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President Barack Endorses An Additional 81 Democrats for 2018 Midterms

President Barack Obama issued a second round of midterm endorsements, lending his name in support of 260 Democratic candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House, and state legislature. ...
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WATCH: Adam Rippon Wants You to Commit to Vote this November

U.S. Olympian Adam Rippon encourages voters to support the historic number of LGBTQ candidates and commit to vote this November through the DNC’s IWillVote initiative. ...
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Social Security Administration sued on behalf of lesbian seeking spousal survivor benefits

Helen Thornton and Lambda Legal are suing the SSA for spousal survivor benefits in the state of Washington. ...
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Lambda Legal is Taking Trump to Court for Kavanaugh Documents

Lambda Legal and American Oversight filed a lawsuit to compel the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to immediately produce records related to Kavanaugh’s work in the George W. Bush White House. ...
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Trump (R) announces Federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh (L) as his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 09 July 2018. The confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee is expected to face strong opposition from Senate Democrats, as the balance of the court could be altered with long-lasting effect on controversial laws. EPA-EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

GLAAD: Senate Judiciary Committee Needs to Hold Kavanaugh Accountable on LGBTQ Rights

GLAAD demanded transparency and accountability on LGBTQ rights from Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court seat made vacant by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. ...
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Moody Refuses to Stand Up to LePage on LGBTQ+ Discrimination in Maine

Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued sharp criticism of Moody for his refusal to take a clear stance on LePage’s actions and on the issue of workplace discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community. ...
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More Than 3 Dozen LGBTQ Parents Running for Office in 2018

The number of LGBTQ candidates running for elected office this year is higher than ever, and it’s no surprise that many of them are parents. Let’s meet them and their families! ...
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Biden Foundation Launches Family Acceptance ‘As You Are’ Campaign

The Biden Foundation Tuesday launched “As You Are,” a family and community acceptance campaign to raise awareness of the importance of family acceptance in the lives of LGBTQ young people. ...
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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan Signs Safe Storage Legislation

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan was joined by Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, Councilmember M. Lorena González, and Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best as she signed her legislation ...
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Free Ballot Return Postage for All 39 Counties in Washington State

Registered voters throughout Washington will soon be receiving ballots for the Aug. 7 Primary Election. Voters in every county can return their ballots via the U.S. Postal Service without having to pay for a stamp. ...
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