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LGBT advocacy groups stand with Civil Rights counterparts in disappointment at Supreme Court ruling on voting rights

Today, the Supreme Court struck down a central part of the Voting Rights Act, invalidating crucial protections passed by Congress in 1965 and renewed four times in the decades since. The sharply divided decision will significantly reduce the federal government’s role in overseeing voting laws in areas with a history of discrimination against African-Americans. We, […]

D.C. paid anti-gay gospel singer $80,000

The Washington Blade – Washington, D.C. – Lou Chibbaro Jr. LGBT activists have expressed concern that the D.C. government paid $80,000 this year for a performance at the city’s annual Emancipation Day celebration by a gospel singer who has publicly called for gays to abandon the “homosexual lifestyle.” Internationally acclaimed gospel singer and musician Kirk […]