In 2017, the U.S. elected its first ever openly transgender woman to the Virginia State House. In
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If the Trump campaign is found to have colluded with the Russian election meddling scandal then it is a real possibility that Pence knew all along. Will it be enough to cause him the Presidency?
Ever since Robert Bentley left office after he was caught in the midst of a sex scandal with his assistant, Kay Ivey has taken the role of the Governor of Alabama and she has been doing some fairly interesting things.
The 2020 U.S. presidential election could be as star-studded as a Hollywood red carpet
The hard right’s flank has opened. This is not empowering for them, it spells disaster as the bulk of decent Americans and all liberals turn on the Republican Party with full force.
Only one group of Americans still openly rejects a secular society: White evangelical Christians
This Tuesday, women and men throughout the US and in 200 countries worldwide came together for the RISE to end violence against all women and girls as part of Valentine’s Day.
I live in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York, a trendy slice of South Manhattan which defines “gentrification”. Lots of tourists mix with a strong LGBT community of residents. The election hit Chelsea hard.
Psychologists predict that social conditioning boosts masculine candidates to the disadvantage of female candidates
Two transgender candidates have advanced in Democratic primary votes in Utah and Colorado