt-Right Poster Boy & Homophobe Nick Fuentes — Weird Bitcoin Transactions, Shaming Lady Maga & Dating a Catboy

Jan 18, 2021

Alt-right poster boy Nick Fuentes recently was made $250,000 richer in a weird Bitcoin transaction. He also expressed his distaste for homosexuality in an exchange with the drag queen Lady Maga, & dated a man in a cat suit.

Sen. Josh Hawley Has New Publisher for 'Big Tech' Book

Sen. Josh Hawley Has New Publisher for 'Big Tech' Book

Jan 18, 2021

Sen. Josh Hawley has found a new publisher after his book was dropped by Simon & Schuster in the wake of the siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Lincoln Project's John Weaver Comes Out Amidst Charges of Inappropriate DMs

Lincoln Project's John Weaver Comes Out Amidst Charges of Inappropriate DMs

Jan 18, 2021

After rumors circulated for days that Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver had sent inappropriate DMs to young men, the Republican operative came out as gay.

Biden Picks D.C.'s Out Dept. of Transportation Head for White House Post

Biden Picks D.C.'s Out Dept. of Transportation Head for White House Post

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen the openly gay head of the District of Columbia's Department of Transportation, Jeff Marootian, for a post on the incoming administration's climate team.

Dare We Hope? What LGBTQ People Really Expect from the Biden Presidency

Dare We Hope? What LGBTQ People Really Expect from the Biden Presidency

By Dan Allen | Jan 18, 2021

After a chaotic administration that's been disastrous for LGBTQ rights, uncertainty and realism are tempering expectations for Biden-Harris results.

What Biden Can and Can't Get from an Evenly Divided Senate

What Biden Can and Can't Get from an Evenly Divided Senate

By Andrew Taylor | Jan 18, 2021

The unexpected new balance of power giving Democrats only the barest control of Congress has big consequences for the president-elect — easy confirmation of his Cabinet most importantly — but the road ahead remains complicated.

Harris Prepares for Central Role in Biden's White House

Harris Prepares for Central Role in Biden's White House

By Alexandra Jaffe | Jan 18, 2021

Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she becomes the nation's first female vice president — and the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to hold that office.

Deceptions in the Time of the 'Alternative Facts' President

Deceptions in the Time of the 'Alternative Facts' President

By Calvid Woodward | Jan 17, 2021

The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he did things bigger, better, more boldly than all who came before him while facing enemies more pernicious than any in creation.

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

California Bill Would Ban Intersex Surgery for Young Kids

By Adam Beam | Jan 17, 2021

The legislation would ban specific types of surgeries on infants born with intersex characteristics. Advocates are pushing to delay these types of surgeries until the child is old enough to develop a gender identity.

Trump Administration Carries Out 13th and Final Execution

Trump Administration Carries Out 13th and Final Execution

By Michael Tarm, Michael Kunzelman | Jan 16, 2021

The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden — an opponent of the federal death penalty.

Transgender Athletes Look to Changing of White House Guard

Transgender Athletes Look to Changing of White House Guard

By Pat Eaton-Robb | Jan 16, 2021

Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports.

Montana, North Dakota Bills Target Transgender Athletes

Montana, North Dakota Bills Target Transgender Athletes

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 15, 2021

Lawmakers in North Dakota and Montana are considering bills that specifically target transgender student athletes.

Reports: Equality Act in Biden's First 100 Days Might Not be Possible

Reports: Equality Act in Biden's First 100 Days Might Not be Possible

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15, 2021

LGBTQ equality advocates heard in a recent conference call that President-elect Joe Biden might not be able to keep a campaign promise: Passing the Equality Act in the incoming administration's first 100 days.

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at LGBTQ Health Protections on Way Out

Trump Administration Takes Another Swipe at LGBTQ Health Protections on Way Out

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 14, 2021

Even as Donald Trump has acknowledged his presidency is coming to an end, his administration isn't finished attacking LGBTQ Americans, as yet another reversal of federal non-discrimination protections shows.

Brian Sims Accuses GOP Senator of Endangering His Life

Brian Sims Accuses GOP Senator of Endangering His Life

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 14, 2021

Rep. Brian Sims (D-PA) has accused a Pennsylvania Republican lawmaker Doug Mastriano of endangering his life in a Twitter post.

Palm Springs Mayor Hits Back at GaysOverCovid Critics Calling Her 'Queen of the Karens'

Palm Springs Mayor Hits Back at GaysOverCovid Critics Calling Her 'Queen of the Karens'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 13, 2021

Despite receiving abuse on social media, Palm Spring mayor Christy Holstege isn't backing down on her criticism of gay and bisexual men partying in Mexico during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gay Capitol Riot Attendee Bragged About Assault, Now Fears Retaliation and Arrest

Gay Capitol Riot Attendee Bragged About Assault, Now Fears Retaliation and Arrest

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 13, 2021

A gay hairdresser from Huntington Beach is receiving death threats after taking part in last week's insurrection at the U.S. capitol.

Early Warning Signs Emerge for GOP After US Capitol Riots

Early Warning Signs Emerge for GOP After US Capitol Riots

By Marc Levy, Thomas Beaumont and Nicholas Riccardi | Jan 12, 2021

Since last week's deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, about 225 Republicans logged in to the election office in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to change their party registration. Ethan Demme was one of them.

'I'll Be Darned.' Joe Biden's Shaky History on LGBTQ Legislation

'I'll Be Darned.' Joe Biden's Shaky History on LGBTQ Legislation

By Robert Nesti | Jan 12, 2021

Joe Biden has promised to pass the Equality Act in the first 100 days of his presidency, a far cry from the man who voted for DOMA and "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and saw LGBTQ people as "security risks" while a legislator.

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