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Texas Business Leaders Call on Lawmakers to Drop ‘Bathroom Bill’

Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’ Dies in Special Legislative Session

“Finally, Texans can breathe a temporary sigh of relief,” said an official with the Human Rights Campaign.

Transgender Military Personnel Sue Trump over Service Ban

Transgender Military Personnel Sue Trump over Service Ban

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.

Amazon Sued by Transgender Woman, Husband For Workplace Harassment

Amazon Sued by Transgender Woman, Husband For Workplace Harassment

The two feared for their lives after a coworker cut the brake lines on their car, according to the lawsuit.

Jeffrey Tambor Calls ‘Transparent’ role ‘Responsibility of a Lifetime’

Jeffrey Tambor Calls ‘Transparent’ Role ‘Responsibility of a Lifetime’

On “Transparent”Jeffrey Tambor plays Maura Pfefferman, a divorced, retired transgender professor.

Major Transgender Case Remanded

Major Transgender Case Remanded

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.

Retired Military Officers Slam Trump’s Proposed Transgender Ban

Retired Military Officers Slam Trump’s Proposed Transgender Ban

“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.”

Exclusive: Majority of Americans Support Transgender Military Service

Exclusive: Majority of Americans Support Transgender Military Service

Fifty-eight percent of adults agreed with the statement, “Transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military.”

Trans teens worse off on health measures than peers

Trans Teens Worse Off on Health Measures Than Peers

About 61 percent of transgender and gender nonconforming students reported suicidal thoughts, compared to 20 percent their cisgender peers.

Anti-LGBT Day

Anti-LGBT Day

President Trump’s attack on the LGBT community was threefold on Wednesday.

Transgender Soldiers, Veterans Shaken by Trump’s Ban on Their Service

Transgender Soldiers, Veterans Shaken by Trump’s Ban on Their Service

“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.

No Transgender People in Military, Says Trump

No Transgender People in Military, Says Trump

Transgender people in the military would cause “too much disruption” along with “tremendous medical costs,” the president tweeted Wednesday morning.

NCAA Again Weighing North Carolina as Host after Bathroom Law Repeal

Texas Senate Votes to Curb Transgender Access to Public Bathrooms

Enactment in Texas, the most-populous Republican-dominated state, could give momentum in other socially conservative states for additional action on the issue.

Trump Administration Drops North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Lawsuit

Lawsuit Says North Carolina Bathroom Law Still Harmful

Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.

Texas Business Leaders Call on Lawmakers to Drop ‘Bathroom Bill’

Texas Business Leaders Call on Lawmakers to Drop ‘Bathroom Bill’

The stakes are high in Texas, which has an economy larger than Russia’s.

Gavin Rayna Russom

LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Russom Comes Out as Trans Woman Ahead of World Tour

“I'm the happiest I’ve ever been — now it’s time to become a whole person.”

Oregon Adds Third Gender Option to Driver’s Licenses

Oregon Adds Third Gender Option to Driver’s Licenses

Oregon is the first state where residents can choose to have an “X,” for non-specified, displayed on their driver’s license.

Portraits of Pride in Los Angeles

Portraits of Pride in Los Angeles

A “Resist March” in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump took the place of the city’s annual pride parade.

Trump Praises Anti-LGBT Supporters, Still Does Not Recognize Pride Month

Trump Praises Anti-LGBT Supporters, Still Does Not Recognize Pride Month

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.

Washington Gay Pride Parade Draws Thousands and Protest

Washington Gay Pride Parade Draws Thousands and Protest

Protesters who oppose the Capital Pride parade’s corporate backing briefly blocked the parade route and forced it to be rerouted.

LGBT Students to Remain Unprotected by Betsy DeVos

LGBT Students to Remain Unprotected by Betsy DeVos

The Education Department “is not going to be issuing decrees” on civil rights, according to DeVos.

Trump Disregards LGBT Pride Month

Trump Disregards LGBT Pride Month

As Trump breaks tradition, daughter Ivanka receives backlash for empty support of LGBT community.

History Unerased Aims to Cast Light on Gay Americans in Schools

History Unerased Aims to Cast Light on Gay Americans in Schools

History Unerased is the only entity licensed by the U.S. Department of Education to provide lesson-ready curricula covering LGBT issues.

Trans, Gender Nonconforming People Report Poorer Health

Trans, Gender Nonconforming People Report Poorer Health

Transgender and gender nonconforming people were also more likely to report limitations and problems with memory, concentration and decision-making.

U.S. Appeals Court Sides With Transgender Student in Bathroom Case

U.S. Appeals Court Sides With Transgender Student in Bathroom Case

A unanimous three-judge panel agreed that Ashton Whitaker was likely to face “irreparable harm” if banned from the boys’ bathrooms.