From the repeal of basic civil rights protections to the elimination of safety net programs that protect and care for the most vulnerable, the LGBT community is facing historic threats from our federal government today. In fact, President Trump’s first executive orders are more than threats, they’re potentially deadly actions, and we’ve learned this is just the beginning.

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The U.S. Senate is debating the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the next U.S. Secretary of Education. On Wednesday, Republican Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska stated that they would vote no. The two women are the first sitting Republican senators to publicly say they wouldn't back one of Trump's Cabinet nominees.

Call your senators now and urge them to stand with Sens. Collins and Murkowski and vote NO. Click here to find your senators.

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We’ve learned from sources in the White House that the Trump Administration’s actions to threaten and harm immigrants, refugees, Muslims, women and others will soon include a “license to discriminate” executive order targeting LGBT people—it could happen any day, so be ready to rally and march with just a couple hours-notice (details below).

Contrary to the president’s recent press statement that he’s “respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights,” he has already publicly pledged to sign the anti-LGBT First Amendment Defense Act and now we’ve learned he’s not waiting for Congress to send him a bill. The executive order could even permit federal employees to deny basic services to LGBT people.

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