The Queer Dance Party held by DC activist groups WERK and DisruptJ20 in front of VP-elect Mike Pence’s house in the DC suburb of Chevy Chase, Maryland went off last night and it was colorful. Pence will arguably be the most openly anti-LGBTQ...Show More Summary
Rick Perry’s confirmation hearing as Energy Secretary is underway. Perry had no idea what being the Energy Secretary meant: “When President-elect Donald J. Trump offered Rick Perry the job of energy secretary five weeks ago, Mr. Perry gl… Read The post Rick Perry’s Confirmation Hearing as Energy Secretary: WATCH LIVE appeared first on Towleroad.
USA Today reports: Brandishing rainbow flags and signs that read “Queer Love” and “Trans Power,” scores of activists marched Wednesday night toward Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s rental home in Northwest Washington, D.C. Days before...Show More Summary
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will not agree to extradition following the commutation of the bulk of Chelsea Manning’s sentence by President Obama. RELATED: President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Sentence Assange had promisedShow More Summary
NBC News reports: President Obama will officially bid farewell to the Fourth Estate on Wednesday when he holds the final press conference of his presidency. It will be the 165th time Obama faces the White House press corps in this kind of forum, according to the American Presidency Project. Show More Summary
Trump’s Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos could not say definitively whether guns should be in schools, a terrifying thing in and of itself. RELATED: Al Franken Calls Out Betsy DeVos on Support for Gay Conversion Therapy and Willingness...Show More Summary
Donald Trump met on Saturday with extreme conservative Judge William Pryor of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Pryor is on Trump’s short list for potential SCOTUS candidates. Pryor is on record supporting the criminalization of private c… Read The post Donald Trump Meets with SCOTUS Candidate William Pryor who Supported Criminalizing Gay Sex appeared first on Towleroad.
Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education will go before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Tuesday at 5 pm ET. Writes Lambda Legal: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students contact Lambda… Read The post Anti-Gay Sec’y of Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing: WATCH LIVE appeared first on Towleroad.
Bloomberg reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he doesn’t believe that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump met with prostitutes in Russia, calling the accusations part of a campaign to undermine the election result. Unsubstantiated allegations made against Trump are “obvious fabrications,” Putin told reporters in the Kremlin on Tuesday. Show More Summary
"I would just like to add to the numbers and be there with all those great women. Add my little voice to the voices."
Across America people began to sew.
Reuters reports: The United States has seen indications that North Korea may be preparing for a new missile test-launch in the coming days or weeks, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in what could be an early test of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Show More Summary
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Via email from openly gay Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims: This afternoon I announced with Mayor Kenney and the American Psychiatric Association (APA), legislation banning the practice of conversion therapy on minors, aimed at changing their sexual orientation. Show More Summary
Politico reports: The Republican National Committee has officially found its replacement for outgoing chairman Reince Priebus, electing Ronna Romney McDaniel to steer the party as President-elect Donald Trump arrives in the White House. Show More Summary
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"I want to personally thank him for changing my life."
Sherry Vine, the drag performer known for her deliciously raunchy reboots of pop hits, has bigger things on her mind these days: Donald Trump and the culture wars he is bringing back to the nation. She’s back with a new clip using Billy Joel… Read The post Sherry Vine is Ready for the Resistance with ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.