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Transgender Treatment, Doctors Threatened by New Alabama Law

Transgender Treatment, Doctors Threatened by New Alabama Law

By Kim Chandler | May 10, 2022

A new state law that took effect Sunday makes it a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, for doctors to prescribe puberty blockers and hormones to trans people under age 19.

GOP Senators Want Warnings Ahead of LGBTQ+ Programming

GOP Senators Want Warnings Ahead of LGBTQ+ Programming

May 10, 2022

A group of GOP Senators wants to warn viewers about LGBTQ+ content.

Virginia Del. Danica Roem Announces State Senate Bid

Virginia Del. Danica Roem Announces State Senate Bid

By Sarah Rankin | May 10, 2022

Democratic Del. Danica Roem, who made history as an openly transgender candidate in her initial bid for state office, announced Monday she is jumping into a 2023 race for an open northern Virginia state Senate seat.

Watch: Bill Maher Jokes About 'Christian Conservative' Madison Cawthorn's Gayish Scandals

Watch: Bill Maher Jokes About 'Christian Conservative' Madison Cawthorn's Gayish Scandals

May 8, 2022

On "Real Time with Bill Maher," the humorist poked fun at NC congressman's Madison Cawthorn's gayish videos.

After Saying He's Not a Drag Queen, Madison Cawthorn Authenticates Video of Him Naked, Humping Another Man

After Saying He's Not a Drag Queen, Madison Cawthorn Authenticates Video of Him Naked, Humping Another Man

May 8, 2022

It's hard to keep up with the news about Madison Cawthorn. Not long after he released a video in which he said he was not "some kind of drag queen," the beleaguered congressman had to respond to a video that shows him humping another man in bed.

Biden Taps 1st Black Woman, LGBT White House Press Secretary

Biden Taps 1st Black Woman, LGBT White House Press Secretary

By Zeke Miller | May 6, 2022

President Joe Biden on Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre to be the next White House press secretary, the first Black woman and openly LGBTQ person to serve in the role.

Oscar Isaac Calls Florida 'Dysfunctional' Over 'Don't Say Gay' Law

Oscar Isaac Calls Florida 'Dysfunctional' Over 'Don't Say Gay' Law

By Emell Adolphus | May 5, 2022

Oscar Isaac speaks out against Florida's "Don't Say Gay" law and calls the state "dysfunctional." The "Moon Knight" star was asked about Disney's handling of the legislation in a new interview with The New York Times.

Election 2022: JD Vance Wins Ohio's GOP Senate Primary

Election 2022: JD Vance Wins Ohio's GOP Senate Primary

By Jill Colvin and Julie Carr Smyth | May 4, 2022

"Hillbilly Elegy" author JD Vance won Ohio's contentious and hyper-competitive GOP Senate primary on Tuesday, buoyed by Donald Trump's endorsement in a race that was a test of the former president's hold on his party.

Watch: John Oliver Roasts Florida Gov. DeSantis for Revenge Move Against Disney

Watch: John Oliver Roasts Florida Gov. DeSantis for Revenge Move Against Disney

By Kilian Melloy | May 2, 2022

Late night comedian John Oliver roasted Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over his revocation of Disney's self-governing status in an act of revenge for the company's criticism of the state's "Don't Say Gay" law.

2022 Midterms: What to Know About Ohio, Indiana Primaries

2022 Midterms: What to Know About Ohio, Indiana Primaries

By Julie Carr Smyth and Tom Davies | May 2, 2022

The first multistate contest of the 2022 midterm election season unfolds on Tuesday, as Ohio voters pick nominees for governor and the U.S. Senate while Indiana voters consider whether their Legislature should become even more conservative.

Anti-Trans, Book-Banning Bills Part of Georgia Gov. Kemp's Pre-Election Roadshow

Anti-Trans, Book-Banning Bills Part of Georgia Gov. Kemp's Pre-Election Roadshow

By Jeff Amy | May 1, 2022

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is projecting strength and gathering endorsements from fellow Republicans on a bill-signing tour ahead of his primary matchup against former U.S. Sen. David Perdue.

Watch: LGB? Megyn Kelly Claims Gay and Lesbian Friends Want to Exclude Trans

Watch: LGB? Megyn Kelly Claims Gay and Lesbian Friends Want to Exclude Trans

May 1, 2022

Megyn Kelly says her gay and lesbian friends want to expel transgender from their ranks, wanting to make it LGB, reports David Badash from The New Civil Rights Movement.

Evidence Mounts of GOP Involvement in Trump Election Schemes

Evidence Mounts of GOP Involvement in Trump Election Schemes

By Farnoush Amiri | May 1, 2022

Since launching its investigation last summer, the Jan. 6 panel has been slowly gaining new details about what lawmakers said and did in the weeks before the insurrection.

Justice Dept Files a Challenge to Alabama Transgender Law

Justice Dept Files a Challenge to Alabama Transgender Law

By Kim Chandler | Apr 30, 2022

The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday challenged an Alabama law making it a felony for doctors to treat transgender people under age 19 with puberty-blockers and hormones.

Oklahoma Governor Signs Ban on Nonbinary Birth Certificates

Oklahoma Governor Signs Ban on Nonbinary Birth Certificates

By Sean Murphy | Apr 30, 2022

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday explicitly prohibiting the use of nonbinary gender markers on state birth certificates, a ban experts say is the first of its kind in the nation.

Connecticut Senate OKs Bill that Protects Abortion Providers

Connecticut Senate OKs Bill that Protects Abortion Providers

By Susan Haigh | Apr 30, 2022

The Connecticut Senate gave final legislative approval to a bill abortion rights advocates contend is needed to protect in-state medical providers from legal action stemming from out-of-state laws.

Challengers Angered by Bathroom Bill Veto, COVID Mandates Try to Push Indiana More to Right

Challengers Angered by Bathroom Bill Veto, COVID Mandates Try to Push Indiana More to Right

By Tom Davies and Sara Burnett | Apr 30, 2022

For some of the challengers, discontent started years before COVID, but pandemic safety mandates and a transgender bathroom ban veto have made it worse.

GOP Election-Deniers Elevate Races for Secretary of State

GOP Election-Deniers Elevate Races for Secretary of State

By Christina A. Cassidy | Apr 30, 2022

Add one more group of contests to the white-hot races for Congress and governor that will dominate this year's midterm elections: Secretaries of state.

Oklahoma House Approves Texas-Style Abortion Ban, Trans Bathroom Bill

Oklahoma House Approves Texas-Style Abortion Ban, Trans Bathroom Bill

Apr 29, 2022

Oklahoma lawmakers approved a legislative slate that imposes new restrictions on abortion, trans students, and LGTBQ+ classroom discussion.

Watch: Sexy Talk and Crotch Dive — Video Shows Madison Cawthorn Getting Playful with Male Staffer

Watch: Sexy Talk and Crotch Dive — Video Shows Madison Cawthorn Getting Playful with Male Staffer

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 29, 2022

A day after scandal-ridden North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn posted a video claiming "salacious lies" are being told about him, he starred in a video of a very different sort.

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