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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Transgender Protection Guidance Rescinded

Transgender Protection Rescinded by President Trump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.

U.S. Parents Accept Children's Transgender Identity by Age Three

U.S. Parents Accept Children’s Transgender Identity by Age Three

Doctors and parents are embracing their children's identity as soon as it becomes obvious.

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 Considers Transgender Bathroom Law Repeal this Week

HB2, which has been blamed for hundreds of millions of dollars in economic losses for North Carolina, could be repealed as early as Wednesday.

U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Gay Workplace Discrimination Case

Texas Could Lose $8.5 Billion if Anti-LGBT Legislation is Passed: Study

A study found that Texas' economy could suffer greatly — like North Carolina’s did —if lawmakers sign anti-LGBT legislation.

GLAAD Report: LGBT Characters at All Time High on U.S. Television

LGBT Characters at All Time High on U.S. Television

GLAAD said some TV characters and storylines still portrayed the LGBT community in a negative or stereotypical way and added that numbers only tell part of the story.

U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Major Transgender Rights Case

U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Major Transgender Rights Case

The case involving 17-year-old Gavin Grimm, a female-to-male transgender student, will be one of the biggest of the court's term.

'Walking While Transgender' Can be a Death Sentence in the U.S.

‘Walking While Trans’ Can be a Death Sentence in the U.S.

At least 22 transgender people have been killed so far this year, matching the previous recorded high in all of 2015, according to the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP).

LGBT Abuse Victims Face Discrimination When Disclosing Abuse: Report

LGBT Abuse Victims Face Discrimination When Disclosing Abuse: Report

Statistically, the LGBT community is already more vulnerable to abuse and violence than the general population — and discrimination and other barriers complicate the reporting process.

Transgender Candidate Misty Snow Fights on in Senate Race

Transgender Candidate Fights on in Senate Race

Misty Snow is the second transgender person to secure a major state party nomination in a national election.

Louisiana Attorney General Wins Court Victory in Fight Against Gay Rights Order

Louisiana Attorney General Wins Court Victory in Fight Against Gay Rights Order

Jeff Landry, Louisiana's attorney general, announced he received clearance that allows for legal discrimination against LGBT workers in Louisiana.

Transgender Voters May Face Problems Voting in U.S. Election, Activists Say

Transgender Voters May Face Problems Voting in U.S. Election, Activists Say

Strict voter ID laws in some states may cause complications for transgender people trying to vote in the November election.