Is the President’s plan enough? As long as there are people whose lives and families are in the US remain vulnerable to deportation, is not enough, but it is something, and it is the result of the hard work of thousands of activists who have put everything on the line to make their presence known as undocumented and immigrant Americans who deserve rights and dignity.
It’s On Us could potentially fill the gap between activists and their administrations, creating cultural demand for the work they’ve been pioneering for years.
Ferguson protestors were able to meet with U.S. Attorney Callahan to voice demands.
The DC Court of Appeals and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals both handed down rulings on health care subsidies with totally conflicting opinions. If the DC Court of Appeals’ argument is upheld, individuals who purchased their plan through the federally run exchange would lose access to affordable health care.
Obama also signed an executive order that prohibits federal employers from discriminating based on gender identity. That order applies as of today. Obama did not include exemptions for religious groups in either order, despite heavy pressure to do so from evangelical leaders.
President Obama is extending a 2009 memorandum he issued that gave protections and benefits to gay, lesbian and bisexual federal employees to transgender and gender non-conforming employees.
Today the White House will announce that an executive order for LGBT workplace protections from federal contractors is finally coming.
The White House has released a 60-second public service announcement calling for an end to sexual assault featuring such household names and faces as Daniel Craig, Dulé Hill, Benicio del Toro, Seth Meyers, Steve Carell, and both the President and Vice President themselves. It’s a truly big deal.
After 200+ years of running the American government via several committees of boring old white guys, the Obama administration has finally figured out how to govern this country in a way that makes sense for everybody.
The party hits the White House when Obama shows his comedy chops with singing, dancing, and kissing.
If all goes according to his plan (and it very well may not) this will be a year of leaps and bounds for many of the Americans who felt left behind in 2013. Women, people of color and those living in poverty could all benefit from Obama’s plans to use executive orders rather than waiting on a gridlocked Congress to pass anything to his desk.
From Russia to Pennsylvania, we’re all just trying to spoon.
Should you get Obamacare or insurance through your employer? Are you eligible for Medicaid? What does the ACA mean for trans* people? Find out all this and more!
As the countdown to the Affordable Care Act continues, 1/3 of LGBT Americans are uninsured! This campaign wants to change that.
Oftentimes it’s a challenge for bisexuals to simply have their identities perceived as valid, and our government’s acknowledgement that we are a real community with unique challenges is a huge step towards eradicating that misconception.
President Obama has released the names of sixteen recipients to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on its 50th anniversary.
On what Obama said (and didn’t say) this morning when he surprised everybody with a speech expanding on his thoughts about the Trayvon Martin ruling.
Everything was going great until Russell Brand showed up.
Sane people want the new immigration bill to help binational gay couples. People in power insist that will ruin everything for everyone else. What’s a politically savvy queer to do?
The Justice Department’s amicus brief joins other ones opposed to Prop 8, including one from 75 pro-equality Republicans. This leaves a lot of questions: namely, what took them so long?