Human Rights Campaign

Still work to be done on LGBTQ issues in Md.

Still work to be done on LGBTQ issues in Md.

President Donald Trump’s recent tweets targeting transgender service members and veterans made headlines. What received less coverage, however, was the more insidious move taken by the administration against gay and lesbian Americans: The Department of Justice took it upon itself to argue in court filings that federal employment discrimination protections do not cover discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Unfortunately, these actions were not taken in isolation. From removing federal guidance that protected transgender students in schools; to

70°