Gay Republicans optimistic about Trump presidency

Gay Republicans optimistic about Trump presidency

From The Pride LA:

“Gay Republican activist James Driscoll of Nevada, who emerged as a Trump supporter during the Republican primaries in early 2016, said he too was optimistic that Trump’s support on LGBT issues would take precedent over other Republican Party leaders who are not supportive on those issues.”

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Log Cabin Republicans Presents LGBT Non-Discrimination White Paper to Trump Transition Team

Log Cabin Republicans Presents LGBT Non-Discrimination White Paper to Trump Transition Team

Washington, D.C. — Log Cabin Republicans has submitted a white paper to the Donald J. Trump Presidential Transition Team on the importance of preserving the longstanding LGBT Non-Discrimination Executive Order for federal contractors.

Drafted at the invitation of the Trump Transition Team, the document includes a petition representing signatories across the political spectrum; all of them added their names to encourage President Trump to maintain the LGBT Non-Discrimination Executive Order when he assumes office later this week.

“Log Cabin Republicans was pleased to submit this important report presenting the common-sense conservative case for …

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Log Cabin Republicans Inauguration Event: THE “T” PARTY!

Log Cabin Republicans Inauguration Event: THE “T” PARTY!

Tickets are now available for the OFFICIAL Log Cabin Republicans Inauguration Weekend Event: THE “T” PARTY!

Join Log Cabin Republicans as we welcome a new Republican administration, celebrate GOP majorities, and honor the presidency of Donald J. Trump!

Saturday, January 21
4pm to 6pm

**YUGE** Guests (to be announced soon!)
Open Bar
Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres

More info/tickets here: http://www.logcabin.org/t-party/

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Log Cabin Republicans Statement on Presidential Election Results

Log Cabin Republicans Statement on Presidential Election Results

Washington, D. C. — Tonight, America chose change over the status quo, the future over the past, and conservative solutions over empty liberal promises — America chose Donald J. Trump. Log Cabin Republicans extends our hearty congratulations to the President-Elect of the United States!

While we’ve had occasional differences with Mr. Trump throughout his unique campaign for our nation’s highest office, Log Cabin Republicans never hesitated to offer praise when it was due. Mr. Trump’s unprecedented and repeated overtures to “the LGBTQ community” were invariably lauded by our organization, and we look forward to …

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LGBT Legislative Hopefuls across the nation

LGBT Legislative Hopefuls across the nation

From the Metro Weekly:

“This election cycle, Log Cabin has endorsed 22 candidates for election or reelection, in an effort to grow the ranks of pro-equality Republicans in Congress. Two of those candidates — Paul Babeu in Arizona and Clay Cope in Connecticut — are openly gay, and, if victorious, would become the first out LGBT Republicans to be elected to Congress.”

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Nevada Delegation at Log Cabin Republicans Spirit of Lincoln Dinner

Nevada Delegation at Log Cabin Republicans Spirit of Lincoln Dinner

This year Congressman Cresent Hardy (R-NV) joined Log Cabin Republicans of Nevada at our National 2016 Spirit of Lincoln Dinner. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich gave the keynote speech at this annual conference of the Log Cabin Republicans.

This is the second year that a member of the Nevada delegation has attended the event, with Congressman Dr. Joe Heck (R-NV) joining in 2016.

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On Being the First Openly Gay GOP Platform Committee Member

On Being the First Openly Gay GOP Platform Committee Member

From Medium.com:

“I was proud to serve as the first openly gay member of the Republican Platform Committee, as astonished as I am that it took until 2016 for one of us to get here. I was proud to serve on the committee with so many allies who may not be gay but boldly spoke out and voted in favor of LGBT rights.”

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Pink Pistols helps Nevada’s LGBT gun owners

Pink Pistols helps Nevada’s LGBT gun owners

From the Review Journal:

“Norman said the Pink Pistols started on the East Coast more than a decade ago, and he restarted the Las Vegas chapter about a year ago. Although it’s an LGBT group, the Pink Pistols hasn’t been involved with the fight for marriage equality or other issues faced by the gay community — its sole mission is to help LGBT people get armed and trained.”

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Nevada Gay Group Pushes To Arm Bartenders

Nevada Gay Group Pushes To Arm Bartenders

From the Daily Caller:

“Out for Liberty, an LGBT Libertarian Nevada group, is offering free multi-week courses to train for a concealed carry permit to anyone working in the LGBT nightclub scene in Las Vegas in an effort to prevent another massacre like the one at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.”

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Senate Confirms Eric Fanning, First Openly Gay Leader Of Military Service

Senate Confirms Eric Fanning, First Openly Gay Leader Of Military Service

From KNPR:

“The Senate confirmed the nomination of Eric Fanning to the position of Army secretary, making him the first openly gay leader of a U.S. military service.”

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