This major diversity news deserves a separate thread:




Rainbow Wave 2.0: Nearly 100 LGBTQ candidates claim victory in Tuesday's elections


Almost 100 LGBTQ candidates claimed victory in Tuesday's elections, with anti-trans ads falling flat in important Virginia and Kentucky races.
NBC News



Even critics would conceded that GOP, once identified as Christian conservatives party crusading for causes like DOMA, has come a long way on modern LGBTQ civil rights in just a few years.
This should help media acknowledge MAGA's unprecedented leadership in boosting sexual-orientation-diversity in US politics. Very likely, the most pro LGBTQ POTUS in entire US history. At the same time there are reports of stunning rise of MAGA popularity among Dems/libs/progressives etc.


Trump becomes first Republican president to promote LGBT Pride Month




Trump issued his Pride commemoration in a tweet that promoted his initiative targeting laws around the world that criminalize being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender





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Trump admin. launches global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality





New US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell with husband Matt Lashey and Don Jr

Donald Trump Jr. Verified account @DonaldJTrumpJr
This is a really big deal and with @Richardgrenell at the helm it will get done!!! Trump administration launches global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/trump-administration-launches-global-effort-end-criminalization-homosexuality-n973081 … via @nbcnews



Trump administration launches global effort to end AIDS




Sep 30, 2015
Michele Bachmann Believes God Could Destroy The Nation Over Gay Marriage
The former Minnesota rep, who once dismissed the fight for marriage equality as “boring,” blasted President Barack Obama’s “dangerous policies,” including those pertaining to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, in an “Understanding the Times with Janet Markell” interview last weekend.
“As we have seen God render judgment in the days of Noah, in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah and so forth throughout history, what the prophets have told every generation is that there is a just God and the people must repent and turn to him. So, too, in this day of wickedness in our own culture, we need to do the same.”

Rove: Bush serious about gay marriage ban
USA Today
Nov 8, 2004 - President Bush in his second term absolutely would push for a constitutional amendment that says marriage consists only of the union of a man ...




Gay Teacher Of The Year Fans LGBTQ Pride In Viral Photo With Donald Trump
Nikos Giannopoulos “celebrates the joy and freedom of gender nonconformity” in a photo with Donald and Melania Trump.

A Milestone: All Of The Walking Dead's Relationships Are Now Interracial Or LGBT
Forbes Nov 14, 2018

Trump top donor Sheldon Adelson-Funded Paper Israel Hayom Prints Gay Dad Ad
Forward Sep 22, 2016


Trump is selling ‘LGBTQ for Trump’ T-shirts for Pride month
24th May 2019


The Trump Pride Tee. (donaldjtrump.com) US President Donald Trump is marketing a “Trump Pride Tee” in his online shop, next to “Make America Great Again” hats.