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urvey Shows 82% of LGBT Americans Fear Trump/Pence Administration

The first large-scale survey of LGBT people following the election of Donald Trump reveals a growing climate of fear about what a Trump presidency will mean for the 6% of all adults in the US who from part of the LGBT communities.In a survey conducted by the global LGBT consulting body Out Now – http://OutNow.LGBT – Mike Pence, the(…)

Sen. Atkins Itroduces Legislation to Create Housing for Lower-income Californians

Toni Atkins Shortly after being sworn in as the senator representing California’s 39th District Monday, Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) introduced legislation, SB 2, to create a permanent source of funding for affordable housing. “The Legislature must address California’s severe housing crisis,” Atkins said. “While local communities largely control housing development, there are ways the(…)

GLAAD Lnches Trump Accountability Project

GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today launched the Trump Accountability Project (TAP). TAP is a resource for journalists, editors, producers, and other news makers reporting on the Trump administration which catalogues the anti-LGBTQ statements and actions of Donald Trump and those in or being considered for his administration. The resource also catalogues other(…)

Baltimore Suspects Using Grindr to Lure and Rob Victims

The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a pattern of armed robberies over the past several weeks that have targeted males via social websites and dating apps. One such app, Grindr, has been the network of choice, according to police. Police say the suspects lured the victims to apartment buildings in Northeast Baltimore and robbed them.(…)

Trump’s National Security Pick Outed Gay Brother Dying of AIDS

  One of Donald Trump’s latest picks for his administration outed her gay brother to her parents before he died of AIDS in 1995, refusing to see him in his dying days and blaming his condition on paternal abuse her family said never happened. On Friday, President-elect Trump announced he has selected as his deputy national security adviser Kathleen Troia(…)

San Francisco’s Official Response to the Election of Trump

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed a resolution, introduced by Board President London Breed, in response to the election of Donald Trump. The resolution reads as follows:   WHEREAS, On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected to become the 45th President of the United States; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That no(…)