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Barack Obama

Brian Bond Named New Executive Director of PFLAG National

National
During the Obama Administration, Bond served as Deputy Director for the White House Office of Public Engagement and primary liaison for the LGBTQ community. ...
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Women, LGBTQ Candidates Strip GOP Stronghold of House in Historic 2018 Midterms

Women won big in the 2018 Midterm Elections. Photo: Twitter
Top News Politics National
The 2018 midterm elections were historic for LGBTQ, people of color and women candidates as several swept to victory in a wave of opposition to the Trump Administration’s anti-LGBTQ, hate-fueled, and anti-woman policies. ...
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President Barack Endorses An Additional 81 Democrats for 2018 Midterms

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Politics National
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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Michelle Obama Releases Cover Image for Memoir, Announces Book Tour

Michelle Obama/Becoming
Politics
In leading up to her book cover reveal, Mrs. Obama shared on her Instagram account four previously unpublished family photographs that illustrate moments in her personal journey of becoming the woman she is today. ...
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Billie Jean King, Condoleezza Rice, Ellen Ochoa Panel Discussion to Mark Release of Sally Ride Postage Stamp

National
To celebrate the release of a U.S. postage stamp honoring pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, three trailblazing women will sit down together May 23 for a conversation on "Women in Leadership" hosted by Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego. ...
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Edie Windsor Remembered: Funeral Live Stream and Private Shiva Friday

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National
Civil rights legend Edith Windsor passed away at the age of 88 in New York on Tuesday. Windsor was the plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court case  Windsor v. United States – which effectively struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and paved the way for nationwide marriage equality in 2015. ...
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Sawant: Wells Fargo Divestment ‘Rebukes Wall Street, Big Oil, Billionaire Class’

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Local
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, NoDAPL Seattle, and 350 Seattle celebrated unanimous Committee approval of Sawant’s bill to divest from Wells Fargo and adopt socially responsible banking practices. ...
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Gallup: Trump Sets New Low Point for Inaugural Approval Rating

President Donald Trump pumps his fist after addressing the crowd during his swearing-in ceremony on January 20 at the Capitol in Washington, DC./Getty
Politics
Trump now holds the record for the lowest initial job approval rating as well as the highest initial disapproval rating in Gallup surveys dating back to Dwight D. Eisenhower. ...
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PFLAG National Lauds Appointments of Catherine Lhamon and Debo Adegbile to Civil Rights Commission

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Special Council Debo Adegbile talks to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Adegbile argued before the court in Shelby County v. Holder, a legal challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Politics
As Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Civil Rights, Catherine Lhamon has been one of this Administration’s key leaders in advancing civil rights. ...
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Making an Enrollment List and Checking It Twice

Susan Johnson
Health
In order to choose a health plan, you’ll probably want to gather additional information, which will help you choose a plan which best fits your needs. ...
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