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Republicans Urge Trump to Enact Discriminatory Executive Order

Republicans Urge Trump to Enact Discriminatory Executive Order

Republicans told the president to consider Americans that “have been harmed and left unprotected for far too many years” — religious conservatives.

Texas Ordered to Pay $600,000 to Same-Sex Couples who Defeated State Ban

Texas Ordered to Pay $600,000 to Same-Sex Couples who Defeated State Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit awarded $585,470 in attorneys’ fees and about $20,000 in costs arising from the challenge to the plaintiffs in the case.

U.S. Transgender People Harassed in Public Restrooms: Landmark Survey

NCAA Returns to North Carolina After Transgender Bathroom Law Repeal

Rights groups criticized the NCAA for returning to North Carolina while its cities were still banned from passing anti-discrimination laws.

Trump Administration Drops North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Lawsuit

Trump Administration Drops North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Lawsuit

The filing marks the first significant move in a complicated legal battle challenging the state’s nondiscrimination laws since the replacement of the original law.

U.S. Court Rules 1964 Civil Rights Law Protects LGBT Workers from Bias

U.S. Court Rules 1964 Civil Rights Law Protects LGBT Workers from Bias

In its 8-3 decision, the court bucked decades of rulings that LGBT people are not protected by the milestone civil rights law, because they are not specifically mentioned in it.

NCAA Again Weighing North Carolina as Host after Bathroom Law Repeal

NCAA Again Weighing North Carolina as Host after Bathroom Law Repeal

A majority of the board “reluctantly” voted to permit the state to be considered for championship games in light of the new measure, the NCAA said.

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

College League Ends North Carolina Boycott

The Atlantic Coast Conference was the first organization to end a boycott of North Carolina in response to the state's discriminatory “bathroom bill.”

Repeal of HB2 Still Discriminatory, Activists Call it a ‘Sell Out’

NC Bathroom Bill Repeal Still Discriminatory, Activists Call it a ‘Sell Out’

“It’s simply another version of HB2 dressed up in a way desperate lawmakers hope will save state’s economy,” said HRC President Chad Griffin.

North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper

‘Bathroom Bill’ to Cost North Carolina $3.76 Billion

A new analysis found the state will lose millions in lost business thanks to its anti-LGBT House Bill 2.

Powerful Texas Republican Sees Tough Road for ‘Bathroom Bill’

Powerful Texas Republican Sees Tough Road for ‘Bathroom Bill’

The state's Republican House Speaker Joe Straus has come out in opposition of the "unnecessary" bill.

Texas Senate Gives OK to Bill Curbing Transgender Bathroom Access

Texas Senate Gives OK to Bill Curbing Transgender Bathroom Access

Bill would require people to use restrooms that correspond with gender on their birth certificate.

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Local LGBT Nondiscrimination Measures

Americans Oppose Bathroom Laws Limiting Transgender Rights: Poll

The poll indicated growing acceptance for gay rights, a nonpartisan research group said on Friday.

Transgender Rights Remain in Limbo: Supreme Court

Transgender Rights Remain in Limbo: Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a case regarding the rights of transgender students.

Eleven U.S. States to Drop Suit over Transgender Bathroom Order

Eleven U.S. States to Drop Suit over Transgender Bathroom Order

In their suit in May, the states said Democratic President Barack Obama's administration overstepped its authority.

Judge Issues Injunction Against Pennsylvania District in Transgender Case

Judge Issues Injunction Against Pennsylvania District in Transgender Case

The ruling comes just after the new administration revoked guidance allowing transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity.

U.S. Education Secretary Calls Obama Transgender Guidelines ‘Overreach’

U.S. Education Secretary Calls Obama Transgender Guidelines ‘Overreach’

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called the transgender school bathrooms issue one that is "best dealt with and solved at a personal level and a local level."

Transgender Protection Guidance Rescinded

Transgender Protection Rescinded by President Trump

Transgender students are not legally protected under federal anti-discrimination laws. "States rights" to supersede gender protections.

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

White House Signals Reversal in Transgender Bathroom Policy

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the president believes the matter is an issue for the states to decide.

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

Governor, Artists Take Aim at States’ Transgender Measures

"The situation is urgent," said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper at a news conference.

U.S. School an Antidote to Transgender Discrimination Complaints

LGBT Groups Urge Trump Administration to Keep Obama Transgender Policy

LGBT advocates are asking the administration to preserve former President Obama's guidance on transgender rights in public schools.

Are Gay People Next? LGBT Groups Suspicious of Trump Administration

Are Gay People Next? LGBT Groups Suspicious of Trump Administration

"LGBTQ refugees, immigrants, Muslims and women are scared today, and with good reason." — HRC

Texas Continues Attack on LGBT Rights

Texas Continues Attack on LGBT Rights

The state introduced its own "bathroom bill" and is challenging spousal benefits for same-gender couples.

U.S. School an Antidote to Transgender Discrimination Complaints

U.S. School an Antidote to Transgender Discrimination Complaints

Pride School Atlanta, a private school in Georgia, provides LGBT youth a safe haven to attend school.

North Carolina Fails to Repeal Bathroom Bill

North Carolina Fails to Repeal Bathroom Bill

Republicans backpedaled on HB2 deal and left law in place.