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Michigan Last Presidential Debate Raises LGBT Issues

Observers see 'threat to democracy' in Trump's 'rigged election' comments in the third and final presidential debate of 2016. READ MORE.

Hillary Clinton's Commitment to LGBT Equality Stronger Than Ever

We need to act on the federal level to take on discrimination in all its forms. That's what I'll do as President, with your help. But first, we have to win this election. READ MORE.

National LGBT Issues In Presidential Election

NEW YORK (AP) - Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but there are other battlegrounds related to civil rights and nondiscrimination protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. READ MORE.

McCrory, Cooper Blast Each other on LGBT Law in Debate

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and Democratic challenger Roy Cooper blamed each other at every turn in their gubernatorial debate Oct. 10, in particular regarding a state law McCrory signed limiting nondiscrimination rules for LGBT people that has received national criticism. READ MORE.

Firefighter Union, Gay Rights Group Join Suit Against DEA

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah firefighters union and a gay-rights group can face off against the Drug Enforcement Administration in a court fight over warrantless searches of a prescription drug database similar to those kept by most U.S. states, a federal judge decided Oct. 13. READ MORE.

Church Elects Lesbian Pastor with a Message of Inclusion

AVONDALE, Ala. (AP) - The Rev. Jennifer Sanders, an openly lesbian community minister, has been elected as the new pastor of Beloved Community Church in Avondale. Beloved is affiliated with the United Church of Christ, one of the more liberal mainline denominations. READ MORE.

Ivy Tech Adopts Transgender Inclusive Policy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Freedom Indiana advocacy group says Ivy Tech Community College has adopted a transgender-inclusive policy that will protect transgender and gender-nonconforming students and faculty from discrimination. READ MORE.

Jim Obergefell, Same-sex Marriage Plaintiff, to be Honored

CINCINNATI (AP) - The lead plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that led to the legalization of same-sex marriage across the county is being honored with an award given to those that better their communities. READ MORE.

Pulse Victims' and Gunman's Family Can Testify on 911 Calls

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Relatives of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting victims, as well as the parents of the gunman, will be given the chance to speak at a hearing on whether all the 911 calls from the massacre can be made public. READ MORE.

Catholic School Seeks Dismissal of Gay Marriage Bias Suit

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - A judge will likely rule this coming week on a Roman Catholic school's request to reconsider dismissing a lawsuit filed by a former employee who says she was fired because she's married to a woman. READ MORE.

Court Vacates Sexual-Orientation Bias Ruling; to Rehear Case

CHICAGO (AP) - A federal appeals court Oct. 11 vacated a decision by three of its own judges who recently ruled in an Indiana case that existing federal workplace-discrimination law does not cover sexual-orientation bias and said the full Chicago-based court will rehear the issue. READ MORE.

Hypocrisy: Anti-LGBT Activists Stick with Trump Despite Video

After months of stoking fears about sexual assault in the bathrooms as a result of transgender non-discrimination protections, social conservatives are sticking with Donald Trump despite a recent unearthed recording in which he brags about making aggressive sexual advances on women. READ MORE.

Michigan Hillary Clinton's Commitment to LGBT Equality Stronger Than Ever

We need to act on the federal level to take on discrimination in all its forms. That's what I'll do as President, with your help. But first, we have to win this election. READ MORE.

Chelsea Clinton Speaks with Gay News

Chelsea Clinton took a break from addressing female and Millennial voters Oct. 14 in Pittsburgh for a phone call with Philadelphia Gay News. READ MORE.

National National Gay Media Association Member Papers Endorse Clinton for President

In an unprecedented move, all 12 of the country's longest-serving and most award-winning LGBT newspapers are each separately endorsing Democrat Hillary Clinton for president of the United States. READ MORE.

The Black Panthers and the Gay Liberation Front: Did Black Lives Matter then, too?

Few instances in the modern movement for gay and lesbian equality (what we now call the LGBT movement) produced as much controversy -- and turmoil -- as the New York Gay Liberation Front's relationship with the Black Panthers. READ MORE.

Special Section: Automotive
Former Chrysler Executive Talks Workplace Inclusivity

As an openly gay man, Fred Hoffman said, "I really didn't know if there would be an issue." And while he wasn't waving rainbow flags when he was recruited by Chrysler in 1988, he was told being gay wasn't a problem.

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