Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has promised to sign a piece of religious freedom legislation that has been dubbed the “Save Chick-fil-A” bill because part of it would essentially override local ordinances prohibiting nondiscrimination against LGBTQ people. The bill prevents governmental entities, including legislative agencies, counties, municipalities, elected officials, or government employees, from taking “adverse action” […] The post Texas governor to sign “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law appeared first on Metro Weekly .
The state of California is suing the Trump administration over its recently issued rule allowing health care workers to refuse to perform medical procedures or prescribe treatments to patients based on the provider’s personal religious or moral objections. President Trump announced the final rule on the National Day of Prayer as an attempt to appeal […] The post California sues Trump administration over health care worker exemption appeared first on Metro Weekly .
The Trump administration has introduced a proposed regulation that would roll back provisions in the Affordable Career Act that prohibit sex-based discrimination, which heretofore has been interpreted as prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ people seeking access to health care. The regulation, put forth by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, would amend Section 1557 […] The post Trump administration rolls back LGBTQ protections in Affordable Care Act appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Buttigieg also called Trump's mocking of disabled people one of "many affronts to basic decency" under his presidency The post Pete Buttigieg says Donald Trump ‘faked a disability’ to avoid Vietnam War appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Donald Trump releases “LGBTQ for Trump” t-shirt after repeatedly attacking LGBTQ rights and ignoring Pride month
T-shirt featuring rainbow flag and Trump's MAGA slogan has been derided by LGBTQ groups and social media users The post Donald Trump releases “LGBTQ for Trump” t-shirt after repeatedly attacking LGBTQ rights and ignoring Pride month appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie said he came out to let young people struggling with their sexuality know that life is worth living The post WATCH: Mormon Republican lawmaker comes out as gay, says he “could not continue to live a lie” appeared first on Metro Weekly .