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New Study Shows the Impact of LGBTQ Rights Targeted by Trump Administration

Politics National
The 2018 National Movement Report provides a comprehensive and standardized look at the LGBT movement’s finances for Fiscal Year 2017 across 40 major LGBT advocacy organizations. ...
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Trump Quietly Starts Firing Service Members Living with HIV Just Before the Holidays

Politics National
The plaintiffs received notification just days before Thanksgiving, denying their discharge appeals despite compliance with fitness assessments and medical treatment, as well as strong support from commanding officers. ...
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Resolution Introduced to Honor Three-Time WNBA Champions Seattle Storm

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Local Sports
The Seattle Storm, who finished the regular season as the top seed in the league with a record of 26-8, defeated the Mystics in a three-game sweep during the 2018 WNBA finals. ...
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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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WATCH: Adam Rippon Wants You to Commit to Vote this November

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Politics Sports
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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Moody Refuses to Stand Up to LePage on LGBTQ+ Discrimination in Maine

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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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National Call to Action on SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Call Yields 10,000 Activists

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Donald Trump has said he will appoint Supreme Court Justices who will work to overturn Roe v. Wade, and he has said that women who access abortion care should be punished. ...
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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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What It Means: Trump Administration Introduces Title X Gag Rule Proposal

Health
This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) introduced a gag rule that would undermine the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, radically restrict health care providers, and impact millions of people across the country. ...
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Michelle Obama Releases Cover Image for Memoir, Announces Book Tour

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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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