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A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS

North Carolina Loses College Sports Championships Over ‘Bathroom’ Law

The state's refusal to be inclusive of transgender citizens in its bathroom laws continues to prove bad for business and reputation.

Marriott First International Hotel Brand Honored by Colombian LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Marriott First International Hotel Brand Honored by Colombian LGBT Chamber of Commerce

The Colombian chamber awarded the most “Friendly Biz” certification to Marriott.

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Hollywood — Not a Man? Not White? Don’t Bother.

A new study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative confirms that inequality is still alive and well in Hollywood.

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Partial Win in Fight Over North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Law

Federal judge rules North Carolina's university system must allow transgender students and employee to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Obama's Transgender Bathroom Policy Blocked

Transgender Equality Embraced as U.S. Judge Blocks Obama’s Bathroom Policy

As Target and General Services Administration embrace trans equality, Texas judge brings it to a halt.

Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Party leaders calling the issues critical for human rights and economic benefits.

NBA pulls All-Star game from Charlotte

North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Stance Forces NBA to Move All-Star Game

Lawmakers ignore lessons learned in other states of the business benefits of diversity, with hundreds of millions of dollars lost.

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Pentagon Ends Ban on Transgender Troops

The policy allowing transgender people to serve openly not only “is the right thing to do,” but also benefits the military’s ability to recruit and retain the best talent.

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Stonewall Inn Becomes First National Monument to Honor Gay Rights

This weekend’s pride parades paid tribute to victims of violence and celebrated marriage equality.

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Trump Courts Anti-LGBT Hate Groups After Standing with Gay Community

During a private meeting in New York today Trump will meet "the most bigoted, most homophobic and most influential anti-LGBT advocates in the United States."

One Year After Charleston Shooting: A Victim’s Granddaughter Says ‘Hate Won’t Win’

Alana Simmons tells DiversityInc how her organization and Dr. Bernice A. King will commemorate the deaths of the Emanuel 9.

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GOP Blocks LGBT Rights Amendment Days After Orlando Shooting

After Republican leaders claimed to “stand in solidarity” with the LGBT community following the tragedy in Orlando, GOP leaders rejected a proposal to protect LGBT people from discrimination.

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AT&T Launches 4th Annual Live Proud Campaign

Friends, allies and members of the LGBT community are invited to participate in AT&T’s Live Proud campaign to celebrate awareness and empowerment for the LGBT community, and enter to win a trip to Palm Springs Pride Week in November.

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Hypocrisy Reigns in Orlando Aftermath

Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly "stand with" gay community.

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Orlando Shooter ‘Not Open About Being Gay’ Said Police Academy Classmate

Former classmates, club patrons say Omar Mateen led a secret life and used a gay dating app.

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Orlando Massacre Motivated by Long-Simmering Hate

Despite attempts by some to politicize tragedy and tie incident to religious-based terrorism, it appears suspect may simply have been a deranged, hate-filled individual.

Veterans Discharged for Being Gay Should Correct Records

Veterans Discharged for Being Gay Should Correct Records

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus encouraged vets to correct less-than-honorable discharges based on “morally wrong” policies.

5 Things Not to Say to Transgender People

Here are some words to avoid and some ways to support and be inclusive of transgender colleagues in the workplace.

‘Are You the Husband or the Wife?’ 6 Things NOT to Say to LGBT People

Despite growing acceptance of LGBT employees, offensive comments and stereotypes still persist in the workplace. Our experts reveal the phrases you should avoid.

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Racial Resentment Clearly Motivates Trump Supporters, Study Shows

A report shows Trump supporters view non-whites, gays and others more unfavorably than do white supporters of other GOP candidates.

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Senate Confirms First Openly Gay Top Military Leader

As Secretary of the Army, Eric Fanning becomes highest-ranking openly gay official at the Pentagon.

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Republicans Freak Out Over Transgender Guidance

Political and religious leaders decry “social engineering” by Obama administration.

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Anti-Transgender Law Violates Civil Rights Act, Says Justice Department

The DOJ gave North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory until Monday to advise "whether you will remedy these violations."