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Trump’s Supreme Court Shortlist is ‘Terrifying,’ LGBTQ Advocates Say

President Donald Trump added 20 additional names to his shortlistof potential Supreme Court nominees Wednesday, and the list — which includes sitting judges and U.S. senators — immediately drew criticism from LGBTQ advocacy groups. “This list is teeming with individuals who have alarming anti-LGBTQ and anti-civil rights records, which should be disqualifying for any judicial nominee, let alone(…)

Gay Councilman Calls on NYPD Union Leader to Resign after ‘Homophobic’ Tweet

A gay New York City councilman and U.S. congressional candidate is calling on an NYPD union leader to step down after a tweet sent from the union’s official Twitter account called the councilman “a first class whore.” The now-deleted tweet is credited to Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, a union representing approximately(…)