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AUF Responds to Trump Administration’s Anti-LGBTQ Actions

February 23, 2017

Washington, D.C. – AUF Senior Advisor Tyler Deaton responded to the administration’s actions on February 22, 2017, to suspend enforcement of Title IX’s federal civil rights protections for LGBTQ students nationwide: President Trump promised to protect the LGBTQ community. As recently as  January 31, he said he was “respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights” and […]

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Public Policy Polling North Carolina Poll

September 21, 2016

Excerpted from: Presidential Race Tied, Cooper Up in NC For the first time this entire cycle PPP finds a clear leader in the race to be North Carolina’s next Governor: Roy Cooper. Cooper’s at 46% to 41% for Pat McCrory, with Libertarian Lon Cecil at 2%. When undecideds and Cecil voters are asked who they’d […]

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution on GA, NC Jobs

September 20, 2016

A recent article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution compares Georgia and North Carolina’s economic stability and job growth in the face of anti-LGBTQ legislation proposed in each state. The main difference between the states is that North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed the legislation into law, while Georgia Governor Nathan Deal vetoed similar legislation. Georgia is […]

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Civil Rights Act Should Not be a License to Discriminate

August 19, 2016

Two recent cases citing the lack of LGBTQ protections in the Civil Rights Act are the exact reason why a federal nondiscrimination bill is so necessary for the well-being of all Americans. In Indiana, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion on Lively v. Ivy Tech Community College that Title VII does not […]

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AUF in the News: RNC and Big Tent Brunch

July 26, 2016

American Unity Fund made an unforgettable impression on the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Check out the news coverage below for highlights: Politico, Sarah Wheaton Gay Republicans want more from Trump The Hill, Megan R. Wilson Pro-LGBTQ Push Underscores GOP Convention Wall Street Journal, Beth Reinhard Gay Republicans See Progress, Setbacks in Party’s Stance on […]

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Big Tent Brunch raw footage

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Rachel Hoff on CNN

July 18, 2016

Rachel Hoff, the first openly gay member of the Republican Platform Committee, spoke on CNN about LGBTQ rights as a conservative principle, touching on the GOP Platform, Orlando, Donald Trump, and religious liberty. Thank you, Rachel, for being such a strong leader and making history in the Republican Party!

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First openly gay Republican Platform Committee member introduces amendment

July 12, 2016

Rachel Hoff, the first openly gay member of the Republican Platform Committee, spoke on July 11 to her amendment to include platform language that acknowledges a thoughtful conversation about the diverse and deeply held views on marriage within the Party. “We all agree on one thing – the importance of the institution of marriage to our society. […]

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American Unity Fund Hosts “Big Tent Brunch” at 2016 RNC Convention

July 9, 2016

AUF to highlight conservative support for LGBTQ freedom Attended by special guests Caitlyn Jenner, Montel Williams, GOP Elected Officials, and Hundreds of Pro-Freedom Republican Supporters Washington, D.C. – American Unity Fund, a conservative 501(c)(4) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the cause of freedom for LGBTQ Americans, will host a brunch on Wednesday, July 20th, under […]

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Charlotte Observer: There’s nothing conservative about HB2

July 8, 2016

From Tyler Deaton, Senior Advisor of American Unity Fund, a conservative LGBTQ advocacy group: Last Friday, North Carolina’s General Assembly adjourned without addressing the most egregious aspects of HB2. The law, which allows for state-sanctioned discrimination against transgender individuals who live in or visit the state and prohibits local protections for LGBTQ North Carolinians, was […]

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