“Trump’s Justice Department says gays aren’t eligible for civil rights protections”


SALON

“Under President Barack Obama, the Department of Justice staunchly supported gay rights. Those days are long gone.

The Department of Justice filed an amicus brief on Wednesday, claiming that the 1964 Civil Rights Act does not extend to sexual orientation, according to a report by CNN. Title VII of the landmark legislation protects employees from discrimination based on color, national origin, race, religion and sex — but doesn’t actually include sexual orientation.”  MORE

“Oregon Is First State To Offer Third Gender Option On Official IDs”


HUFFINGTON POST

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“Open secret: Why Barry Manilow’s coming out still matters”


SALON

Barry Manilow is out and on the cover of People and he’s 73 years old and absolutely everybody has an opinion

“Ivanka Trump, Kushner publicly silent as White House rolls back transgender protections”


POLITICO

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“Trump administration scraps Obama transgender-rights directive”


POLITICO

“The Trump administration has scrapped an Obama directive aimed at protecting the rights of transgender students, telling schools in a guidance letter on Wednesday night that the policy has caused a rash of lawsuits nationwide and needs to be reconsidered.” MORE

‘Donald Trump’s Think Tank’ admits ‘religious freedom’ means anti-LGBT discrimination”


THINK PROGRESS

The Heritage Foundation won’t accept any LGBT protections no matter the religious exemptions.

The Heritage Foundation won’t accept any LGBT protections no matter the religious exemptions.

“Jeff Sessions’ DOJ is already working to roll back protections for transgender kids”


THINK PROGRESS

On Sessions’ first day, the DOJ signaled that it’s reversing course on Obama-era guidelines protecting kids at school.

On Sessions’ first day, the DOJ signaled that it’s reversing course on Obama-era guidelines protecting kids at school.

“Trump’s leaked ‘religious freedom’ order would permit virtually all anti-LGBT discrimination”


THINK PROGRESS

 So much for Trump’s promises of support.


So much for Trump’s promises of support.

“Journalists: Don’t Let Trump Pretend He’s “Supportive” Of LGBTQ Rights”


MEDIA MATTERS

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