USA:- Crackdown on LGBT Rights Could Start Next Week

It’s a sad fact that not a single person appointed to Team Trump’s administration supports equal protection for same-sex couples and due process under the law for LGBTQI people.

So just how quickly could the incoming Republican administration start to undermine the rights  the LGBQTI community has won during the Obama years? Continue reading “USA:- Crackdown on LGBT Rights Could Start Next Week”

Jennifer Holliday won’t sing for Trump

“And I am telling you…I’m not singing” is the clear message coming belatedly from Broadway legend and gay icon Jennifer Holliday (see more at NPR), as she pulled out of performing at Donald Trump’s inauguration following a big backlash from her fanbase on social media, saying her original agreement to take the gig was “a lapse of judgement”.

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Trump’s Secretary of Defence won’t rush to ban gays and lesbians from the military

General James Mattis, the Trump Regime’s nominee for US Defence Secretary, was pushed hard on his views on women fighting on the front line and and allowing openly gay men and lesbians to serve in the military at his Senate confirmation hearing. Despite expressing his concerns about both in the past, he seemed broadly happy with the status quo and was pretty clear that he doesn’t really care who consenting adults “go to bed with”.

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