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White House to Renominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for Ambassador-at-large for Religious Freedom

Sam Brownback The White House plans to renominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to become ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom after he failed to be confirmed by the Senate last year. Brownback has a long record of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric including calling marriage equality a “radical social experimentation” and “a grave threat to our central social institution.”(…)

HRC Announces New Staff for 2018 HRC Rising Effort

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has announced key national and in-state staff to lead HRC Rising, a bold, proactive grassroots campaign to accelerate progress in states from coast-to-coast, resist the politics of hate, fight anti-LGBTQ legislation, and fuel pro-equality candidates and initiatives in 2018, 2020 and beyond. HRC has begun recruiting at least 45 full-time(…)

House LGBT Caucus Slams Trump Administration’s HHS Censoring

The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus slammed the Trump administration for continuing to censor and erase transgender and allied voices from public discourse at the Department of Health and Human Services, which has reportedly withheld more than 10,000 public comments from a proposal with life and death consequences for the transgender community. “The Trump administration has(…)