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Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama administration memo from 2014 that said Title VII does protect transgender people, a position also taken by several federal appeals courts in recent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.
On “Transparent”Jeffrey Tambor plays Maura Pfefferman, a divorced, retired transgender professor.
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.”
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.
“The bottom line is that this does great harm to people who simply want to serve their country,” said retired Col. Sheri Swokowski, the highest-ranking openly transgender veteran.
Transgender people in the military would cause “too much disruption” along with “tremendous medical costs,” the president tweeted Wednesday morning.
Enactment in Texas, the most-populous Republican-dominated state, could give momentum in other socially conservative states for additional action on the issue.
Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.
The stakes are high in Texas, which has an economy larger than Russia’s.
“I'm the happiest I’ve ever been — now it’s time to become a whole person.”
Oregon is the first state where residents can choose to have an “X,” for non-specified, displayed on their driver’s license.
A “Resist March” in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump took the place of the city’s annual pride parade.
The president was the guest of honor at a conference organized and sponsored by anti-LGBT groups just days ahead of the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Protesters who oppose the Capital Pride parade’s corporate backing briefly blocked the parade route and forced it to be rerouted.
The Education Department “is not going to be issuing decrees” on civil rights, according to DeVos.
As Trump breaks tradition, daughter Ivanka receives backlash for empty support of LGBT community.
History Unerased is the only entity licensed by the U.S. Department of Education to provide lesson-ready curricula covering LGBT issues.