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Chad Griffin Announces Departure from Human Rights Campaign

Photo by Steve Dipaola/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9954466c) HRC president Chad Griffin speaks on behalf of HRC-endorsed candidate Carolyn Long, in Vancouver, Washington
Politics National
Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, announced Thursday that he is stepping down as the organization’s president. ...
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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
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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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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

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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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DNC Launches LGBTQ Voting Rights Toolkit

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The toolkit will be posted online and distributed to all 57 Democratic state and territory parties. Additionally, the toolkit has been distributed at Pride events and will be distributed at Democratic Party events throughout the country. ...
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LGBTQ Candidates Make History in Democratic Primaries Across U.S.

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This week, Coloradans made history by choosing Jared Polis to be the Democratic gubernatorial nominee. If Polis wins in November, he would be the first openly gay governor elected in the nation. ...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan Retiring in January, Will Not Seek Reelection

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In a move that came less than 48 hours after an FBI raid at Donald Trump's personal lawyer's office, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his plan to not seek reelection in November. ...
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NoNRAMoney National Campaign Sets March 2 for Commitment to Rejecting NRA Political Funding

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Dozens of major companies have severed financial ties with the NRA and GOP leaders, a demographic traditionally most fearful of crossing the gun lobby is beginning put distance between themselves and NRA lobbyists. ...
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Sens. Murray, Booker Renew Efforts to End Dangerous, Fraudulent ‘Conversion Therapy’

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Politics Health
This bill would clarify that providing “conversion therapy” to any person in exchange for monetary compensation, or advertising such services, is an unfair and deceptive act or practice. ...
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Sen. Murray Invites LGBTQ Rights Champion Marci Owens to Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

Marci Owens, Senator Patty Murray and Danni Askini in D.C.
Politics Local
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has announced that Marci Owens of Seattle will be her guest at Tuesday night’s Joint Address to Congress by Trump. ...
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