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Log Cabin Leader Quits After Trump Endorsement

The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans became the latest member of the group to step down following the organization’s controversial decision to endorse Donald Trump in his 2020 re-election campaign. Comment
One week after the Trump administration filed a Supreme Court brief arguing that people should be able to get fired based on their gender identity, the president’s team returned to file yet another brief — this time arguing that gay workers should be able to get fired simply because of their sexual orientation. Comments (1)
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LGBT Center Aims to Dismiss #WalkAway Lawsuit

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center and other defendants have moved to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them that charged they discriminated against the conservative founder of the #WalkAway movement and two of his colleagues when The Center first agreed to rent a room to the group for the meeting and then withdrew that agreement after a community outcry. Comments (7)
President Donald Trump on August 20 ignored questions about his administration’s transphobic actions and instead claimed he has “done really very well” with the LGBTQ community, drawing immediate criticism from advocates and out gay members of Congress who have watched him chip away at queer rights throughout his presidency. Comment
GOP Staten Island City Councilmember Steven Matteo has climbed the ranks of city politics with help from his colleagues — and he may still be on the way up — despite demonstrating a transphobic bias not often seen in the local political arena. Comment
More states are joining the effort to require LGBTQ education in public schools. Comment
In a move that advocacy groups say will breed discrimination against the LGBTQ community, religious minorities, and women, the Trump administration on August 14 proposed a new rule giving federal contractors wide berth to use religion to justify discrimination in employment. Comment

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