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Wisconsin Lawmakers Launch Attack on Trans Athletes

Wisconsin Lawmakers Launch Attack on Trans Athletes

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 3, 2021

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced two pieces of legislation that target trans student athletes at all levels of education, including elementary school, middle school, high school, and college.

Alabama Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Medical Providers from Caring for Transgender Youth

Alabama Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Medical Providers from Caring for Transgender Youth

Mar 2, 2021

This bill — the first of its kind in the nation — would criminalize doctors for providing medically necessary care to transgender youth and require schools to out transgender kids.

Evangelical Adoption, Foster Agency Will Now Serve Same-Sex Couples

Evangelical Adoption, Foster Agency Will Now Serve Same-Sex Couples

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Mar 2, 2021

Bethany Christian Services, one of the nation's biggest adoption and foster care agencies, announced on Monday it would immediately begin working with LGBTQ families.

Trump's GBF Richard Grenell Teases Run for CA Governor & Twitter Responds

Trump's GBF Richard Grenell Teases Run for CA Governor & Twitter Responds

Mar 1, 2021

Donald Trump's GBF Richard Grenell again teased a run for California's governorship.

Report: GOP Golden Boy Madison Cawthorn Allegedly Sexually Harassed Women in College

Report: GOP Golden Boy Madison Cawthorn Allegedly Sexually Harassed Women in College

Feb 28, 2021

GOP Congressman Madison Cawthorn had quite a reputation while in college, and it wasn't for being a conservative firebrand.

2nd Former Aide Accuses Cuomo of Sexual Harassment

2nd Former Aide Accuses Cuomo of Sexual Harassment

Feb 28, 2021

A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate.

At Conservative Conference, Trump Is Still the Golden Boy

At Conservative Conference, Trump Is Still the Golden Boy

By Jill Colvin | Feb 27, 2021

A conference dedicated to the future of the conservative movement turned into an ode to Donald Trump on Friday as speakers declared their fealty to the former president.

Nebraska May Be Next State  to Protect Youth from 'Conversion Therapy'

Nebraska May Be Next State to Protect Youth from 'Conversion Therapy'

Feb 26, 2021

With bipartisan support, Legislative Bill 231 reflects the American heartland's understanding that families deserve protection from the ineffective, unethical, unprofessional, and harmful practice of conversion therapy.

Rand Paul Goes Off on Dr. Rachel Levine with Transphobic Rant

Rand Paul Goes Off on Dr. Rachel Levine with Transphobic Rant

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 26, 2021

Sen. Rand Paul, Republican from Kentucky, threw himself into an insinuation-filled transphobic rant aimed at Dr. Rachel Levine, a pediatrician and nominee for the post of assistant secretary of health.

Watch: Pro-Equality Rep. Flies Trans Flag - Right Next to QAnon-Spouting Marjorie Taylor Greene's Office

Watch: Pro-Equality Rep. Flies Trans Flag - Right Next to QAnon-Spouting Marjorie Taylor Greene's Office

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 25, 2021

U.S. Rep. Marie Newman of Illinois has responded to the transphobic attacks launched against the Equality Act by U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia by hoisting the flag high - the trans flag, that is.

Ted Cruz's Wife 'Pissed' About Leaked Cancun Messages

Ted Cruz's Wife 'Pissed' About Leaked Cancun Messages

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 25, 2021

Uh-oh. Ted Cruz's wife Heidi is "pretty pissed" that her Mexico vacation messages have been made public.

Biden Administration Outlining Plans for Gender Neutral ID Markers

Biden Administration Outlining Plans for Gender Neutral ID Markers

By Brendan Walker | Feb 23, 2021

The Biden administration has been in discussion with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in regards to a proposal to add a gender neutral "X" option for government issued documents.

Jailed Insurrectionist, who Identifies as Transgender, Fears For Safety, Seeks Release

Jailed Insurrectionist, who Identifies as Transgender, Fears For Safety, Seeks Release

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 23, 2021

Jessica Watkins, an Oath Keeper who took part in the Jan. 6 insurrection , wants to be released from custody because she is at "particular risk" from having been "treated harshly" because she is transgender.

Pete Buttigieg Doc Headed to Amazon Prime

Pete Buttigieg Doc Headed to Amazon Prime

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 23, 2021

A documentary about Pete Buttigieg's history-making campaign as a contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination has found a home at Amazon Prime.

Marjorie Taylor Green Says 'NO' to LGBTQ Equality

Marjorie Taylor Green Says 'NO' to LGBTQ Equality

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 23, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the QAnon-supporting Georgia Republican, is saying "NO" to LGBTQ equality.

5 Things People Living with HIV Need to Know About the Next COVID Relief Package

5 Things People Living with HIV Need to Know About the Next COVID Relief Package

Feb 23, 2021

The COVID relief bill will closely resemble the $1.9 trillion package that President Biden outlined, with a few variations. For those living with HIV, there several key points to consider.

Watch: Pete Buttigieg on Faith, Breaking Ground as an Openly Gay Cabinet Member

Watch: Pete Buttigieg on Faith, Breaking Ground as an Openly Gay Cabinet Member

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 22, 2021

Pete Buttigieg spoke with NBC News NOW about what it means to be the first openly gay member of a Presidential cabinet.

One Million Moms Calls for Boycott of American Girl Doll

One Million Moms Calls for Boycott of American Girl Doll

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 21, 2021

The designated hate group is calling for a boycott of American Girl until the Kira Bailey doll — with a backstory of having lesbian aunts — is discontinued.

Watch: On the WayBack Machine Pat Robertson Claimed HIV+ People Used a Secret Handshake to Transmit the Virus

Watch: On the WayBack Machine Pat Robertson Claimed HIV+ People Used a Secret Handshake to Transmit the Virus

Feb 20, 2021

A look back at one of Pat Robertson's conspiracy theories about AIDS transmission.

Chasten Buttigieg Posts Photo Kissing Husband on Day Rush Limbaugh Dies

Chasten Buttigieg Posts Photo Kissing Husband on Day Rush Limbaugh Dies

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 20, 2021

Chasten Buttigieg posted a photo to Twitter of he and his husband, current US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, kissing, the timing of which appears to be in reference to the death of conservative talking-head Rush Limbaugh.

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