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By Cynthia Laird | April 14, 2019

Pete Buttigieg, the gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana, made history Sunday when he formally announced his bid for president.

By Sari Staver | April 3, 2019

Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot cruised to victory in the Chicago mayoral election Tuesday, making history as the first African-American woman and out LGBT person to become chief executive of America's third largest city.


By Alex Madison | April 2, 2019

Advocates for Youth hold Week of Action; Indiana University phone sessions for primary care providers address LGBT health issues; Amazon urged to speak up for equality now that it plans operations center in Tennessee.

By Matthew S. Bajko | March 29, 2019

Should he become president of the United States in 2021, Pete Buttigieg promises to sign into law sweeping federal legislation that would protect the rights of LGBT people across the country.


By Lisa Keen | March 27, 2019

Gay Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has leapt into a surprisingly strong position in the latest poll of Iowa Democratic caucusgoers: Third place.

By Liz Highleyman | March 27, 2019

Around 80 percent of new HIV infections are attributable to people who either do not know their status or are not receiving treatment to suppress viral load, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


By Matthew S. Bajko | March 26, 2019

The Democratic National Committee has tapped gay rights leader Joe Solmonese to be chief executive officer of the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee.

By Lisa Keen | March 19, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday (March 18) that it would not hear an appeal from the owner of a bed and breakfast in Hawaii who refused to accommodate a same-sex couple.


By Lisa Keen | February 20, 2019

The two LGBT senators split their votes on the confirmation of William Barr to be U.S. attorney general. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) voted no; Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) voted yes.

By Lisa Keen | February 20, 2019

President Donald Trump has dropped one of his openly LGBT judicial nominees and downgraded the second one from a federal appeals court seat to a district court seat.


By Lisa Keen | February 13, 2019

During a House Judiciary Committee hearing Friday, acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stood by the U.S. Department of Justice's decision to argue that federal civil rights law cannot be read to include protections for LGBT people.

By Lisa Keen | February 6, 2019

President Donald Trump's second State of the Union address painted a rosy picture of the United States Tuesday night: a country on the brink of an "economic miracle," peace, and helpful legislation for things like the eradication of HIV/AIDS.


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