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Court Asked to Clarify That Transgender North Carolinians Have Access to Public Facilities Consistent with Their Gender Identity

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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New Report Details Extensive Harms of Denying Transgender Students Access to School Facilities

National
A new report shows how profoundly harmful and unnecessary policies that exclude transgender students from school facilities that match their gender can be on these children. ...
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ACLU and Lambda Legal Oppose Latest HB2 Repeal Proposal

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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Amid Chaos, Trump Administration Rescinds Title IX Protections for Transgender Students

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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The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX.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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NBA to Relocate 2017 All-Star Game, Responses by McCrory, Nike, Magic, Ellen

2017 NBA All-Star Game
Sports
The National Basketball Association (NBA) Friday announced it will not be holding its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...
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Dykes on Bikes to Lead the 2016 Seattle Dyke March

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Local
Hundreds of dykes and their supporters will rally on Capitol Hill in celebration and demonstration as part of the 22nd annual Seattle Dyke March. ...
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Travel Ban and All-Gender Restroom Bills Clear California Assembly

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Politics
AB 1732 would enact the most progressive statewide restroom access policy in the nation, requiring all single-occupancy restrooms to be available to everyone. ...
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General Assembly Refuses DOJ Order to End HB2 in North Carolina

Politics
HB2 has eliminated existing municipal non-discrimination protections for LGBT people and prevents such protections from being passed by cities in the future. ...
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Transgender Student Suspension Could Lead to Lawsuit in South Carolina

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National
Lambda Legal sent a letter to the Horry County School District Wednesday urging school officials to reverse their decision to suspend a transgender student. ...
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Transgender Rights Become Focus of Debate in Washington State Legislature

Some organizations already include gender-neutral bathrooms, like this one in a building at the University of Washington.
Local
Advocates from both sides of the debate attended the Senate Law and Justice Committee hearing on Senate Bill (SB) 6548, to express why it should or shouldn’t pass. ...
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