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The Political Theater Of Donald Trump

Sherman Yellen | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Having lived my eight decades -- and proud of it -- I am able to say that this is not the worst time in our history or in my lifetime. Race riots and lynchings were rampant during my early years -- segregation and injustice abounded, but there was a sense that for all the unspeakable cruelties we were going forward -- that the country was better than the crimes that a few committed.

The Real Tipping Point: Death At the Intersection of Hate, Poverty and Respectability Politics

Kelsie Brynn Jones | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsie Brynn Jones

While white trans women and trans feminine people have escaped much of the worst violence, Black, Latinx, Native American and other transgender people of color have not.

If You're A Woman, You Should Vote For Hillary Clinton For President

Giana Pacinelli | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Giana Pacinelli

Yes, I said it.

I'm (Reluctantly) with Her

Ilene Angel | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Ilene Angel

I think the one thing we can all agree on is that we've never seen an election cycle like this one before. I don't care what generation you are a part of, this is a whole new level of crazy.

Report: Elizabeth Warren To Endorse Hillary Clinton

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will soon endorse presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton an...

Why Hillary's Nomination Changes Everything

Deborah Gaines | Posted 06.08.2016 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

In the wake of Hillary Clinton's victories in New Jersey and California, a young colleague -- and Bernie supporter -- asked why this nomination was such a big effing deal. 'She's an old-school Democrat,' she pointed out. 'It's not like she'll disrupt the status quo.'

Homophobes and Transphobes Are Destroying America

Ace Robinson | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Ace Robinson

In the course of a day, nearly all LGBTQIA people in this country must be aware that their identity and even their sole existence may endanger their personal safety.

Neither Hillary Nor Trump Will Become the Next U.S. President

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Tom Pappalardo

It may not be obvious to many but Bernie is poised to make one of the biggest upsets in political history.

Why Hillary Will Need To Address Campaign Finance, Regardless Of Bernie

The New Yorker | Kelly Chen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics

Clinton needs to find her voice on the question of campaign finance—to talk more about money, not less—because valid doubts about the integrity of...

HRC Announces March On Mississippi Gov’s Mansion To Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

Towleroad | Noah Michelson | Posted 04.22.2016 | Queer Voices
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Human Rights Campaign is to host a march on the Mississippi governor’s mansion this to demand a repeal of the state’s “religious freedom” law....

Anti-LGBT Backlash Brings Out Our Best

Nadine Smith | Posted 04.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Nadine Smith

We will look back on the "setbacks" in the South as having been essential to changing that disconnect. Unlike marriage or military bans, discrimination in employment is like the Sword of Damocles, it hangs over many of us but it is not inevitable.

Current Politics and the "McCrory"

Harold Lloyd | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

North Carolina's governor Pat McCrory has repeatedly used a form of political dishonesty that lacks a well-recognized label. Lacking such a label, this tactic often goes unnoticed and unaddressed. To remedy this, I suggest a precise and well-earned label: a "McCrory."

WATCH LIVE: Hillary Clinton Supporters Gather To Hear Bill Clinton Speak

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.04.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost is checking in with Hillary Clinton supporters at a Wisconsin campaign event where Bill Clinton will be taking the stage to speak in support ...

Hillary Email Probe Could Soon Be Another Clinton Scandal

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics
Tom Pappalardo

We know Clinton never used the .gov email account that was created for her. It is very important to understand that HRC as Secretary of State was one of ten members of the government that had the authority to make a document classified.

HRC: Here We Go Again

Stampp Corbin | Posted 03.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Stampp Corbin

This week, the Human Rights Campaign has endorsed Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk for reelection over Democratic candidate Tammy Duckworth. Many in the community are outraged, but we have been here before, and unfortunately, I actively participated.

When it Comes to Transgender Workplace Inclusion Are You Resting on Your CEI Laurels?

Stephanie Battaglino | Posted 02.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Battaglino

Regardless of the measurement, progress on transgender workplace inclusion has been clearly and definitively made and that is something we all can be very proud of. However, just because we've reached this new plateau doesn't mean the work is finished. Hardly.

Hillary Clinton Just Gave The Best Speech Of Her Campaign

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics

Hillary Clinton gave the best speech of her 2016 campaign on Tuesday night, delivering a sharp, concise and forceful vision of a progressive future --...

Why Hillary Clinton’s Take On Abraham Lincoln Is ‘Total Fantasy'

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.30.2016 | Politics

During a Democratic forum this week, Hillary Clinton gave an account of American history that glossed over the racist terrorism that dominated the Sou...

WATCH: Vlogging Behind-the-Scenes of Hillary Clinton's Campaign!

Raymond Braun | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics
Raymond Braun

As the 2016 election season heats up, I'm excited to see how YouTube and social media are embraced by politicians and their supporters to participate in important conversations and reach younger audiences.

Hillary Clinton Says She's Unaware Of Receiving $150,000 In Oil & Gas Contributions

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics

At a campaign stop in Iowa on Wednesday, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton claimed to be unaware that she'd ever received campaign ...

2015: A Year in Review

Mary Beth Maxwell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mary Beth Maxwell

As 2015 draws to a close, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organizatio...

Houston We Have a Real Problem (and It Is Not Just About Bathrooms)

Barbra Siperstein | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Barbra Siperstein

Success requires us to be proactive and to adjust when conditions require and sometimes to fight fire with fire.

How Houston Was Lost: Prop 8 Redux as LGBT Rights Are Put on the Ballot

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

LGBT rights were clobbered, hammered, devastated in the city of Houston by voters, as the Houston Equal Right Ordinance (HERO) was repealed.

Join Basic Rights Oregon for IGNITE -- a Gala Celebration of LGBTQ Progress

Buster Ross | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Buster Ross

The Gala this year promises to be the best yet. Founded in 1996, Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) is Oregon's main political advocacy and education organization working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Local Initiative Makes National Gains: ManDate

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sheena C. Howard

ManDate enjoys no fanfare, no budget for advertising and no popular press coverage, however it has been successfully operating and serving the needs of gay Black men since its inception in 2010.