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The results suggest that the first year of college could be an ideal time to screen all entering students for suicide risk and intervene appropriately.
LGBTQ teens often do better in school and have a lower risk of substance abuse or suicide when school policies offer them lots of support with anti-harassment policies, safe spaces and student groups like gay-straight alliances.
Military officials do not know how many transgender people have begun to enlist since Jan. 1, but this is the first time one has officially signed a contract to join the military.
The GLAAD Vanguard Award is given to media personalities who have promoted equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people.
Among transgender youth, the teens whose gender expression most closely matched their assigned sex at birth had better overall health and fewer mental health issues.
An estimated 40 transgender candidates are running for all levels of government in the November 2018 elections, an unprecedented number.
Alabama is one of nine states that require transgender applicants to show proof that they have undergone gender-affirming surgery before they can switch their gender marker on driver's licenses.
The case marked the latest legal clash over the use of school bathrooms and facilities by transgender students.
Advocates said they believe dozens, if not hundreds, of transgender people will seek to join an estimated 4,000 already serving.
Transgender people will be allowed for the first time to enlist in the U.S. military starting on Monday as ordered by federal courts.
The court’s action could prompt the administration to ask the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court to intervene.
A federal judge on Monday denied the request by the Trump administration to enforce the president's ban on transgender troops.
“Unpacking these stories is a difficult but necessary process if we as a society want to protect the most vulnerable and address the root causes for their unjust and premature deaths.”
A judge ruled that the ban lacked justification and “cannot possibly constitute a legitimate governmental interest.”
Danica Roem, a Democrat of Virginia, has taken the seat from self-proclaimed “chief homophobe” Bob Marshall, who has sat on the legislature since 1992.
The judge said the military previously commissioned a study that debunked concerns about unit cohesion, military readiness, or healthcare costs related to transgender troops.
“Transgender people are just as qualified to say, ‘Hey, I can’t stand being stuck in traffic right now. I have some ideas to fix this,’” said Danica Roem, who is campaigning to be the country’s first transgender state legislator.
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.
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.
“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.
“Finally, Texans can breathe a temporary sigh of relief,” said an official with the Human Rights Campaign.
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.