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Push for Montana LGBT non-discrimination law causes strife

HELENA, Mont -- Emboldened by the desire for inclusively, advocates launched a bid calling for a non-discrimination law to include Montana’s LGBT community on Wednesday.

Proponents said such protections could create an atmosphere of inclusion in the state’s businesses environment and therefore increase revenue.

NOM antsy Trump hasn't signed 'Executive Order'

Brian S Brown wants to start pressuring Trump to sign "Executive Order."

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is getting antsy over Donald Trump’s delay in signing an alleged Executive Order that will prevent the federal government from discriminating against people of faith.

Arkansas Senator submits bill to end marriage equality across the U.S.

Arkansas Republican Senator Jason Rapert

Arkansas Republican Senator Jason Rapert has taken steps to make an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, wherein marriage would be defined as between one man and one woman.

His proposed bill, Joint Resolution Seven, seeks to ban, “any state from defining or construing the definition of ‘marriage’ to mean other than the union of one man and one woman.”

Meryl Streep responds to 'overrated' comment at HRC dinner

Meryl Streep honored at HRC dinner, uses time on stage to provoke a call-to-action.

Meryl Streep gave a blistering speech about the current state of political well-being among Americans and their rights on Saturday night. 

Honored at the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) awards gala, the Oscar-winning actress extended what she only touched upon in her Golden Globes speech in January..

Who is Gavin Grimm?

Gavin Grimm was thrust into the spotlight again by Laverne Cox at the 59th annual Grammy Awards show.

On Sunday night “Orange is the New Black” star and LGBT activist Laverne Cox gave a special shout out to Gavin Grimm just before introducing Lady Gaga and Metallica’s heavy metal number “Moth Into Flame.”

“Everyone, please Google ‘Gavin Grimm.’ He’s going to the Supreme Court in March. Hashtag stand with Gavin,” Cox told viewers.

Anti-LGBT Tom Price becomes Secretary of Health and Human Services

Tom Price (R) confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Congress approves another anti-LGBT member to join President Trump's controversial cabinet.

This time it’s U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia’s 6th district Tom Price (R)  who supports the First Amendment Defense Act, a proposal that would bar government from seeking damages should a business refuse to serve LGBT people based on religious beliefs.

Transgender girl, 11, bullied then shot with BB gun

Trans schoolgirl relentlessly bullied for a week before being shot with a BB gun.

A disturbing story from Manchester London has surfaced about that of an 11-year-old transgender girl being bullied, then shot with a B.B. gun by one of her classmates.

The British girl only being identified as “G” for safety reasons attends a Catholic school in Greater Manchester.

Trump uses presidential power to criticize Nordstrom; an issue of ethics

Nordstrom drops Ivanka Trump's fashion line, her father tweets on personal account that it is "unfair"

President Trump may have crossed some ethical business and presidential lines when he tweeted about his daughter’s line of clothing and accessories being dropped from Nordstrom.

The upscale department store said they dropped the first daughter’s line because of faltering sales.

In a tweet on the president's personal social media page, her dad came to her defense.

Betsy DeVos becomes U.S. secretary of education

Betsy DeVos conformed education secretary.

Betsy DeVos has become the new U.S. secretary of education thanks to a deciding vote made by Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday.

The controversial DeVos (R) was opposed by all 48 Democrats and two Republicans in the chamber.

The final tally was 51/50.