President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House on July 26, 2019, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

The majority of Democratic organizations give endorsement to Democrats and the same with Republican groups. So GOP groups giving an endorsement to incumbent President Donald Trump is not an outlier.

A Republican group or prominent party member not giving Trump their endorsement would be an indictment of his presidency. But an endorsement is more akin to an acknowledgment that Trump is the current GOP option.

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Following similar efforts by Boston's Super Happy Fun America (SHFA), a group calling themselves the National Straight Pride Coalition (NSPC), headed by former Senate candidate Don Grundmann, applied for a "Straight Pride" rally permit in Modesto, California.

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Caitlyn Jenner—who famously came out as a transgender woman in 2015 and shared news of her transition with the public—penned an OpEd for The Washington Post published Thursday afternoon. A lifelong Republican from a conservative background, Jenner supported President Donald Trump during the 2016 election and after.

Jenner's OpEd is titled:

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Dr. Lale Say of the World Health Organization answers questions about changes in the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases. (WHO/YouTube)

Almost 30 years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) removed homosexuality from the Mental Disorders section of their International Classification of Diseases (ICD) when the 10th revision, ICD-10, was published in 1992. However, a condition they labeled as “gender identity disorder” remained under the heading of a mental illness as well as several conditions related to anxiety or depression due to sexuality and gender identity.

But on June 18, 2018, that changed with the publication of the 11th edition of the ICD.

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Adam Rippon made history in 2018 when he became the first openly gay U.S. athlete to qualify for the Olympics. Other athletes came out after their Olympic tenure or after making their respective teams.

Then Vice President Mike Pence became the United States diplomatic representative for the games in South Korea.

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In a blow to a move by the Trump administration to roll back civil rights for marginalized Americans, and a long time pet project of Vice President Mike Pence to specifically target the LGBTQ community, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that equality under the law extends to sexual orientation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

“We now hold that sexual orientation discrimination constitutes a form of discrimination ‘because of… sex,’ in violation of Title VII,” the 2nd Circuit Court stated after an en banc hearing of all 13 judges.

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The Texas House adjourned a special legislative session yesterday without passing a bill that would have limited transgender people's access to bathrooms in schools and public buildings. The measure, until it died, had the support of Republican Governor Greg Abbott and the Senate, but business leaders and civil rights groups opposed it, arguing it would "advance bigotry" and have negative effects on the state economy.

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