Executive Director Jerri Ann Henry, the first woman to lead the LGBT Republican group, left the organization on August 26,less than a year after her appointment to the position in November Log Cabin Republicans was founded in in California as a rallying point for Republicans opposed to the Briggs Initiativewhich attempted to ban homosexuals from teaching in public schools. In addition to sanctioning the termination of openly gay and lesbian teachers, the proposed legislation authorized the firing of those teachers that supported homosexuality.
The Log Cabin Republicans endorsement of Trump comes as it marks a reversal from its stance. Angelo, has been critical of policies enacted under Trump in the past. Nonetheless, glad to see gay Republicans united as we head toward victory in
And they have tailored their arguments to resonate with a seemingly unlikely bloc on the court: its five conservatives. The arguments, though novel, are unlikely to satisfy some conservatives who believe that federal nondiscrimination laws do not cover sexual orientation and gender identity because Congress never provided for it in the original statute. The high court has agreed to hear three cases when it returns from its summer recess that concern whether the Civil Rights Act, which bans workplace discrimination based on sex, also guarantees gay and transgender people the same protection.
The cases, which the court is likely to take up next session, consider whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act ofwhich prohibits employment discrimination based on sex, prohibits discrimination against L. The signers reflect what a broad cross section of Americans overwhelmingly believe: Such discrimination is wrong. Polls consistently show a high percentage of Americans think that firing people or denying them jobs or promotions because they are L. A full 92 percent said so in an April poll by Quinnipiac University.
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Forthe largest national grassroots group representing LGBT conservatives and allies has completely changed its tune. As the Log Cabin leaders noteTrump has fought to end HIVlaunched a campaign to decriminalize homosexuality internationallyand appointed high-level gay people to his administration, such as Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell. As Log Cabin acknowledges in their op-eda few Trump administration policies such as the transgender military ban stand out as exceptions to the rule in an otherwise good record.
Jennifer Horn, who has sat on the board of the group for years, announced yesterday that she could no longer serve a group that endorses the subjugation of her own community and other minority groups. She sent the organization a letter yesterday to inform them of her decision to quit. And this leaves me sad.