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U.S. Departments of Education and Justice Sued for Withdrawal of Guidance on Transgender Students

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In addition to requiring schools to allow transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity, the guidance provided clarification on name and pronoun use, privacy, dress codes and protection of students from bullying and harassment. ...
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White House Hosts 150 Formerly Incarcerated LGBTQ People for Raw Discussion

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LGBT people comprise roughly 4% of the U.S. population, yet recent federal data show that 8% of people in prisons identify as LGBT. ...
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HIV Discrimination Squashed at Barix Clinics in PA, MI

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This is the fifth settlement that the Justice Department has reached this year addressing HIV discrimination by a medical provider. ...
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Justice Department Remarks on Hate Crimes Prevention and Enforcement

Justice Department Remarks on Hate Crimes Prevention and Enforcement
The following is testimony as prepared for delivery by Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, Roy Austin, on the subject of hate crimes prevention and ...
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Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charge

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charge
A hate crime is different than a simple assault because it is an attack on everyone who shares a particular characteristic. ...
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HIV Discrimination Settlements Reached in Sacramento and Knoxville

HIV Discrimination Settlements Reached in Sacramento and Knoxville
The Justice Department announced that it has reached two settlements today resolving claims that health care providers refused to serve people with HIV in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). ...
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