Tag Archive | Trump-Pence

US: Carson Admits Ignoring Protections for LGBTQ in Homeless Shelters

US: Carson Admits Ignoring Protections for LGBTQ in Homeless Shelters

Yesterday (20th) LGBTQ rights group, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in the US, criticised Secretary Ben Carson’s admission that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is delaying important resources protecting LGBTQ people in homeless shelters.

US: LGBTQ Advocates Launch TV Ad Targeting Ban on Trans Troops

US: LGBTQ Advocates Launch TV Ad Targeting Ban on Trans Troops

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign, Lambda Legal, OutServe-SLDN, the American Military Partner Association, and Gender Justice League unveiled a new television ad – entitled Patriots – featuring military, national security, and bipartisan officials voicing opposition to the Trump-Pence administration’s ban on transgender service members. The television ad is part of the largest paid media campaign against […]

US: LGBT Group Responds To Proposal Allowing Health Care Workers to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

US: LGBT Group Responds To Proposal Allowing Health Care Workers to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has responded to the Trump-Pence Administration’s potential proposal for new rules that would allow healthcare workers to discriminate against patients based on gender identity and other factors. On Wednesday, Politico reported that the Trump-Pence White House is currently reviewing a proposed Department of Health and Human Services regulation that would […]

Trump-Pence’s Anti-LGBT Nominee Confirmed for Lifetime Judicial Appointment

Trump-Pence’s Anti-LGBT Nominee Confirmed for Lifetime Judicial Appointment

Rights groups have denounced the confirmation of L. Steven Grasz to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Grasz was confirmed with a vote of 50-48. “We are deeply disappointed that Senate Republicans have voted to confirm a nominee who is clearly unfit to serve as a federal judge,” said HRC Government […]

US: LGBT Rights Groups Alarmed As Trump-Pence Rescinds Title IX Protections

US: LGBT Rights Groups Alarmed As Trump-Pence Rescinds Title IX Protections

US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has announced the Trump-Pence administration’s decision that they will be rescinding Title IX guidance. This guidance relates to schools’ obligations to address sexual harassment, including sexual violence/assault, which disproportionately affects LGBT students, and has alarmed LGBT rights groups in America.

US: Trump-Pence Admin Urges Supreme Court to Provide License to Discriminate In Baker Case

US: Trump-Pence Admin Urges Supreme Court to Provide License to Discriminate In Baker Case

 The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), have released the following statement on the Trump-Pence Administration’s amicus brief, in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case involving a baker who in 2012 refused to provide a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, and who is represented by Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) an anti-gay organisation […]