∎ The new administration and Republican Congress are working to rush through a lot of unvetted, unacceptably anti-LGBT cabinet appointees.
∎ As Barack Obama bids us farewell as President, we look back at his record on LGBT & AIDS issues.
∎ Secretary of State John Kerry apologizes for the department’s persecution of gay people in the past.
∎ Orlando City Soccer Club honors Pulse shooting victims with 49 rainbow seats.
∎ The murders of transgender women continue apace in 2017.
∎ The gay-themed movie “Moonlight” wins some top awards.