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HB2, which has been blamed for hundreds of millions of dollars in economic losses for North Carolina, could be repealed as early as Wednesday.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

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Dozens of Investors Say North Carolina Bathroom law ‘Bad for business’

The investors "do not support legislation that limits discrimination protections and hampers the ability of our companies to offer open and productive workplaces and communities."

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 Loses College Sports Championships Over ‘Bathroom’ Law

The state's refusal to be inclusive of transgender citizens in its bathroom laws continues to prove bad for business and reputation.

Obama's Transgender Bathroom Policy Blocked

Transgender Equality Embraced as U.S. Judge Blocks Obama’s Bathroom Policy

As Target and General Services Administration embrace trans equality, Texas judge brings it to a halt.

Transgender History Made at Democratic Convention

Sarah McBride became the first openly transgender person to address a major party convention; party platform includes “transgender” for first time.

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Pentagon Ends Ban on Transgender Troops

The policy allowing transgender people to serve openly not only “is the right thing to do,” but also benefits the military’s ability to recruit and retain the best talent.

Pam Bondi, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump

Hypocrisy Reigns in Orlando Aftermath

Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly "stand with" gay community.