Tag: HUD

LGBTQ housing

Housing Discrimination Against LGBTQ Individuals Now Officially Illegal in the United States

In a historic first, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has confirmed that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans will now be protected against housing discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. “In other words: it’s [now] illegal to deny someone housing for being LGBTQ,” said Nick Seip…

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Ben Carson Facing Calls for Resignation After Offensive Comments About Transgender People

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson has faced significant backlash after he made denigrating comments about transgender people at a staff meeting on Tuesday in San Francisco. Democrats have also called for Carson’s resignation since The Washington Post reported it. In his speech, Carson said that “big, hairy…

Trump Official Calls April Ryan 'Miss Piggy'

Lynne Patton, former aide to Eric Trump turned United States Housing and Urban Development (HUD) official, has followed the lead of President Donald Trump in using Twitter to bash people especially journalists. Patton instigated a Twitter feud with veteran journalist April Ryan, calling her “Miss Piggy.” The head of HUD’s…

Steve Harvey Regrets Private Meeting with Trump

If TV host and comedian Steve Harvey could go back in time, he wouldn’t have agreed to a private sit-down meeting with President Donald Trump in January. Harvey said he should have taken his wife’s advice and instead set sail on a planned boat trip for his birthday. Before Trump’s…