Trump's Timeline of
Hate

Since the moment Donald Trump and Mike Pence walked into the White House, they have attacked the progress we have made toward full equality for the LGBTQ community and undermined the rights of countless Americans.

But over the course of their time in office, you haven’t stayed silent. Whether he meant to or not, Donald Trump and Mike Pence have awakened a sleeping giant. Never before have Americans been more eager to participate, advocate and fight back. Each and every day, HRC and our grassroots supporters are harnessing the full power of our democracy to protect our progress and resist.

Together, we will keep uniting against hate, fighting for our community and taking a stand against the Trump-Pence administration’s dangerous and discriminatory agenda.

  • June 18, 2019

    With the launch of Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign, HRC highlights the horrific things he’s done to the LGBTQ community since taking office.

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  • June 21, 2019

    HRC joined our coalition partners in stopping the HHS from implementing a discriminatory proposal that would strip away explicit health care protections on the basis of gender identity, effectively targeting transgender and gender non-conforming people’s access to critical care.

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  • June 23, 2019

    HRC submitted a comment against the Trump-Pence HHS proposed rule change that would abandon data collection on the sexual orientation of youth in foster care and foster and adoptive parents and guardians in the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System.

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  • July 10, 2019

    Here are six signs that the Trump-Pence administration has pulled the U.S. away from its position as a leader on advancing human rights for LGBTQ people around the globe.

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  • July 12, 2019

    HRC responded to the House passage of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA includes an amendment offered by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) that would codify non-discrimination protections in the military and end the ban on transgender military service.

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  • August 13, 2019

    HRC announces that it -- along with a dozen coalition partners -- submitted over 120,000 public comments against the Trump-Pence administration’s proposed regulation to strip out protections for transgender patients and other marginalized communities in the Affordable Car Act, commonly known as Section 1557.

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  • August 14, 2019

    HRC denounced a Trump-Pence administration proposal that would gut non-discrimination protections, including for LGBTQ people, by adding religious exemptions to President Obama’s 2014 executive order that prohibits discrimination in hiring by federal contractors on the basis of both sexual orientation and gender identity.

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  • August 16, 2019

    HRC condemned the Department of Justice’s brief submitted arguing that transgender people are not protected by Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination. This brief was submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case EEOC v. Harris Funeral Homes.

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  • August 23, 2019

    The latest proposal out of the Department of Labor attempts to gut protections for LGBTQ people, women and religious minorities by adding unprecedented religious exemptions to a historic executive order prohibiting discrimination against the employees of federal contractors and subcontractors.

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  • September 18, 2019

    HRC announced that it submitted more than 10,000 public comments against the Trump-Pence administration’s proposed regulation that would gut nondiscrimination protections — including for LGBTQ people.

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  • September 19, 2019

    The Washington Post reported that Ben Carson made dismissive comments to staff about transgender people during a recent visit HUD’s San Fransico office. In a year that has already witnessed the untimely deaths of 19 trans people, including 18 of them being Black trans women, Carson’s efforts to dehumanize the most vulnerable among us only continues to make this epidemic even worse.

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Trump's Record of Hate

Since Trump was sworn into office, our nation’s federal courts have halted his draconian and illegal executive actions from being implemented, while millions of people across the country have become more politically engaged, standing up against hate and bigotry.

But Trump is a bully and so is his administration. He will do everything in his power to tear back the progress made under former President Obama, including rolling back and undermining laws that help the LGBTQ community and other minority groups.

HRC will continue to stand up against Trump. We will join other civil rights organizations and remain vigilant in holding Trump and his administration accountable at every turn.