Tag: Mike Pence

2017 Was the Deadliest Year for Transgender Community: Report

With four weeks left in the year, 2017 will be remembered by the LGBTQ community as the deadliest year for transgender people in the United States. According to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), at least 25 transgender people have had their lives cut short due to transphobia against people who…

Education Department Invites LGBT Hate Groups to Event

The Education Department has once again sent the message that it is not inclusive of the LGBT community. A quiet “Engaging Fathers and Families” event took place on Thursday and included speakers from Focus on the Family (FOTF) and Family Research Council (FRC). Politico was the first to report that…

Trump Disregards LGBT Pride Month

President Donald Trump has once again proven he’s no ally to the LGBT community as he refuses to proclaim June as LGBT Pride Month. He did, however, take the time to declare other proclamations for the month, dubbing June 2017 as Great Outdoors Month, National Caribbean-Heritage Month, African-American Music Appreciation…

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Planned Parenthood CEO: 'We aren't going anywhere'

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards addressed President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to defund the organization, which has largely been seen as an attack on women’s rights, and said the organization is not going down without a fight. “Some of our states have been under attack…