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NCAA Again Weighing North Carolina as Host after Bathroom Law Repeal

Settlement Proposed in North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Lawsuit

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.

Dems Make Sure Trump Crosses T’s on Transgender Ban

Dems Make Sure Trump Crosses T’s on Transgender Ban

Democrats want proof that Trump consulted military advisors before unveiling his transgender ban.

U.S. Anti-Bias Law Does Not Protect Transgender Workers: Justice Department

U.S. Anti-Bias Law Does Not Protect Transgender Workers: Justice Department

Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama administration memo from 2014 that said Title VII does protect transgender people, a position also taken by several federal appeals courts in recent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, Alabama’s Extreme-Right Candidate for Senate Is Anti-LGBT, Pushed Birther Movement

Alabama’s Extreme-Right Candidate for Senate Is Anti-LGBT, Pushed Birther Movement

Roy Moore was also removed from the Alabama Supreme Court — twice — for his extreme views and also called Islam a “fake religion."

U.S. Appeals Court to Consider Rights of Gay Workers

U.S. Appeals Court to Consider Rights of Gay Workers

The Justice Department is supporting a company that allegedly discriminated against a gay former employee.

Gay Marriage Pioneer Edith Windsor Dies at 88

Gay Marriage Pioneer Edith Windsor Dies at 88

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.

Spelman College Will Admit Transgender Students in 2018

“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. 

TIAA Adds Reciprocal IVF Benefits to Family Planning Benefits Package

TIAA Adds Reciprocal IVF Benefit to Employee Family Planning Package

“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.

Texas Business Leaders Call on Lawmakers to Drop ‘Bathroom Bill’

Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’ Dies in Special Legislative Session

“Finally, Texans can breathe a temporary sigh of relief,” said an official with the Human Rights Campaign.

Texas ‘Bathroom’ Bills Stalled in Special Legislative Session

Texas ‘Bathroom’ Bills Stalled in Special Legislative Session

Enactment in Texas could give momentum to other socially conservative states for additional action on the issue.

Transgender Military Personnel Sue Trump over Service Ban

Transgender Military Personnel Sue Trump over Service Ban

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.

Amazon Sued by Transgender Woman, Husband For Workplace Harassment

Amazon Sued by Transgender Woman, Husband For Workplace Harassment

The two feared for their lives after a coworker cut the brake lines on their car, according to the lawsuit.

Jeffrey Tambor Calls ‘Transparent’ role ‘Responsibility of a Lifetime’

Jeffrey Tambor Calls ‘Transparent’ Role ‘Responsibility of a Lifetime’

On “Transparent”Jeffrey Tambor plays Maura Pfefferman, a divorced, retired transgender professor.

‘Will & Grace’ Return Promises Laughs, And a Touch of Trump

‘Will & Grace’ Return Promises Laughs, And a Touch of Trump

The series was credited with fostering acceptance of gay people years before gay marriage was legalized nationwide.

Major Transgender Case Remanded

Major Transgender Case Remanded

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.

Retired Military Officers Slam Trump’s Proposed Transgender Ban

Retired Military Officers Slam Trump’s Proposed Transgender Ban

“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.”

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri: ‘They May Not Be Safe’  

NAACP Warns Minorities Traveling to Missouri

The NAACP and allies rallied at the Capitol in Jefferson City to dissuade the signing of a bill that fails to protect minorities.

Exclusive: Majority of Americans Support Transgender Military Service

Exclusive: Majority of Americans Support Transgender Military Service

Fifty-eight percent of adults agreed with the statement, “Transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military.”

Trans teens worse off on health measures than peers

Trans Teens Worse Off on Health Measures Than Peers

About 61 percent of transgender and gender nonconforming students reported suicidal thoughts, compared to 20 percent their cisgender peers.

Anti-LGBT Day

Anti-LGBT Day

President Trump’s attack on the LGBT community was threefold on Wednesday.

Gay Workers Not Protected from Discrimination, Justice Department Says

Gay Workers Not Protected from Discrimination, Justice Department Says

Trump administration continues discriminating against LGBTs; meanwhile, EEOC provides a very different viewpoint.

LGBT Abuse Victims Face Discrimination When Disclosing Abuse: Report

South Carolina Court Rules Domestic Violence Laws Cover Same-Sex Couples

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.

Prudential: LGBT Leaders Highlight the Many Meanings of 'Worth'

Prudential: LGBT Leaders Highlight the Many Meanings of ‘Worth’

Worth was a recurring theme among the LGBT leaders and allies who spoke at Prudential’s 2016/2017 LGBT Financial Experience Symposium.

Trump Administration Drops North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Lawsuit

Lawsuit Says North Carolina Bathroom Law Still Harmful

Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.