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National
Nance, by his own admission, was “biased” against same-sex partners. The judge believed (and assumedly continues to believe) that letting a “practicing homosexual” adopt could never (“under no circumstance”) be in a child’s best interests. ...
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National
A federal court in Seattle Monday ordered an immediate halt to the Trump Administration’s discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services. ...
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National
Transgender people in North Carolina will not be barred from using public restrooms and other facilities that match their gender identity under a consent decree proposed by Gov. Roy Cooper, Attorney General Josh Stein, the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, and LGBT North Carolinians who are challenging state anti-LGBT laws H.B. 2 and H.B. 142 in a federal lawsuit. The judge in the case must agree to the terms of the proposed consent decree before it takes effect. ...
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Health
A 17-year-old transgender boy named Pax Enstad was denied medical care by his mother’s employer, a Catholic health organization called PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. ...
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Angela Gilmore and Joaquin Carcaño
National
House Bill 186, would repeal H.B. 2, but replace it with policies restricting local authority and continue to allow discrimination against LGBT North Carolinians. ...
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National
The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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Health Politics
Follow these advocates on social media, join their groups, take note of every link in their profile, and follow their advice. ...
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Politics
Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney General and his nomination is being publicly contested. ...
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Angela Gilmore and Joaquin Carcaño
National
The appeal filed Tuesday argues that H.B. 2 violates the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause because it specifically targets transgender people. ...
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National
A court ruled that student Gavin Grimm can proceed to challenge the school board’s restroom policy of separating transgender students from their peers. ...
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