This new year began with a huge victory for the transgender community. For the first time, trans people can openly serve in the US military. But President Trump could now attack transgender prisoners.
An extraordinary phenomenon is happening in Texas! 35 LGBT people are expected to run for public office in Texas according to OutSmart. This is a record of LGBT candidates in an election cycle!
The most notable candidate is Guadalupe “Lupe” Valdez, a 70-year-old lesbian sheriff who is running to become the new Governor of Texas.
A record has been broken! Don't worry, I'm talking about a positive record. The number of major companies and law firms with protections for LGBTQ workers has increased dramatically.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has appealed a court decision blocking LGBT protections.