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White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the president believes the matter is an issue for the states to decide.
"The situation is urgent," said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper at a news conference.
LGBT advocates are asking the administration to preserve former President Obama's guidance on transgender rights in public schools.
"LGBTQ refugees, immigrants, Muslims and women are scared today, and with good reason." — HRC
The state introduced its own "bathroom bill" and is challenging spousal benefits for same-gender couples.
Pride School Atlanta, a private school in Georgia, provides LGBT youth a safe haven to attend school.
Republicans backpedaled on HB2 deal and left law in place.
Doctors and parents are embracing their children's identity as soon as it becomes obvious.
HB2, which has been blamed for hundreds of millions of dollars in economic losses for North Carolina, could be repealed as early as Wednesday.
A study found that Texas' economy could suffer greatly — like North Carolina’s did —if lawmakers sign anti-LGBT legislation.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Misty Snow is the second transgender person to secure a major state party nomination in a national election.
Jeff Landry, Louisiana's attorney general, announced he received clearance that allows for legal discrimination against LGBT workers in Louisiana.
Strict voter ID laws in some states may cause complications for transgender people trying to vote in the November election.
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."
The state's refusal to be inclusive of transgender citizens in its bathroom laws continues to prove bad for business and reputation.
As Target and General Services Administration embrace trans equality, Texas judge brings it to a halt.
Sarah McBride became the first openly transgender person to address a major party convention; party platform includes “transgender” for first time.
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.
Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly "stand with" gay community.