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A consent decree proposed by Gov. Roy Cooper (D), the ACLU and transgender people who sued the state would remove some harmful effects of HB 2.
Democrats want proof that Trump consulted military advisors before unveiling his transgender ban.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama administration memo from 2014 that said Title VII does protect transgender people, a position also taken by several federal appeals courts in recent years.
Roy Moore was also removed from the Alabama Supreme Court — twice — for his extreme views and also called Islam a “fake religion."
The Justice Department is supporting a company that allegedly discriminated against a gay former employee.
In a statement, former President Barack Obama said he spoke with Windsor a few days ago and told her again how important her work had been to the country.
“Like same-sex colleges all over the country, Spelman is taking into account evolving definitions of gender identity in a changing world,” said the president of the historically Black women’s college.
“The addition of reciprocal IVF could significantly help female couples achieve their family planning goals and we want to provide them with the same support other employees already receive,” said TIAA Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Skip Spriggs.
“Finally, Texans can breathe a temporary sigh of relief,” said an official with the Human Rights Campaign.
Enactment in Texas could give momentum to other socially conservative states for additional action on the issue.
The service members suing the president are three U.S. Army soldiers, one U.S. Air Force airman and one member of the U.S. Coast Guard who are active duty.
The two feared for their lives after a coworker cut the brake lines on their car, according to the lawsuit.
On “Transparent”Jeffrey Tambor plays Maura Pfefferman, a divorced, retired transgender professor.
The series was credited with fostering acceptance of gay people years before gay marriage was legalized nationwide.
The case of Gavin Grimm, once set to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, could have been a landmark case on transgender rights.
“We have made an investment in you, and you have made an investment in the Coast Guard,” U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft said of service members. “And I will not break the faith.”
The NAACP and allies rallied at the Capitol in Jefferson City to dissuade the signing of a bill that fails to protect minorities.
Fifty-eight percent of adults agreed with the statement, “Transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military.”
About 61 percent of transgender and gender nonconforming students reported suicidal thoughts, compared to 20 percent their cisgender peers.
Trump administration continues discriminating against LGBTs; meanwhile, EEOC provides a very different viewpoint.
The ruling stemmed from a case in which a woman, named as Jane Doe in the court filings, was denied a protective order against her former fiancée.
Worth was a recurring theme among the LGBT leaders and allies who spoke at Prudential’s 2016/2017 LGBT Financial Experience Symposium.
Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.